Analysis of the IMFC communiqué published on 8 April from the 2021 World Bank and IMF virtual Spring Meetings.
Latin America & Caribbean
Analysis of the G24 communiqué released on 5 April from the 2021 virtual World Bank and IMF Spring Meetings.
Latin American Indigenous Peoples call on the World Bank to safeguard their rights and ensure its programmes are based on their own proposals.
Bank support facilitated $1 billion in private investment in LNG on the island, despite the green credentials of natural gas being widely debunked.
New methodology fails to meet long-standing civil society calls to put needs of people before debt service.
Alternative progressive solutions reached by democratic and inclusive multi-sectoral dialogue.
As the IMF celebrates the rise of VAT, women and those least able to pay are left behind in worsening inequality crisis.
Implementation in full of the independent review of IFC, MIGA and CAO is essential if institutions are to meet persistent accountability and remedy gaps.
Notes from the virtual Civil Society Policy Forum session on 31 March 2021.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 26 March.
Notes from the virtual Spring 2021 Civil Society Policy Forum on 25 March 2021.
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 24 March.
Government states that $346 million loan jeopardised “the country’s sovereignty and economic interests.”
Notes from the Civil Society Policy Forum session on 1 October.
Private creditors provided with IMF backing in Argentina negotiations as country enters into default.
IMF fails to respond to loan requests from Iran and Venezula as they struggle to respond to increasing Covid-19 cases and deaths.