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SANTIAGO, Chile — Alicia Bárcena was speaking during a virtual press conference where she unveiled ECLAC’s latest report which outlines policy recommendations for addressing the economic effects of the pandemic.  The study argues that maintaining and deepening active macroeconomic policies will be essential for recovery, as well as economic and social transformation,

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SANTIAGO, Chile — Digital transformation can help Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) region recover more quickly from the COVID‑19 crisis, according to the Latin American Economic Outlook (LEO) 2020: Digital Transformation for Building Back Better. The report is jointly produced by the Development Center of the Organization for Economic Co-operation

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WASHINGTON —The Atlantic Council’s Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center on Wednesday launched a groundbreaking Caribbean initiative focused on accelerating the region’s strategic importance as a key partner for the United States. This new body of work will bring increased recognition to the importance of the Caribbean amid vast hemispheric and

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BUENOS AIRES — Latin America and the Caribbean has now recorded more than half a million coronavirus infections, according to an Agence France-Press tally based on official reports.  Almost half have been recorded in Brazil – the country worst-hit by the pandemic in the region – which also has more than 15,000

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  New figures showing a sharp decline of foreign investments in Latin America made big headlines in many countries in the region in recent days, but there is other, less noticed data that should trigger even bigger alarm bells. I’m talking about the latest indicators of innovation, which have a

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