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29 Nov 2017 description
report World Bank

Javier E. Báez, Alan Fuchs, Carlos Rodríguez-Castelán

1. Executive Summary

The region has made impressive strides in the struggle against poverty and income inequality The Latin America and Caribbean region has achieved remarkable economic and social progress over the last decade, gradually shifting toward middle-income status.

05 Apr 2010 description

HIGHLIGHTS:

- MEXICO: A strong 7.2 magnitude earthquake struck Baja California killing 2 people.

- PERU: Heavy rains have caused landslides and affected at least 600 people in the Huanuco region.

- AMERICAS: Consolidated number from health authorities indicates more than 221,000 confirmed cases of dengue.