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By Edition On Friday, April 20th, 2018
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World Bank: growth gathers steam in Latin America and the Caribbean

WASHINGTON - The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have turned the corner after a year of tepid growth and six of stagnation, providing an opportunity for countries to solidify their fiscal positions More...

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By Edition On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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US officials: 16 nations agree to track Venezuela corruption

WASHINGTON - Finance ministers from several Latin American nations as well as the U.S. and Europe have agreed to work jointly to locate and seize the proceeds arising from corruption by Venezuelan government insiders, 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 Thursday, April 5th, 2018
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Great success of WTM Latin America on its first day

With visitors from all over the world, the event gathered weight operators, hotels, destinations from five continents and lots of interaction. The main B2B tourism and travel event in Latin America closes the first More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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15 Caribbean countries to benefit from partnership for people and biodiversity

KINGSTON - The University of the West Indies (UWI) and IUCN (International Union of Conservation of Nature) Regional Office for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean, have renewed a five-year collaboration More...

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By Edition On Friday, March 9th, 2018
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UN Agency says Latin America and Caribbean must radically transform food habits to combat obesity

KINGSTON - A “radical transformation” of food systems and food habits is critical to combat the growing scourge of overweight and obesity in Latin America and the Caribbean, the United Nations food security More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, February 28th, 2018
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Latin America and Caribbean have world’s second highest teen pregnancy rates

PANAMA CITY - Latin America and the Caribbean continues to be the region with the second highest teen pregnancy rate in the world, according to a joint report launched today by the Pan American Health Organization/World 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 Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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UN forum sees ‘moderate’ recovery for Latin American and Caribbean economies in 2018

SANTIAGO - 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...