June 21, 2021
Evaluates the facts behind borrowing from the IMF, the major risks to T&T’s debt sustainability and external accounts based on updates presented by the Minister

June 7, 2021
Recent events in the Bahamas are historic on many levels. Hurricane Dorian and the pandemic hitting within six months, is the absolute worst crisis the

May 31, 2021
"History, Analysis and Socio-Economic Implications of the EU’s Blacklisting of Vanuatu" takes an in-depth look at the EU’s tax and AML/CFT Blacklisting policy, how it


Int'l reserves boosted by IMF SDR injections, tourism showing gains in Bahamas & DomRep, robust remittance inflows continue in Jamaica & DomRep, currency depreciation in

The EU’s ongoing subjugation of Vanuatu: Learn how the EU’s Blacklists apply grossly disproportionate, biased, unjustified, and extrajudicial treatment to one of the world’s smallest,

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From Blackbirding to Blacklisting: The European Union's Ongoing Subjugation of Vanuatu

  • August 6, 2021
“There are two ways one can help a man – up or down” – Caribbean proverb. Which way is the European Union (EU) choosing, having
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Institutions Are Everything: The Caribbean's Institutional crisis, and the way forward

  • May 10, 2021
Strong institutions are the backbone of a resilient economy. Find out where Caribbean institutions lag, which of our institutions excel, and how we can use
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The Pandemic's Penalty: How Women Pay a Higher Price (Again!)

  • March 8, 2021
Women have disproportionately suffered the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The IDB's recent report shows that many of the impacts will leave long-term effects
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Radio Jamaica FM94 interviews Marla Dukharan on why the EU’s blacklist constitutes institutionalized racism and bullying. Marla’s report can be found at https://bit.ly/blacklisteu

Marla examines how the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic is affecting the broader Caribbean economy and long-term development issues of the region as she welcomes Henry Mooney, IDB’s Research Economic Advisor and David Rosenblatt, IDB’s Regional Economic Advisor. Their discussion centers on IDB’s most recent Caribbean quarterly economic bulletin giving us a detailed look at tourism and […]

Find out the policy priorities that would help Suriname’s economy recover stability. Following 3 ratings actions in July on Suriname, Marla interviews Fitch Director, America’s Sovereign Ratings Kelli Bissett-Tom to get her views on the key areas that need to be addressed in order to strengthen investor confidence and place the economy on a more […]

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Who Will Deliver T&T from Disinformation, Default and Darkness?

Moody’s downgraded the Government of T&T to Ba1 (non-investment grade / ‘junk’) over four years ago (long before COVID) on April 25, 2017. S&P downgraded the Government of T&T to BBB...
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