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Medical Tourism in the Caribbean

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor The fifth “Global Ministerial Summit” was held in Washington, DC on Sept. 21. Ministers of health, tourism and economic development, trade commissioners, and health attachés from 25 nations gathered to discuss medical tourism challenges and offer …

Healthcare in the Caribbean

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor The World Health Organization (WHO) published a ranking of global healthcare systems in their World Health Report 2000. According to an article in the June 29, 2012 edition of the Business Insider entitled “These are 36 …

Doing Business in the Caribbean: CARIFORUM Needs Reform

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor THE RECENT report, Doing Business 2014: Understanding Regulations for Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises, is one of a long-standing series of co-publications of the World Bank and International Financial Corporation, which records the global competitiveness of 189 …

LATEST NEWS

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor In 2003, Alvin G. Wint – former head of the Department of Management Studies at the University of West Indies, Mona Campus – noted in his book, “Competitiveness in Small Developing Economies: Insights from the Caribbean,” …

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor In 1963, the Centre for Developing-Area Studies (CDAS) was established at the McGill University in Canada. William G. Demas – then Head of the Economic Planning Division of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, served as …

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor IN MY Op-Ed, “The Logistics Hub Project and Jamaica’s Development,” I indicated that Jamaica’s Logistics Hub initiative intends to make use of the island’s strategic geographic location to attract larger ships that will be able to …

 By Paul HayOp-Ed Contributor In the “Competitiveness of Small Nations: What matters?”, Densil Williams and Beverly Morgan analyze the competitive performance of Singapore, Barbados, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago under the “Global Competitiveness Report” over a period spanning 2004/5 to 2010/11. …

 By Paul HayOp-Ed Contributor The Bahamas’ only privately-owned power provider – Grand Bahama Power Company – recently commissioned an additional 52-megawatt power plant.  Speaking on the occasion, Minister of Grand Bahama – Dr Michael Darville – urged the owners to …

 By Paul HayOp-Ed Contributor In 2008, Dean Burrowes recorded his analysis of the global recession in “The Jamaican Construction and Real Estate Industry and the Impact of the Global Economic Crisis.” He noted that the bankruptcy of major US financial …