development

New Development on Union Island?

 Above: Union Island (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A “major investor” has been contacted about developing lands at Chatham Bay on Union Island in the Grenadines, according to Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves. The government has received the …

Dominica Moving Into “Development Phase” on Geothermal Project

 Above: geothermal work in the Roseau Valley By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Dominica says it has moved into the “development phase” of its geothermal project in the Roseau Valley. That will enable the fueling of a potential …

Caribbean Hotel Development Pipeline Continues Growth

 Above: construction at the Baha Mar in the Bahamas By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline continues to grow, according to the latest STR Construction Pipeline Report. At the end of October, the total development pipeline in …

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 Above: a preliminary rendering of the Prime Hotel & Condominiums By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts’ development spree is continuing, with a new $70 million project planned for the foothills above Basseterre, the government announced Tuesday. The Prime Hotel …

 Above: Antonio Rivera Rodríguez Airport in Vieques (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla this week announced a plan to develop the territory’s regional airports. The initiative will have a private investment of $25 …

 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada and the CARICOM Development Fund will be signing a $5.83 million agreement on Monday. The pact will be signed by Grenada Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell and CARICOM Development Fund CEO Lorne …

 Above: the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean/Mexico hotel development pipeline has risen to 22,532 rooms, according to data from STR, with the Dominican Republic leading Caribbean countries. The Dominican Republic has 11 hotels and 2,455 rooms …

 Above: Guyana President Donald Ramotar (UN Photo/Paulo Filgueiras) By the Caribbean Journal staff Guyana has launched a project targeting small and micro-enterprise development. The project offers loans that require interest rates below six percent, offering a maximum of just under …

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor IN my article last week, I looked at the role that behaviour plays in economic growth. This week I will focus on the critical nature of trust, or confidence. As I have stated on many occasions, …

 Above: CARICOM Headquarters in Guyana By the Caribbean Journal staff CARICOM has put forward a case for increased funding from its international development partners, the organization said. The goal is to “ensure that the Community’s positions are reflected in ongoing …

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor LAST week I wrote about what the pillars of growth are. Today I want to answer a question, often asked in a roundabout way, by persons who say that the private sector has not done what …

 Above: the new Maison de l’Enterprise By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique’s government has officially inaugurated the new “Maison de l’Enterprise,” a facility aimed at fostering entrepreneurship in the French department. The facility, which was originally established in Sainte-Marie and …

 Above: Canouan By the Caribbean Journal staff Developers Canouan Resorts Development are planning a series of development projects on the island of St Canouan in St Vincent and the Grenadines. The projects, which would cost around $11.1 million, would include …

 Above: the launch in Georgetown (Photo: CDB) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Development Bank has launched the seventh cycle of its Basic Needs Trust Fund in Guyana. Guyana Finance Minister Dr Ashni Singh, the country’s representative on the …

 Above: Ile-a-Vache By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti has officially launched a public request for proposals for tourism development on the island of Ile a Vache, the Tourims Ministry announced. The country is looking to develop what it called “low-density, …

 Above: Vieques (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Puerto Rico has named Professor Carlos Severino a special commissioner for the sustainable development of the islands of Vieques and Culebra. The move was announced by Acting Governor David Bernier on …

 Above: Montserrat By the Caribbean Journal staff The planned port project in Montserrat’s Carr’s Bay has reached the 90 percent design stage, the territory’s government said. Last week, representatives from consulting firm Halcrow presented on the plans for the port. …

 Above: St Vincent By the Caribbean Journal staff St Vincent and the Grenadines and the Caribbean Development Bank are launching a $4.7 million project aimed at alleviating poverty, Prime Minister Dr Ralph Gonsalves announced. The Seventh Basic Needs Trust Fund …