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COVID-19 cost Latin America and the Caribbean 1.5 million jobs. Here’s how to recover them

On average, after three years, a major regional crisis can cause a net loss of 1.5 million jobs. Image: REUTERS/Jeanty Junior Augustin

Carlos Felipe Jaramillo

Vice President for the Latin America and the Caribbean Region, World Bank

Joana Silva

Senior Economist, World Bank Blogs


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Economic crisis pushes many workers into the informal labour market. Image: World Bank
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