Caribbean Development Bank Press Release) A high-level panel of government and business leaders will explore the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the Caribbean in the opening seminar of the Caribbean Development Bank’s (CDB) 51st Annual Meeting. They will also examine policy imperatives for recovering from the impacts and the keys to building a Caribbean Region that is far more resilient to external shocks.
The Government of Venezuelan said Thursday that it has been unable to complete a payment for COVID-19 vaccines purchased through the COVAX facility, as the Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) prevented it from transferring money to pay for the vaccines.
KINGSTON, Jamica, June 7, 2021 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness is calling on the international community to assist the region in bridging gaps within the SDGs as small developing nations recover from Covid-19.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, June 4, 2021 - Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley has repeated her call for agreement on a Multidimensional Vulnerability Index to replace the historic per capita income criteria.
BARBADOS, May 30, 2021 - Caribbean Development Bank - “Innovation, Transformation, and Sustainable Development” is the anchoring theme of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), which is scheduled for June 15 – July 1, 2021.
WASHINGTON DC, May 20, 2021 - “Industry has a fundamental role to play in driving the green economy and charting the way towards a carbon neutral and sustainable future, on which our very existence depends.”
WASHINGTON, May 12, 2021 — The World Bank’s Migration Brief says despite the fact that COVID-19 remittance flows remained resilient in 2020 by registering a smaller decline than previously projected, remittance flows to Latin America and the Caribbean grew an estimated 6.5 percent to $103 billion in 2020.
KINGSTON, Jamaica May 12, 2021 - As the government of Cuba continues its campaign in the United Nations against the sixty year old economic blockade imposed by the United States against that country, Cuba says the blockade has caused losses to Cuba by an estimated USD 5,570,300,000, from April 2019 to March 2020.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, May 13, 2021 - Barbados' Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Dale marshall, says The recent action by the Government of the United Kingdom in listing Barbados as a High-Risk Third Country with respect to money laundering and the financing of terrorism is unfortunate and disappointing, but not surprising.
Washington, DC – May 7, 2021: The IMF International Monetary Fund and the Government of Barbados have reached staff-level agreement on the completion of the fifth review of the of Barbados’ Economic Recovery and Transformation (BERT) plan, under the Extended Fund Facility (EFF) arrangement.