Steady growth and sound economic policies improved the lives of millions in the region over the past decade. The poverty rate dropped from 42 percent in 2000 to 25 percent in 2012, and for the first time ever, the number of people belonging to the middle class now surpasses the number of poor.
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February 21, 2015 — In Latin America and the Caribbean, between 8% and 30% of agricultural production is managed by women, a centuries-old reality that has only been recognized in the last few years.Read More »
February 9, 2015 — More schools or better teachers? Less poverty or more equality? More jobs or better salaries? More police or better prevention? These are some of the questions that Latin Americans have each day and that are crucial to the region's development. We invite you to participate in the conversation in this Web site.Read More »