August 10, 2022

World Bank : The vulnerable in Latin America and the Caribbean are often just one disaster away from falling back into poverty

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WASHINGTON, November 29, 2017 – Countries across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) have made major progress in reducing poverty and inequality, but frequent natural and man-made shocks threaten to drive many people back into poverty unless efforts to mitigate and manage risks are stepped up, according to a new World Bank report. ‘Shaking Up […]

Prevention is crucial to reduce crime and violence in LatAm, Caribbean

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From Dominican Today Washington DC.-  February 7, 2017 – As crime and violence continue to be a pervasive and costly problem in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), the region needs to increase prevention efforts based on a clearer understanding of the complex circumstances that fuel this reality and policies that are proven to work, […]