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Doing Business in the Caribbean: CARIFORUM Needs Reform

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor THE RECENT report, Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, is one of a long-standing series of co-publications of the World Bank and International Financial Corporation, which records the global competitiveness of 189 …

Dominica’s Percival Marie Takes Over as Director General of CARIFORUM

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica’s Percival Marie has assumed office as the director general of CARIFORUM, the Forum of African, Caribbean and Pacific States Directorate in the CARICOM Secretariat. Marie succeeds former CARIFORUM Director General …

Op-Ed: Rum Subsidies in Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands

 By Frank WardOp-Ed Contributor   RUM HAS A SPECIAL PLACE in the hearts and minds of Caribbean people. It is the product of an industry mainly comprised of small, local distillers which, as a significant economic operator, brings much needed …

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 Above: EU Representative Robert Kopechy and CARICOM SG Irwin LaRocque sign the agreements (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Forum of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (CARIFORUM) and the European Union signed three financial agreements aimed at …