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Bahamian Youth Leaders Visit MIT’s Media Lab and Plan a Sustainable Urban Future for Nassau

By Nathalie Bethel on September 20, 2018 On February 1, 2018, the Sustainable Nassau Action Plan was launched under the auspices of the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) Emerging and Sustainable Cities Program. The Sustainable Nassau Action Plan is t...

Countries with Fiscal Rules (2015)

Are fiscal rules the solution to the Caribbean’s fiscal woes?

Caribbean countries face serious fiscal and debt challenges. As recorded in the most recent OECD Latin American and Caribbean Economic Outlook 2018, two Caribbean countries hold the highest debt in the region: Barbados and Jamaica. Public debt by currency and...

WeXchange Pitch Competition, an opportunity for Caribbean women entrepreneurs

In 2017, Mexican entrepreneur Jennifer Reyna, cofounder and CEO of Gaszen, applied to compete in the...

De-Risking in the Caribbean: Which Solutions Lead to Improved Relations Between Banks?

While global correspondent banks’ motives for de-risking are unclear, what is clear is the current...

Are CARICOM and Canada Good Trading Partners?

CARIBCAN was established between Canada and CARICOM countries in 1986 to provide one-way duty-free a...

AGRIMONITOR: Learn the effects of agricultural policy, food security and climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean!

By Rachel Boyce and Carmine Paolo De Salvo For many Caribbean countries, the agricultural sector is...

5 Reasons Why Trade Agreements in Latin America and the Caribbean Matter

  Trade agreements cover 70% of all trade in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Of the 270...

The People’s Money: Getting Procurement Right

  Procurement Right from Caribbean Country Department IDB on Vimeo. Public Procurement refers t...