Regional debt burden talks set for POS

19 de febrero de 2014
Fuente: Published by Guardian.TT, Trinidad and Tobago
Port Spain, February 19- A meeting aimed at analysing the debt situation in Caribbean countries and policies for debt relief will be held in Port-of-Spain on Monday 24.

Representatives from across the region will attend the meeting organised by the Permanent Secretariat of the Latin American and Caribbean Economic System (SELA) with the General Secretariat of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS).

The event will also focus on different approaches that respond to the particular characteristics of the economies in the region, exchange experiences among countries in the sub-region related the subject of debt relief and disseminate information about this reality among countries and integration organisations in Latin America and the Caribbean.

It is also aimed at identifying debt relief policies, particularly measures to promote investment and to spur economic growth, reach conclusions and recommendations with operational use for affected countries, as well as strategic information for other member states.