Caribbean

LatAm, Caribbean countries call for new governance, rules for financing  

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Caribbean

Countries calling for change, COVID-19 related or not

Canada's Touchstone refinances debt in Trinidad

Loans Energy Gas

Republic Bank could distribute the $20 mln loan in the secondary market after it is fully drawn

Digicel calls off swap for 2023 notes

Debt Bonds Fixed Income

Jamaica-based telecom also agrees to distribute $1.2 bln in new notes to replace its 6% 2021 bonds

Digicel gives bondholders more time

Debt Bonds Fixed Income

Jamaica-based telecom extends the deadline until May 20 for creditors to accept a proposed debt restructuring

Jamaica gets $520 mln in IMF emergency funding  

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Loans

World Bank approves $254 mln for cash transfers to low-income households in Bolivia

Digicel puts up subsidiary in restructuring

Debt Bonds Fixed Income

Jamaica-based telecom lists its Pacific Islands business as the guarantor for $914 mln in new notes in a proposed debt exchange

Fitch revises Dominican Republic credit outlook to negative from stable  

Debt Economy & Policy Fixed Income

Rating agency affirms BB- ratings but says coronavirus is hitting the tourism sector and remittances

EXCLUSIVE: Grenada seeks moratorium on debt payments  

Capital Markets Debt Bonds

Caribbean country cites G20's decision to suspend IDA nation payments, which could set a precedent

Oil companies in Latin America brace for a long haul  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

With no oil price stabilization in sight, making it to the other side of the crisis poses a great challenge for major Latin American oil companies.

US fund investors sell LatAm equities even as asset values rise

Equity Debt Capital Markets

Lipper fund flow data shows eight straight week of outflows, the longest streak since early 2015

IMF evaluates financing for Ecuador  

Loans Funds Economy & Policy

Fund also approves $650 mln in emergency funding for the Dominican Republic and adds $90 mln to an existing facility for Barbados

IMF grants emergency loan for Costa Rica  

Loans Debt Coronavirus

Fund also approves $66 mln in rapid financing for Dominica, Grenada and Saint Lucia

LatAm, Caribbean face destabilizing capital movements as financing needs grow, CEPAL says  

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Highly indebted middle-income countries must be included in debt alleviation, low interest financing, according to UN commission

Pandemic slashes tourism, cuts into Caribbean economies

Economy & Policy Funds Debenture

Island nations feel increased fiscal pressure from sharp decline in foreign-currency inflows

IMF forecasts difficult times for the Caribbean  

Capital Markets Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Caribbean nations agree to a collective approach to access international financing