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Former Costa Rican president Laura Chinchilla withdraws candidacy for IDB presidency
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Former Costa Rican president Laura Chinchilla withdraws candidacy for IDB presidency

AFP - September 3, 2020

The former president of Costa Rica, Laura Chinchilla, withdrew her candidacy for the presidency of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the government announced Thursday. "Former President Chinchilla…

U.S. and 16 other countries refuse to postpone elections for IDB president
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Financial crisis
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U.S. and 16 other countries refuse to postpone elections for IDB president

Alina DIESTE / AFP - August 19, 2020

The United States and 16 countries on Tuesday refused to postpone the election of the next president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in a boost to…

Costa Rica supports postponing election for new IDB president
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Costa Rica supports postponing election for new IDB president

AFP - August 8, 2020

Costa Rica, which has presented a candidate to preside over the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), supported a push to postpone the assembly in which members will vote…

Latin American Presidents, IMF and IDB discuss how to deal with the effects of pandemic
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Financial crisis
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Latin American Presidents, IMF and IDB discuss how to deal with the effects of pandemic

AFP - June 24, 2020

The presidents of nine Latin American countries teleconferenced with senior executives of the IMF, the World Bank and the IDB to discuss how to face the economic…

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Central American economies expected to grow by 3.5 percent in 2014

AFP - February 26, 2014

PANAMA CITY – The economies of Central America will grow an average of 3.5 percent this year, half a point more than that estimated for Latin America…