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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...

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By Edition On Wednesday, August 5th, 2015
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To compete in the global economy the creation of a digital single market in Latin America and the Caribbean is required

ECLAC presents study on the digital revolution in the framework of the Fifth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society being held this week in Mexico City. VITACURA, Santiago de Chile, Chile (ECLAC) More...

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By Edition On Tuesday, July 14th, 2015
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Case for Caribbean debt relief being made at international financing conference

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - The United Nations’ Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) will be making a case for the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank to give debt relief More...

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By Edition On Thursday, May 28th, 2015
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ECLAC study on foreign direct investment puts focus on Caribbean

SANTIAGO, Chile -- The Caribbean receives higher amounts of foreign direct investment (FDI) when compared to other developing economies, according to a newly published report from the Economic Commission for Latin More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015
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ECLAC Deputy Executive Secretary opens Caribbean Future Forum

ECLAC’s Deputy Executive Secretary Antonio Prado signaled that if the Caribbean is to achieve equitable growth in an environmentally sustainable manner, critical challenges will have to be addressed, the most More...