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World Bank forecasts growth of 3.7% of Latin American GDP in 2021

The World Bank said Tuesday that it expects an economic expansion of 3.7% in Latin America and the Caribbean.

World Bank grants Costa Rica $60 million for communities that protect forests

The World Bank and Costa Rica signed an agreement for $60 million to reward local communities that reduce carbon emissions caused by deforestation, the two parties reported on Friday.

World Bank chief to OAS: Still ‘long way to go’ toward social equality in Latin America

Jim Yong Kim noted that in the last 10 years, poverty has fallen by half, and that today only 12.3 percent of the region’s inhabitants live below the poverty line.
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