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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

CARICOM and Canadian Foreign Ministers to Meet

(CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana - Thursday, 18 February 2021)  -  The Foreign Ministers of CARICOM and Canada will meet virtually on Friday 19 February 2021, with the discussions  expected to centre on key issues of mutual interest including the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Economic Recovery, and Climate Resilience.

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  • Countries CARICOM
  • Published in CARICOM
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