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IDB president arrives in Jamaica

Published: Thursday January 17, 2013 | 3:48 am Comments 0
Finance Minister Peter Phillips (left) with  President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel shortly after the IDB head arrived in Jamaica - Ricardo Makyn/Staff Photographer
Finance Minister Peter Phillips (left) with  President of the Inter-American Development Bank, Luis Alberto Moreno at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel shortly after the IDB head arrived in Jamaica - Ricardo Makyn/Staff Photographer

The President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno, arrived in Jamaica Wednesday night.

Moreno who was met by Finance Minister, Dr Peter Phillips is here to attend the IDB’s second Annual Caribbean Governors Meeting.

It will be held today and tomorrow at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel.

President of the Caribbean Development Bank, Dr Warren Smith, and the
Governors of the Caribbean borrowing member countries - The Bahamas, Barbados, Guyana, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago and Jamaica - will also attend.

The IDB was established in 1959 and is a leading source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean.

The IDB also provides loans, grants, technical assistance and applied research.

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