Costa Rica reduced the poverty rate in recent years, although eonomic growth primarily benefited the privileged. The country faces increasing levels of crime linked to drug trafficking, one of the main challenges to continue on creating opportunities for all.
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April 20, 2015 — Latin America and the Caribbean have led the developing world in shared prosperity achievements in the last decade, and have seen impressive poverty reduction successes, driven by growth, labor incomes and effective safety net programs.Read More »
May 18, 2015 — Countries of the Northern Hemisphere have traditionally dominated the global economy but the 21st century has turned this trend on its head: developing countries now concentrate 51% of global trade.Read More »