Caribbean Infrastructure News

July 21, 2021

Assassination of Haitian Leader Highlights Nation’s Monopoly-Dominated Economy

The killing of President Jovenal Moïse took place against a backdrop of elite power, anticompetitive policies, and the U.S. doing little to create…

July 5, 2021

Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands closer to getting $2 billion for electric grid repairs

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development published a federal register notice for $1.93 billion in electrical grid funding, outlining the…

July 2, 2021

Tourism-Dependent Caribbean sees signs of life on travel uptick

Some Caribbean nations are seeing signs of a recovery in tourism after border closures and the Covid-19 pandemic decimated their economies last year.…

June 22, 2021

USAID AND CARICOM Development Fund sign an MOU to strengthen cooperation

The United States Agency for International Development/Eastern and Southern Caribbean Mission (USAID/ESC) and the CARICOM Development Fund (CDF)…

June 21, 2021

Kenesjay Green announces the establishment of Trinidad and Tobago’s hydrogen research collaborative (H2RC)

Philip Julien, Chairman of Kenesjay Green and Managing Director of NewGen Energy, today shared in his company’s vision for greener energy supply and…

June 17, 2021

Dominican Republic inaugurates 120 megawatt solar energy park

President Luis Abinader inaugurated the largest renewable energy park in the Antilles and another act, the Duarte highway kilometer 58, both works in…

June 15, 2021

Hard-hit by COVID-19, Latin America seen skimping on climate cash

Latin America is investing too little in a green economic recovery from COVID-19, with only 2% of the region’s stimulus funds being spent on…

June 15, 2021

Threatened Caribbean coral reefs get a new ally: the insurance industry

As climate change threatens coral reefs around the world, conservation experts in Latin America have enlisted an unlikely ally to try to preserve…

June 15, 2021

SDG Index 2021: How did Caribbean countries perform?

Released annually, the Sustainable Development Report is a key resource for tracking countries’ progress towards achievement of the SDGs which are…