October 16, 2021

Barbados to host the inaugural Caribbean Economic Forum

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From Caribbean360 The interactive event is the first of its kind in the region and will examine topics ranging from the economic prowess of emerging markets to reform of the IMF. BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – Distinguished visiting economist Dr C. Fred Bergsten will participate in the first-ever Caribbean Economic Forum on February 19. Bergsten, Senior […]

Grenada failed to capitalize on ‘key programme objectives’ – IMF

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From Caribbean360 The IMF said that Grenada during the period 2006-11 had received US$15.2 million in assistance under its Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF) arrangement and a successor US$13.3 million Extended Credit Facility (ECF) arrangement that was approved WASHINGTON D.C., United States, Wednesday January 29, 2014, CMC – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said […]

Stock Analyst Sozzi: Sears could disappear by 2017

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By Dan Weil From MoneyNews Sears may go out of business by 2017, Brian Sozzi, CEO and chief equity analyst of stock research firm Belus Capital Advisors, concluded after an extremely negative earnings forecast from the retailer Thursday. It predicted an adjusted loss of $811 million to $914 million for all of 2013. “We got […]

OPINION: It’s the economy, Caribbean.

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By CMC – From Observer Media Group BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– Barbados Prime Minister Freundel Stuart won the political battle but loss the economic war in 2013. His Trinidad and Tobago counterpart, Kamla Persad Biissessar set a record by losing four political battles in a year, while Grenada’s Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell set another record by […]