Caribbean Nations Unite for Sustainable Economic Prosperity at the WIPO Ministerial Meeting in Saint Kitts and Nevis
The Government of Saint Kitts and Nevis hosted the inaugural World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Ministerial Meeting for Caribbean Countries at the Park Hyatt, with Attorney General the Honourable Garth Wilkin presiding over the event. Throughout the day-long meeting, the primary focus was “Translating Caribbean Innovation and Creativity into Sustainable Economic Prosperity”. Distinguished attendees included […]
The Saint Lucian government’s decision to impose a 2.5% Health and Citizen Security Levy, set to take effect from October 1, 2023, has been met with strong objections from the main opposition party. The United Workers Party (UWP) is firmly opposing the move, claiming that the current economic climate is not suitable for such a […]
The Government of Saint Lucia has granted the Saint Lucia Air and Seaports Authority (SLASPA) the authorization to recommence the Hewanorra International Airport Redevelopment Project. With an astute focus on fiscal prudence and the holistic development of the nation, the decision to temporarily halt the construction of the Hewanorra International Airport in 2021 was an […]
Prime Minister Gaston Browne praised the delegation’s role in bridging the gap between Africa and the Caribbean, emphasizing discussions on collaboration and cooperation. Sectors like oil and gas, construction, land development, and manufacturing are engaging in talks with the government.
This follows approval by the IMF’s Executive Board on 17 July 2023. The Executive’s Board assessment and the full staff report can be accessed via this link: https://www.imf.org/en/Countries/GRD. The previous assessment was conducted in May 2022. The IMF Report highlights Grenada’s achievements in navigating the recent crises, fostering robust economic growth, implementing prudent fiscal policies, […]
The Cabinet invited the Governor of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) to present his Country Report on Antigua and Barbuda, and the Bank’s Report on the economic performance of the ECCU region, to make projections and recommendations for strengthening the state’s and the region’s economic performance. For two hours, the Governor of the Bank […]