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CDB projects regional economic growth of 3.8% in 2021

Caribbean Development Bank - February 25, 2021 – After an extremely difficult year in which the economies of its 19 Borrowing Member Countries (BMCs) contracted by 12.8% on average due to the onset of Covid-19, the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is projecting an average gross domestic product (GDP) growth of 3.8% in 2021. However, this projection, made in Part 1 of CDB’s Regional Report: 2020 Review and 2021 Outlook, released today, is clouded by the ongoing uncertainty, caused by the global pandemic.

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  • Countries Caribbean

CARICOM is preparing a joint policy on tourism

Bridgetown, Feb 20 (Prensa Latina) The countries of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are currently working on outlining a joint tourism policy in order to revive this key sector for the region's economies.

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  • Countries CARICOM
  • Published in Tourism

CARICOM Observing Turks and Caicos election process

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana -Friday 19 February 2021)  - A CARICOM Elections Observation Mission (CEOM) are now in the Turks and Caicos islands  observing and monitoring the conduct of today's  General Elections.

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  • Countries Turks_Caisos_Islands
  • Published in CARICOM

CARICOM Summit To Examine Impact Of COVID-19

BRIDGETOWN, B'dos, Feb. 19, 2021- Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley will lead a delegation to this year’s Thirty- Second Inter-sessional Conference of the Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), from February 24 to 25, where COVID-19 and its impact on the region is one of the major agenda items down for discussion.

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  • Countries Barbados
  • Published in CARICOM

CARICOM wants equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines

WASHINGTON, February 18, 2021 – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is insisting on the equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, so that so that developing countries can buy well needed stocks.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda
  • Published in CARICOM
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