Category: Business

This desk covers big-ticket business, finance, investment and technology news in the Caribbean. We also feature entrepreneurs and start-ups, and carry regular features on wealth and business strategies.

Caribbean governments split on drone regulations

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles represent a challenge for Caribbean governments, but there is a strong reason why they should adapt -- and quickly

/ March 31, 2016

What does Airbnb mean for the Caribbean’s hotels?

Is Airbnb an equalizer, destabilizer or partner in the Caribbean tourism industry?

/ March 13, 2016

Would the real tax havens please stand up?

The Caribbean continues to be branded as the home of tax evaders, money launderers and terrorism financiers, but even its accusers know better

/ March 2, 2016

How compliance regulations are hurting the Caribbean’s indigenous banks

With international banks withdrawing from correspondent banking with small states, the threat to the Caribbean's indigenous banks and the private sector is dire

/ January 13, 2016

Liberty Global plans Cable & Wireless Communications takeover

Just months after its acquisition of Columbus International, Cable & Wireless Communications (CWC) is now entertaining a takeover bid from European telecoms giant, Liberty Global

/ October 25, 2015

Latin America and the Caribbean are two different regions – at least economically

Can 'Latin America and the Caribbean' even be regarded as an integrated economy? If anything, the Caribbean's fortunes are more tied to the North American economy.

/ October 9, 2015