Category: Business

‘Bold Ones’ MSME Campaign Launched

Seven Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (SMEs) have been chosen to have graphic displays of their company logo and products publicized on the sides of delivery trucks...

Barbados Moving to Benefit from Improving US-Cuba Relations

Barbados is seeking to take advantage of the formal re-establishment of diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States. It joins several other CARICOM countries...

Business & Consumer Confidence at 15yr High

Business and consumer confidence are at the highest they’ve been for 15-years. That’s the findings of a survey conducted by Market Research Services Limited...

Accused Ponzi Schemer Hammering out Plea Deal

Accused ponzi schemer Mark Jones is reportedly negotiating a plea bargain with US authorities. Jones is accused of telling investors in the US that their monies would be...

Shaw Encourages Tertiary Students to Look to Jr Stock Exchange

Finance Minister Audley Shaw has encouraged tertiary students sourcing financing for entrepreneurial pursuits to seek assistance through the Junior Stock Exchange. He...

Kingston’s Courtyard Marriott Opens

Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, says the Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation will enable faster decision-making and improve ease and speed of doing business. He...

Budget 2016-17 Actually Up 9%

Group Strategist at Scotiabank, Dr. Adrian Stokes, says this year’s budget actually represents a 9-percent increase over last year. The $580-billion budget was...

Lower Oil Prices Helping and Hurting Caribbean Economy?

The International Monetary Fund, IMF, says growth in Central American and the Caribbean is accelerating due to lower oil prices. That’s according to Western...

BOJ Extends Tenure of CDs

The Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) has lengthened the tenure of its certificate of deposits (CDs) offering a three, five and a seven year instrument all for an unlimited amount....

Margaritaville Reports Bump in Revenue

Ian Dear and John Byles’ Margaritaville Caribbean has reported a minor improvement in cash flow as the country enters the second half of the winter tourism season....