The region seems to have turned the corner: after six years of slowdown, including two of recession, it is growing again. However, the years of economic stagnation have halted social progress, and the region needs to spur the economic recovery and find new engines of growth to reduce poverty and boost prosperity further.
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May 16, 2017 — Many Latin American countries have policies to encourage innovation, but most are less efficient or effective than they could be. The World Bank Group is helping governments take stock of their programs and improve them.
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