Many Caribbean economies have not only been steadily declining relative to other small economies but currently face unstable macroeconomic imbalances. Hence face the need for stabilisation cum reform policy. Just like Estragon muttering “nothing to be done” in Beckett’s play one policy option, probably less painful upfront, is to wait it out. That is to wait for a world … [Read more...] about “Let It Be”—An Economic Strategy of Benign Neglect?
Barbados: Energy Market Overview Barbados is an island state in the Lesser Antilles located about 180 km east of St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Barbados has a population of 284,000 people living on just 431 square kilometers, making it one of the most densely population islands in the world. Around 25 percent of Barbados’ population live in the capital Bridgetown. … [Read more...] about Barbados’ Energy Market
Bahamas: Energy Market Overview The Commonwealth of the Bahamas comprises about 700 islands and cays, 30 of which are inhabited, and is home to a population of 338,000. More than two thirds of the population resides in the capital city of Nassau on the island of New Providence. Like the economies of most Caribbean island states, the Bahamas’ economy is disproportionately … [Read more...] about Bahamas’ Energy Market
Suriname: Energy Market Overview Suriname is located along the northern coast of South America and is home to a population of 492,000. It achieved its independence in 1975 making it the youngest independent state in South America. About half the country’s population lives in the capital city of Paramaribo located along the coast in the north-eastern part of the country. The … [Read more...] about Suriname’s Energy Market
Guyana: Energy Market Overview Guyana is located along the northern coast of South America and is home to a population of 778,000. Its neighbors are Suriname to the east, Venezuela to the west, Brazil to the west and south and the Atlantic Ocean to the north. The vast majority of the country is populated extremely sparsely and 90 percent of the population reside in or in the … [Read more...] about Guyana’s Energy Market