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    Stats News and Views

    The Special Topic Statistical Bulletin on COVID-19 in CARICOM Countries Issue 31, provides an update of the trajectory of the COVID-19 in the CARICOM Region up to 23 October 2020. The Bulletin provides information on the pattern of the disease of the total number of confirmed cases, new cases and deaths for each country and the total for CARICOM. The…

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  • Photo of NCB & Republic Bank named among World’s Safest Banks: CARICOM BUSINESS

    NCB & Republic Bank named among World’s Safest Banks: CARICOM BUSINESS

    National Commercial Bank (NCB) Jamaica Limited and Republic Bank of Trinidad and Tobago are the only 2 banking institutions in the Region to be named in Global Finance’s list of the World’s Safest Banks in 112 countries. According to Global Finance, which is headquartered in New York with a circulation of 50,000 and readers in 191 countries, “The Safest Banks…

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  • Photo of T&T to revisit the energy fiscal regime:   CARICOM BUSINESS

    T&T to revisit the energy fiscal regime: CARICOM BUSINESS

    Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has announced that the T&T government will revisit the energy sector tax regime to ensure the country remains competitive. This in the wake of a recent study by the IDB said T&T’s fiscal regime for the energy sector is one of the most uncompetitive in the region. The Central Bank’s Energy Commodity Prices Index (ECPI),…

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  • Photo of Special Topic Statistical Bulletin – COVID-19 Issue 29, 9 October 2020

    Special Topic Statistical Bulletin – COVID-19 Issue 29, 9 October 2020

    The Special Topic Statistical Bulletin on COVID 19 in CARICOM Countries Issue 29, provides an update of the trajectory of the COVID-19 in the CARICOM Region up to 9 October 2020. The Bulletin provides information on the pattern of the disease of the total number of confirmed cases, new cases and deaths for each country and the total for CARICOM.…

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  • Photo of Jamaica lowers primary surplus target:  CARICOM BUSINESS

    Jamaica lowers primary surplus target: CARICOM BUSINESS

    Jamaica is further revising down Jamaica’s primary surplus target to 3.1% among other measures, to cover almost $17 billion in additional expenditure for the current fiscal year. According to Finance Minister Nigel Clarke preliminary numbers for the 6 months ending September 30, show that overall revenues were $8 billion or 3% than budgeted but 18.8% lower than the corresponding 6…

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  • Photo of Special Topic Statistical Bulletin on COVID-19 in CARICOM Countries

    Special Topic Statistical Bulletin on COVID-19 in CARICOM Countries

    The Special Topic Statistical Bulletin on COVID 19 in CARICOM Countries Issue 28, provides an update of the trajectory of the COVID-19 in the CARICOM Region up to 2 October 2020. The Bulletin provides information on the pattern of the disease of the total number of confirmed cases, new cases and deaths for each country and the total for CARICOM.…

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  • Photo of Summary Update on COVID-19 in CARICOM Countries: CCS STATISTICS

    Summary Update on COVID-19 in CARICOM Countries: CCS STATISTICS

    This one-page document provides a mid-week summary update on selected variables; mainly, confirmed cases; new cases; deaths; recoveries; active cases and tests conducted in all CARICOM Countries.  

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  • Photo of CARICAD pays tribute to former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur in its latest Newsletter

    CARICAD pays tribute to former Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur in its latest Newsletter

    A tribute to the late former Prime Minister of Barbados, Professor Owen Arthur is the front page article in the July-August 2020 edition of the CARICAD Newsletter. CARICAD, the Caribbean Centre for Development Administration, is the Region’s focal point for transforming and modernizing the public sectors of its Member States to better formulate and implement public policy towards the achievement…

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  • Photo of USA cautions against CARICOM travel, not so says UK: CARICOM BUSINESS

    USA cautions against CARICOM travel, not so says UK: CARICOM BUSINESS

    All CARICOM Member States except Dominica have been accorded a Category 3 status by the USA, thereby warning its citizens, a major source of visitor arrivals to the Region, to avoid non-essential travel to the destinations, as the risk of COVID infection is high. For Dominica no health and travel guidance was issued. In the meantime, England has designated 10…

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  • TRINIDAD-MEDIA-Journalist “banned” from covering assignment at President’s Office

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The NEWSDAY newspaper Friday said that its senior investigative reporter Andre Bagoo had been banned from attending a media event at the Office of the President, “due to concerns that he might ask President Anthony Carmona a question”. The paper reported Friday that although it had submitted the name of Bagoo to cover the…

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