News From the Caribbean

16 November
ECLAC
New SME Policies Needed to Boost Latin America's Growth
After nearly a decade of continuous expansion, GDP growth in Latin America will slow from 4.4% in 2011 to 3.2% in 2012 and 4.0% in 2013. The outlook remains relatively positive, but is exposed to global uncertainty and volatility. Latin American governments must act now to...
06 August
UNCTAD
Association of Caribbean States encourages its 28 members to implement UNCTAD e-Regulations programme
UNCTAD’s eRegulations programme, which helps countries cut red tape and ensure transparency for business rules and procedures, should be expanded to all 28 member countries of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS), the Organization has announced.​
29 July
news.eRegulations.org
Asociación de Estados del Caribe: eRegulations en la agenda de trabajo del comité de desarrollo de comercio
Los resultados del programa para la facilitación de negocios de la UNCTAD, eRegulations, que está en curso de implementación en 6 países centroamericanos, fueron presentados a los miembros del Comité especial de desarrollo de comercio de la Asociación de los estados del Caribe (...
27 July
El Nuevo Diario
Nicaragua busca fortalecer comercio con el sur
Pese a que Nicaragua forma parte de los países de la región latinoamericana la relación comercial que mantiene con este bloque de naciones aún es deficitario, en este sentido, el país busca alianzas que le permita aprovechar el potencial que tiene para incrementar ese comercio...
07 May
Haiti
OAS
OAS Assistant Secretary General Meets with Young Haitian Business Leaders
A delegation of young Haitian businessmen traveled to Washington, DC this week to meet with OAS Assistant Secretary General Albert Ramdin. The delegation included investors in the tourism, manufacturing and transportation sectors.
05 May
Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad Newsday
Canadian firms ready to help local businesses
Canadian companies are offering to share their experiences with local businesses, the concept of public and private partnerships (PPP), which Government is promoting.
01 May
Caribseek News
US$100,000 Grants Available For Innovative Business Ideas
If you have an innovative business idea, here is your opportunity to secure up to US$100,000 in grant funding.
01 May
Panama
Prensa Libre
Entra en vigencia TLC entre Panamá y Perú
Panamá y Perú anunciaron este martes la entrada en vigencia del Tratado de Libre Comercio (TLC), firmado por ambos países hace un año en la capital panameña.
15 April
Colombia
El Tiempo, Colombia
Cumbre Empresarial se convirtió en una rueda de negocios
Los empresarios del continente expresaron su deseo de que la Cumbre Empresarial se repita cada vez que haya una cita presidencial.
12 April
Guatemala, Trinidad & Tobago
Trinidad Newsday
TT, Guatemala talk trade
Trinidad and Tobago (TT) and Guatemala yesterday began the first round in negotiations for a partial scope agreement which will enable trade between the two countries on a number of agreed products initially on a preferential basis.