Pandemic Saga Continues: IDB’s Caribbean Scenarios

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 trade and measures being taken to mitigate further economic fallout.

IDB’s full report is available here https://bit.ly/2DCAeQq

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