In 2020, 48.7% of the 16.2 million emigrants from Central America and Mexico were women. The migration phenomenon in Central America particularly affects women and girls, who face challenges at…

Michel Kerf, Manuel Contreras-Urbina, Ana I. Aguilera, Erika Padron, Carlos Xavier Muñoz Burgos |

Adaptive technology is a powerful weapon in education systems' fight against educational poverty. Teachers and students from the Dominican Republic share their experiences of implementing a…

Sophia D' Angelo, Juan D. Barón, Paola Patricia Polanco Santos |

We explain educational reforms in the Dominican Republic, where all kind of participants had a say, including representatives from civil society, academia, private sector, and international…

Diego Luna-Bazaldua, Monica Yanez Pagans, Juan D. Barón |

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 |

The country embarked on a reform to realign assessments to a new curriculum reality, guide changes, and provide feedback to the system with relevant information on learning. The progress in the…

María José Ramírez, Juan D. Barón, Ancell Scheker, Monica Yanez Pagans |

Why are fertilizer prices so high, and what can countries in Central America do about this?

Luis Flores, Viviana Perego, Diego Arias |

What leads thousands of people to travel almost 4,000 kilometers to risk their lives in uncertain conditions? Are there alternatives? What initiatives can help make this migration successful and…

Ana I. Aguilera, Carolina Mejia-Mantilla, Aylin Isik Dikmelik |

In the last decade, the Dominican Republic has significantly increased its public investment in early childhood education.

Andrea Rolla, Carmen Maura Taveras, Paola Patricia Polanco Santos, Santa Cabrera, Sang Pons |

New Evidence from Telephone Surveys Provides Insights for Increasing COVID-19 Vaccine Acceptance and Uptake in the Caribbean

Amy Margolies, Jacobus de Hoop, Phillis Kim, Anna Luisa Paffhausen, Laura Di Giorgio |

Energy subsidies are proliferating as governments try to shield consumers from rising and volatile energy prices — but these come with significant risks.

Defne Gencer, Elcin Akcura |