electricity

Dominican Republic: IDB Approves $78M Loan For Electricity Grid

 Above: the Dominican Republic (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $78 million loan to the Dominican Republic to improve the country’s electrical distribution grid and reduce electricity waste. The project, which is …

Suriname: IDB Approves $40M in Loans For Electricity Sector

 Above: Suriname By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a pair of loans totaling $40 million to boost the electricity sector in Suriname. The loans, which were approved under the IDB’s Flexible Financing Facility, both have …

Op-Ed: The Logistics Hub Project and Jamaica’s Development

 By Paul HayOp-Ed Contributor ONE LINE of the Jamaican National Anthem reads: “Give us vision lest we perish.”  Vision 2030 Jamaica provides a national development plan for making “Jamaica, the place of choice to live, work, raise families, and do …

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 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly during his visit to Electricity of Haiti (Photo: OP Haiti) By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly made a visit Thursday to the headquarters of Haiti’s Electricity of Haiti utility to monitor the …

 Above: Parliament in Guyana (Photo: Guyana) Guyana has spent $92 million on improvements to its healthcare and electricity sectors in the first half of 2011, Finance Minister Ashni Singh announced yesterday. The government is working on improving the health infrastructure …