recovery

USVI to Launch “Purpose in Paradise” Program

 By the Caribbean Journal staff The United States Virgin Islands is slated to launch a major new voluntourism-style program called Purpose in Paradise. The comprehensive program aims to enhance the territory’s “broad network of community-based philanthropic activities and strengthens our …

In Dominica, New Hope for the Mountain Chicken

 By the Caribbean Journal staff There’s hope for the Mountain Chicken. Numbers of the endangered Mountain Chicken frog that calls Dominica home are slowly recovering, according to the island’s government. Amphibian Technician in Dominica’s Forestry Division, Machel Sulton says the …

IMF: Grenada Economic Recovery “Slowly Taking Hold”

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada has made a strong start in implementing its new IMF programme, the fund said following the completion of its first review of its programme with the country. The programme was …

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 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia has launched a series of recovery efforts following the floods that impacted the country over the Christmas Holiday. The government said it has embarked on a group of “intense infrastructural …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad’s local economy has grown in each of the last four quarters, and appears to be “on a path of recovery,” according to the country’s Central Bank. The Central …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The economy of Trinidad and Tobago is “poised for a modest recovery” in 2013, according to the International Monetary Fund. The IMF’s Executive Board recently concluded its Article IV …

 Above: Basseterre (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff While St Kitts and Nevis’ economy contracted by 1.3 percent in 2012, the country is projected to see a recovery in 2013 with 2 percent growth, according to the International Monetary …

 Above: Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis has made “significant progress” on restructuring the country’s public debt, according to the International Monetary Fund, which recently completed its fourth review of the country’s economic performance …

 Above: Belize (Photo: Belize Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize is experiencing an output rebound, despite a decline in oil production, according to the International Monetary Fund, which just concluded its yearly review of the country’s economy. According to …

 Above: Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos (UN Photo/J Carrier) By the Caribbean Journal staff The international community must continue full engagement with Haiti, Colombia President Juan Manuel Santos said during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly in New …