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.

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.

The report is based on data from an unpublished survey of 223 transportation companies and 96 industry leaders from around the globe.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.

  • 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.  

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.

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) approved a $250 million loan to support economic recovery in Ecuador, focusing on strengthening the social protection system, female employment, and labor sectors linked to environmental objectives, also called "green jobs."

Supporting the equal integration of women in the economy is one of the operation's priorities. The project will implement an Action Plan to increase female labor participation, reduce the salary gap, and promote female leadership in the country.