Central America. El Salvador received 18 renewable energy offers; the OEA suspension threatens Nicaragua's economy; and the US will send US$5.8bn in aid to Central America.
Greater Antilles. The Dominican Republic cut the ribbon on a 48.3MW wind farm; the Cuban economy grew in 2018, but faces challenges; and the Dominican Republic and Wood Mackenzie partnered up over an oil round.
Lesser Antilles. Saudi Aramco's subsidiary will face challenges in Curaçao; Trinidad and Tobago discussed oil and gas agreements over the break; and the Cayman Islands debated the price of thermal energy conversion.
South America’s Caribbean Coast. CGX Energy offered a rig contract in Guyana; Colombian biofuels were affected by US imports; and Venezuela and Guyana argued over the holidays.
Déjà vu all over again. Last edition’s readers were particularly interested in Punta Catalina power plant’s coal (English); Russia’s boost to Venezuelan oil output (English); and Crystallex’s auction plans (English).
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