Sandals Resort International (SRI) says it is disappointed at the “stalled progress of the Beaches project in Barbados’ but remains fully committed to working with all stakeholders for the future growth and development of the island.
The government of Antigua and Barbuda has described as “productive and constructive” talks with officials of the Miami-based Carnival Cruise Line regarding the ongoing impasse between them that had led to the company cancelling several scheduled calls to the island.
The CDB’s latest Country Economic Review, for Grenada states that “In 2018, Grenada continued to be the fastest growing economy in the region. Growth was estimated at 5.2% for the year, which translates to a five-year average of 5%.”
Shareholder governments held an emergency meeting in Barbados on Monday night to discuss the way forward for the ailing airline, the details of which have not yet been made public.
Open trade is particularly beneficial to the poor, because it reduces the cost of what they buy and raises the price of what they sell. As new research from the World Bank and the World Trade Organization makes clear, farmers and manufacturing workers earn more income when their products can reach overseas markets.
Trinidad and Tobago is among seven Caribbean countries named on the revised financial blacklist of the European Union (EU).
The updated list follows an assessment of 92 countries by the Commission of Finance Minister of the EU based on three criteria: tax transparency, good governance and real economic activity, as well as one indicator, the existence of a zero corporate tax rate.
The report published on March 12 states that Trinidad and Tobago continues to be recognized as a non-cooperative jurisdiction concerning taxation because it “has a “Non-Compliant” rating by the Global Forum on Transparency and Exchange of Information for Tax Purposes for Exchange of Information on Request”.
Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke presented a J$803bilion budget to the parliament on Thursday announcing a J$385.6 recurrent expenditure allocation for the Ministry of Finance and Public Service. This represents […]