January 28, 2022
Marla shares her views on the most common questions we have received with respect to the recently proposed and widely debated USD400 million bond issue

January 21, 2022
Highlights from recent independent assessments of T&T's economic performance, and the major sources of concern in 2022.

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


Supply-side inflationary pressures continue to build across the Caribbean, enhanced by currency depreciation in Suriname and Cuba. Bahamas downgraded (Moody’s), Barbados affirmed (Fitch), Jamaica affirmed

Bahamas and T&T each with ~USD1 billion in Net Errors & Omissions on the Balance of Payments in 2021; strong tourism recovery continues in Jamaica,

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Big Tings A Gwaan - Jamaica’s EPOC Examined

  • September 6, 2022
The best laid plans mean nothing without implementation. Marla discusses with Keith Duncan, how Jamaica’s Economic Programme Oversight Committee - an independent and inclusive institution
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Investment and Diversification: How Cayman Enterprise City Drives Sustainable Progress

  • July 7, 2022
With an economic impact of USD662 million over the last decade, Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) is a private sector led project that is creating economic
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Building A Better Bermuda: Critical Reforms for Sustained Progress

  • June 30, 2022
Having one of the highest GDP per capita in the hemisphere does not make Bermuda immune to external impacts such as the pandemic and global
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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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How the Global Minimum Tax Is Yet Another Door for Discrimination

Late last year the USA, EU, and OECD convinced 136 countries (except Nigeria, Kenya, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka) to agree to implement a 15% Global Minimum Tax. In a world where countries are encouraged ...

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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