Earlier this summer, Pakistan defeated Sri Lanka to win the Twenty20 Cricket World Cup. Like any triumph in an international competition, there was a great sense of national pride, this time…

Ben Safran |

The World Bank announced earlier this year that it would back Mexico’s fight against Influenza A (H1N1) with $205 million in fast-disbursing funds. Since then it has supported more than a dozen…

At the Development Committee closing press conference, Bank President Bob Zoellick together with Agustín Carstens, who is Mexico's Finance Minister as well as Development Committee Chair,…

Nina Vucenik |

Acabo de salir del Foro regional: América Latina y la crisis global, la primera parte concluyó con el discurso de Mauricio Funes, presidente electo de El Salvador. Funes fue el único que habló…

Ximena Gutierrez |

In light of the global economic crisis, the World Bank announced today that its investments in safety nets and other social protection programs in health and education are projected to triple to $…