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By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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World Bank: growth gathers steam in Latin America and the Caribbean

WASHINGTON - The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have turned the corner after a year of tepid growth and six of stagnation, providing an opportunity for countries to solidify their fiscal positions More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Signing St. Maarten Trustfund imminent

THE HAGUE - The Dutch Government will sign the agreement with the World Bank to set up the St. Maarten Reconstruction Trust Fund on the eve of the Spring Meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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St. Maarten Prime Minister Romeo Marlin travels to Washington for Trustfund of $580 million

PHILIPSBURG - A delegation of the World Bank is visiting Sint Maarten this week to help with the preparation of the early priority projects. The World Bank delegation is focused on disaster preparedness and emergency More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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Lower stipend for World Bank

THE HAGUE - The Dutch Government has made a new arrangement with the World Bank which will bring down the price that the organisation will receive for managing the Trust Fund for St. Maarten’s reconstruction by More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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World Bank says region on course for modest growth

WASHINGTON - Despite the recent impact of natural disasters, the World Bank says the Latin American and Caribbean region remains on course to record modest economic growth for the first time in six years. The bank’s More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
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Former representative of the World Bank brings a unique perspective to C-MCC Development Group’s major trade and financial initiative in Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD, NEW YORK - The C-MCC Development Group has announced that Oltmann Siemens, the eminent Jurist, Banker and Economic Counselor to many countries, has joined the company as Vice Chairman. The C-MCC Development More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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New World Bank report calls for increased health budget and better spending to save lives in Haiti

In Haiti, public spending on healthcare per capita is us$13 per year, which is below the average and substantially lower than the average in neighboring countries. PORT-AU-PRINCE - A new report issued yesterday More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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World Bank: Caribbean should spend better, not more

WASHINGTON  – Amid concerns about high spending by some Caribbean governments, the World Bank says there’s nothing wrong with spending. But rather than spend more, they need to spend better. It says Latin America More...

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By Edition On Monday, February 13th, 2017
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World Bank appoints new country Director for the Caribbean

WASHINGTON – Tahseen Sayed Khan is the new Country Director for Caribbean countries. She will be responsible for maintaining a solid partnership with the countries to address their development and financial challenges. “It More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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U.S. Consul General Hawthorne hosts welcome reception for Energy and Resources Group

University of California, Berkeley Who are Visiting Curacao to Advocate for Sustainable Development Planning and Implementation. WILLEMSTAD - The U.S. Consulate General Curacao and the Curacao Development Institute More...