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In Central America less than 40% of women have a bank account and only 6% have taken out a mortgage. The IFC's Georgina Baker explains why that's a problem.
Latin America and the Caribbean's economic contraction was the largest in 2020, with the region's recovery based largely upon access to a COVID-19 vaccine.
As Raul Castro resigns as Communist chief, we look back over the past few years of Cuba-US relations.
There is a “missing middle” of impact investment, centred on investments of $10,000-500,000, which is a key funding stage in the development of companies.
Five ways the Latin American region is preparing for 5G, so that it can fulfil its potential as an enabler of successful digital transformation.
Economies in Latin America and the Caribbean managed to rebound from COVID-19's initial economic hit, but what does this year and beyond hold for the region?
In a joint statement with UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Colombia's President announced it will give temporary protective legal status to Venezuelan migrants.
Two experts from the World Bank explain how Latin America and the Caribbean can adopt more sustainable agriculture models.
By supplying digital tools to the region's poorest, Latin America and the Caribbean can build a more inclusive society from the ground up and aid their COVID-19 recovery.
From investing in resilience, to leveraging digital technologies, here are six ways Latin America can create a green, resilient and inclusive economy.
To embark on its recovery from COVID-19, Latin America will need to address its two greatest weaknesses; the shortcomings in state capacity and its dual labor market, according to three e...
Elevation is often overlooked, despite the fact that thousands of cities across the globe are nestled in highlands, plateaus, and mountain ranges.
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on Latin and Central America's economy, with annual GDP expected to shrink by 8.1% in 2020, according to the IMF.
The challenge of meeting the needs of post-COVID Latin America is systemic, so the solutions must be holistic and future-proof. Civil society organizations can help drive this effort.
Ejido Verde is a Mexican for-profit company that wants to become the world leader in pine chemicals - in a green and socially responsible way.