Trinidad and Tobago: Energy Market Overview Trinidad and Tobago are the southernmost of the Caribbean islands and are located just seven miles off Venezuela’s north-eastern coast. It is home to a population of 1.32 million people. Trinidad and Tobago’s economy is highly dependent on the energy sector which accounts for 45.3 percent of national GDP (2011), provides 57.5 percent … [Read more...] about Trinidad and Tobago’s Energy Market
Family Islands of The Bahamas like Andros, Bimini, Grand Bahama, Eleuthera, Exuma, Cat Island, Inagua, and Mayaguana tend to have fluctuating economic stability despite their natural beauty and unique attractions. The popular belief among Bahamians is that the necessary foreign investment to build mega-resorts like Atlantis always goes to Nassau, so these economies … [Read more...] about Growing the Tourism Industry in the Bahamas’ Family Islands: A Backpacker’s Market?
Dominican Republic – Energy Matrix & Regulatory Framework With a gross domestic product (measured at PPP) of USD 90 billion and a population of 10.3 million people, the Dominican Republic is the largest economy in the Caribbean and has the largest population after Cuba. Its energy matrix is dominated by the import of fossil fuels as primary sources (crude oil, natural gas … [Read more...] about Dominican Republic’s Energy Market
Children from St. John’s Basic School, Kingston, Jamaica – taken by Cynthia Hobbs. We know it’s critically important to give our children the right ingredients during the first five years of life – good nutrition, education and language stimulation, vaccinations and other health interventions. But now experts are narrowing it down further to the first 1,000 days – 270 … [Read more...] about The First 1,000 Days of Life Really Matter!
Haiti: Energy Market Overview Haiti is located in the central Caribbean and occupies the western part of the island of Hispaniola together with its direct neighbor the Dominican Republic. It has a population of 9.7 million people and 60 percent of the population live in rural areas. Nonetheless there is substantial pressure on urban areas as the population there has more than … [Read more...] about Haiti’s Energy Market