Seminar: Key challenges and solutions facing governments in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017

February 01, 2017
Learn about the key findings about the study Government at a Glance: Latin America and the Caribbean 2017, conducted by IDB and OECD The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Organization from Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) invite you to a discussion with top economists and experts to discuss the state of the public administration in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Presidents of Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador present the “Plan of the Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle” at the IDB

November 12, 2014
**IMPORTANT NOTICE TO THE MEDIA: PLEASE NOTE DEADLINE FOR REGISTRATION** U.S. Vice President Joe Biden also to speak at 10 a.m. at Nov. 14 seminar “Investing in Central America: Opening up Opportunities for Growth,” in Washington, D.C.

IDB approves the use of public procurement systems in eight Latin American and Caribbean Countries

November 04, 2013
Argentina, Bolivia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Jamaica, Panama, Paraguay, and Peru may now use procurement subsystems on Bank financed projects

Strengthening Institutional Capacity of The Office of the Prime Minister

June 26, 2013
At the request of the Government of The Bahamas, the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a non-reimbursable technical co-operation entitled ‘Strengthening Intuitional Capacity of the office of the Prime Minister’, for an amount of up to four hundred and fifty thousand dollars (US$450,000).

IDB signed a US$20 million for Global Loan Program with the Caribbean Development Bank for small Caribbean countries

May 21, 2013
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) signed today a US$20 million for a Global Loan Program with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) for projects in the four IDA-eligible Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) member countries. This loan was approved yesterday by the CDB’s board. 

Winners from Mexico, Peru, Bolivia and Colombia of the IDB Call for Proposals for new financial instruments for the agricultural sector

September 18, 2012
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Spanish Trust Fund announced that institutions in Mexico, Chile, Colombia and Bolivia were the winners of the third call for proposals of the Better Conditions for Productivity (MAP) on the topic of new financial instruments for the agricultural sector in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Latin American and Caribbean countries commit to standardize crime and violence statistics

August 21, 2012
An IDB-financed project will help the region improve and harmonize information on citizen security CALI, Colombia – Fifteen countries in Latin America and the Caribbean today confirmed their participation in a path breaking project to unify and share indicators on crime and violence at a citizen security conference held in this city. In addition, Bolivia, Guatemala and Panama expressed their intention to join the regional initiative.

IDB sponsors dialogue between the public and private sectors of CAFTA-DR member countries

January 26, 2012
Thanks to the agreement, trade among the partners grew 23 percent last year

The Bahamas, IDB sign US$612,000 grant for sustainable fiscal policy

January 19, 2012
Financing from the Japan Special Fund at the IDB NASSAU, Bahamas - The Bahamas Minister of State, Ministry of Finance, the Honourable Zhivargo Laing, and the Inter-American Development Bank Representative, Astrid Wynter, today signed a US$612,000 technical cooperation grant to support strengthening the country’s fiscal policy.  These resources were provided by the Japan Special Fund at the IDB and the Ambassador of Japan to The Bahamas, His Excellency Hiroshi Yamaguchi, signed the documents as witness of honor. 

IDB, Bahamas discuss debt and fiscal sustainability

December 06, 2011
NASSAU, Bahamas – Government officials, policymakers, economists and members of academia analyzed today ways to look at debt management strategies, by tackling fiscal problems and at the same time adopting measures to promote sustainability.