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Mark Lee
Hurricane Sandy

Caribbean, Latin America Among Most Distressed by Extreme Climate Events

 Lima, Peru Dec 2, 2014 – Haiti, the Dominican Republic, St Vincent and Honduras are among countries listed as most threatened by extreme weather events in a report presented by the development and environmental organisation Germanwatch, at the UN Climate Summit (COP20) in Lima, Peru. While the Philippines, Cambodia and India were most affected by …

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Christine Lagarde

IMF’s Lagarde Calls for Caribbean Partnership for Building the Future

The managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine, Lagarde has identified partnership among Caribbean Countries and with the IMF as the way to tackle stifling debt, growing unemployment and threats to the natural and built environment. In a speech at the University of the West Indies campus at Mona, in the greater Kingston area …

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Slow Recovery for The Bahamas Says IMF

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is predicating slow recovery of The Bahamas economy following the conclusion of Article IV consultation with authorities there January 17, an IMF release is reporting. The Fund said the board considered and endorsed the staff appraisal without a meeting.[1],[2]. The following is the full statement by the IMF: …

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