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IMF Lowers Haiti Growth Forecast, Citing Weak Agricultural Recovery

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The IMF has lowered its growth forecast for Haiti to 3.4 percent from 6.5 percent, the Fund announced following the visit of a mission to Haiti. Despite what it called a …

Moody’s Upgrades Belize Credit Rating, Warns of “Debt Overhang”

 Above: Parliament in Belmopan By the Caribbean Journal staff New York-based Moody’s has upgraded the credit rating on Belize’s government bonds, the firm announced Monday. The rating has been lifted to Caa2 from Ca, with a “stable” outlook. The move …

United States Virgin Islands Continues Push for Scandinavian Tourists

 Above: USVI By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands will continue to make Denmark and the wider Scandinavian market a priority for its tourism sector, according to USVI Tourism Commissioner Beverly Nicholson-Doty. The Commissioner was part of …

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 Above, from left: Interior Minister Thierry Mayard-Paul and President Michel Martelly (Photo: OP) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Haitian government is planning a response to a fire that destroyed the public market in Tabarre, according to the National Palace. …

 Above: the new Bay Street Straw and Craft Market (Photo: CJ) By Alexander Britell After Nassau’s historic Bay Street market was destroyed by a fire in Sep. 2001, it was a devastating blow for thousands of Bahamian vendors and their …