IDB member countries in the Caribbean are feeling the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The lifeblood of tourism has stopped flowing to The Bahamas, Barbados and Jamaica. Falling commodity prices are impacting Guyana, Suriname and Trinidad and Tobago. All are grappling to control a public health crisis that is straining human and financial resources.
IDB experts discuss these challenges as well as what the countries of the Caribbean can do to cope with and recover from the effects of Coronavirus. They also explore opportunities for innovation and growth.
IDB webinar: economic impacts of coronavirus on the Caribbean from el BID – the IDB on Vimeo.
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