Over the last decade, most Central American countries achieved moderate economic growth, although with wide variations among them. Average yearly growth between 2000 and 2011 ranged from 6.4% in Panama, which was the best performer, to 1.9% in El Salvador.
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September 16, 2014 — With support from the WB, the Nicaraguan telecommunications company, Telcor, installed 600 public landline telephones, 37 cellphone stations with expanded coverage and 200 internet points and telecenters. Read More »
October 7, 2014 — The World Bank Chief Economist for the region, Augusto de la Torre, discussed in this webcast how the current, low-growth environment could increase inequalities in Latin America.Read More »