By: Caribbean Business Report Thirty-nine (39) young Saint Lucians are now further empowered to propel their business thanks to the Youth Economy Agency (YEA). During a brief ceremony on Wednesday 24th May 2023 the Agency disbursed funds for 39 new grant recipients at its offices on Chaussee Road in Castries. A total of $66,558.02 was […]
By: Linda Nwoke The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is the country’s federal agency in charge of protecting and promoting the welfare of job seekers, workers, and retired workers. The agency provides opportunities across various industries. There are about six major sectors in the economy. As of the end of March 2023, there were more […]
Credit: Caribbean Business Report Caribbean tourism stakeholders are gearing up with excitement for the 41st Caribbean Travel Marketplace, set to take place in sunny Barbados next week! Produced by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and hosted by Barbados Tourism Marketing Inc. and the Barbados Hotel and Tourism Association (BHTA), the event provides an […]
By: Caribbean Business Report The Ministry of Commerce has extended its first call for applications for the Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprise (MSME) Loan-Grant Facility to Wednesday, 31st May 2023. The MSME Loan-Grant is an EC$10 million facility aimed at providing post COVID-19 pandemic relief to registered MSMEs. It is a combination of 70% grant […]
By Lisa Steadwell I grew up with my grandmother from the age of 6. She stepped into my life when my mother suffered a mental breakdown and was ultimately institutionalized. Both my brother (currently deceased) and I were going to be handed over to the foster care system if she didn’t. To date, I am […]
Attorneys may play a role in tracking clients toward different bankruptcy options based on race.
By Gwen Sharp, Sociological Images The New York Times recently reported the results of a study of racial disparities in bankruptcy filings. When filing personal bankruptcy, most people have two options: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. With Chapter 7, you have to turn over all non-exempt assets, which will be used to pay off as much of your […]
Make sure that any attorney you speak with practices primarily in bankruptcy. That is because Bankruptcy law is complex, when you file bankruptcy, you need a bankruptcy law firm that deals with these issues on a daily basis.
Is debt settlement a reasonable alternative to bankruptcy. What are the pros and cons? Bankruptcy doesn’t have to be expensive or time-consuming, says attorney Brian Figeroux, from the Law Office of Figeroux & Associates, located in Downtown Brooklyn, NY. An experienced bankruptcy attorney, he has guided hundreds of his clients through the process.