75 years ago, the Bretton Woods Conference gave birth to the WBG. An agreement without Latin America would have been impossible.
Despite global economic turbulence, Nicaragua has stood out for maintaining growth levels above the average for Latin America and the Caribbean. Disciplined macroeconomic policies, combined with a steady expansion of exports and foreign direct investment, helped Nicaragua to weather the global economic crisis of 2008-09 and rising food and oil prices.
In 2011, growth hit a record 5.1 percent, s...