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KINGSTON — Just as tourism was beginning to show signs of recovery, the Caribbean has been hit by a new wave of coronavirus infections that is causing lockdowns and flight cancellations and overwhelming hospitals. Countries including Jamaica, Martinique, The Bahamas, Barbados, St. Lucia, and Dominica have seen a rise in

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SAN JUAN — The economic growth outlook for Central America and the Caribbean is restrained by multiple interrelated factors, mostly due to dependence on the external economic environment. As global growth is poised to contract in 2020, regional growth stands to severely contract as well. In this research,the publisher analyzes the macroeconomic outlook for Puerto

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WASHINGTON — The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced Wednesday that it will mobilize $1 billion to help Latin American and Caribbean countries acquire and distribute COVID-19 vaccines. The funds will complement $1.2 billion in resources that the IDB has committed in 2020, as well as other funds already programmed for

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NASSAU – A new study released yesterday by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), revealed that the Caribbean and Latin America will need 23 million health and education professionals by 2040. The new study is from the IDB’s latest series on The future of work in Latin America and the Caribbean. In

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PARIS — The U.N. Development Program (UNDP) announced its support to Caribbean leaders gathered today during the launch of a new public-private coalition to create the world’s first “climate-smart zone” to support the parts of the region decimated by some of the most powerful hurricanes to ever cross the Atlantic in

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] WASHINGTON – Following 25 months of uninterrupted contraction, exports of goods from the Caribbean and Latin America (LAC) are back on the path to growth. After shrinking by 3.3 percent in 2016, the year-on-year growth between January and June 2017 reached 13.2 percent. Similarly, exports of services, which had

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     The 2015 drought in St. Croix BRIDGETOWN — The U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) has released a report on the impact of climate change on agriculture in the Caribbean region. The report found that the region is expected to see an increase in the intensity and frequency

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  Rep. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) WASHINGTON — The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Caribbean-Central American Action (CCAA) co-hosted an event on Capitol Hill on “Opportunities and Challenges for the United States and Caribbean Region” recently in our nation’s capital. A highlight of this IDB-CCAA event was remarks by Representative Eliot

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today signed a multi-million-dollar loan and grant agreement dedicated to building out geothermal technologies in the six countries that are part of the Eastern Caribbean bloc. The funds, which will total $71.5 million, will be administered

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