All about Latin America

By Edition On Monday, December 10th, 2018

Countries of the Americas seek to keep region free of polio

GUATEMALA CITY - The region of the Americas registered its last case of poliomyelitis in 1991, and in 1994 was the first in the world to receive certification from the World Health Organization (WHO) as free of More...

By Edition On Monday, November 19th, 2018

Only acting together can we stop the rise in malnutrition

SANTIAGO -  The number of undernourished people increased for the third consecutive year in Latin America and the Caribbean. It has exceeded 39 million people. In addition, almost one in four adults is obese, while More...

By Edition On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018

RENAC and IFC partner to green the banking sector in Latin America and the Caribbean

PUNTA CANA - The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group and the Renewables Academy AG (RENAC), an international training provider for green energy technologies, today signed a More...

By Edition On Thursday, October 25th, 2018

IMF says recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean has lost momentum

WASHINGTON - The International Monetary Fund’s Regional Economic Outlook for the Western Hemisphere has marked down its growth forecasts for Latin America and the Caribbean to 1.2 per cent in 2018 and 2.2 per More...

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By Edition On Friday, September 14th, 2018

LACNIC, Google to headline ‘Internet Week Trinidad and Tobago’ in October

The Latin American and Caribbean Internet Registry (LACNIC) and Google will hold a series of workshops next month as part of Internet Week Trinidad and Tobago, an event intended to advance the Internet development More...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

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...

By Edition On Thursday, July 26th, 2018

Bermuda, Bahamas, Curaçao, Guatemala and Havana top regional cruise ports

NEW JERSEY - Cruise Critic, an online cruise line industry review brand, boasting of having the largest cruise community in the world, has published its “Cruisers’ Choice Destination Awards” list for 2018. King’s More...

By Edition On Tuesday, July 10th, 2018

Improving cities in Latin America and the Caribbean is essential according to the World Bank

For the entity, investment in infrastructure, urban planning and human capital are vital for economic development. WASHINGTON - The increase in investment in infrastructure, better metropolitan governance, urban More...

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By Edition On Friday, May 11th, 2018

Economic growth in Latin America and Caribbean picking up

WASHINGTON - Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean is picking up, thanks to stronger demand at home, and a favourable global environment helped also by rebounding commodity prices. But to secure more durable More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, May 2nd, 2018

MIVD warns against ‘secret activities’ in the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom

THE HAGUE - The Caribbean parts of the Kingdom can be the target of 'secret activities' of foreign powers. According to Rene Zwart of, the Military Intelligence and Security Service (MIVD) More...