IDB research shows food crisis could deepen poverty in 19 countries

Tuesday, August 12, 2008 - 03:00
Latin American and Caribbean countries should strengthen social programs to alleviate the impact of higher food prices among 71 million poor people in the region, newly released numbers on the potential impact of food prices by Inter-American Development Bank show.  More than 26 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean could fall into extreme poverty if food prices remain high, according to the IDB.

IDB, Ricky Martin Foundation, Ayuda and local partners launch campaign against human trafficking in Washington, D.C .

Thursday, April 24, 2008 - 03:00
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Ricky Martin Foundation, the non-governmental organization Ayuda and the DC Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs have partnered to launch Call and Live in Washington DC, a campaign that promotes an anti-trafficking hotline for prevention and victim protection. Other local partners of the initiative include Telemundo, Univisión, Washington Hispanic and Radio Viva 900.

DIRECTV, IDB, Microsoft to present "Rock, Paper, Scissors" campaign

Tuesday, April 1, 2008 - 03:00
WHAT:    Piedra, Papel y Tijera (Rock, Paper & Scissors), a DIRECTV initiative in partnership with  the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and Microsoft aimed at transforming the physical infrastructure of schools and educational centers while promoting the development of low-income communities throughout Latin America.  The inaugural activity under this initiative will take place in the U.S.

Mayor Fenty, OLA and the IDB to Host Latino Youth Summit

Thursday, February 28, 2008 - 03:00
D.C. Mayor Adrian M. Fenty, his Office on Latino Affairs (OLA) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) will host the first Latino Youth Summit between 1 and 8 PM this Friday, February 29, at the IDB. The opening session with Mayor Fenty and IDB President Luis Alberto Moreno will take place from 1:30 to 2 PM.