January 23, 2022

The New Normal: Alternative Investments, shaping opportunities and new outcomes in the Caribbean

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Join the discussion on Friday, November 5! Tuesday, November 2, 2021 — The Caribbean Alternative Investment Association (CARAIA) will host its third Virtual Road Show on Friday, November 5, 2021 at 9:00 AM (EST) as the Association seeks to introduce the investment communities in Barbados and OECS to CARAIA and its objectives. Among these objectives is the expansion of private capital […]

Jamaica: Prime Minister lauds Development Bank of Jamaica

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By Douglas Mcintosh From JIS Story Highlights Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, has lauded the Development Bank of Jamaica (DBJ) for its ongoing commitment to facilitating economic growth and job creation through programmes, such as the Innovation Grant from New Ideas to Entrepreneurship (IGNITE) initiative. “We are proud of their continued achievements, which […]

IDB and Jamaica government sign US$20 million loan to increase access to credit for MSMEs

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From Caribbean News Now KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the government of Jamaica signed an agreement on September 6, for a US$20 million loan that will facilitate increased access to credit for micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in Jamaica. This credit enhancement programme for MSMEs will capitalize the credit enhancement […]