In some municipalities in Mexico City, women can spend almost an entire working week on water-related activities, but nature-based solutions could help.
Digital access in Latin America and the Caribbean faces numerous hurdles from cost to infrastructure. Here are 4 focus areas to boost digital inclusion.
The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred governments in Latin America to try and address the digital divide, with initiatives that include lowering internet prices.
As Latin America and the Caribbean emerge from the pandemic, the region's governments must address uneven and costly digital access for an inclusive and resilient recovery.
Fernanda Beigel from the Universidad Nacional de Cuyo makes the case that Latin America has the optimal conditions to create open science infrastructure.
Low-skilled workers in Latin America and the Caribbean have been most affected by COVID-19. Two World Bank experts explain how policy can help the recovery.
Leaders from across Latin America met to discuss stakeholder capitalism and ESG in the region and priorities for the private and public sector post-COVID.
China’s trade with Latin America and the Caribbean grew 26-fold between 2000 and 2020. It may be increasingly challenging to further develop LAC value chains and benefit from the regional...
The Regional Action Group for Latin America will convene 10 June 2021 with speakers such as President Guillermo Lasso of Ecuador.
Forum Executive Chairman Schwab will support Vice-President Harris's Call to Action by convening civil society, business, government and development institution representatives to facilit...
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.