By Camilo Pecha and Lynn Saghir https://soundcloud.com/bancointeramericanodesarrollo/the-social-impact-of-climate-change Interview with Camilo Pecha, microeconomist for the Caribbean at the IDB, and moderated by Lynn Saghir, Communications and Creative Director for the Caribbean at the IDB. - Designed and directed by Lynn Saghir - Photo credit: Sangoiri … [Read more...] about The Social Impact of Climate Change
[soundcloud url="https://soundcloud.com/bancointeramericanodesarrollo/debt-and-fiscal-responsibility" params="color=#ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&show_teaser=true&visual=true" width="100%" height="300" iframe="true" /] Featuring Dr. Allan Wright, senior country economist … [Read more...] about Why is fiscal responsibility needed and what is the purpose of the Fiscal Seminar in Nassau?
Together for Prosperity is a macro-fiscal and social overview of how OECS member countries jointly faced challenges and achieved greater welfare over the past decade. By operating as group, including a single currency union, countries achieved per capita GDP growth three times higher than the Latin American average (1980-2016). Growth was volatile and testament to the … [Read more...] about How did the OECS countries face challenges for greater welfare?
Today on Labor Day in the USA and in Canada, people love to fire up their grills, head to the beach, go out camping, or catch up on some well-deserved rest and relaxation. Labor Day in the USA and Canada marks the end of summer and is meant to pay tribute to working men and women. In Jamaica, Labor Day is held on May 23rd and holds a different meaning. It is still a day … [Read more...] about Building Roads together to improve lives
Every two years, CARICOM and CARIFORUM countries of the Caribbean and Latin America gather to celebrate the spirit of their people through the expressions of Art, Music, Food, Folklore, Theatre and Dance at the Caribbean Festival of Arts known as CARIFESTA. From Thursday, Aug 17 to Sun, Aug 27, Barbados will be hosting the 13th Caribbean regional edition of this exciting … [Read more...] about CARIFESTA 2017: Bringing the Best of the Caribbean’s Arts, Culture and Youth to Barbados