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Brazil announces $64bn infrastructure project
The president of Brazil Dilma Rousseff has announced new tax concessions that she hopes...
- Posted June 11, 2015
El Salvador signs multilateral convention to fight tax evasion
El Salvador has become the latest country joining international efforts to fight offshore tax...
- Posted June 2, 2015
Mexico – Does More Trade Make It A Better Place To Work?
The second United States-Mexico High Level Economic Dialogue (HLED) started on 6 January 2015....
- Posted January 8, 2015
The Recession and Obesity – How One Can Feed The Other
Graham Scott explores the connections between poverty, obesity and recession. The recession which started...
- Posted June 2, 2014
Digital Democracy: a new way to engage citizens?
Can the work of global governments ever be interesting enough for social media? The...
- Posted May 20, 2014
Forum: To cut or not to cut?
Do public sector cuts help drive growth, or put the brakes on recovery? Tim...
- Posted May 16, 2014
US urges support for global food security programme
The US government has sent a letter to its international partners in the Global...
- Posted April 30, 2014
Initiative argues the case for rights-centred development
An initiative that aims to integrate human rights with sustainable development policies has issued...
- Posted April 13, 2014
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New health booking system tackles corruption and cuts waiting times
A new appointment booking system introduced in the city of Canoas, in Brazil’s Rio...
- Posted April 19, 2016
Demand for World Bank loans rises to record levels
Demand for World Bank lending from developing countries reached $23.5bn in 2015 – the...
- Posted April 11, 2016
Mexican health system needs urgent reform, says OECD report
The OECD has called on the Mexican government to urgently reform its health system,...
- Posted January 13, 2016
New head of Argentina’s statistics agency pledges to recruit ‘trustworthy people’
The newly appointed head of Argentina’s official statistics office has pledged to revamp the...
- Posted December 21, 2015
OECD calls for boost in China-Latin America partnership
Latin America should deepen and improve its development partnership with China, a new OECD...
- Posted December 15, 2015