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Thursday, December 2, 2021

CDB’s COVID-19 response exceeds US $190 million in 2020

ST. MICHAEL, Barbados -- The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) provided more than $140.2 million in financing in 2020 and secured an additional $50 million...

CDB Projects Regional Economic Growth of 3.8 percent in 2021

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- After an extremely difficult year in which the economies of its 19 Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) contracted by 12.8 percent on...

CARICOM-Canada foreign ministers discuss post COVID-19 economic recovery

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Foreign Ministers met virtually on February 19 with their Canadian counterpart, the Hon. Marc Garneau, in the...

Parliament reviews Social Security Board financial statements ending Dec. 31, 2019

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Financial Statements of St. Christopher and Nevis Social Security Board for the period ending December 31, 2019, were presented...

Jamaica, ILO sign grant agreement to support formalization in agriculture, fisheries

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- A landmark partnership to help informal operators in the agriculture and fisheries sectors transition to formal standards of labour has been...

Caribbean Development Bank programme to aid market access to St. Kitts...

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados -- St. Kitts and Nevis will be offered a Regional Quality Infrastructure Programme (RQIP) with globally standardised testing at domestic laboratories as...

Prime Minister highlights agriculture sector’s importance in strengthening economy

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Farmers and fisherfolks in St. Kitts and Nevis were today, Thursday, February 4, reminded of their important role in the...

Antoine reappointed ECCB Monetary Council Governor

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Monetary Council of the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank has approved the reappointment of Timothy N. J. Antoine as Governor. The...

ILO: Little improvement for employment in the Caribbean during Q4 2020

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad -- Tentative signs of recovery are emerging in Caribbean labour markets, following the unprecedented disruption in 2020 due to the...

Hon. Brantley presents $237.2 million budget for 2021 free of new...

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration, presented a $237.2million budget free of...

Hon. Brantley, strong leadership kept the economy afloat

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Finance in the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) is crediting strong leadership for...

Escrow Bill to ensure completion of CBI-related developments in St. Kitts...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – St. Kitts and Nevis continues to implement the necessary measures geared towards improving the brand of the country’s Citizenship by...

Strategic areas outlined to strengthen St. Kitts and Nevis CBI Programme

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- After 36 years, the St. Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme continues to be one of the most...

Real estate developer says, CBI Programme continues to have a positive...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme is being lauded for its continued positive impact on the economy of St. Kitts...

Federation’s national budget described as a scorecard of success

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has presented a tax-free, surplus budget, year after year dating back to 2016....

Prime Minister says manufacturing, tourist industries making a rebound

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Although the second quarter of 2020 witnessed the closure of the Federation’s manufacturing plant and tourism industry, Prime Minister the...

Manufacturing sector recovering, now approaching 100 percent

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The manufacturing sector has consistently been a key contributor to the economic success of St. Kitts and Nevis. The sector...

ILO: 34 million jobs lost in Latin America, Caribbean due to...

LIMA, Peru –- The International Labour Organization (ILO) has warned of the need to adopt immediate strategies to face the labour crisis caused by...

Webinar highlights the CBI Programme’s economic benefits

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The Team Unity Government of St. Kitts and Nevis is committed to protecting the reputation and gains of the Federation’s...

OAS diplomat says, the Federation’s ‘state of the union’ is impressive

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The state of the union in St. Kitts and Nevis is good, says His Excellency Dr. Everson W. Hull, the...

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