Our Institutions = Our Future

Our Institutions = Our Future

Strong, relevant institutions can make all the difference - this video explains exactly how. Marla Dukharan interviews the IDB’s Moises Schwartz, Diether Beuermann and Juan Pedro Schmid, authors of "Nurturing Institutions for a Resilient Caribbean" to discuss: What...

Week at the Beach Index: Caribbean vs Elsewhere

Week at the Beach Index: Caribbean vs Elsewhere

How does the cost of a one-week beach vacation compare globally? The IMF and TripAdvisor collaborated to build the Week-at-the-Beach Index, tracking the price of Caribbean destinations versus other destinations globally. Marla Dukharan interviews the IMF and...

Barbados: The Way Forward – Webinar/Q&A with the IMF

Barbados: The Way Forward – Webinar/Q&A with the IMF

In this live webinar, Caribbean Economist Marla Dukharan interviews: -IMF Mission Chief to Barbados Bert van Selm, -Special Advisor to the Government of Barbados Prof. Avinash Persaud, and -IDB Country Representative Juan Carlos De la Hoz Vinas to discuss the way...

Guyana’s Oil Outlook: The Nor-way or the next-door-neighbour-way?

Guyana’s Oil Outlook: The Nor-way or the next-door-neighbour-way?

Marla is joined by Guyana’s Minister of Finance, the Honourable Winston Jordan, and Former Minister of Energy in Trinidad & Tobago, Energy Management Advisor and Lecturer Kevin Ramnarine. The discussion offers insights into:  The energy sector of Guyana, and the...

What’s the deal with the NIF?

What’s the deal with the NIF?

Marla Dukharan is joined by Banker Nigel Romano and Investment Manager Brent Salvary for a deeper conversation on Trinidad and Tobago’s National Investment Fund (NIF). In this session, they discuss: Why the NIF? Why now? Potential risks and benefits of the NIF bonds;...

Caribbean 2040: LETS’S JUMP!!!

Caribbean 2040: LETS’S JUMP!!!

The IDB’s Jump Caribbean! video https://youtu.be/LexFpf6zTKA depicts a powerful vision of what is possible for the Caribbean-But what will it take to get there? Marla is joined by IDB General Manager of the Country Department Caribbean Group, Therese Turner-Jones, to...