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Guyana, Belize Sign Trade and Investment Agreement

 A pair of CARICOM countries has signed a landmark new economic agreement. Belize and Guyana have signed a new trade and investment agreement, with both sides hoping the pact can open new areas of funding and marketing for local producers. …

Barbados Looking to Deepen Trade With Colombia, Africa

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor Barbados is looking to deepen its trade relationships with Colombia and with countries in the African continent. The country will be sending a 15-member joint public-private sector mission to Colombia led by Minister of Industry, International …

Eastern Caribbean Planning to Deepen Trade Ties With Cuba, Martinique

 Above: Martinique (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States says it is committed to deepening trade and economic ties with both Martinique and Cuba. The proclamation comes after the second meeting of the OECS …

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 Above: a rendering of the hotel By Sarah Greaves-GabbadonCJ Travel Editor Kittitian Hill. Park Hyatt. Koi. Imperial. While it’s the Caribbean’s smallest sovereign country, its hotel sector is anything but. Plainly, St Kitts’ hotel sector is booming, with the latest …

 By Marcia Forbes, PhDCJ Contributor BCJ’s Partial Lock-Down Directive About 98 channels are currently being pirated by Jamaican cable TV operators. This is what Chairman of the Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica (BCJ) shared in the April 24th Press Conference called …

 By Alberto Duran and Kariyma BaltimoreOp-Ed Contributors Discussions surrounding the link between trade and development have been numerous. Economists; Development Practitioners; Academia; and Policy Makers have all made significant contributions to the trade and development discourse. The positive impact of …

 Above: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo By the Caribbean Journal staff New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo is planning to lead a trade mission to Cuba this year, he announced. The mission is one of a series of six foreign …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff Member states of the Caribbean Community began meeting with the government of Cuba in Havana this weekend for the fifth Cuba-CARICOM summit. The talks were expected to focus on economic and trade relations, …

 Above: São Paulo By the Caribbean Journal staff Trade between Brazil and the Caribbean Community has significantly increased in recent years, according to Brazil’s new Ambassador to CARICOM, Lineu Pupo De Paula. Total trade between CARICOM and Brazil was $530,602 in …

 Above: New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo with Dominican President Danilo Medina in Santo Domingo (Photo: OPDR) By the Caribbean Journal staff New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo met Friday with Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina as part of a …

 Above: United States President Barack Obama (White House Photo: Pete Souza) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States President Barack Obama has written a letter to Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina about the possible impact of Trans-Pacific Partnership apparel provisions …

 Above: Santo Domingo By the Caribbean Journal staff The government of Antigua and Barbuda is sending a trade mission to the Dominican Republic this week. The delegation, which was sent in collaboration with the Caribbean Export Agency, includes members of …

 Above: Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar in Panama By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago and Panama signed a partial scope trade agreement on Thursday. Foreign Minister Winston Dookeran and Commerce and Industry Minister Ricardo Quijano Jimenez signed on behalf …

 Above: OAS ASG Albert Ramdin (OAS Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Can increased trade within the Latin America and the Caribbean help the region reach its economic potential? That was the idea put forth by Assistant Secretary General of …

 By Vincent Vanderpool-WallaceCJ Contributor In recent weeks, I have examined challenges facing the Caribbean tourism industry, and the solutions that are necessary to bring the sector forward — including one proposal — the creation of a “United States of the …

 Above: US Vice President Joe Biden and Trinidad PM Kamla Persad-Bissessar (Photo: OPM Trinidad) By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Vice President Joe Biden and Haiti President Michel Martelly signed a US-CARICOM Trade and Investment Framework Agreement agreement on …

 Above: Havana By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of Nicaraguan entrepreneurs are on a visit to Cuba this week in an effort to boost commercial ties between the two countries. The delegation from Nicaragua’s Chamber of Industry was met …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly and Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Bilateral trade between Mexico and Haiti stood at $61.7 million last year, a number Haiti President Michel Martelly and Mexico President …