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Fortaleza to Bolster Urban Transport System With IDB Fund

Fortaleza to Bolster Urban Transport System With IDB Fund

By Narayan Ammachchi The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has agreed to lend US$57.9 million to the Brazilian city of Fortaleza in order to improve and maintain its public transport system. Brazil’s most densely populated city, Fortaleza is home to about 2.45 million people and has ...

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LAC Countries Urged to Invest 6.2% of GDP on Infrastructure

LAC Countries Urged to Invest 6.2% of GDP on Infrastructure

By Narayan Ammachchi Latin American countries should annually invest more than 6% of their GDP on infrastructure development to meet their economic goals, the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) suggests in its latest report. The report, prepared by ECLAC‘s Infrastructure Services ...

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Cuban Airliner to Resume Flight Service to Costa Rica

Cuban Airliner to Resume Flight Service to Costa Rica

By Narayan Ammachchi Cuba will soon begin offering direct flights to Costa Rica, as the Caribbean country intensifies its efforts to bolster its tourism sector in the face of the ongoing U.S. embargo. Cubana de Aviación, the nation’s top airliner, says it will begin running flights to ...

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