December 16, 2019

Jamaica included in IDB study on housing in Latin America and Caribbean

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From Jamaica Observer WASHINGTON (CMC) — A study by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has found that while governments traditionally promote ownership of newly built homes as a solution to the housing shortage in Latin America and the Caribbean, rentals play a significant role in serving the needs of growing populations. The study, which examined […]

IDB provided US$2.8bn for Latin America, Caribbean climate change projects

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From Caribbean360 The Inter-American Development Bank says it committed US$2.8 billion for projects that address climate change, sustainable energy and environmental sustainability in Latin America and the Caribbean last year. WASHINGTON D.C., CMC – The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) says it committed US$2.8 billion for projects that address climate change, sustainable energy and environmental sustainability […]

Rebuild fiscal buffers, Latin American and Caribbean nations told

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By Judith Ugwumadu From Public Finance International Latin America and the Caribbean governments need to shore up their fiscal reserves to guard against risks from other parts of the world, the Inter-American Development Bank has warned. Its 2014 Latin American and Caribbean macroeconomic report said growth in the region is expected to reach 3% this […]