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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...

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By Edition On Monday, November 23rd, 2015
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Caribbean investment is money well spent, ecosystem fund concludes

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- In the last of three regional assessment workshops, outstanding project results from five Caribbean countries – Antigua and Barbuda, The Bahamas, Jamaica, Saint Lucia and St Vincent and the More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 9th, 2015
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World Bank warns of increased poverty in Latin America and Caribbean due to climate change

WASHINGTON, United States – Without climate-informed development in Latin America and the Caribbean, 2.6 million more people could fall into extreme poverty by 2030, largely as a result of the health impacts More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015
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World Bank wants new social contract to promote opportunities for all Haitians

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A new World Bank Group report is cautioning that faster economic growth alone will not be enough to improve the living standards of most Haitians, and proposes key priorities for rebuilding More...