Tag: region


IMF — Reduce Crime And Boost Trade For Economic Growth In The Region

According to press reports, IMF Deputy Division Chief in charge of the Western Hemisphere, Anna Ivanova, said strengthening trade and reducing crime could spur economic growth in the region. “The region could really boost growth in terms of increasing trade. Both within the partners in Latin America and the Caribbean and with the countries outside of the region. So that […]


Caribbean’s Economic Growth In A Spot Of Bother

Global outlook, growth in the Caribbean region is expected to slow until 2023 according to the World Bank’s Economic Prospects report. It noted that the growth is projected to soften to 2.6 percent this year. Growth in 2023 is projected to be just 0.1 percent better at 2.7 percent. The report says growth continues to be affected by fiscal and […]


Top 5 West Indian Players Who Made A Difference With Bat And Ball

In the 93-year history of West Indies test cricket, there have been only 326 players to represent the region. There have been outstanding batsmen like Brian Lara, Vivian Richards, George Headley, and Clive Lloyd. Additionally, there have been superb bowlers like Michael Holding, Joel Garner, Courtney Walsh, and Lance Gibbs. However, a look at the 5 best players in history […]


Coronavirus Continues To Plague Caribbean Countries

The coronavirus, which continues to plague countries around the world, has affected 2,293,644 people with 583,783 reported as recovered, and 157,400 deaths. In the Caribbean region the number of coronavirus cases as of April 16 is reported accordingly: Dominican Republic-3755 cases,196 deaths, 215 recovered  Puerto Rico- 1043 cases, 56 deaths  Cuba- 862 cases, 24 deaths, 171 recovered  Martinique-159 cases, 8 deaths, 73 recovered  Guadeloupe-145 cases, 8 deaths, 68 recovered  Jamaica- 125 cases, 5 deaths, 21 recovered   Trinidad and Tobago- 114 cases, 8 deaths, 20 recovered  French Guiana- 96 cases, 61 recovered   […]