Douglas: St Kitts and Nevis Debt Will Be Among Region's "Most Sustainable"

Above: Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas (Photo: Erasmus Williams) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas is calling the acceptance of an exchange offer to restructure the country’s external debt “a historic day […]


Grenada Unveils 2012 Budget Including Taiwan Debt Payment, Minister Pay Cuts

By Lincoln Depradine ST GEORGE’S – Government ministers in Grenada will take a 5 percent cut in pay starting next month, Finance Minister Nazim Burke has announced. He made the announcement Friday while presenting the country’s $378.9 million USD 2012 […]

St Kitts and Nevis Government Working on Debt Restructuring Plan

Above: Charlestown, Nevis (CJ Photo) The government of St Kitts and Nevis is in advanced discussions with the Caribbean Development Bank on a comprehensive debt restructuring exercise. The two sides are discussing a partial guarantee from the CDB that would […]


Bloomberg Hosts Jamaica Trade Forum

By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaican political and business leaders recently took center stage at a trade and investment forum at Bloomberg’s international headquarters in New York City, in an event coordinated by Dr Geneive Brown Metzger, Jamaica’s Consul General […]

Economist Dr Michael Witter on Debt, Globalisation and the Jamaican Economy

By Alexander Britell Dr Michael Witter is an economist and senior lecturer at the Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies at the University of the West Indies Mona. He is also one of the Caribbean’s experts on […]


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