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 …

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WRI: World Resources Institute · 5 September 2024 English

WRI, alongside its partners, organized a ‘‘high-level stakeholder consultative forum’’ to explore the interventions needed to scale the adoption of productive use of renewable energy in smallholder agricultural sector. The …

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WRI: World Resources Institute · 5 July 2024 English

Diners increasingly say they want to eat healthier, more sustainable diets. But it can be hard to change old habits. WRI’s "Food Service Playbook for Promoting Sustainable Food Choices" gives …

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UNHCR: United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees · 13 June 2024 English

The Global Trends report provides key statistical trends on forced displacement. It includes the latest official statistics on refugees, asylum-seekers, internally displaced and stateless people, as well as the number …

United States of America were from nationals of Latin America and the Caribbean countries, notably Venezuelans


IRENA: International Renewable Energy Agency · 11 June 2024 English

Renewable energy, energy access

(ESCAP) • United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) • United Nations Economic Transition (CEET); the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC); ENERGIA; the Economic percent in 2010 to 83.3 percent in 2022. In Latin America, 18 countries achieved universal access over the figure is 40 percent in urban areas. In Latin America and the Caribbean, one of the most urbanized patterns, and energy efficiency performance. Latin America and the Caribbean show the highest share of


World Bank Group · 6 June 2024 English

importance of trade regulations and their heterogeneous effects for Colombian firms exporting to Latin America between 2007 and 2017, focusing on specific types and channels. Using panel evidence from a firm-level

heterogeneous effects for Colombian firms exporting to Latin America between 2007 and 2017, focusing on specific exiting from export markets. There is a focus on Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) as the region has become exhaustive and updated set of trade regulations in Latin America between 2007 and 2017. First, given a change 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.01 0.01 Latin America & Caribbean 0.37 0.39 0.31 0.29 0.33 0 displays Colombian firm-level export dynamics to Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), measured in absolute


UNICEF: United Nations Children's Fund · 6 June 2024 English

Addressing nutrition deprivation in early childhood.

q <1 q 12 7 84 Western Europe 3 3 – – 7 7 – Latin America and the Caribbean 13 12 1 <1 7 9 79 Middle East Western Europe – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Latin America and the Caribbean 54 62 q 34 43 24 87 48 – East Asia and the Pacific excludes China and Latin America and the Caribbean excludes Brazil. v Aggregated 25 – Western Europe 7 7 2 2 25 3 51 12 13 – Latin America and the Caribbean 9 10 8 2 36 3 68 18 17 – Middle Asia 0 14,686 88 Western Europe – – – Latin America and the Caribbean 318,070 24,578 92 Middle East


World Bank Group · 6 June 2024

of new and emerging, and enhanced skills green jobs, respectively. The paper then focuses on Latin America and finds that only 9 percent of workers have a green job with respect to both occupation and


IEA: International Energy Agency · 6 June 2024 English

This year’s edition of the World Energy Investment provides a full update on the investment picture in 2023 and an initial reading of the emerging picture for 2024. The report …

..................................... 180 Latin America and the Caribbean ......................... (2023, MER) China US EU India Southeast Asia Latin America Africa World Energy Investment 2024 PAGE (2023, MER) United States China Europe India Latin America Southeast Asia Africa Rest of the World World Europe, the United States, China, and parts of Latin America. Advanced economies and China account for 80% 80% of global grid spending. Investment in Latin America has almost doubled since 2021, notably in Colombia


World Bank Group · 6 June 2024 English

This report explores the dynamics between domestic food security in Central America and global price inflation. The report analyzes the extent to which international food and fertilizer prices have been …

......................... 27 3 Figure 1.7: Latin America And The Caribbean: Change In Net Fertilizer .......................... 67 Figure A6.3: Latin America And The Caribbean: Number Of Countries That ..........................149 Figure A6.4: Latin America and the Caribbean: Number of Countries that Latina y el Caribe (Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean) CERC Contingency Emergency ISFP Initiative on Soaring Food Prices LAC Latin America and the Caribbean Region LB Lyung-Box Statistic


World Bank Group · 6 June 2024

importance of trade regulations and their heterogeneous effects for Colombian firms exporting to Latin America between 2007 and 2017, focusing on specific types and channels. Using panel evidence from a firm-level


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