The St. Lucia Tourism Ministry says it anticipates an almost 15 per cent increase in visitor arrivals for the month of March this year and is preparing for it. A […]
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it has made headway in assisting the Caribbean region in dealing with problems faced due to the loss of correspondent banking relationships (CBRs) also known as de-risking. IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde told delegates at the 2017 High Level Forum in Jamaica on Thursday […]
– Kemal Derviş Kemal Derviş, former Minister of Economic Affairs of Turkey and former Administrator for the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), is Vice President of the Brookings Institution. PARIS – Around the world nowadays, persistent unemployment, skill mismatches, and retirement frameworks have become central to fiscal policy – and […]
By: Nicole Best – WASHINGTON DC – 26TH OCTOBER, 2012 At least two US political think tanks agree that the state of the US economy is the number one issue in the 2012 Presidential elections and not foreign policy, as is being touted. William Galston of the Brooking Institute and […]
By: Frank Schäffler and Norbert F. Tofall BERLIN – The G-20’s decision in November 2008 not to let any systemically relevant bank perish may have seemed wise at the time, given the threat of a global financial meltdown. But that decision, and bad policies by central banks and governments since […]
Trade and investment officials from the Caribbean, Europe and Africa have converged in London this week to seek ways to implement the Economic Partnership Agreement signed by most countries of the region in 2008.
By Martin S. Edwards SOUTH ORANGE, NEW JERSEY – If an international organization made recommendations for improving a country’s economy, and the country adopted fewer than half of them, the organization might seem like a failure. But an international organization should be judged according to the quality of the information […]