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Antigua and Barbuda eye medical tourism as next phase of development

Tourism is Antigua and Barbuda’s lifeblood and it is keen to develop its high-end offering to include medical and heritage tourism. Chet Greene, minister of trade, industry, commerce and consumer affairs, sports, culture and national festivals, tells Courtney Fingar of the country’s plans in these fields

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Colombian president awaits peace dividend

As Colombia finally reaches a long-awaited peace deal, the benefits in the shape of US aid and UN support are already being felt, and president Juan Manuel Santos is confident that investment will follow, as he tells Courtney Fingar.

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Can Saint Vincent and the Grenadines take flight as a tourism hotspot?

While Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is known for its outstanding beauty and clear seas, the country has yet to reach its full economic potential. To this end, hopes are pinned on a new international airport, although it plans to remain non-mass market, as Courtney Fingar reports.

Inside fDi: A 2016 survival guide, FDI-style

The latest fDi Report, examining crossborder statistics and trends from 2016, tells a largely positive story for global greenfield investment. However, as Courtney Fingar explains, the more tumultuous events of the year may take some time to show their full impact.

Cuba enjoys surge in inward investment

While yearly figures are erratic, FDI into Cuba has risen overall in the past five years, aided by agreement between previous US president Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raúl Castro. Edna Rodriguez reports.

Dallas-Fort Worth mayors strengthen Canadian ties

With the renegotiation of Nafta looming large, the mayors of Dallas-Fort Worth are renewing and enhancing Canadian relationships with a trade visit to Toronto and Quebec. Erika Morphy reports.

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Panama foreign trade vice-minister on logistical strengths

Néstor González, Panama’s vice-minister of foreign trade, talks to Courtney Fingar about expanding the country’s logistics capabilities with the development of Tocumen airport, and opportunities in mining and a new free zone.

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Raleigh mayor's model for managing economic success

Thanks to its spirit of entrepreneurship, Raleigh, North Carolina, has seen an influx of business and workers. Nancy McFarlane, mayor of the state capital, explains how this economic success has to be matched by infrastructure investment. 

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fDi’s Island Economies of the Future 2017/18 – Sri Lanka takes the summit

Sri Lanka has been named fDi’s Island Economy of the Future for 2017/18, with Cyprus and the Dominican Republic ranking second and third. Cathy Mullan reports.

fDi's Island Economies of the Future 2017/18: FDI Strategy

A look at the FDI strategies of a number of leading island economies: Barbados, Cyprus, Dominica, Jamaica, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago.

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