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BCQS Opening Port of Spain Office

By the Caribbean Journal staff Property and development consultancy BCQS is opening an office in Trinidad and Tobago, the firm announced today. “Given our Caribbean-wide footprint, and the importance of Trinidad and Tobago’s economy within the region, we determined some […]

Bahamas’ Atlantis, Ocean Club Resorts Change Hands after Restructuring Deal

By the Caribbean Journal staff Brookfield Asset Management will assume Kerzner International’s ownership interests in the Atlantis Paradise Island resort, along with the interest in the One&Only Ocean Club resort, which is also on the country’s Paradise Island. Kerzner has […]

Interview with Belize Chamber of Commerce President Kay Menzies

Above: Cayo Espanto, Ambergris Caye, Belize By Alexander Britell One of three non-island members of CARICOM, Belize is among the gateways to South America for the Caribbean. While the country has suffered from the downturn like the rest of the […]

Jamaica Signs Deal with US Solar Firm

Jamaica’s Department of Local Government signed a Memorandum of Understanding Friday with US-based Green RG Management to test its solar technology in Jamaica. The tests will determine the feasibility of the technology for Jamaica, beginning with using the technology in […]

Sylvan Jolibois: Haiti’s Second Revolution

Above: a man climbs the steps at the 200-year-old palace of King Henri-Christophe of Haiti, near Cap-Haitien (UN Photo: Victoria Hazou) By Sylvan Jolibois, Jr Op-Ed Contributor Having recently celebrated its second century as an independent nation, the republic of […]

Jagdeo, IMF’s Lagarde Meet

Above: Guyanese President Bharrat Jagdeo and IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde (Photos: GINA and IMF) Guyanese President Bharrat Jagdeo met Friday with the newly-appointed managing director of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde. The two officials spoke on the issue […]

Greentech’s James Whittaker on Green Building in Grand Cayman

By Alexander Britell The first residential home certified as part of the US Green Buildings Council’s International LEED programme is in Grand Cayman, the initiative of Greentech Managing Director James Whittaker, who is spearheading the green building movement in Cayman. […]

IMF: St Kitts and Nevis Showing Recovery

Above: St Kitts viewed from Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Monetary Fund has approved a three-year Stand-By Arrangement for $84.5 million with St Kitts and Nevis, in a bid to support the federation’s economic program […]

Green Building Council Heads to Cayman

The Sailfish Estate in Sunrise Landing on Grand Cayman is the first LEED-certified private residential home built outside of the United States. LEED is the certification system of the United States Green Buildings Council, which rates the energy efficiency and […]

Jamaica Eyes Smart Grid

Above: the Wigton wind farm Jamaica is considering the feasibility of introducing a smart grid to the island’s electrical distribution network, Minister of State for Energy and Mining, Laurence Broderick, announced yesterday. “We are looking at [a smart grid],” he […]

Bahamas’ Symonette: CARICOM States Must Close Security Gaps

(BIS Photo/Kris Ingraham) CARICOM member states are “particularly vulnerable and susceptible to the risks and threats posed by weapons of mass destruction and terrorism,” Bahamas Foreign Minister Brent Symonette said yesterday. The minister said that due to their small size, […]

Jamaica’s Golding Meets with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton

Bruce Golding and Hillary Clinton at the State Department (JIS Photo) Jamaican Prime Minister met with U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton yesterday in Washington, holding bilateral talks on a series of topics. Golding is on a five-day visit to […]

Jamaican Prime Minister Begins High-Level Talks in Washington, D.C.

Prime Minister Bruce Golding Arrives at Washington’s Ronald Reagan Airport (JIS Photo) Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding arrived in Washington, D.C. yesterday for high-level talks. The talks are part of a five-day visit for Golding. He was met by Jamaica’s […]

Study: Caribbean Will See 7.4 Million Travelers in Next Ten Years

Anguilla The Caribbean could see as many as 7.4 million visitors in the next ten years, according to a joint study by Ypartnership and the U.S. Travel Association. “There is no way the current capacity can handle that, so it’s […]

OBMI’s Tim Peck Talks Scrub Island and Luxury Development

Tim Peck is the chairman of design firm OBMI and is the company’s former CEO for the Caribbean region. OBMI has long been a major player in the region, in master planning, resort design and development consulting. Peck, who makes […]

Little Bay Country Club Breaks Ground

Little Bay, Negril, Jamaica Selective Homes Limited has broken ground on a $12 million beachfront development in Negril, the Little Bay Country Club. The mixed-use project, which is targeted both at banking and tourism executives, along with second-home buyers, is […]


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