Tag: economic growth

NEWS

Grenadians Set To Receive Stimulus Package

The Grenada government led by Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has announced EC$36 million economic stimulus package for its population. The package is expected to benefit close to 9,000 nationals directly as well as 10,000 indirectly. The Prime Minister said in a press report that the government is in the advanced stages of preparation for the implementation of the package. […]

Jamaica

Positioning Jamaica For Significant Growth

Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government is on the right track to position the country for significant future growth. “I’m very proud of the fact that Jamaica has resolved [issues related to the] financial/fiscal management of its economic affairs. I believe we are on a very good course, having gone through several International Monetary Fund (IMF) programs, to […]

NEWS

IMF Sees Weak Economic Growth In Caribbean Region

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said growth in the Caribbean and Latin America is slowing down and that the region is expected to record a 0.2 percent growth this year. The Washington-based financial institution has attributed the low growth to continued trade tensions, slower global growth, subdued commodity prices, and in some large regional economies, high policy uncertainty. In […]