May 3, 1999 The Inter-American Development Bank will chair the second meeting of the Consultative Group for the Reconstruction and Transformation of Central America, an international campaign launched in December to raise humanitarian, financial and technical aid for the countries devastated by Hurricane Mitch. The group will convene in Stockholm on May 25-28 under the auspices of the government of Sweden.
Apr 29, 1999 On Friday, April 30, the President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Enrique V. Iglesias, will host a breakfast meeting with the finance minister of Ecuador, Ana Lucía Armijos.
Apr 29, 1999 Former Chilean President Patricio Aylwin urged 20 leaders representing all sectors of Honduran society to build a national consensus on fundamental issues as a way to achieve progress and help rebuild the country after the devastation of Hurricane Mitch.
Apr 28, 1999 The Inter American Development Bank President Enrique V. Iglesias has officially launched a solidarity program for the Hispanic and Caribbean community in the area of Washington, D.C., where the IDB headquarters is based. The initiative includes financing and technical assistance for community-based organizations and the promotion of volunteering and cultural activities.
Apr 28, 1999 The Inter-American Development Bank declared the year 2000 computer problem a "technological emergency" and announced it has opened a $200 million emergency line of credit to assist Latin American and Caribbean countries in preparing and adapting their informatics systems to year 2000 requirements.
Apr 21, 1999 The IDB-DC Solidarity Program of the Inter-American Development Bank will sponsor a community volunteer fair at its headquarters on April 27 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., where more than 20 community-based organizations working with the Hispanic and Caribbean communities of Washington, D.C. will share their activities and try to attract new volunteers.
Apr 14, 1999 The Inter-American Development Bank announced the approval of a $240 million loan to Chile to strengthen the availability of medium- and long-term credit for small- and medium-sized enterprises, increasing productive investment in the private sector and improving export capacity through gains in competitiveness.
Apr 13, 1999 The Inter-American Development Bank launched its third $1 billion global bond issue of 1999, paying a coupon of 5.625 percent.
Apr 8, 1999 The Inter-American Development Bank announced the approval of a $1 million grant to Honduras to strengthen the country's managerial and planning capacity in the reconstruction effort following the devastation of Hurricane Mitch.
Apr 6, 1999 Inter-American Development Bank President Enrique V. Iglesias will speak on "Latin America and the Caribbean on the Threshold of the New Millennium" at the 1999 Coca-Cola World Fund Lecture at Yale University on April 8.
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