Many Caribbean countries simply do not collect data to measure and monitor poverty and inequality.

Lilia Burunciuc, Marla Dukharan, Anna Luisa Paffhausen |

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 |

About three-quarters of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean uses the Internet. The World Bank studies 24 countries in the region and provides three main findings on household digital…

Gabriel Lara Ibarra, Niccolò Comini, Natalija Gelvanovska-Garcia |

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 |

For more than a million people (estimated 15% of the Caribbean population) who have physical, sensory, and intellectual disabilities, disasters are more daunting prospects than usual. Read the new…

Linda Anderson-Berry, Ronette Jordan, Naraya Carrasco |