Belize was adversely impacted by the global economic crisis, which came on the heels of the 2008 food and fuel price increases, leading to a slowdown in growth and an increase in poverty. Recently, the country has begun its recovery with growth rates above 2.5%.
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— Exports account for 1/3 of jobs in the Caribbean and trade openness represents 90% of regional GDP.
As the traditional buyers fade and new global poles grow, could better regional integration put the Caribbean back on the trade map?
Report: Trade matters - new opportunities for the Caribbean |
Press Release: WB Report Proposes New Directions to Boost Trade in the Caribbean
— Parents who talk and play with their young children can give them a huge boost in life. Watch how poor kids in Jamaica are still benefiting 20 years later, sparking similar initiatives across the world.
Feature: Jamaica goes for a new record: champions of home to classroom |
Blog: Playing with your child is the most powerful way to develop their mind