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Jamaica, Singapore Partnering on Special Economic Zone

 Jamaica and Singapore are partnering on the development of a special economic zone in Jamaica, according to Prime Minister Andrew Holness. Holness met last week with Daniel Seah, deputy director of the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise and representatives from the Special …

How Can the Caribbean Develop Its Own Tourism “Model?”

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Tiny Singapore has managed to earn the word “model” after its name, when it comes to doing business in tourism. So why can’t the Caribbean do the same? That was the theme of the opening remarks by …

Can the Caribbean Tourism Industry Learn From Singapore?

 Above: the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) has set up a regional four-day workshop for participants to stimulate new ideas for tourism development strategies . The workshop, which will be held …

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 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By Paul HayCJ Contributor Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first Prime Minister, died on 23 March 2015; and on 29 March 2015, the Straits Times published an article titled “The Singapore That Lee Kuan Yew …

 By Paul HayCJ Contributor Singapore is an island city-state in Southeast Asia. It was founded by Britain as a trading colony in 1819. Lee Kuan Yew became its first Prime Minister in 1959. Four years later, Singapore joined the Malaysian …

 Above: Dubai By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne visited Duba on Friday as part of a wider investment promotion tour. Before arriving in the United Arab Emirates, the Prime Minister visited an International Residency …

 Above: Singapore By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of Caribbean Ministers is currently in Singapore for high-level talks. The first-ever CARICOM High-Level Ministerial Exchange Visit to Singapore was headline Monday by the announcement of an enhanced technical assistance package …

 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. …

 Above: Jamaica Chamber of Commerce President Francis Kennedy and Jamaica Industry Minister Anthony Hylton (JIS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica has big expectations for its plan to develop Kingston into a global logistics hub, according to Industry Minister …

 Above: the meeting between Trinidad and Singapore (Photo: Trinidad MFA) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago and Singapore have agreed to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries, following a visit by Singapore Ambassador to CARICOM Kemal Siddique …

 Above: Singapore Ambassador to CARICOM Kemal Siddique and CARICOM SG Irwin LaRocque (Photo: CARICOM) By the Caribbean Journal staff Following a wave of interest from Asian countries in the Caribbean region, Singapore is signaling its intent to deepen relations with …