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Standard & Poor’s Lowers Barbados Outlook to Negative

 Above: Bridgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Standard & Poor’s has lowered the outlook on its long-term rating on Barbados to negative, the New York-based ratings firm announced. S&P also announced that it had affirmed the country’s “BB+” …

Fitch Lowers Jamaica Outlook to Negative

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Fitch has lowered Jamaica’s outlook to negative, although the firm affirmed its B- credit rating on the country, it announced Friday. The revision to negative reflects “Jamaica’s rising financing constraints in …

Moody’s Downgrades Bahamas Credit Rating; Outlook Remains Negative

 Above: Nassau (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Moody’s Investors Service has downgraded the rating of the Bahamas’ government to “Baa1” from A3, the New York-based ratings firm announced Friday. The government’s outlook remains negative. Moody’s cited three major …

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 Above: Kingston By the Caribbean Journal staff Standard & Poor’s has maintained its negative outlook for Jamaica, while affirming its “B-/B” long and short-term sovereign credit ratings on the country, the ratings firm announced. “Our ratings on Jamaica reflect its …