Trade

  • JAMAICA-GAMING-Construction of first licensed casino to begin shortly

    KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – Construction of the first licensed casino on the island is scheduled to begin in a few months. Celebration Jamaica Development Limited, one of the companies which applied for the first set of casino licenses is looking at starting construction as early as summer once government gives approval. Founder of the company, Robert Trotta, said the project…

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  • Venezuela still simmers

    GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Stabroek News – Contrary to what we posited in our editorial last Friday, that authoritarian regimes generally view making concessions, including being brought to the dialogue table, as a sign of weakness, the President of the Venezuelan National Assembly, Diosdado Cabello, affirmed that same day that the Peace Conference launched by President Nicolás Maduro was not “a sign…

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  • DOMINICA-LABOUR-Caribbean trade unionists meet in Dominica

    ROSEAU, Dominica, CMC – Representatives of Caribbean public service sector unions meet here this weekend amid concerns that the decision of the Barbados government to lay off workers in an attempt to reverse an ailing economy could spread to other regional countries. “We are here to look at a wide, wide range of issues,” said Sandra Messiah, sub-regional secretary for…

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  • 3.2 Million Euros for the CARIFORUM Services Sector

    Bridgetown, BARBADOS, February 14, 2014.  The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in conjunction with the implementing partners CARICOM Secretariat and the Ministry of Industry and Commerce of the Dominican Republic (DICOEX) have been awarded responsibility for the implementation of a 3.2 million Euro programme by the European Union towards the implementation of the 10th EDF Services Sector Component.  Implementation…

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  • CARICOM takes steps to improve trade performance under Bilateral Agreements

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The establishment of effective trade facilitation offices, both at national and regional levels has been recommended as a key to the Region taking greater advantage of trade agreements with third countries. Recommendations are contained in a draft report from a study commissioned “to identify and assess the underlying reasons affecting CARICOM’s weak trade performance…

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  • Enhancing the Caribbean’s Foreign Direct Investment Strategy

    Bridgetown, Barbados, November 20, 2013.  Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), in collaboration with the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion agencies (CAIPA), will be hosting their 4th Annual CAIPA General Assembly at the Radisson Fort George Hotel & Marina, Belize on November 21-22, 2013. Under the theme ‘Towards an Enhanced FDI Strategy: Strengthening our Foundation and Honouring Regional Excellence’ Investment…

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  • Caribbean Export Facilitates Policy Dialogue on the Renewable Energy and the Waste Management Sectors

    Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, November 21, 2013. Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in cooperation with the Regional Council of Guadeloupe, the Government of Haiti and the Government of the Dominican Republic organized a meeting of senior officials to discuss a “Policy Dialogue between Haiti, Dominican Republic and the Regional Council of Guadeloupe on the Renewable Energy and Waste Management…

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  • Commit to tough decisions and follow through – Chair of COTED

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Commit to tough decisions, and follow through on them. That was the challenge thrown out by the Honourable Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Guyana and Chair of the Council of Trade and Economic Development (COTED), on Friday. Delivering the address at the opening of the Special Session on the…

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  • Commit to tough decisions and follow though – Chair of COTED

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Commit to tough decisions, and follow through on them. That was the challenge thrown out by the Honourable Carolyn Rodrigues-Birkett, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade of Guyana and Chair of the Council of Trade and Economic Development (COTED), on Friday. Delivering the address at the opening of the Special Session on the…

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  • CARICOM and Cuba Foreign Ministers get together in Grenada

    (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and Cuba will hold discussions on advancing cooperation on developmental issues between the two sides on Friday 6 September in Grenada. A special retreat of CARICOM’s Council for Foreign and Community Relations (COFCOR), preceded Friday’s meeting. CARICOM-Cuba Cooperation, which dates back to 1972, has seen…

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