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Barbados Credit Rating Cut Again

 Above: Barbados (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Barbados has seen its sovereign credit rating lowered again. New York-based Standard & Poor’s lowered the country’s long-term sovereign credit ratings to “B” from “BB-“, the ratings firm announced Friday. The …

Best Islands to Retire to

The Best Caribbean Islands to Retire To

 Sometimes you go to a Caribbean island and wish you didn’t have to leave. (Or perhaps in your case it’s all the time). These are the kind of islands you know you could live on permanently or already do.  More …

S&P Affirms Bermuda Rating; Outlook Remains Negative

 Above: Bermuda By the Caribbean Journal staff New York-based Standard & Poor’s has affirmed its AA-/A-1+ rating on Bermuda, the ratings firm announced this week. The British Overseas Territory’s outlook remains negative, however, it said. “The ratings on Bermuda are …

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 Above: San Juan (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Standard & Poor’s has affirmed its “BBB-” rating on the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico’s general obligation and appropriation debt, the New York-based ratings firm announced on Wednesday. The rating reflected …

 Above: Kingston By the Caribbean Journal staff Standard & Poor’s has raised its long-term foreign and local currency sovereign credit ratings on Jamaica, citing “progress in stabilizing the economy” and the country’s agreement with the International Monetary Fund. The rating, …