Central America. Nicaragua asked Russia to invest in renewables; El Salvador promises to work hand-in-hand with the private sector; and Central America's new customs system continues failing.


Greater Antilles. The Dominican Republic will hold its first oil round; Jamaica will modernize meters; and Montecristi will rely on wind farms.


Lesser Antilles. Belco took a stand on natural gas and power lines; the WB is giving Saint Vincent and the Grenadines a hand; and Shell will pay TT$10bn to Trinidad and Tobago.


South America’s Caribbean Coast. Parex and Ecopetrol struck oil; the US is considering secondary sanctions on Venezuelan oil; and Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas is counting down the days to start drilling in Guyana.



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