Protect and Restore
October 17, 2021
“With me, or against me”: The intensification of political polarization in Latin America and the Caribbean
Using data from Variety of Democracies (V-Dem), this #GraphForThought looks at what happened to polarization in the region in the last two decades.
Removing marine debris to restore life
Hurricane Dorian hit Abaco in 2019. Two years later, debris were still found endangering ecosystems. This is a story about efforts to clear territorial waters.
The challenges of climate mitigation in Latin America and the Caribbean: Some proposals for action
Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries have pledged to significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2030 and become net zero by 2050. The level of...
Financial distress in Latin America and the Caribbean during the COVID-19 pandemic: coping mechanisms and unfolding consequences
This note focuses on the consequences of financial distress undergone by households in LAC during the COVID-19 pandemic and the different strategies they put in p...
Uneven recovery in Latin America and the Caribbean: Was the early childhood left behind during the pandemic?
This note focuses on early childhood development outcomes to unravel the effects of COVID-19 on human capital accumulation in the early stages of life.
Deteriorated enrollment and disrupted learning: The impacts of the COVID‑19 pandemic on education in Latin America and the Caribbean
To continue monitoring the consequences of the COVID‑19 pandemic on household welfare in LAC, the World Bank and UNDP joined forces to implement the second phase ...