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Grenada Getting $15 Million Loan For Growth, Climate Resilience

 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The World Bank Board of Directors has approved a $15 million Development Policy Credit and Loan (DPC/DPL) with Grenada. This financing aims to foster sustainable conditions for private investment, improve public resource management, strengthen the banking …

Barbados Gets $10 Million Loan for Job Creation

 A new loan from IDB By Dana Niland CJ Contributor The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $10 million loan in an initiative to reduce poverty and create jobs in Barbados. The program aims to alleviate the country’s poverty and …

Jamaica Getting $130 Million Loan to Help Stimulate Economic Growth

 A major financing program By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica is getting a $130 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank, the organization announced. The loan aims to strengthen Jamaica’s structural program for economic growth. “The Jamaican government has been …

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 By Dana NilandCJ Contributor The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $20 million loan to aid in reducing crime and violence in The Bahamas. The loan will be particularly targeting at-risk youths and improving the institutional functions of the …

 Above: Clint Ramcharan, Director for Trinidad and Tobago (left) with CDB President, Dr Warren Smith By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago has received a $40 million policy-based loan from the Caribbean Development Bank to help reinforce “policy changes” …

 Above: Grenada (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Caribbean Development Bank’s board of directors has approved a $10 million policy-based loan for Grenada. The loan will support the Grenadian government’s “reform priorities,” according to the CDB. The loan …

 Above: the signing ceremony (BVIPA/A Glasgow) By the Caribbean Journal staff The British Virgin Islands, through the British Virgin Islands Ports Authority, has obtained a $35 million loan for its planned cruise pier expansion project. The deal was closed last …

 Above: Belmopan By the Caribbean Journal staff Belize will soon be the recipient of a $10 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank. The latest loan approved by the IDB this week is designed to support Belize’s efforts to improve …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a $60 million loan aimed at improving “competitiveness” in Jamaica, the bank announced last week. The loan will “promote tax and land titling reforms and …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica will be receiving an $80 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank aimed at improving the “effectiveness and efficiency” of the country’s tax system. The loan will target “fiscal sustainability,” …

 Above: the World Bank By the Caribbean Journal staff The World Bank Board of Directors has approved a $130 million development policy loan for Jamaica. The loan aims to promote “economic stability, debt sustainability and improve competitiveness in Jamaica,” according …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda will be receiving a $13.4 million loan from the Caribbean Development Bank. The loan will help support Antigua’s efforts in the area of secondary education, as the country …

 Above: Port of Spain (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Trinidad and Tobago will be receiving a $20 million loan from the Inter-American Development Bank. The loan seeks to improve the country’s handling of property registration, by cutting the …

 Above: Kingston (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica and the Inter-American Development Bank have signed a $60 million loan contract. The loan is the third tranche of financing for a public financial and performance management programme, according to …

 Above: the Dominican Republic By the Caribbean Journal staff The Inter-American Development Bank has approve a loan of as much a $100 million to help fund poverty alleviation programmes in the Dominican Republic. The project aims to reduce the country’s …

 Above: a new LIAT plane By the Caribbean Journal staff LIAT shareholder governments Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica and Barbados have signed off on a $65 million loan from the Caribbean Development Bank. The loan, …

 Above: the Ocean Terrace Inn By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts’ Ocean Terrace Inn will be receiving a $5 million loan from the St Kitts and Nevis Sugar Industry Diversification Foundation, the government announced. The loan will go toward …

 Above: Antigua (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Antigua and Barbuda will receive a $10 million loan from the World Bank, following approval by the bank’s Board of Directors. The loan will support the government’s efforts to “improve public …