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eclac-economies
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...

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By Edition On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Exports from Latin America and the Caribbean back on growth path

WASHINGTON - Following 25 months of uninterrupted contraction, exports of goods from Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) are back on the path to growth. After shrinking by 3.3 percent in 2016, the year-on-year More...

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By Edition On Friday, October 13th, 2017
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Eradicating hunger in Latin America and Caribbean by 2030 becoming increasingly unlikely

SANTIAGO - The total number of persons suffering from hunger in Latin America and the Caribbean has increased, reversing decades of progress. Meanwhile, overweight affects all age groups in men and women, and constitutes More...

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By Edition On Thursday, August 24th, 2017
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Who is Latin America and the Caribbean leaving behind?

Last month at the High Level Political Forum in New York, more than 40 countries – 11 from Latin America and the Caribbean – shared their progress in achieving the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), within More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
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Latin America lacks clear policies to tackle human trafficking

Migrants with tired faces laden with the hardships of the hazardous journey from Central America to the United States rest in a shelter in Mexico, which many reach after being cheated by “coyotes” out of everything More...

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By Edition On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Latin American and Caribbean ISPs switching to next-generation protocol

Future-proofing our Internet Latin American and Caribbean ISPs switching to next-generation protocol Forward-thinking network operators in Latin America and the Caribbean are using the Internet's next-generation More...

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By Edition On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
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Moody’s: Trump border tax could hit LatAm via currency shift

The proposed 20% US border adjustment tax, could spur a rapid valuation of the dollar – as high as 25%, generating vulnerabilities for dollar-dominated economies across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in More...

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By Edition On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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ILO: Unemployment increased sharply in Latin America and the Caribbean

LIMA - The unemployment rate in Latin America and the Caribbean reached 8.1 per cent in 2016, the highest level in a decade, amid an economic contraction that has also affected the quality of employment, the ILO More...

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By Edition On Monday, November 21st, 2016
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13th annual ALTA Airline Leaders Forum wraps up in Mexico City

MEXICO CITY - The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association’s (ALTA) 13th Annual Airline Leaders Forum came to a close last week in Mexico City.  This year’s Forum was hosted by Fondo Mixto de More...