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Singapore’s Lesson for Jamaica

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor Singapore is an island city-state in Southeast Asia. It was founded by Britain as a trading colony in 1819. Lee Kuan Yew became its first Prime Minister in 1959. Four years later, Singapore joined the Malaysian …

Ranking the Caribbean on Logistics

 Above: Nassau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Which countries in the Caribbean have the best logistics performance? To find out, CJ looked at the recently-released Logistics Performance Index from the World Bank, a benchmarking tool which was created …

Jamaica, China Sign Framework Agreement For Transshipment Hub

 Above: the signing ceremony (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Jamaica has signed a framework agreement with the state-owned China Harbour Engineering Company to develop a transshipment hub in the Portland Bight area. The selection of …

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 By Marcia Forbes, PhDCJ Contributor Help Me to Believe I WANT to believe in the Jamaica Logistics Hub. I want to feel that this multi-pronged development initiative is going to help to realize the much-touted and highly optimistic Vision 2030 …

 Above: Industry Minister Anthony Hylton and Sonia Anton, Director of Marketing, Colon Free Trade Zone in Panama (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica and Panama are already planning to work together to develop the former’s planned logistics hub …

 Above: the Port of Martinique By the Caribbean Journal staff Martinique is looking to develop into a major Caribbean logistics hub with the expansion of the Panama Canal. Martinique is currently renovating the Port of Martinique with an investment of …

 By Kent GammonOp-Ed Contributor   THE JAMAICAN ECONOMY continues to lag behind the rest of the world with a dismal 1.3 percent growth forecast for 2013. The Jamaican dollar is being sold officially for 92 dollars to one US dollar …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Any agreement Jamaica signs with the International Monetary Fund will not impact the country’s plan to develop a major logistics hub, Industry Minister Anthony Hylton said this week. “Not one foreign …

 Above: Kingston By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica wants to transform Kingston into a regional transshipment hub, and is looking to the country’s diplomatic corps to help attract widescale investment inputs on the project, according to Industry Minister Anthony Hylton. …

 Above: the port of Kingston By the Caribbean Journal staff The development of Jamaica as a global logistics hub could mean a 17 percent bump in GDP over the next six to eight years, according to Industry Minister Anthony Hylton. …

 Above: Investment Minister Anthony Hylton at the roundtable this week (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff With the expansion of the Panama Canal on the way, Jamaica’s proposal to establish the country as a global logistics hub is integral …

 Above: Investment Minister Anthony Hylton By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is looking to become a Caribbean logistics hub, according to Investment Minister Anthony Hylton. “There is tremendous benefit in Jamaica moving as quickly as possible to seize the opportunity …