Business Conference Emphasizes Jamaica's Attractive Investment Opportunities

November 28, 2022
Jamaican authorities, private sector leaders, and experts said during the “Invest Jamaica 2022 Conference” that the country is a desirable investment destination due to its geographic location, investor-friendly business environment, and other competitive advantages.
2022-11-29

Honduras Inversiones to Promote Greater Transparency and Public Accountability

November 25, 2022
TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras – Today the Government of the Republic of Honduras, with the support of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), launched Honduras Inversiones, an interactive digital platform for transparency, participation and accountability in the use of public resources.
2022-12-01

Honduras to Host Important Event on Public Integrity in Latin America and Caribbean

November 21, 2022
On December 1 and 2, 2022, Tegucigalpa will host a major event on public integrity in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), and the Government of Honduras.
2022-11-21

Ilan Goldfajn Elected IDB President

November 20, 2022
(Updated to add the starting date) Ilan Goldfajn was elected president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) today during a Special Meeting of the Bank’s Board of Governors. The meeting was held at IDB Headquarters in Washington, D.C., with delegations attending virtually and in person. Nominated by Brazil, Goldfajn will take office for a five-year term on December 19, 2022.  
2022-11-20

IDB Awards Public Innovations in Five Latin American Countries

October 26, 2022
Judges selected six innovative initiatives from five Latin America countries as the winners of the 8th Gobernarte –Pablo Valenti Award contest sponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB).
2022-10-26

Small Businesses Turn to Fintechs to Bridge Funding Gap in Latin America

August 30, 2022
Joint study by University of Cambridge and Inter-American Development Bank shows that firms accessing fintech credit became more resilient, maintaining or increasing jobs, income, and sales.
2022-08-30

IDB Group and Davivienda Bank Issue Colombia's First Blockchain Bond

August 23, 2022
The COP$110 million bond is a pilot project developed within the Financial Superintendence of Colombia’s “sandbox” for regulatory innovation The IDB Group — composed of the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB Invest and IDB Lab — and Colombia’s Davivienda Bank successfully issued the first blockchain bonds in Latin America and the Caribbean, as a pilot project within Colombia’s regulatory innovation sandbox. This pilot is the first of its kind in the region.
2022-08-23

IDB and UPU Unite to Modernize Postal Services in Latin America and the Caribbean

August 23, 2022
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Universal Postal Union (UPU) signed an agreement to modernize and transform postal services in Latin America and the Caribbean, aiming to promote regional integration and trade, strengthen value chains and foster the digital economy.
2022-08-23

IDB Report: Better Access to Financing for Firms Could Drive Growth and Jobs in Caribbean

August 08, 2022
A new report from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and IDB Invest recommends Caribbean countries focus on overcoming obstacles to financial access and inclusion for businesses, because having more developed and inclusive financial systems could increase growth and reduce poverty and income inequality.
2022-08-08

Caribbean Police Join Forces Against Gender-Based Violence

July 22, 2022
Senior Police Officers from Six Caribbean Countries Form a Community of Practice to Combat Gender-Based Violence
2022-07-22