Central America. The IMF expects Guatemala’s economy to grow slowly, but steadily; Fitch maintained El Salvador's rating; and Panama increased its power offer.
Greater Antilles. Petrojam is awaiting a response from PDVSA about the refinery; Hispaniola pushes for renewables; and Puerto Rico's power is under scrutiny.
Lesser Antilles. St. Eustatius and Saba bet on renewables; S&P lowered Barbados' credit rating; and the Bahamians look for a VAT "waiver."
South America’s Caribbean Coast. ExxonMobil hit the gas on Liza Phase 1 development; Colombia's vote may compromise oil production; and PDVSA transferred oil at sea and considers refining foreign oil.
Déjà vu all over again. Last week’s readers were particularly interested in Haiti’s energy agenda (English); the IMF visit to Barbados (English); and the confirmation that traveling to Cuba is safe (English).
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