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Brazil Acts to Protect the Amazon Rainforest

Covering nearly 70 million hectares of rainforest, the Amazon Region Protected Areas (ARPA) project in Brazil has won international acclaim.  Read More »

Shifting gears to accelerate shared prosperity in Latin America and Caribbean

For the first time in recorded history, the LAC region had a larger number of people in the middle class than in poverty. The challenge now is to accelerate shared prosperity across the region. Read More »

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Regional Data
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Hasan Tuluy
World Bank Regional Vice President for Latin America & the Caribbean
Augusto de la Torre
Chief Economist for Latin America and the Caribbean