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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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 »
July 16, 2014 — Learn about the youth-led regional initiative that promotes safety in Central America by raising awareness, mobilizing communities and advocating for national and regional policy changeRead More »