Facing the biggest education crisis in a century, commitments to improve must become a reality urgently if children are to gain the future they deserve in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Carlos Felipe Jaramillo |

The new PISA results provide a glance at what adolescents in Latin America and the Caribbean know and can do in mathematics, reading, and science, as well as additional information about school…

Jaime Saavedra, Ferdinando Regalia |

“From Drought to Floods: The Impact on Labor in the Coastal Zones of Uruguay, from East to West,” our data project tackling and explaining these issues, was awarded the data visualization prize at…

Miguel Angel Dobrich, Gabriel Farias |

The Global Partnership held a data visualization contest, supported by the World Bank, in September for anyone interested in displaying data from the World Bank or other government data sets to…

Divyanshi Wadhwa |

With the reduction in health budgets following the response to the COVID-19 crisis, Latin American and Caribbean countries must prioritize spending on high-yield resilience.

Jeremy Veillard, Cristian Herrera, Nicole Feune de Colombi |

About three-quarters of the population in Latin America and the Caribbean uses the Internet. The World Bank studies 24 countries in the region and provides three main findings on household digital…

Gabriel Lara Ibarra, Niccolò Comini, Natalija Gelvanovska-Garcia |

Can Increased Gender Equality Improve Tax Collection and Government Spending Efficiency in Uruguay?

Ruth Llovet Montanes, Diego Tuzman, Ximena Del Carpio |

As new data-sharing models emerge, we are seeing threats to privacy, data vulnerabilities, and capacity gaps in data usage in real time. Data collected for one purpose has the potential to…

Boutheina Guermazi, Vyjayanti T Desai, Jonathan Dolan |

Despite the overwhelming consequences of the pandemic, this global crisis has also been an extraordinary time for learning.

Maria Barron, Cristóbal Cobo, Alberto Munoz-Najar, Inaki Sanchez Ciarrusta |

Financing and implementing proactive, population-based testing strategies will be essential to contain the pandemic and reduce its negative impact on schools and the economy as countries scale up…

Jeremy Veillard, Jonathon Campbell, Aakash Mohpal, Tim Evans |