November 17, 2019

Winds of change in the Caribbean

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By Claus Grue From World Council of Churches Unrest in Venezuela, global warming and reduced funds are pertinent challenges facing the Caribbean Conference of Churches (CCC). Encompassing an area from Panama and Costa Rica in the west to The Lesser Antilles in the east, and from The Bahamas in the north to Guyana, Suriname and French […]

Outsource to the Caribbean Conference to take place in Curacao in May 2019

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Bridgetown, BARBADOS, January 17, 2019. The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export), in partnership with the Caribbean Association of Investment Promotion agencies (CAIPA), has set its sights once again on increasing its share of the growing US$140 billion outsourcing industry, with the hosting of the biennial Outsource to the Caribbean Conference (OCC2019) in Curaçao during […]

Be more than just about the numbers, says PwC Jamaica’s Territory Leader, Leighton McKnight to professional accountants at ICAC conference

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Nassau, Bahamas – PwC Jamaica’s Territory Leader, Leighton McKnight is challenging regional professional accountants to look beyond the numbers and get more involved in nation building through more focus on corporate social responsibility. McKnight was speaking at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean’s (ICAC) 36th Caribbean Conference of Accountants held in the Bahamas […]

When we look at millennials in the work place, we have to also embrace transformation in the way we work, says PwC Partner Myra Lundy-Mortimer

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Nassau, Bahamas – When we talk about millennials in the workplace and the lack of understanding of their career goals and personal wants, specifically in the accounting profession, there are a number of factors we have to look at. Speaking at the Institute of Chartered Accountants of the Caribbean’s (ICAC) 36th Caribbean Conference of Accountants […]

SXM Achievers Toastmasters attend Caribbean Conference

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From The Daily Herald St. Maarten PHILIPSBURG–SXM Achievers Toastmasters Club attended the 2018 Toastmasters International District 81 “Caribbean Toastmasters” Conference in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, May 17-20. Outgoing District Director Godalys Reina awarded the club with “Distinguished” status for attaining seven out of ten club goals. Held at the Karibe Hotel in Petionville, the conference drew hundreds […]

A.M. Best to present at the 2018 Insurance Association of the Caribbean Conference

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OLDWICK, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–A.M. Best will present at the 2018 Insurance Association of the Caribbean (IAC) Conference, June 3–5, 2018, at the Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall, Montego Bay, Jamaica. William Pargeans, director, life/health ratings division, and Ricardo Longchallon, senior financial analyst, property/casualty ratings division, will present a session, titled, “The Impact of A.M. Best’s New Rating […]

Remarks by Minister Symonette at Business Opportunities in the Caribbean Region Conference

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From The Bahamas Weekly Keynote Remarks The Hon. Brent Symonette, MP Minister Of Financial Services, Trade & Industry, and Immigration discussing “investment Opportunities In The Bahamas” at a Business Opportunities in The Caribbean Region Conference Hilton Miami Airport Blue Lagoon 7th May, 2018: Good afternoon Ladies and Gentlemen, I am pleased and honoured that I […]

Jamaica: Mayor says inaugural conference was opportunity to share ideas

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By Garfield L. Angus From JIS Story Highlights Mayor of Kingston, Senator Councillor Delroy Williams, says the three-day inaugural Caribbean Conference of Mayors provided an opportunity for them to share developmental approaches in their respective countries. Addressing a press conference held at the Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston today (April 12), where the mayors […]

Jamaica: Local authorities challenged to become more self-sufficient

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By Chris Patterson From JIS Story Highlights Minister of Local Government and Community Development, Hon. Desmond McKenzie, is calling on local authorities to become more self-sufficient, in order to reduce their dependency on central government. “If we speak about the independence of local government, then we should create our own niche of revenue, and it’s […]

Jamaica to host inaugural Caribbean mayor’s conference

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From Jamaica Observer JAMAICA will host the inaugural Caribbean Conference of Mayors later this month. The April 9 event is being held under the patronage of the Mayor of Kingston Senator Delroy H Williams and hosted by the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation. It will be held under the theme “Caribbean Cities: Honouring the […]