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Annual Financing in Latin America’s Private Sector Expected to Exceed $3 Billion by 2015

The Inter-American Development Bank Group (IDB) expects to more than double its annual financing to companies in Latin America and the Caribbean over the next four years, a move that will help the Group fulfill its mission to promote development though the private sector in the region. continue reading »

Latin America Strives to Develop New Standard for Sustainable Urban Development

Inter-American Development Bank President Luis Alberto Moreno today announced a plan to partner with intermediate cities in Latin America and the Caribbean that aspire to set a new standard for sustainable urban development. continue reading »

Colombia to Strengthen Its Attorney General Office and Judicial Transparency

The Inter-American Development Bank approved a $10 million loan to Colombia to improve public management transparency and increase regulatory compliance. continue reading »

PepsiCo Foundation Announces $5 Million Grant to Bring Fresh Water Supply to Latin America

The PepsiCo Foundation today announced a $5 million grant to the AquaFund, a fund launched by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to facilitate investment in water continue reading »

Latin America and Caribbean Regions to Invest $500 Million to Prepare for Natural Disasters

Financial disaster preparedness is a growing concern in Latin America and the Caribbean. Last year the region saw devastating earthquakes in Chile and Haiti and an active hurricane season that impacted Central America and Mexico continue reading »

Saluting Advances of Latin American Women during 100th International Women’s Day

On the International Women’s Day 100th anniversary, the world celebrates the advances of women all over the world. In Latin America and the Caribbean women’s contribution to the region is also being celebrated. continue reading »

Inter-American Development Bank Leadership to Visit Costa Rica, Panama and Honduras

The President of the Inter-American Development Bank, (IDB), Luis Alberto Moreno, will visit Costa Rica,Panama, and Honduras March 1-4 to move forward to discuss the development agenda of the Central American countries. IDB is the largest source of development financing for Latin America and the Caribbean. continue reading »

Pepsi Working to Spur Economies in L.A., First Project to Aid Sunflower Farmers in Mexico

PepsiCo, Inc. one of the world's largest food and beverage companies, and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the largest multilateral provider of development financing for Latin America continue reading »

Revenues, Employment in Latin American Tropical Areas to Decline Due to Deforestation Ban

Farmers in Latin America and Caribbean will see billions in lost revenue over the next two decades if a complete ban on deforestation is put in place, highlighting the need for compensatory actions continue reading »

Mexico to Invest $600 Million in Rural Communities

Mexico will embark on an ambitious effort to improve water and sanitation infrastructure in rural communities and public schools with help from two loans approved by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). continue reading »

Honduras Set to Modernize Central America’s Largest Port

Honduras will expand and modernize Central America’s biggest port, the Puerto Cortes, with $135 million of loans from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). continue reading »

Ecuador Ready to Meet Its Growing Energy Demand

Ecuador will improve its ability to efficiently transmit electricity to meet rising demand with a $64.7 million loan approved by the Inter-American Development Bank. continue reading »

Rising Trade and Investment with Asia Helping Latin America’s Economy

Rising trade and investment with Asia has helped increase exports from Latin America and the Caribbean and the region’s contribution to the growth of the world economy, said Luis Alberto Moreno, President of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), during his visit to India this week. continue reading »

Peru Spending $100 Million to Combat Poverty

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a $100 million loan to help Peru further reduce poverty through the strengthening of its principal social protection and labor programs. continue reading »

Ecuador to Transform Its Healthcare System

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a loan of $100 million to support the transformation of the health sector in Ecuador. The program will focus on improving health care and social protection with special emphasis on the most vulnerable. continue reading »

Spain to Aid the Dominican Republic to Expand Access to Clean Water in Poorest Regions

The Dominican Republic will provide or improve water and sanitation services for at least 205,000 people in low-income rural and peri-urban communities using financial support from the Government of Spain and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB). continue reading »

Largest Asian-Latin American Business Forum Underway

A thousand government officials and business executives from Latin America and the Caribbean, China, Japan and Korea participated today in the opening session of the China-LAC Business Forum with high-ranking Chinese authorities and Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) executives. continue reading »

El Salvador Committed to Strengthening Its Financial Sector

The Government of El Salvador and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) have signed a contract for a $200 million loan to help strengthen the fiscal sector of El Salvador. continue reading »

Join in Today: Latin America’s Economic Future (WEBCAST)

Today the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the Latin America Initiative at Brookings will host a conference examining the outlook for Latin America and the Caribbean in the context of current economic recovery continue reading »

Honduras to Boost Health Services for Poor Mothers and Children

The Inter-American Development Bank approved a $27.5 million loan to help enhance the coverage and quality of health services in Honduras, mostly among poor women and their children. continue reading »