Growing up in The Bahamas, I remember my grandmother’s asue. There weren’t any banks where she lived on the island of Inagua, and even if there had been, it wasn’t customary for women to frequent them. To adapt, women (and sometimes men) formed their own informal savings groups, known as asues. As her group’s custodian, my grandmother collected a weekly contribution from … [Read more...] about Three ways the Caribbean can strengthen financing for private companies
Inter-American Investment Corporation
Click on the link below to hear a TED Talk by Mrs. Therese Turner-Jones, the IDB’s Representative in Jamaica. This talk coincides with the Inter-American Development Bank’s fifty-seventh Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors and the thirty first of the Inter-American Investment Corporation being held in Nassau, The Bahamas from 7 to 10 of April. Please note that Therese … [Read more...] about What role can the IDB Group and the private sector play in the Caribbean?