Latin America

Latin America is a group of countries and dependencies in the Western Hemisphere where Romance languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, and French are predominantly spoken. Some subnational regions such as Quebec and parts of the United States where Romance languages are primarily spoken are not included due to the countries as a whole being a part of Anglo America (an exception to this is Puerto Rico, which is almost always included within the definition of Latin America despite being a territory of the United States). The term is broader than categories such as Hispanic America, which specifically refers to Spanish-speaking …



WRI: World Resources Institute · 6 December 2023 English

This report systematizes the implementation process, challenges, learnings, and results of complete street interventions in eight cities from different regions of Brazil.

WIPO: World Intellectual Property Organization · 29 November 2023 English

This report provides a global overview of the publishing industry, legal deposit and repositories in 2022, covering both trade and education. Data is compiled by WIPO in collaboration with Centro …

coverage. CERLALC provided data for several Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) countries, while the North America (10.5%) (figure 10). Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), and Oceania, combined offices: Africa (12), Asia (24), Europe (39), Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) (13), North America

FACT Coalition: Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency Coalition · 27 November 2023 English

S.-based alliance of more than 100 state, national, and international organizations promoting policies to build a fair and transparent global system and to curb the harmful impacts of corrupt financial …

Lakshmi; and Helms, Claudia; “Financial Crime in Latin America and the Caribbean: Understanding Country Challenges

IEA: International Energy Agency · 24 November 2023 English

The global oil and gas industry encompasses a large and diverse range of players: from small, specialised operators to huge national oil companies. These producers face pivotal choices about their …

also NOCs in Eurasia, including in Russia, in Latin America and many parts of Africa and Asia (see Chapter

UNDP: United Nations Development Programme · 24 November 2023 English

Progress and the Peril: HIV and Global De/criminalization of Same-Sex Sex documents the reversal on laws criminalizing same-sex sex in the context of the HIV pandemic. The joint report by …

and Southern Africa, Asia and the Pacific, Latin America, and the Caribbean and countries categorized people living with HIV in the world. Both in Latin America and the Caribbean and in Eastern Europe and ECCA: Eastern Europe and Central Asia, LA: Latin America, MENA: Middle East and North Africa WCA: West

Amnesty International · 24 November 2023 English

Around the world, those defending abortion rights are under attack, including activists, advocates, educators, clinic escorts, accompaniers, doulas, and healthcare workers. They are exposed to stigmatization, physical and verbal attacks, …

decision”, 30 December 2020, america-55475036; Boletín de la República Argentina anti-abortion centres ‘lie’ and ‘scare women’ across Latin America”, 12 February 2020, bortion-centres-lie-and-scare-women-across-latin-america/; Open Democracy, “Revealed: US-linked anti-abortion Associate Director for Legal Strategies in Latin America and the Caribbean with the Center for Reproductive Reproductive Rights, observed that in Latin America and the Caribbean region, criminalization, lack of information

IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency · 24 November 2023 English

Renewable energy

VALOPRO Centre of Excellence in Côte d’Ivoire in Latin America and the Caribbean CES clean energy standards 5 1 0.5 0 Southeast Asia Sub-Saharan Africa Latin America Sources: (ARENA, 2021; Bahadiroglu et al., 2022; potential in South America includes all of Latin America, leading to a higher estimate for that region climate goals through investment in renewable of Latin America energy, clean transport, waste management and programme is helping the energy transition in Latin America. The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is

IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency · 24 November 2023 English

Renewable energy

org/en/topic/energy World Bank (2013), Inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean: Breaking with History?, Washington

World Bank Group · 23 November 2023 Spanish

(P162278) Procurement Plan Country: Peru Region: LATIN AMERICA AND CARIBBEAN Approval Date: 10-Jan-2020 Public

World Bank Group · 23 November 2023 English

IFC is supporting municipalities and private sector clients in implementing electric last-mile solutions, from identifying enabling policies to developing innovative pilot projects that can be scaled up. IFC leverages its …

up the adoption of e-mobility solutions in Latin America. IFC is also working to develop electric last-mile successful e-cargo bike distribution model in Latin America, and the city is implementing transit upgrades

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