Month: March 2015

Eco-Friendly Designer Purses Made in St. Kitts and Nevis

St. Kitts & Nevis is now producing eco-friendly designer purses from recycled and reusable materials under the brand name of REECII. At REECII, they are obsessed with art. They think differently and it shows in everything they do. Their products are designed to challenge the status quo. All pieces are handmade with love and beautifully …

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Dominican Republic Spearheading Improved Consumer Welfare in the Region

Seven years ago, the Dominican Republic enacted a law to promote and protect competition; which is expected to lead to increased economic efficiency in that country as well as to set an example for improved consumer welfare in the Caribbean. “Semana de la Competencia” (Competition Week) was hosted by the National Commission for the Protection …

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A New and Sustainable Path for Caribbean Agriculture

Historically, the Caribbean islands were known for producing and exporting very valuable commodities like bananas, sugar, rice, coffee, and cocoa. But over the past two decades, agriculture in that part of our region has been in a state of decline. With limits on available land, relatively high costs of living, environmental issues, and other challenges, …

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