Monday, July 8, 2019 - 16:13
Monday, September 24, 2018 - 15:05
Inefficiencies and fraud in procurement, civil service and targeted transfers could be as large as $220 billion a year Report includes policy recommendations to improve spending in healthcare, education, infrastructure and public safety
IDB President, experts to talk to members of media accredited to the Habitat III Conference in Quito, Ecuador
Saturday, October 15, 2016 - 03:00
Habitat, the main global conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, is being held for the first time in Latin America The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will have a strong presence in the Habitat III Conference to be held in Quito, Ecuador, Oct. 17-20, 2016.
The IDB recognizes five municipal governments in the Gobernarte Contest and pays tribute to Eduardo Campos
Friday, April 22, 2016 - 03:00
The winners were chosen for their innovative initiatives The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) selected the cities of Fortaleza and San Bernardo del Campo in Brazil, Antigua Guatemala in Guatemala, Guayaquil in Ecuador, and Baruta in Venezuela as the winners of “Gobernarte 2015: Eduardo Campos Award” in a ceremony held on April 19.
Friday, January 13, 2012 - 03:00
Renewable energy and clean technology companies to benefit from new fund The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $30 million loan for the Emerging Energy Latin America Fund II, designed to boost the private sector as a driving force in clean technologies and renewable energy in the region.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 03:00
Report evaluates Bank’s efforts in measuring its development impact in Latin America and the Caribbean The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has made strides to boost transparency, accountability and enhance the development impact of its investments in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to the new edition of the IDB’s 2010 Development Effectiveness Overview.
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 - 03:00
Venezuela will increase power output from its largest hydroelectric complex by 795 megawatts—enough to supply almost one million venezuelans—through a modernization program financed with a $700 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank.
MIF to present in Madrid new index on public-private partnerships in Latin America and the Caribbean
Friday, October 23, 2009 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank’s Multilateral Investment Fund (MIF) will launch a new index on public-private partnerships (PPPs) for infrastructure projects in Latin America and the Caribbean at a news conference to be held on Monday, October 26 in Madrid, Spain. The index, known as the Infrascope, was commissioned by the MIF and developed by the Economist Intelligence Unit as a tool to help governments and potential investors analyze Latin American and Caribbean countries’ capacity to implement PPPs in the transportation and water sectors.
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank today approved a $200 million loan to help the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela improve electricity services by boosting the efficiency of the Corporación Eléctrica Nacional (CORPOELEC) power utility. The funds will help the government's newly formed company develop its technical, socio-environmental, institutional, and administrative operations.
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank today approved an $800 million supplementary loan to Venezuela for the completion of the Manuel Pilar (also known as Tocoma) hydropower project in the Lower Caroní River Valley. Construction on the plant, which will have an installed capacity of 2,160 megawatts, began with the initial diversion of the river in 2002. Its 10 generators are scheduled to begin operating on a staggered basis between 2012 and 2014. The plant is being built and will be operated and maintained by Electrificación del Caroní S.A. (EDELCA), a state company.