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 II National Short Story Contest "My Soul Has No Color" is a World Bank initiative to promote new and safe spaces for debate on racism.

Ericka Nogales |

This blog highlights two studies from past World Bank's Knowledge for Change Program (KCP)-supported research that demonstrate the importance of a data-driven and evidence-based approach to…

Kerina Wang, Lauren Nicole Core, KCP Program Management Unit (KCP PMU) |

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 |

Let's reflect on what is still missing for people with disabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean, and the path to continue #BreakingBarriers making the invisible, visible.

Maria González de Asis, Maria Elena García Mora |

Cities concentrate the causes and impacts of climate change and are central to any broad effort to reduce it. We want to share some challenges we face in cities in Latin America and the Caribbean…

David Sislen, Giuliana De Mendiola, Carina Lakovits |

Girls and women in Latin America and the Caribbean see their opportunities to fulfill their full potential curtailed as a result of the pandemic’s lingering impacts, inflation, emerging war, and…

Carlos Felipe Jaramillo |

In the Latin American context, cable car helps vulnerable and predominantly low-income populations living in such sites, improving their urban conditions, and increasing access to job…

Irene Portabales González, Lorena Sierra Valdivieso, Damian Saint-Martin, Leonardo Canon Rubiano |

The Global Water Security and Sanitation Partnership supports Bolivia’s development of a national strategy for wastewater treatment and alternative approaches to close its large urban sanitation…

Alfonso Alvestegui |

The first national micro-story contest named “If your Eyes could see my Story”, organized by the World Bank Office in Bolivia, aimed to generate reflection and discussion about racial…

Ericka Nogales |