investment

Op-Ed: Bringing Google to Jamaica

 By David RoweOp-Ed Contributor WITH THE RIGHT economic environment Jamaica should benefit enormously from technological investment. So why hasn’t the government of Jamaica been able to attract more technology-related investment? Almost every Jamaican commentator records the passion of Jamaicans for …

Haiti: Small Businesses Launch “Road Show” Tour of US, Dominican Republic

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of small businesses in Haiti are taking their show on the road as part of the Leveraging Effective Application of Direct Investment programme. The initiative, which is funded by …

Haiti Prime Minister Courts Former NBA Stars for Investment

 Above: Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti Prime Minister called on a group of retired NBA players to invest in Haiti Saturday during a philanthropic summit in Miami. The event at the Ritz-Carlton …

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 Above: Bill Clinton in Haiti (Photo: Clinton Foundation) By the Caribbean Journal staff Former US President Bill Clinton will be in Haiti beginning on Sunday with an agricultural investment delegation. The two-day trip will include visits to sites highlighting Haiti’s …

 Above: an atelier in Haiti (Photo: Clinton Bush Haiti Fund) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $17.5 million grant to promote investment and development in Haiti, the Bank announced. The grant aims to strengthen …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly has installed a commission to reform the country’s business legislation. The three-member team, which is comprised of Bernard Gousse, Jean-Frederic Sales and Nathalie Alcindor, will look …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal tsaff Haiti President Michel Martelly has appointed Haitian businessman Gregory Mevs as the co-chair of the Presidential Advisory Council on Economic Growth and Investment, the National Palace announced in …

 Above: the new power plant in Caracol By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti seeks to become an “emerging” economy within two decades, and the government needs to create the business environment to allow that to happen, according to Prime Minister …

 Above: the agreement’s signing in Santo Domingo (Photo: CIG) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Taiwan has donated just under $900,000 to the Santo Domingo Cybernetic Park’s technology investment fund. The three-million-square-foot park, which was set up in …

 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montserrat has completed the first phase of a project aimed at gauging the interest of the island’s diaspora in potential investments. The project was initiated by the government as what it called an “initial step” …

 Above: Downtown St George’s Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Thailand’s Ambassador to Grenada Udomphol Ninnad visited Grenadian Prime Minister Tillman Thomas this week at his office in Botanical Gardens. The two sides both expressed the need for …

 Above: Haiti’s Michel Martelly and Mexico’s Felipe Calderon (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff Looking to boost ties between Haiti and Mexico, Presidents Michel Martelly and Felipe Calderon held talks in Port-au-Prince focusing on cooperation on the fight against …

 Above: Ambassador Patrick Casserly By the Caribbean Journal staff A “very large player” in information and communication technology will be coming soon to Jamaica, according to Ambassador Patrick Casserly, special envoy with responsibility for ICT in the country’s Ministry of …

 Caymanian legislators passed three laws yesterday aimed at bringing financial services in the Cayman Islands in line with international standards. The three laws were the Companies (Amendemnt) Bill 2011 and two companion bills — the Securities (Amendment) Bill and the …