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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...

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By Edition On Saturday, September 24th, 2016
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Curaçao Development Institute (CDI) gives further elaboration to the MoU between the World Bank and the government of Curacao

WILLEMSTAD – On 15 September this year, the World Bank and the government of Curacao signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). Right after the signing of this agreement the Curaçao Development Institute (CDI) More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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World Bank says Caribbean sea is just what the islands need to boost growth

WASHINGTON - A new World Bank report released today examines how the transition to a ‘blue economy’ for Caribbean countries can not only generate growth, but also help countries gain greater resilience to external More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 16th, 2016
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Government signs MoU with World Bank Group

WILLEMSTAD – The Minister of Economic Development Eugene Rhuggenaath together with the Minister of Finance Dr. Jose Jardim signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ms. Sophie Sirtaine, Regional Director More...

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By Edition On Friday, February 19th, 2016
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World Bank provides $150 million to combat Zika in Latin America and Caribbean

WASHINGTON, United States – The World Bank Group has made US$150 million immediately available to help countries in Latin America and the Caribbean fight the Zika virus. And it said in its announcement yesterday More...