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By Edition On Monday, October 29th, 2018
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ECLAC ensures Caribbean countries are better equipped to deal with disasters

PORT OF SPAIN - Three Caribbean countries will benefit from disaster training workshops over the last quarter of this year. Between October and December 2018, a team of experts from the Economic Commission of Latin More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018
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Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean to expand 1.5 per cent despite external uncertainties, says ECLAC

MEXICO CITY - In an international context marked by uncertainty and volatility, the economies of Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 1.5 per cent on average in 2018, thanks to a rebound in domestic demand, More...

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By Edition On Monday, April 16th, 2018
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ECLAC says economic activity in Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 2.2% this year

SANTIAGO - The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) updated its economic activity growth projections for the region’s countries during 2018 and kept its estimate for average regional More...

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By Edition On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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ECLAC wants region to reinvigorate integration and bolster intraregional trade

SÃO PAULO - The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Alicia Bárcena, has called on the region’s countries to reinvigorate the process of integration and More...

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By Edition On Monday, December 18th, 2017
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ECLAC forecasts moderate recovery for Latin American and Caribbean in 2018

WASHINGTON - New economic projections for Latin America and the Caribbean show moderate recovery in 2018 and growth the following year – with favoured expansions in consumption and domestic investment, the United More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, May 2nd, 2017
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ECLAC report considers use of blockchain technology to combat de-risking

PORT OF SPAIN - A newly published report prepared by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has found that recent developments in the field More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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ECLAC addresses the situation of persons with disabilities in the Caribbean

PORT OF SPAIN - There are more than a million people in the Caribbean living with some form of disability and an estimated 250,000 who experience significant disabilities. With populations ageing and an increasing More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016
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Following Hurricane Earl, ECLAC sets the groundwork for disaster assessment in Belize

BELIZE CITY - A team lead by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) sub-regional headquarters for the Caribbean carried out a mission to hurricane-struck Belize, to provide support to More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016
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It’s up to investment to put Caribbean back on growth path

SANTIAGO – Recovery of growth in Latin America and the Caribbean depends on invigorating public and private investment, according to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). The UN More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, March 15th, 2016
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Non-payment of taxes main weakness in region’s economies, says ECLAC

SANTIAGO, Chile – The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has called for measures to tackle nonpayment of taxes, cautioning in a just released report that tax evasion More...