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The New Digital Revolution : From The Consumer Internet To The Industrial Internet

After more than a decade of policies to encourage greater access to and use of these technologies, the countries of Latin America and the Caribbean have made significant progress in terms of access to telecommunications services and the use of applications and social networks, as well as the implementation of policies and programmes for e-education, e-health and e-government and the adoption of the relevant regulatory frameworks.


Publication Date: 
Tuesday, August 4, 2015
The Gigabit Island Plan

The Gigabit Island Plan is a project of the Puerto Rico Broadband Taskforce, a public-private partnership of broadband stakeholders whose mission is to help define and implement policies to accelerate growth in broadband access and expand citizen adoption and use of online resources to improve the lives and economic opportunities of all Puerto Ricans.


Publication Date: 
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Hacia La Transformación Digital De América Latina

Este informe es el resultado de un trabajo de investigación y análisis realizado en 16 países de la región de América Latina y el Caribe: Argentina, Bolivia, Brasil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Jamaica, México, Panamá, Paraguay, Perú, República Dominicana, Trinidad y Tobago, Uruguay y...


Publication Date: 
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Air Transport In The OECS: Flying Solo?

OECS countries face two critical barriers for developing their infrastructure and connectivity: their conditions of island states and their geographic location in the Caribbean.
Exchanges of goods and services with the rest of the world are limited to air and maritime transport modes,...

Publication Date: 
Saturday, June 1, 2013
Republic Economic Newsletter -March 2014

"Real Gains, Costly Losses"
Trinidad and Tobago’s economy is believed to have rebounded in the fourth quarter, following what recent data indicate was a modest contraction in the previous quarter. Republic Bank estimates that output increased by 2 percent in the fourth quarter relative to...

Publication Date: 
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Repositioning The Caribbean Within Globalisation

In the last twenty years, the Commonwealth Caribbean has moved toward a new technocratic model of development which has sought to reposition the region within the global economy.
This paper examines three key policy agendas that have emerged to drive, guide and inform this process:...


Publication Date: 
Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Broadband In St Kitts And Nevis: Strength In Depth

The interaction of individuals, communities, and organizations with broadband has contributed to the development and enhancement of social networks, access to and generation of new knowledge, and the creation of diverse innovative processes.

Publication Date: 
Monday, January 31, 2011
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