KINGSTON, Fewbruary 22, 2019 - Bank of Jamaica (BOJ) Governor, Brian Wynter, says the country’s macroeconomic prospects “remain positive as the indicators and outputs continue to show signs of recovery.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados - After lingering in ‘junk’ territory for years, Barbados’s investment grade is projected to begin rising again by the end of this year, the Government’s senior technical adviser, Dr. Kevin Greenidge, said last week.
The president of Venezuela, Nicolás Maduro, announced that on Monday, August 20, a new currency will begin to operate in the country, going from the Bolívar to the Bolívar Soberano (Sovereign Bolivar), anchored to the cryptocurrency, the Petro, the president said.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 2, 2018 - IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde says an IMF team, led by Bert van Selm, will be visiting Bridgetown on Tuesday to start discussions on how the Fund can support the Mia Mottley administration's economic plan.
Member countries of the Food and Agriculture Organization, or FAO, have agreed to increase their efforts working collectively to help eradicate an increase in hunger since 2016 and strengthen food security in Latin America and the Caribbean region. Some delegates conceded that discussing hunger in the Caribbean in 2018 was an embarrassment.