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Online education holds immense potential in the Caribbean, where distance and limited resources can restrict students’ progress. What is needed for this tool to take off?

 

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The students of Latin America rank near the bottom of the list in math performance. Ethnomathematics may be part of the solution.

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With the support of the IDB’s private-sector arm, one Mexican company is helping families invest in property that reduces emissions as it appreciates.

 

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There are effective, low-cost solutions to help prevent and address violence against women. Behavioral science is behind them.

 

 

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Increasing investment in R&D is making Uruguay fertile ground for biotechnology startups. Esteban Guerra’s story is proof.

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In the years to come, two major technological trends will drastically transform the way we work: automation and intermediation platforms. And women, in general, will be impacted more than men in the face of both changes.

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More than one million students have now passed through our virtual classrooms – including teachers themselves. Here is how they’ve used our free, online courses, or MOOCs, to help spread the knowledge.

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From the (literally) groundbreaking new metro in Quito to advanced mining-safety technology in Peru, the Andean region is becoming a new yardstick for development in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Loans can be the catalyst for more women to start businesses in Latin America and the Caribbean. Two artisan-entrepreneurs from rural Mexico share their stories.