June 17, 2021

Economic activity in Latin America and the Caribbean will expand by 1.3% in 2018 and 1.8% in 2019

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ECLAC has updated its growth projections for the countries of the region. The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) reviewed economic growth projections for the region for 2018 and expects an average expansion of 1.3% in Latin America and the Caribbean this year, slightly lower than that forecast this past August (1.5%). […]

FirstCaribbean has a change of heart about NYSE listing

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From Barbados Today In a surprise development today, FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited (FCIB) said it had withdrawn its recent public offering made in the United States and is currently no longer pursuing a listing of its shares on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Back in December 2017, the Barbados-based regional financial institution announced that […]

Vigils for the Dead

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BY BERT WILKINSON From Caribbean Life On Friday, Dec, 8, opposition politicians, surviving relatives, grieving friends and even some officials in government will hold the usual candlelight and other types of vigils in Paramaribo, the capital of Suriname, to mark the 35th anniversary of the execution of 15 of that country‚Äôs most well-known citizens. The […]