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Though the economies of the Caribbean are still considered “emerging markets”, they can be segmented into two main categories.

Firstly, there are the com­modity producers like T&T and Suriname and, secondly, there are the service-based econo­mies like Jamaica and Barbados.

When commodity prices like oil and gold do well, the T&T and...

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

US, Canadian and Mexican negotiators are pledging to work quickly to update the North American Free Trade Agreement, a 23-year-old pact that President Donald Trump has called the worst trade deal in history.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is leading a delegation to the United States for talks with international technology companies as Jamaica seeks to position itself in a technology driven tourism and travel industry.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Jamaica has signed a memorandum of understanding with Mexico in the latest stage of a cross-nation strategy to grow multidestination tourism in the region.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

From January to May 2017, Panama received a total of 102,388 European tourists, a 25.4 per cent increase on the same period in 2016, according to data from the Panama Tourism Authority.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

British Virgin Islands to introduce tourism levy in September

Visitors to the British Virgin Islands are being advised an environmental and tourism levy of $10 will be collected on arrival at the ports of entry from September 1.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Tourism is one of the largest and fastest growing industries in the world, but little attention has been paid to the ethical marketing of the tourism product.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Innovation, investment and incentives have been highlighted as key to unlocking T&T’s manufacturing revival, with the government urging greater private sector investment to help boost growth and reverse foreign direct investment (FDI) outflows.

Thursday, August 24, 2017

BHP Billiton, the world’s largest miner, reported a surge in underlying full-year profits on Tuesday and said it would exit its underperforming US shale oil and gas business, pleasing disgruntled shareholders who had called for a sale.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

For the first nine months of the fiscal year, Finance Minister Colm Imbert received significantly higher revenues from LNG than was budgeted.

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Former Finance Minister Wendell Mottley is to lead government’s team to negotiate a new natural gas contract with the owners of Atlantic LNG Train 1.

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