LatinNews Daily - 13 October 2021

In brief: Colombia’s Duque secures investment in US trip

* Colombia’s President Iván Duque has announced that he secured over US$2.3bn in foreign investment during an 11-12 October visit to the US, in which he met with the directors of the investment banks Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase, as well as the World Bank and the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Kristalina Georgieva. Duque said that the US$2.3bn would be destined for 11 projects in Colombia, with US$2bn of this finance coming from the World Bank and going towards initiatives related to climate change, biodiversity, healthcare, and the creation of jobs, housing and opportunities for young people.

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