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Norwegian Escape Launches Construction

 Above: a rendering of Norwegian Escape By the Caribbean Journal staff The first piece of steel has been cut on the planned Norwegian Escape cruise ship, Norwegian Cruise Line announced Thursday. The ship, which will be the first of two …

Who’s Leading the Caribbean in Hotel Construction

 Above: construction at the Baha Mar in New Providence (Baha Mar photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Bahamas currently leads the Caribbean in the number of hotel rooms under construction, according to a new report from hotel analytics firm …

New Haiti Marriott to Top Off Construction “Soon” in Port-au-Prince

 Above: a rendering of the Haiti Marriott By the Caribbean Journal staff The new Digicel-developed Marriott hotel in Haiti will soon be topping off construction, the company announced this week. Topping off is the ceremonial last placement of a beam …

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 Above: La Fortaleza in Puerto Rico (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla has signed an order establishing a new advisory commission on the construction industry. The nine-member commission will work with the private …

 Above: the new airport terminal (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines has completed construction on the terminal building for the Argyle International Airport, which is projected to open at the end of this year. …

 Above: the new Little Bay Ferry Terminal By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat has completed construction of the new ferry terminal at Little Bay, authorities announced this week. The government said the newly-constructed terminal would be “completely functional in the …

 Above: construction at the project (Photos: Baha Mar) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean’s largest resort project is starting to take shape. The 2,200-room Baha Mar resort project on the Bahamian island of New Providence is on track for …

 Above: Robert L Bradshaw International Airport (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis has officially completed construction on a 1-megawatt solar farm at the country’s Robert L Bradshaw International Airport. The solar farm will officially launch …

 Above: Roseau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica and China have finalized a pair of agreements covering $18 million in financial assistance. Last Friday, Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit signed the agreements, which will cover community-based projects and …

 Above: a rendering of a villa at Freedom Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff What’s being billed as St Lucia’s first eco-resort has begun construction in the country’s Piton Management Area. Freedom Bay will include a resort, three restaurants, a …

 Above: a rendering of Pelican Bay By the Caribbean Journal staff The planned $90 million Pelican Bay condominium-hotel complex is set to break ground in May, according to the office of Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas. The groundbreaking on May …

 By Paul Hay Op-Ed Contributor In the “Competitiveness of Small Nations: What matters?”, Densil Williams and Beverly Morgan analyze the competitive performance of Singapore, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago under the “Global Competitiveness Report” over a period spanning 2004/5 to …

 Above: downtown St George’s (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s government plans to reduce the value-added tax on a group of items in a bid to stimulate the construction sector, according to Prime Minister and Finance Minister Dr …

 Above: Taiwan Ambassador to St Kitts Miguel Tsao (Photo: SKNIS) By the Caribbean Journal staff Construction is set to begin of a solar farm at Robert Llewellyn Bradshaw International Airport in St Kitts. The project is a collaboration between St …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The International Monetary Fund lowered its growth estimate for St Kitts and Nevis in 2012 from -0.7 percent to -0.9 percent, but an economic recovery is reportedly on the way …

 Above: construction on the Marriott hotel project in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff Construction is making progress on the new $52 million Marriott project in Guyana, according to Romesh Budhram, the construction manager on the project. Work first launched …

 Above: a rendering of the project By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has laid the first stone on a new planned Parliament building in Port-au-Prince. The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe and other Haitian government …

 Above: Pearns Point By the Caribbean Journal staff The Antigua and Barbuda Investment Authority and Antigua’s Cabinet have approved a development at Pearns Point that will include a five-star boutique hotel, condominium units, a spa, health club and casino,the government …

 

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