Career Banker Wins EC$10,000.00 In the Grand Finale of TDC’s $50K Mega Raffle

Mrs. Jacqueline Hewlett, a career banker, on St. Kitts is the fifth and final winner in the St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla Trading and Development Company Limited (TDC) $50K Mega Raffle for November 2023. The Executive’s name was digitally drawn from 52,326 entries having made her purchase at the TDC Home and Building Depot, on Frigate Bay Road, […]

Antigua & Barbuda: PM defends bias towards tourism investments

Prime Minister of Antigua & Barbuda Gaston Browne has defended the government’s policy to attract investment in the tourism sector.“There’s no replacement (for) tourism,” he asserted in a recent speech, adding, “those of you who believe we have maxed out our benefits from tourism, we’re just peeping into that sector!” The Opposition has criticised the […]

Gov’t of Taiwan and St Lucia collaborate for socioeconomic development

E. Peter Chia-Yen Chen, Taiwan’s Ambassador to Saint Lucia, joined several government officials on a tour to Soufriere on Wednesday, December 20, 2023, where some crucial facilities were officially launched.On the day, Ambassador Chen joined the government officials for the official opening of the Palmiste Vending Facility, Soufriere Market Vending Booths at Old Trafford, and […]

Dominican Embassy in Jamaica holds First Tobacco and Rum Business Forum

The Embassy of the Dominican Republic in Jamaica marked a significant milestone with the First Cigar and Rum Business Forum Dominican Republic -Jamaica, an innovation in commercial diplomacy that provided an unprecedented platform for the benefit of this sector of the national economy, allowing Dominican companies to connect with influential importers and distributors in Jamaica, […]

Investment funds boost employment and economic growth in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Association of Investment Fund Administrators (ADOSAFI) has highlighted the significant impact of investment funds on the country’s economy and job market. As of June this year, these funds have created 10,515 direct jobs and 19,569 indirect jobs, totaling over 30,000 employment opportunities. This substantial contribution to job creation demonstrates the crucial role of […]

ECCB projects 8.1% growth for Antigua’s economy in 2023

Data until September 2023 from the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank predicts 8.1 percent economic growth for Antigua & Barbuda by 2023.The outcome was 8.2% growth in 2021, 9.5 percent in 2022, and 8.1% growth in 2023, unsurpassed by any nation save Guyana with its recent oil and gas extraction. “My government is proud to have […]

Fuel price in Dominica drops to $13.91 per gallon

The Dominican government has approved a price decrease for gasoline products following a review of prices for the regulatory cycle from November 27 to December 15. Diesel is now $13.41 per gallon, down $0.89 or 6.2 percent, while kerosene is now $11.32 per gallon, down $1.41 or 11 percent. The drop in commodity prices is […]

Antigua: All Electronic passports recalled indefinitely

The recall of all machine-readable passports in Antigua & Barbuda has been extended indefinitely. According to the Prime Minister’s Office, the decision to extend the passport recall deadline was made “in light of the continuing impact of global events on the ability of citizens here and abroad to meet the previous deadline of December 31, […]

CARPHA, IDB Sign Landmark Pandemic Agreement

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) held a landmark Public Signing Ceremony for the Pandemic Fund (PF) Technical Cooperation (TC) Agreement (“Reducing the Public Health Impact of Pandemics in the Caribbean through Prevention, Preparedness, and Response” [RG-T4387] Project) on December 14, 2023, at the Scarlet Ibis Room, Hilton Trinidad […]


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