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22 September 2014 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary, Alicia Bárcena, said in a statement that the economic costs of climate change could total between 1.5 % and 5 % of the annual GDP of Latin America and the Caribbean, in the case that the temperature rises an additional 2.5 °C.
21 November 2013 | Press Release
The Executive Secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) is taking part in two meetings organized by the World Economic Forum.
23 July 2013 | Press Release
Report provides updated growth estimates for the region's countries.
13 June 2013 | Press Release
Mexico could assign more resources in these areas and make progress towards a knowledge society, according to Alicia Bárcena.
23 April 2013 | Press Release
Region will be boosted by buoyant internal demand and the recovery in Argentina and Brazil.
15 April 2013 | Press Release
Today the President of Uruguay attended the opening of the Fourth Ministerial Conference on the Information Society in Latin America and the Caribbean.
23 January 2013 | Press Release
In the Chilean capital, the Executive Secretary of ECLAC took part in the event attended by representatives from over 200 universities and study centres from both regions.
27 November 2012 | Press Release
The rise in wages has been a determining factor in poverty reduction, according to the United Nations agency.
2 October 2012 | Press Release
Despite the slowdown, most countries have the capacity to respond to international adversity, according to the Economic Survey 2012.
14 June 2012 | Press Release
The region continued to grow in the first quarter of the year, despite a difficult external climate.
6 June 2012 | Press Release
The regional unemployment rate fell to 6.7% in 2011 and it is expected to continue decreasing in 2012.
13 December 2011 | Press Release
Publication presents the latest estimates for economic growth in the countries of the region in 2011.
25 July 2011 | Press Release
Meeting will be attended by government authorities and senior officials from regional and international agencies.
21 March 2011 | Press Release
In Caribbean nations, the economic importance of tourism represents more than 16% of output.
27 January 2011 | Press Release
Uncertainty at the international level suggests that regional expansion will fall to 4.2% in 2011.
13 December 2010 | Press Release
Report presents the most recent economic growth estimates for the region's countries in 2010.
25 November 2010 | Press Release
In an ECLAC meeting, countries will adopt a plan that considers information and communications technologies as instruments of development with innovation and competitiveness.
6 October 2010 | Press Release
Alicia Bárcena presented the document "Time of Equality: Closing Gaps, Opening Trails" in Madrid.
28 September 2010 | Press Release
At a conference organized in conjunction with the Government of Chile and the OECD, Alicia Bárcena stressed that creating quality jobs is essential to attaining fairer societies.
15 July 2010 | Press Release
The annual report reviews the situation of the region's economies and the outlook for the coming year.