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UN / LATIN AMERICAN DEMOCRACY

The new Director of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for Latin America and the Caribbean said  that although Latin America has achieved significant progress in many areas, including gender participation and there are now 5 women heads of state, "women participation in decision making processes is still limited and far from achieving equality." UNIFEED [...]

16 May 2014 | Read More »

IMF/ ECONOMIC OUTLOOK LATIN AMERICA

According to the IMF's latest forecast, economic activity in Latin America and the Caribbean is expected to remain low in 2014. IMF

24 Apr 2014 | Read More »

IMF/WORLD ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

Global growth is expected to increase in 2014 after having been stuck in low gear in 2013, says the IMF's latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) Update. The IMF forecasts global growth to average 3.7 percent in 2014―up from 3 percent in 2013―and to rise to 3.9 percent in 2015. IMF

21 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UN /LAGARDE

 The IMF Managing Director says although the global economy is improving, many countries now face rising risks of deflation. IMF  

15 Jan 2014 | Read More »

UN / LATIN AMERICA HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT

Latin America remains the most unequal and most insecure region in the world, the United Nations reported today (12 Nov), calling for inclusive economic growth and enhanced security and justice institutions as the most efficient ways to reduce insecurity. UNTV

12 Nov 2013 | Read More »

UNDP / HUMAN DEVELOPMENT REPORT LATIN AMERICA

Insecurity is a shared challenge that obstructs social and economic development in every country in Latin America, says a new UN Development Programme (UNDP) report launched on Tuesday November 12th. UNDP

12 Nov 2013 | Read More »

IMF / LATIN AMERICA ECONOMIES

The economies of Latin America and the Caribbean remain in low gear, held back by a less favorable external environment and, in some cases, domestic supply constraints, the IMF said. IMF

11 Oct 2013 | Read More »

IMF / LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN OUTLOOK

The International Monetary Fund says that growth in Latin America and the Caribbeanis set to pick up from 3 percent in 2012 to 3 and a half percent in 2013, supported by stronger external demand, favorable financing conditions, and the effects of earlier policy easing in some countries. IMF  

6 May 2013 | Read More »

IMF / LATIN AMERICA ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

The IMF said Tuesday that economic growth in much of Latin America remains strong, propelled by rising commodity prices, easy financing conditions, and stimulative policies. Growth exceeded six percent in 2010 while it is projected to moderate to about 4¾ percent in 2011. IMF

3 May 2011 | Read More »

IMF / LATIN AMERICA ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

The IMF says that Latin American and Caribbean economies are recovering faster than anticipated, with the region expected to grow by more than 5½ percent in 2010, but the main challenge for policy makers remains ensuring a moderation in domestic demand to avoid overheating. IMF

19 Oct 2010 | Read More »

 

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