On May 16, 2017, the Caribbean Country Department of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) launched its latest publication: “Restoring Paradise in the Caribbean: Combatting Violence with Numbers”.

The IDB and CCAA hosted a webinar on May 19, 2017 from 10:00am-11:30am EDT, to discuss “Restoring Paradise in the Caribbean” with author Heather Sutton and distinguished panelists.


  • Dr. Ed Maguire, Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University
  • Moises Schwartz- Caribbean Regional Economic Advisor, Caribbean Country Department, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Heather Sutton – Lead Researcher, Institutions for Development Department, Inter-American Development Bank
  • Sally Yearwood, Executive Director, CCAA (moderator)


View the video above or on CCAA’s Youtube channel at https://youtu.be/46P51kTXnJU.

To download a copy of the publication, please click here or visit: https://publications.iadb.org/handle/11319/8262.

Access the IDB’s Caribbean Data Portal for insight on the data used for this and other publications at www.caribbeaneconomics.org.