Tuesday, November 20, 2018
GIS:-  The Ministry of Agriculture continues to work toward reducing the food import bill, by engaging farmers and buyers to ensure that locally-grown produce has a market. Kemuel Jn Baptiste, Chief Extension Officer within the Ministry of Agriculture, said the...
JIS:-MANCHESTER, Jamaica (JIS) — Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw says he will be moving to ensure that Jamaica is not left behind in the growing global medical cannabis industry. Shaw noted that while Jamaica has only...
Jamaica Observer:-  MINISTER of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Audley Shaw says that Jamaica is not in a position to become the lone “single market” in Caricom. “It is inexplicable how quickly we move to establish SPS (Sanitary and Phytosanitary) protocols...
Barbados Today:-  As the Government prepares for continued negotiations with a team from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Prime Minister Mia Mottley has assured public sector workers there are no immediate plans to cut jobs. In fact, Mottley said job cuts...
KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves says he has received no indication that the State-owned oil and natural gas company, Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) in Venezuela has suspended fuel shipments to St Vincent and the Grenadines...
Agriculture Minister, Ezechiel Joseph, has asserted that the local banana industry is alive, although his predecessor, Moses 'Musa' Jn Baptiste left an agriculture department that was in a mess. He declared that since the UWP came into office, over 600...
By Sarah Peter: Nassua,Bahamas:- The mistaken perception among many travelers of the complete devastation of the Caribbean in the wake of the 2018 hurricane season caused further economic destruction to the region's economy. That's according to the Chair of the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO), Joy Jibrilu....
Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, has expressed the hope that a trade dispute between the United States and the Canada could be resolved as quickly as possible. According to Chastanet, it was a very difficult weekend. "We went from one extreme of...
PRESS RELEASE: Castries, ST LUCIA – PwC’s return to St Lucia is a sign of the significant potential for growth in the Eastern Caribbean. Speaking at a cocktail event to announce the official re-opening of its St Lucia office, Frazer...
(CMC) — Prime Minister Mia Mottley yesterday met with a delegation from the International Monetary Fund as her new Administration seeks balance of support funding from the Washington-based financial institution. “Today I met with a team from the International Monetary...