Caribbean Region

Washington, DC, 2 February 2018 (PAHO/WHO) – High-level officials from Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, St. Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines joined the Director of the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO), Carissa F. Etienne, today in signing a new multicountry strategy for technical cooperation in health through 2024.
St. Elizabeth will be the first of four parishes to see a youth-based entrepreneurial initiative being undertaken by Miss Jamaica Festival Queen 2017, Dainalyn Swaby as a part of her national project. Learn. Earn. Return, launched by Swaby at the St. Elizabeth Parish Library in her hometown of Black River on Friday, January 19, aims to improve the capacity of youth to identify sustainable opportunities and develop complementary skills to build economic resilience.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has told Dominica that a prudent management framework of its Citizenship by Investment (CBI) revenues is key, regardless of the expected duration of the windfall with priority given to capital spending, debt reduction and saving.
JOHN’S, Antigua – Sir Lester Bryant Bird, who served as the second prime minister of this Caribbean community (CARICOM) country, has announced his retirement from active politics.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is supporting the government of Haiti in reducing poverty, building resilience and achieving sustained economic growth for all.
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