Our People - Iris Henríquez, Honduras
The increase in health services has helped reduce the maternal and child mortality rate by 80%
Iris Henríquez, mother of 3 children
Our People - Barbados - Leif Brandel, hotel owner - Tourism in Barbados has increased thanks to a beach erosion control program.
Tourism in Barbados has increased thanks to a beach erosion control program.
Leif Brandel, hotel owner
Our people - Homepage 3 - Mexico - Alejandra Martínez, physician - Brigades in Chiapas are working in local communities to achieve the eradication and control of infectious diseases.
Brigades in Chiapas are working to achieve the eradication and control of infectious diseases.
Alejandra Martínez, physician
Our people - Guatemala - Eliot Nordeus Dieudonne, power plant operator - For the first time, more than 1,300 rural households have access to electricity in northeastern Haiti.
For the first time, more than 1,300 rural households have access to electricity in northeastern Haiti.
Eliot Nordeus Dieudonne, power plant operator
Our People - Guatemala - Iliana Martínez, ANACAFE - The training of small farmers in Guatemala is opening doors for exporting specialty coffee to Europe.
The training of small farmers is opening doors for exporting specialty coffee to Europe.
Iliana Martínez, ANACAFE
Our People - Honduras - Allison Turcios, accountant - More than 9,000 young people have received help finding their first job, through Pro Empleo.
More than 9,000 young people have received help finding their first job, through Pro Empleo.
Allison Turcios, accountant
Our people - Brazil - Patricia da Silva, farmer - Agrofuturo has helped thousands of families become organized producers by learning new technologies.
Agrofuturo has helped families become organized producers by learning new technologies.
Patricia da Silva, farmer
Our people - Homepage 3 - Nicaragua - Esperanza Olivas, mother - Esperanza and her family improved their quality of life with access to electricity.
Esperanza and her family improved their quality of life with access to electricity.
Esperanza Olivas, mother
Our people - Dominican Republic -The Gómez family - The Conditional Transfer Program helps families exercise their right to education and healthcare for their children.
Conditional Cash Transfers give families access to education and healthcare for their children.
The Gómez family
From death row to life
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Training the Brain to Lift Toddlers Out of Poverty
Children born in poverty start out at a disadvantage and continue to fall further behind kids who are more privileged as they grow up. Read more
Defining 2014’s #1 Development Buzzword. Read more
Lessons learned over the past five years on how cities and governments are using open data to foster inclusive development. Read more
Trade and Integration Monitor 2014
Latin America and the Caribbean should do more to facilitate trade in order to boost region’s exports, according to new IDB study. Read more
ICIM Public Consultation
The IDB launches second phase of public consultation on proposed changes to the Independent Consultation and Investigation Mechanism Policy. Read more
OECD-IDB joint report
Latin America and Caribbean governments could do more on budget management, public sector pay equality, according to recent OECD-IDB report. Read more
IDB launches DigiLAC
The IDB has launched a new platform for measuring broadband penetration in Latin America. Chile, Brazil and Barbados lead the region. Read more
Next Global Breadbasket
According to a new report, Latin America and the Caribbean can help feed a global population of nine billion people by 2050. Read more