IDB: Rising US COVID-19 cases a concern for tourism-dependent countries

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The persistently high daily COVID-19 case rate in the United States — a key tourism source market for countries like The Bahamas — remains a concern, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has noted, adding that data suggests that future travel to such tourism-dependent countries through 2021 could remain 40 to 75 percent […]

IDB President says Jamaica on track to become Caribbean’s first digital society

KINGSTON, Jamaica: The head of the Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB) believes Jamaica will become the region’s first digital society. Luis Alberto Moreno expressed that view as the Jamaica Government took strategic steps to strengthen the foundation for the creation of a digital society, with the signing of a package of loan operations from the IDB. […]

DPM Turnquest, as IDB Governor, talks technology and climate change resilience at IDB enclave

KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Finance, K. Peter Turnquest, in his capacity as one of the Governors of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), attending the second day of the 7th Annual Consultation Meetings with Caribbean Governors of the Bank, participated in a panel discussion led by Sir Richard Branson and […]

DPM Turnquest attends IDB Governors’ Annual Consultation in Kingston

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and IDB Governor, the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest, led a Bahamas delegation to the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) 7th Annual Consultation of the Governors of the Caribbean Country Department, February 26-27, 2018 in Kingston, Jamaica. Turnquest anticipated discussions yesterday day with President of the IDB, Luis Alberto Moreno, in […]