Guyana Saturday dedicated its first oil production vessel as the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country moved closer to becoming an oil producing nation.
Dominica’s Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit Tuesday called on the regional private sector and other stakeholders to consider purchasing shares in the cash strapped regional airline, LIAT, saying that the company is vital to the continued development of the sub-regional and wider Caribbean Community (CARICOM) grouping.
Barbados had a satisfactory winter tourist season, with preliminary figures indicating a 4.8 percent increase in arrivals compared with last year.
Minister of International Business and Industry, Ronald Toppin, has disclosed that government is preparing a national industrial policy this financial year that will lay out a strategy to revive the manufacturing sector.
The Barbados government Tuesday said it is continuing to hold discussions with holders of its United States dollar-denominated commercial debt.
The Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) says the Caribbean has fallen behind on meeting standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
The Antigua and Barbuda government says it expects the High Court matter involving the two foreign telecommunications companies objecting to the plan to share the 850 megahertz spectrum with the state-owned utility company to “be heard over several years”.
St. Lucia has said it is concerned at the slow level of disbursements to the island by the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) even as it praised the region’s premier financial institution for continuing to play a key role “in financing our interventions as we attempt to integrate international commitments like the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has underscored the importance of the regional private sector becoming a type of associate institution of CARICOM, saying it would be good for the Caribbean.
Barbadians have been paying more for petroleum products from midnight Sunday, June 2.