IDB Announces Winners of Inaugural Infrastructure 360º Awards

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 03:00
Follow us on Twitter using @the_IDB Winning projects in the Dominican Republic, Mexico and Peru exemplify leadership in climate and environment, social impact, governance and innovation

IDB survey finds Latin Americans want more transparency in city governments

Friday, March 28, 2014 - 03:00
Follow us on Twitter using @the_IDB Poll on megacities and infrastructure covered Bogotá, Buenos Aires, Lima, Mexico City and São Paulo Latin Americans living in major cities want more transparency and participation in local governments’ decisions on new policies and investments involving urban infrastructure, according to results of a groundbreaking survey released by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today.

Who are the region’s high-growth women entrepreneurs and what motivates them?

Thursday, March 13, 2014 - 03:00
A new study analyzes their characteristics and challenges The new study “WEGrow: Unlocking the Growth Potential of Women Entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean,” finds that these entrepreneurs are opportunity-driven rather than necessity-driven, and that they mention economic independence, passion and creating jobs as their main reasons for launching their business ventures.

Peru is among best countries for women entrepeneurs but can do more

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 03:00
Peru is one of the best countries for women entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean, but better access to bank finance would help them grow their businesses and contribute much more to growth and job creation, according to the Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF), a member of the Inter-American Development Bank Group.

Caribbean Governors of Inter-American Development Bank conclude meeting in Trinidad

Sunday, February 16, 2014 - 03:00
Regional Finance Ministers and IDB Discuss Economic Trends, Private Sector Reform, and Caribbean Energy Initiative

IDB to lend US$18 million to support Trinidad and Tobago’s global IT-enabled services capacity

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 03:00
Project will leverage on country’s language, education and technology infrastructure to promote its positioning as a regional hub for provision of IT-enabled services Trinidad and Tobago will receive an US$18 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to help the country expand its ability to offer global information technology-enabled services (ITeS).

Trinidad and Tobago to alleviate flooding in Port of Spain with IDB loan

Thursday, December 5, 2013 - 03:00
Loan of $120 million will improve drainage infrastructure and aid institutional strengthening of the sector Trinidad and Tobago will minimize impacts from the lack of, or insufficient, urban drainage infrastructure in critical areas of the city of Port of Spain (POS) through a US$120 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). 

Nicaragua improves ability to respond to natural disasters with IDB support

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 10:30
$186 million contingent loan will help country with earthquakes, floods, and hurricanes The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $186 million contingent loan to help Nicaragua mitigate the impact that severe or catastrophic natural disasters could have on its public finances.

Peru to increase agricultural productivity with IDB support

Wednesday, November 27, 2013 - 10:29
Investment program will promote advanced technology transfer and innovation in agricultural sector Peru will receive a $40 million loan from the Inter-American development Bank (IDB) to help incorporate latest technology in the agricultural sector and close existing productivity gaps.

IDB loan to strengthen electricity sector in Nicaragua

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 03:00
$45 million package will help the government of Nicaragua ensure the sustainability of the country’s electricity sector The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $45 million loan aimed at enhancing the financial and operational sustainability of the electricity sector in Nicaragua.