Coronavirus in Latin America and the Caribbean: March 14, 2020

The World Health Organization published the following updated figures in its March 14, 2020, situation report: Antigua and Barbuda Total cases: 1New cases: 1Total deaths: 0New deaths: 0Days since last reported case: 0 Argentina Total cases: 34New cases: 3Total deaths: 2New deaths: 1Days since last reported case: 0 Brazil Total cases: 98New cases: 21Total deaths: … Continue reading Coronavirus in Latin America and the Caribbean: March 14, 2020

Coronavirus in Latin American and the Caribbean for March 13, 2020

The World Health Organization published the following updated figures in its March 13, 2020, situation report: Argnetina Total cases: 31New cases: 12Total deaths: 1New deaths: 0 Days since last reported case: 0 Brazil Total cases: 77New cases: 25Total deaths: 0New deaths: 0Days since last reported case: 0 Bolivia Total cases: 3New cases: 1Total deaths: 0New … Continue reading Coronavirus in Latin American and the Caribbean for March 13, 2020

Dominican Republic, Canada Sign Trade and Investment Memorandum

Economic ties between the Dominican Republic and Canada were front and center last Wednesday, February 26, at the headquaters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Santo Domingo. Miguel Vargas, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Michael Grant, Assistant Deputy Minister for Global Affairs of Canada, signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Bilateral Consultations on International … Continue reading Dominican Republic, Canada Sign Trade and Investment Memorandum

Dominican Rep. Holds Rate as Past Easing Boosts Demand

This article was originally published on CentralBankNews.info on November 30, 2019. It is reproduced here with permission from the author. The Central Bank of the Dominican Republic (BCRD) left its monetary policy rate steady at 4.50 percent for the third month, saying domestic demand is continuing to react favorably to the expansive monetary policy measures it has … Continue reading Dominican Rep. Holds Rate as Past Easing Boosts Demand

November 2, 2001: Letter to Members of Congress Related to Drug-Producing, Drug-Transit Countries

President George W. Bush sent the following letter to members of Congress related to major drug-producing and major drug-transit countries, including many Latin American and Caribbean nations, on November 1, 2001. Text of a Letter from the President to the Chairmen and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Committees on Appropriations, the House Committee … Continue reading November 2, 2001: Letter to Members of Congress Related to Drug-Producing, Drug-Transit Countries