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St Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago Hold Talks on Creative Sector

 Above: St Lucia By the Caribbean Journal staff St Lucia Tourism Minister Lorne Theophilus held talks this week with delegates from Trinidad and Tobago’s Ministry of the Arts and Multiculturalism to discuss issues in the development of the creative sector. …

The Birth of “Start Up Jamaica”

 Above: Minister of State Julian Robinson By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government says it is planning a new initiative aimed at supporting entrepreneurs on the island. Jamaican Minister of State for Science, Technology, Energy and Mining Julian Robinson said …

Taiwan “Interested” in Investing in Dominican Republic Tourism Sector

 Above: the Dominican Republic (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Taiwan is “interested” in strengthening tourism promotion and investment in the Dominican Republic, according to Yeh Kuang-Shih, the country’s Minister of Transport and Communications. The collaboration between the countries …

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 Above: Nevis (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Nevis’ tourism sector is off to a strong start for 2013, according to data released by the government. Tourism revenues for Nevis grew by 13 percent in the first two months …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has earmarked approximately $4.45 million in funding for micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in the country for fiscal year 2013/2014, according to Industry Minister Anthony Hylton. Of that money, which …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Grenada’s government says it will be putting an emphasis on growing the country’s small business sector. The government has reportedly set aside “a sum of money targeting SMEs,” according to Oliver …

 Above: Aruba PM Mike Eman and Haiti PM Laurent Lamothe (Photo: OPM Haiti) By Alexander Britell In a region with few natural resources, tourism is to the Caribbean as oil is to the Middle East. To be sure, some countries …

 Above: Jamaica (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s government is working to encourage more yachts to register in the country, the government said recently. The country’s cabinet has approved a single prescribed annual fee that would replace the …