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IFC Names Director For Latin America and the Caribbean

 Above: IFC headquarters in Washington By the Caribbean Journal staff The IFC has named Irene Arias its new Director for the Latin America and Caribbean region. Arias, who will be based in Bogota, will oversee the IFC’s Investment and Advisory …

Haiti Marriott Project Receiving $26.5 Million in Financing From IFC

 Above: a rendering of the hotel By the Caribbean Journal staff The Marriott hotel project in Haiti’s Port-au-Prince is receiving $26.5 million in financing from the IFC. Turgeau Developments SA, which is sponsored by Digicel, will be receiving the funding …

Haiti’s Bankers Get IFC Training

 Above: Port-au-Prince (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff A group of 19 bankers in Haiti is receiving training from the World Bank Group’s International Finance Corporation. The five-day training session, which is being conducted this week, seeks to improve …

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 Above: the IFC’s headquarters By the Caribbean Journal staff The IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has named Haiti native Jean Philippe Prosper its new vice president for Latin America and the Caribbean. Prosper, whose portfolio will also …

 Above: Panama City By the Caribbean Journal staff Banco BBVA Panama today signed an agreement with the IFC to provide $25 million to the bank to support its efforts to expand lending to farmers and small and medium-sized enterprises. SMEs …

 Above: an industrial park in Haiti (UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe) By the Caribbean Journal staff The implementation of integrated economic zones could create as many as 380,000 jobs and 100,000 home sites in Haiti in the next two decades, according to …