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Barbados And St. Vincent Sign Maritime Agreement

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados CMC – Barbados and St. Vincent and the Grenadines have signed a maritime agreement, here, pledging to prosecute persons engaged in illegal fishing in their respective territorial waters. “We need to find a solution to this problem. Of ...

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Jamaica Records Economic Growth In April To June Quarter

KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC – The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ), is reporting that the Jamaican economy grew by an estimated 0.8 per cent in the April to June 2015 quarter compared with the corresponding quarter of 2014. Director General of ...

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Guyana Budget Passed In National Assembly

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – Guyana’s National Assembly voted to pass the 2015 Budget early Friday, but not before there was a reduction of almost GUY$34 billion (One Guyana dollar =US$0.008 cents). Finance Minister Winston Jordan moved the Appropriations Act in ...

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Money Savvy Tips For Back-To-School Savings

Money Savvy Tips For Back-To-School Savings

By Carla Hindman PRIDE Financial Columnist September is just around the corner, and when it comes to back-to-school, it pays to be prepared. In 2014, a Retailmenot.ca survey revealed that just over 50 per cent of Canadians planned to spend ...

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Two Major Media Houses In Jamaica To Merge Operations

Two Major Media Houses In Jamaica To Merge Operations

Photo above is of J.A. Lester Spaulding (left) and Oliver Clarke (Jamaica Gleaner photo). KINGSTON, Jamaica, CMC — Two of the oldest media houses in Jamaica, the RJR Communications Group and the Gleaner Company, will be merging their operations to create ...

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Rice Industry Too Important To Fail: President Granger

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Guyana government, on Monday, sought to re-assure rice farmers here, that the industry is too important to the country’s economic fortunes to be allowed to fail. “The problems in the industry can be overcome by ...

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Cable And Wireless Launches New Company Following Merger

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados CMC – The British telecommunications giant, Cable and Wireless Communications, Plc (CWC) says it is investing US$160 million in Barbados as the Company rolled out its new retail brand, Flow, as part of the multi-million dollar merger with ...

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