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 |

To mitigate learning losses, the Dominican Republic implemented distance education in an attempt to reach all students in the country using a variety of methods.

Laura Sofía Abreu Malla, J. Alfonso Aísa, Daniel Morales, Catherine Rodríguez, Monica Yanez Pagans |

The Dominican Republic received a record number of remittances in 2020, which were a lifeline to help more than 400 thousand households during COVID-19.

Erika Padron, Ana I. Aguilera, Paola Guerra |

Central America and the Dominican Republic have a good track record of economic growth. Between 1991 and 2019, Central America grew by an average of 4.5% per year, and the Dominican Republic by an…

Michel Kerf |

With the objective of supporting the Dominican Republic’s communication strategies, the World Bank brought together housing authorities from Colombia, Chile, Mexico, and Argentina to share their…

Giuliana De Mendiola, Luis Triveno, Catherine Lynch |

This year, newly released data for the Caribbean have confirmed our fears: nearly half of Caribbean women surveyed in 5 countries face at least one form of violence: physical, sexual, economic, or…

Tahseen Sayed, Emily Bartels Bland |

Irrigation agencies around the world have continued to function despite challenging circumstances. However, there have been multiple shocks impacting service delivery.

Pieter Waalewijn, Karin Krchnak, Ijsbrand Harko de Jong, Svetlana Valieva |