Development of the Services Sector

  • Photo of Services Sector key to CARICOM’s future – Barbados Min. Sandra Husbands

    Services Sector key to CARICOM’s future – Barbados Min. Sandra Husbands

    The importance of the Services sector to the future of the Caribbean was highlighted Friday as CARICOM Ministers began a day-long consideration of matters that are key to moving the sector forward. The Special Meeting of the Council for Trade and Economic Development (COTED) on Services got underway at the CARICOM Secretariat. The Services sector is the largest and fastest…

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  • Photo of Caribbean Fashion Designers meet with Italian Fashion Industry Experts at CARIFESTA XIII in Barbados

    Caribbean Fashion Designers meet with Italian Fashion Industry Experts at CARIFESTA XIII in Barbados

    Fashion designers participating in the Fashion component at the recently held CARIFESTA XIII in Barbados had an opportunity to meet with Italian fashion industry experts and benefit from fashion workshops, fashion shows and business meetings. The event, which took place in the CARIFESTA XIII Buyers Shopping Mall at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Conference Centre from 21-25 August 2017, was facilitated…

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  • Photo of Region needs to develop digital financial services sector – CTU President

    Region needs to develop digital financial services sector – CTU President

    Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago – “The ITU, UNECLAC, the CTU, the various bankers’ associations, the central bankers, the anti-money laundering regulators, the digital financial Services technology providers, the cyber security experts and the consumer protection officials need to see how we, as a region, can develop our regional DFS sector,” stated Hon. Darcy W. Boyce, the President of the…

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  • Photo of Focus on SIDS issues: Small Island Developing States need more support

    Focus on SIDS issues: Small Island Developing States need more support

    By RuthMoisa Stoute Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has expressed his dissatisfaction with the level of attention being given by international bodies to matters of urgency for Small Island Developing States (SIDS), such as those found within the Caribbean, and is calling for early agreement to unresolved issues that would help such states chart a better path towards sustainable development in…

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  • Photo of CARICOM Secretary General commends Canada as an exemplary global leader in development assistance

    CARICOM Secretary General commends Canada as an exemplary global leader in development assistance

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)    Secretary General of the Caribbean Community Ambassador Irwin LaRocque on Wednesday commended Canada for its role as an exemplary global leader in development assistance. Ambassador LaRocque was speaking during an accreditation ceremony where the newly appointed Ambassador to CARICOM from Canada Her Excellency Nicole Giles presented her credentials at the CARICOM Secretariat in Georgetown…

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  • ENTREPRENEURSHIP KEY TO PERSONAL ENRICHMENT AND NATIONAL ECONOMIC GROWTH

    BAHAMAS (February 14, 2014) -The path to personal and national economic growth, for the most part, is the same, according to a leading financial specialist. Former Bahamian Finance Minister Zhivargo Laing says the key is “entrepreneurship” and he urges people to “look to the wealth of knowledge, experience, creativity and innovation they have to generate ideas that have the force…

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