investment

Where is Jamaica’s Private Sector?

 By Dennis ChungCJ Contributor LAST year I sat on a panel to discuss the state of the economy. Someone in the audience correctly stated that much work was being done by the government to improve the business and economic landscape, …

Jamaica Readies for Investment Forum

 Above: the Montego Bay Convention Centre By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is readying to host the second-ever Jamaica Investment Forum in Montego Bay next week. The conference, which is being hosted at the Montego Bay Convention Centre, will focus …

Digicel Wants to Promote Jamaica as an Investment Destination

 Above: Digicel’s headquarters in Kingston By the Caribbean Journal staff Digicel is offering to promote Jamaica as an investment destination. Digicel Jamaica’s Chief Executive Officer, Barry O’Brien, says Jamaica is a “great place to do business,” and is offering to …

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 Above: Nevis Premier Vance Amory By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis Premier Vance Amory departed the island for the United States on Friday, the Nevis Island Administration announced. The purpose of Amory’s trip is geared toward “geared towards the promotion …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts is in the midst of a development boom, one Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas wants to continue to expand. Speaking this week, Douglas said the country’s five-year plan …

 Above: Antigua and Barbuda PM Gaston Browne (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne is visiting the Middle East this week to court investment in the twin-island country. The Prime Minister’s schedule this …

 Above: Guatemala By the Caribbean Journal staff Guatemala is projecting big things in the tourism sector. The country’s tourist board said it was projecting 2.2 million visitors for the year 2014, with significant investment on the way in the next …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff As more and more Caribbean countries look to the Far East for potential investment and political cooperation, Dominica is looking to get into the game. The Eastern Caribbean country recently sent …

 Above: Dubai By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne visited Duba on Friday as part of a wider investment promotion tour. Before arriving in the United Arab Emirates, the Prime Minister visited an International Residency …

 Above: Trinidad (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago is ramping up its push to attract foreign investment. The country’s government announced this week that it would be holding an investment conference in New York later this …

 Above: the bilateral talks in Santo Domingo (Photo: ABG) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Tourism Minister Asot MIchael met Monday with the Dominican Republic’s Deputy Foreign Minister, Jose Manuel Trullos, to discuss the two countries’ bilateral relations. …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff Could St Lucia become the latest Eastern Caribbean country to establish a citizenship by investment programme? St Lucia Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy said in her Throne Speech that the country’s Cabinet …

 Above: St Kitts (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Regional telecom provider LIME will be investing $10 million to improve networks in St Kitts and Nevis, the government announced this week. LIME will invest $4.5 million to expand 4G …

 Above: a rendering of the Guyana Marriott By the Caribbean Journal staff Marriott is planning to open its first-ever Guyana property in December 2014, according to the company’s Web site. The hotel, which will be located in Georgetown, will have …

 By S Brian SamuelOp-Ed Contributor ECONOMISTS CANNOT read the future, no matter what they say; but they can read the past. And one thing we know from the past is that markets continually go through economic cycles. Booms and busts …

 Above: Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua Prime Minister Gaston Browne departed the country this weekend for an investment trip to Italy. Browne, who was joined by Tourism Minister Asot Michael, will pitch investors on …

 Above: the Divi Flamingo Beach Resort in Bonaire By the Caribbean Journal staff The Divi Flamingo Beach Resort in Bonaire will undergo a multimillion-dollar renovation project beginning in September, the property announced. Renovations of the 129-room resort will include upgrades …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly with Bahamian officials in Nassau (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and the Bahamas have signed three new wide-ranging bilateral agreements, the two sides announced this week. The agreements were signed during …