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On Monday, 24th July, 2017, the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority led by Director General, Lieutenant Colonel Egbert Field hosted a meeting with a team from LIAT led by Chief Executive Officer, Julie Reifer-Jones and
The importance of partnerships in building a more resilient region against the impact of disasters was the highlight at the official launch ceremony of the 10th Caribbean Conference on Comprehensive Disaster Management (CDM10). The launch was held on June 30th 2017 at the Melia Nassau Beach Resort in Nassau, The Bahamas.
The Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)’s continued efforts at promoting service and business excellence in the region’s tourism and hospitality sector has received a financial boost from the regional financial institution that focuses on harmonious economic growth and development in the Caribbean.
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), through its Caribbean Technological Consultancy Services (CTCS) Network is providing US$223,312 in support of the two key components of the Hospitality Assured (HA) Caribbean certification programme managed by the CTO as part of its product development and service quality thrust.
As regional policy makers in the CALA region grapple with how to deal with the disruptive nature of the on-line digital services on tax revenues, Digicel’s Chairman, Denis O’Brien, impressed upon regulators the critical importance of creating a level playing field for all players in the digital world – including OTT operators, Governments and telecoms providers.
MORE than 37,000 people visited this country during the Carnival period this year spending an estimated $334 million in 19 days. This data which was provided by the Central Statistical Office (CSO) was disclosed yesterday in a release by the Ministry of Planning and Development.
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has held its first ever project launch workshop in Haiti, signalling a historic start to the implementation of two CDB-funded interventions. The projects, which focus on community-based agriculture and rural development, and technical and vocational education and training (TVET), were launched on July 5, 2017 at a ceremony, which CDB and Government officials attended.
Economist and Barbados Labour Party’s Candidate for Christ Church East Central Ryan Straughn says he is concerned that as of Saturday July 1st, 2017 Barbadians have to pay more for almost every single item they consume or otherwise use on a daily basis; as he reflects on the impact of the National Social Responsibility Levy which he says will be , “A bitter and painful reality for all of us.”
Please see Statement from Straughn below
LIAT continues to monitor the weather disturbance, Potential Tropical Cyclone Two, which is affecting our operations in the Southern Caribbean. Our operations from Barbados and in the Northern part of the network have not been affected and we are hopeful that we will continue to operate as scheduled.