The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will be hosting an interactive panel conversation about The Economic Impacts of Coronavirus on the Caribbean. Several Caribbean member countries are feeling and dealing with the economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Barbados, Jamaica, and the Bahamas have seen large declines in their tourism sectors. In Suriname, Guyana and Trinidad and Tobago, there are concerns about falling commodity prices. And throughout the Caribbean, there are fears about the public health pandemic which is putting pressure on human resources and finances.
Panel Details: A panel of IDB experts will meet to dicsuss the challenges facing the Caribbean and to also discuss possible solutions and plans of action to cope with the Coronavirus. The panel will be answering questions from the public, so you are encouraged to join.
Panelists: Therese Turner-Jones, General Manager, Caribbean Country Department, IDB
David Rosenblatt, Regional Economic Advisor, Caribbean Country Department, IDB
James P. Scriven, CEO, IDB Invest
Date: 30 March 2020
Time: 12:00 Noon (EST)
Webinar Registration: The Economic Impacts of Coronavirus on the Caribbean
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