Six years after Hurricanes Irma and Maria, Antigua and Barbuda and Dominica, among other countries, are still recovering from the impact of two of the deadliest hydrometeorological events in…

Francesco Varotto, Clara Ariza, Roberto Mendez, Naraya Carrasco, Suranga Kahandawa |

Across the Caribbean, farmers are worried about improving their production, and food shoppers are worried about the high cost of food prices. While international food prices have decreased…

Diego Arias, Melissa Brown, Eva Hasiner |

Blue Ports support the sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods, and healthy ocean ecosystems. The World Bank has looked at the potential of this model in five…

Kavita Sethi |

The rising prevalence of non-communicable diseases is pressuring countries and health systems in the Caribbean at a rate of epidemic proportions.

Lilia Burunciuc, Timothy Antoine |

The impact of hurricanes is growing dramatically in the Caribbean, and countries like Grenada, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines need to find effective ways to alert their…

Francesco Varotto, Naraya Carrasco, Suranga Kahandawa, Emiliano Rodriguez Nuesch |

The World Bank has partnered with Grenada, St. Lucia, Dominica, and Jamaica to tackle this issue. Here are five trends in gender equality in the Caribbean:

Lilia Burunciuc |

This year, the World Food Programme (WFP) estimates that 40 percent of the population – or 2.8 million people - in the English-speaking Caribbean struggle to access adequate food and remain food…

Lilia Burunciuc |

A vibrant Blue Economy promotes sustainable and integrated use of coastal and marine living natural resources for economic growth and improved livelihoods and jobs, all while maintaining the…

Anna Wellenstein, Genevieve Connors |

New Evidence from Telephone Surveys Provides Insights for Increasing COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance and Uptake in the Caribbean

Amy Margolies, Jacobus de Hoop, Phillis Kim, Anna Luisa Paffhausen, Laura Di Giorgio |

Adolescents are also especially important to achieving the social norms change that will ultimately prevent violence since adolescence is a time of transformation – a window of opportunity where…

Manuel Contreras-Urbina, Greta Granados de Orbegoso, Diana Catalina Buitrago Orozco, Lorena Levano, Giselle Marie Bello |