Latin America and Caribbean
Over the last decade, the region experienced a deep economic and social transformation, which lifted millions out of poverty and swelled the ranks of the middle class. But for the fifth consecutive year is facing a decline in growth, as a result of an external environment particularly adverse to commodity exporters. Read Overview »

PROJECT
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The project will benefit 10,000 poor rural families in isolated communities in the country’s north provinces.
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Insights on how public and private pensions can help to eradicate poverty and boost shared prosperity.
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Video: On National Disaster Consciousness Month, a community-driven project helps villagers in Mindanao become better prepared against floods.
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With the last days of Papua New Guinea's boom, the challenge for the country now is to find new sources of growth to improve living standards
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REPORT
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This semiannual report analyzes the economic and financial performance of LAC in light of the commodity price cycle.
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Regional Data

Regional Data
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Experts

Jorge Familiar

Vice President, World Bank

Augusto de la Torre

Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean
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IN DEPTH