investment

Dominican Republic to Host Caribbean Hospitality Investment Conference

 Above: Punta Cana By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic will play host to the fourth annual Caribbean Hospitality Investment Conference and Operations Summit (CHICOS) in November. The summit will take place from Nov. 13 to Nov. 14 at …

Jamaica to “Expedite” Development of Special Economic Zones

 Above: Jamaica Industry Minister Anthony Hylton By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government is planning to expedite the development of Special Economic Zones in the country, according to Industry Minister Anthony Hylton. The zones are a “critical component” of the …

Op-Ed: Toward A New Trajectory For Caribbean Development

 By Keston K PerryOp-Ed Contributor With the untimely passing of Norman Girvan, the last Caribbean political economist of the earlier critical tradition, a major gap in radical ideas needs to be filled. These ideas must come from a new generation …

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 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Cuba’s National Assembly has approved a new “Law on Foreign Investment,” the government said Saturday. In a statement, the government said it would be an “essential instrument in the interest of Cuba to …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Invest Trinidad and Tobago hosted a business forum in Shanghai on Thursday aimed at courting investment from China. The forum, which was hosted in collaboration with the China Council …

 Above: Oslo By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago’s High Commissioner to London recently wrapped up a tour of Nordic countries as part of a bid to court investment. Ambassador Gavin Nicholas, who also serves as non-resident ambassador to …

 Above: the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Dominican Republic has the best climate for green investment in the Caribbean, according to a new report from the Inter-American Development Bank’s Multilateral Investment Fund and Bloomberg New Energy Finance. …

 Above: the Burj Khalifa By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Finance Minister Harold Lovell has returned to the country following a trip to Dubai, the Ministry announced. Lovell was in the United Arab Emirates to present at the …

 Above: OAS Headquarters in Washington (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The OAS and Haiti are also working to facilitate a “major conference” in Washington next year. The aim of the conference is for Haiti to present its Investment …

 Above: PM Portia Simpson Miller By the Caribbean Journal staff It’s not secret that China has been ramping up its investment throughout the Caribbean region — and particularly in Jamaica. While that’s led some to question the country’s investments and …

 Above: Antigua’s Parliament By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda’s government has officially opened its new Citizenship Investment Unit. The unit, which will be led by Canadian Don Myatt, will be housed in the ABI Financial Centre. It will …

 Above: Grenada By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s Parliament has passed the Grenada Citizen by Investment Act 2013, the government announced. The act, which passed last week, would make Grenada one of an increasing number of Caribbean countries offering passports …

 Above: Haiti PM on a trip to Vietnam last year By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti and Vietnam have signed a cooperation agreement covering trade and investment, according to the office of Haiti Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe. The agreement was …

 Above: Dominica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Dominica will be hosting a donor conference in September aimed at boosting support for its geothermal energy project. More than $30 million has been spent on the project in the country’s …

 Above: the JW Marriott Marquis in Miami By Alexander Britell MIAMI — Delegates from around the Caribbean region assembled in Miami Monday for the beginning of the Caribbean Hotel and Resort Investment Summit. The conference’s first day saw contributions from …

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia is planning a series of “major initiatives” in the area of sustainable energy this year, according to Governor General Dame Pearlette Louisy. The Governor General, who was speaking this week …

 Above: the meeting in Washington (MT Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Tourism Minister Stephanie Villedrouin met Friday in Washington with Qatar’s Ambassador to the United States, Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al-Rumaihi. The discussions focused on reconstruction projects in Haiti …

 Above: the USVI By the Caribbean Journal staff US Virgin Islands-based Orbitel is planning a $70 million investment to build a fibre-optic network in the territory. The network will reportedly be available to all homes in the USVI. The company …