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.

Mirtha Escobar, Joaquin Toro, Jack Campbell |

De acuerdo con evaluaciones recientes de la Organización Panamericana de la Salud, casi siete de cada diez hospitales en América Latina y el Caribe se encuentran en áreas vulnerables a amenazas…

Mirtha Escobar, Joaquín Toro, Jack Campbell |

新冠肺炎大流行破坏了全世界人民的生活和生计。在疫情爆发前,世界银行预测2020年将有3500万人摆脱贫困。政府需要在应对大流行中实时地相互学习和采用最佳实践。

Victoria Kwakwa |

The COVID-19 pandemic is devastating lives and livelihoods globally. Before the pandemic, the World Bank projected that 35 million people in East Asia and the Pacific would escape poverty in 2020…

Victoria Kwakwa |

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 .…

Reina Zavala, Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta |

Es difícil creer que hace 70 años las mujeres no podíamos votar. O que más recientemente, en el marco de las reformas agrarias de Latinoamérica, el acceso de la mujer a la tierra estaba supeditado…

Reina Zavala, Ivonne Astrid Moreno Horta |

With the benefits and challenges of two coastlines -on the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea- and a marine area over ten times its land area, Costa Rica is rich in living marine resources that…

Miguel Angel Jorge, Stavros Papageorgiou |

Junto con el Gobierno de Costa Rica, se llevó a cabo un experimento de aplicación de la ley fiscal dirigido a alrededor de 50,000 contribuyentes que estaban registrados, pero no habían presentado…

Anne Brockmeyer, Marco Hernandez, Spencer Smith, Stewert Kettle |

East Asia Pacific’s (EAP) strong economic performance over the past few decades has significantly benefited and empowered women in the region, bringing better health and education and greater…

Victoria Kwakwa |

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…

Seynabou Sakho, Marco Antonio Aguero |