Building seawalls. Photo: Lauren Day/World Bank The first ever meeting of the Heads of Procurement of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) took place on June 20-21 in Barbados with…

Shaun Moss |

The stat is appalling: [[tweetable]]1 in 3 women worldwide have or will experience intimate partner violence or non-partner sexual violence in their lifetime.[[/tweetable]] Although it may take…

Sweta Shrestha, Ram Devineni, Isabel Santagostino, Margarita Puerto Gómez, Rocio Calidonio |

The United Nations has declared 2014 as the International Year of Small Island Developing States (SIDS), in recognition of the contributions this group of countries has made to the world, and to…

Ivan Rossignol |

It is July 2012 and cattle farmers in Nicaragua are worried because Guatemala has enacted a series of laws that restrict beef trade. These so-called “non-tariff measures, ” or NTMs, require that…

Jose Daniel Reyes, Maria Jose Gonzalez Rivas |

A parte realmente interessante de trabalhar em infraestrutura é todos conhecerem a própria tarefa.   Nós todos pagamos contas, ficamos sem energia durante tempestades e nos preocupamos com a…

Jordan Z. Schwartz |

También disponible en English Lo bueno de trabajar en infraestructura es que todo el mundo sabe lo que uno hace.   Todos hemos pagado cuentas, sufrido cortes de luz durante una tormenta, y nos…

Jordan Z. Schwartz |

Estoy en Brasilia, en el IV Foro Latinoamericano de Medios Públicos. Los expertos en el tema, pero también quienes tienen la responsabilidad diaria de manejar los medios de comunicación del Estado…

Mariana Ceratti |

(Photo by Chico Ferreira, available under a Creative Commons license - CC-BY-2.0)

Kerry Natelege Crawford |

(Foto: Chico Ferreira/Disponible bajo la licencia CC-BY-2.0 de Creative Commons)

Kerry Natelege Crawford |

Also available in English Detrás del boom del crecimiento económico de América Latina se esconde, aunque torpemente, una ola de crimen y violencia que afecta a todos sus ciudadanos, en particular…

Hasan Tuluy |