March 1, 2021

Donor club set to snub Britain on Caribbean “aid”

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Ben Parker From IRIN News Sources tell IRIN no immediate deal on aid rules for British overseas territories will be struck at an OECD meeting in Paris A British demand to use aid money to repair hurricane damage to its semi-autonomous territories in the Caribbean looks set to be blocked. Donor countries meeting today in […]

The Editor Speaks: What happened to our bite?

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On 30th September 2015 the UK’s Prime Minster David Cameron announced a £300 million fund for Caribbean infrastructure. The New fund will invest in roads, bridges and ports to help drive economic growth and development across the region. The [UK] government is to invest £300 million in vital new infrastructure in the Caribbean such as […]

ECLAC wants continued development assistance to middle-income countries in the Caribbean

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From Antigua Observer SANTIAGO, Chile, Jul. 3, CMC – The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, says middle-income countries in the region should continue receiving official development assistance (ODA) to be able to make progress on closing the gaps that persist in diverse areas. In addressing […]

iNews Briefs

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Cayman dump on fire once more On Sunday morning (17) fire crews were fighting a major fire at the Cayman Islands George Town Dump once more. The fire was reported around 11:15am with approx. 5,000 sq.ft. of the landfill site ablaze. Fire crews were on the scene and were able to bring it under control […]