September 16, 2019

Caribbean Forum on Energy Transportation and Resilience

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Monday, June 24, 2019 — The Caribbean Forum on Energy Transportation and Resilience will be held from June 26-27 at the Bay Gardens Beach Resort in Saint Lucia under the theme “Opportunities for Investment and Innovation”. WHAT The main objective of the forum is to develop a blueprint for resilient energy and transportation infrastructure in the Caribbean. The […]

Travel Guru Doug Lansky to headline Caribbean Forum in Miami

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MIAMI (May 14, 2019) – Travel expert Doug Lansky will keynote the Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) event at Hyatt Regency Miami, June 21-23, 2019.  The annual event, now in its fifth year, welcomes more than 400 hospitality and tourism professionals from the Caribbean and The Americas and features expert speakers and presenters on […]

ECLAC calls for creation of subregional mechanism to facilitate youth participation in development frameworks

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Caribbean Forum on Population, Youth and Development is examining strategies to institutionalize youth involvement in the sustainable development of the subregion (July 26, 2018) The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has called on decision makers to create a subregional mechanism to facilitate the participation, engagement and collaboration of youth […]

Finance and HIV experts gather in Haiti to debate new strategies for making the HIV response sustainable

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JOINT UNITED NATIONS PROGRAMME ON HIV AND AIDS       www.unaids.org PAN AMERICAN HEALTH ORGANIZATION                          www.paho.org WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION                                         www.who.int News and Public Information Port au Prince, Haiti, November 2, 2017– The Third Latin American and Caribbean Forum on Sustainability of the HIV Response “Road to Ending AIDS in LAC: Towards Sustainable Regional Fast-Track Targets” will be […]

Experts make ‘slow, steady progress’ on safe seafood policies

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BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, 16 December 2016 (CRFM)— There is still a long way to go but experts meeting here Thursday expressed optimism that slow but steady progress was being made toward introducing region-wide laws, rules and regulations intended to make Caribbean fish and seafood not only ready for world trade but safe for Caribbean tables. The […]

Bahamas debt higher than ‘2/3 of world’

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By Neil Hartnell  Tribune Business Editor From Tribune 242 The Bahamas may be the least indebted tourism-based economy in the Caribbean,but a top International Monetary Fund (IMF) executive has warned its debt-to-GDP ratio is higher than “two-thirds” of other countries. This was disclosed by Alejandro Werner, head of the Fund’s Western Hemisphere department, at last month’s […]

Jamaica’s finance minister outlines pitfalls to Caribbean economic growth

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By Marie Claire Williams From Caribbean360 MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica,, CMC – A two-day High Level Caribbean Forum began here on Thursday with Jamaica’s Finance Minister Dr. Peter Phillips warning that sustainable growth and development in the Caribbean will not be possible without a coordinated global effort to assist the region. Phillips told the International Monetary […]