The city of Nassau is the capital and the largest city of The Bahamas. Over the past three decades, the country’s population rose by 81%, and it is precisely New Providence Island—home to the city of Nassau—the area that has experienced the largest population influx. The Greater Nassau Area offers a rich history, culture, and natural environment for the enjoyment of residents … [Read more...] about 5 Steps Towards a More Sustainable Nassau
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?
Many cities across Latin America and the Caribbean share a common issue: the existence of central areas or downtowns that are run down or underutilized. In most cases city centers are bustling with activity during the day, but become ghost towns during the night. This is the case of Nassau, a city where its downtown area—rich with historic landmarks and local treasures—becomes … [Read more...] about Nassau: A Brand with Tons of Potential
In many respects, Singapore is a miracle: a small island nation and former British colony without natural resources or agriculture that in 50 years transformed into one of the most innovative and business friendly cities on earth. Singapore is the number one, world champion regarding the World Bank’s (WBs) indicator related to the “ease of doing business” and has been leading … [Read more...] about Singapore technological avant-garde and why Latin America and the Caribbean Region should start learning from it
Lush sandy beaches, beautiful clear aqua-blue waters, sunshine, a beach towel and a martini. For most, a dream vacation, especially for those that live in colder climates and landlocked areas. The Bahamas has been one of the luxury vacation hot-spots for decades. It is known for attracting celebrities. The Bahamian tourism brochures are still exploiting the nostalgia, … [Read more...] about Bahamas a golden past, but what will the future bring?