According to a Pan American Health Organization assessment, nearly seven out of 10 hospitals in Latin America and the Caribbean are in areas vulnerable to natural hazards.
Sustained investment in digital services can be crucial for preparedness and resilience to shocks like a pandemic.
Central America’s diverse population includes more than 60 groups of Indigenous Peoples, whose systems of cultural, economic, political, and social organization have developed over centuries.
Profiles of women reformers making it easier to do business around the world
In recognition of International Women’s Day, we highlight the accomplishments of five leaders who have delivered much needed regulatory reforms benefiting entrepreneurs.
It is hard to believe that only 70 years ago, in most Latin American countries, women could not vote. Or even more recently, women’s access to land under agrarian reforms depended on factors .…
Grouped under the EdTech label, indicator recently elaborated by the World Bank, technology can have a relevant role in supporting the fight against Learning Poverty.
Central America has great development opportunities that aim at strengthening resilience by managing its current risks
With support from the World Bank’s READ Trust Fund Program, representatives of all ministries of Education of Central America, regional and international specialists and civil society…
Corredor Seco, Honduras. Copyright: Angels Maso. World Bank. A few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to visit the "Federico Boquín" water treatment plant and dam in Tegucigalpa, one of…