Caribbean

IMF grants emergency loan for Costa Rica  

Loans Debt Coronavirus

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

PODCAST: Luis Alberto Moreno  

LatinFinance Connect Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno discusses about the bank’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its approach to support and recovery in the region

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

T&T gets $50 mln from CAF  

Coronavirus Loans Debt

South American development bank provides "anti-cyclical support" during coronavirus crisis

IMF adds liquidity line for countries with strong fundamentals  

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

G20 approves debt service relief for poorest nations, including Haiti, Guyana and Nicaragua

LatAm economy to contract 5.2% in 2020 - IMF  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Regions

Global economy to shrink 3% during the "Great Lockdown" of 2020, according to the multilateral lender

Fitch revises Jamaica’s outlook to stable from positive  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Jamaica’s sovereign credit affirmed at B+

Fitch rates Aruba as junk on bleak tourism outlook  

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Fixed Income

Island nation's fiscal and external accounts are expected to deteriorate severely, rating agency says

IFC drafts green bond guidelines for DR

Bonds Capital Markets Economy & Policy

Multilateral lender bases the criteria on best practices from the EU

Idesa postpones swap deadline

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Some bondholders are pushing for more collateral in a $303 mln debt exchange

IMF fundraises in developed economies to help poorest countries  

Economy & Policy Fixed Income Loans

Haiti seeks financial support from the bank's Rapid Credit Facility

S&P cuts Mexico, Pemex on coronavirus, oil prices

Bonds Capital Markets Mexico

Rating agency also downgrades Trinidad & Tobago and puts a negative outlook on Colombia

World Bank, IMF ask G20 to allow poorest nations to delay debt payments  

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

Request based on need to divert funds for coping with COVID-19 pandemic