Topic: Inter-American Development Bank
When donor countries meet at the UN in New York this week to discuss Haiti relief, a major topic will be decentralization away from congested Port-au-Prince.
03/29/2010 05:30 pm
Twenty-eight delegations from various countries and organizations are wrapping up a two-day meeting in the Dominican Republic today. Haiti told its partners it needs $11.5 billion to rebuild from earthquake damage.
03/17/2010 07:20 pm
As President Obama meets with Haitian President René Préval in Washington, Haitians worry that the US reduction of troops (from 20,000 after the Jan. 12 Haiti earthquake to 9,000 now) may cause instability.
03/10/2010 11:37 am
Almost two months after the Haiti earthquake, President René Préval is in Washington to outline his plan for the kind of aid Haiti needs next. It includes seeds and fertilizers for this summer’s crops.
03/10/2010 08:53 am
Laura Chinchilla won the Costa Rica election Sunday. She'll be the country's first woman president, echoing a trend across Latin America where women are being voted into high-level political office in record numbers.
02/08/2010 01:41 pm
More than $1 billion in aid to Haiti has been pledged so far by governments from Guatemala to Greece. The UN and other groups are increasing food distribution by the day.
01/26/2010 01:04 pm
Commodities-hungry China is pulling Brazil, Chile, and others out of recession. But Mexico and Central America, dependent on US sales, are lagging.
10/27/2009 01:00 am
Daniel Ortega's opaque business dealings, linked to Venezuela President Hugo Chávez, are blurring the lines between party, state, and first family, say critics.
10/14/2009 01:00 am
Men earn 30 percent more than women in Brazil, according to a new report from the Inter-American Development Bank. That gap is almost zero in Guatemala and Bolivia.
10/13/2009 01:00 am
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Colombian President Álvaro Uribe, and Chilean President Michelle Bachelet will be among the speakers at a forum on the successful programs Tuesday in New York.
09/21/2009 01:00 am