Panama to Make Spending More Efficient and Equitable with $20 Million Loan from IDB

May 19, 2022
Panama will increase the efficiency and equity of its spending by implementing its Smart Fiscal Ecosystem with a $20 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
2022-05-19

Panama to Host Latin America’s Top Public-Private Partnerships Forum, PPP Americas

May 18, 2022
The president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) announced that Panama City will host the 11th regional forum in 2023. The announcement followed a bilateral meeting between the president of the IDB, Mauricio Claver-Carone, and the president of Panama, Laurentino Cortizo, to discuss joint efforts to accelerate Panama's development and explore opportunities to enhance Panama's leadership in Latin America and the Caribbean.
2022-05-18

Panama and Inter-American Development Bank Drive Digital Transformation of Public Services

May 18, 2022
IDB President and Panama’s Minister of Economy sign $60 million loan agreement. The Government of Panama and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) signed a $60 million loan operation to advance digital transformation and the management of public services in the country.
2022-05-18

Inter-American Development Bank and LinkedIn join forces for jobs recovery in the region

May 17, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank and LinkedIn are partnering to measure key labor indicators as a means to guide pandemic recovery efforts in Latin America and the Caribbean. The first analysis released, indicates growth in the digital economy and the field of technology, as well as heightened demand for technological skills in Latin America and the Caribbean.
2022-05-18

IDB, BNDES, Banobras and ALIDE Launch Latin American Hub of Infrastructure Projects

May 10, 2022
Unified portal presents concession and public-private partnership projects in the region to investors.
2022-05-11

IDB Study Shows Path to Digitally Transforming Transportation in LAC

May 09, 2022
The report is based on data from an unpublished survey of 223 transportation companies and 96 industry leaders from around the globe. Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) lags behind on digital technologies in transportation, which presents a major opportunity to boost a key economic sector, an Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) study finds.
2022-05-10

Inter-American Development Bank and Oracle Formalize Partnership

May 03, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Oracle America, Inc., signed an agreement to formalize and deepen collaboration between their institutions, with a focus on harnessing digitalization as a tool for sustainable development.  
2022-05-05

IDB Announces Winners of the Improving Lives Grant

May 03, 2022
Ten community organizations in the greater Washington, D.C. area will receive $25,000 each for their services benefitting low-income members of the local Latin American and Caribbean community.
2022-05-02

IDB Opens New Dominican Republic Office with Highest Environmental Certification

April 27, 2022
IDB President Mauricio Claver-Carone, Dominican Republic Vice President Raquel Peña and First Lady Raquel Arbaje inaugurate new IDB Representative Office. Building is first in Dominican Republic and first IDB building to receive LEED Platinum certification, which recognizes highest standards of energy efficiency and environmental sustainability.  
2022-04-27

IDB Approves $33 Million Loan to Promote Nature Tourism in Argentina

April 27, 2022
The funds will boost the supply and demand of domestic and international tourism and strengthen the country brand. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $33 million loan to foster nature tourism in Argentina aimed at promoting a post-pandemic economic recovery, given the potential of this sector in line with visitors’ changing preferences.
2022-04-27