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Latin America and Caribbean ‘failing to invest in sustainable post-COVID-19 recovery’

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The FINANCIAL — Environmentally sustainable post-COVID-19 spending in Latin America and the Caribbean lags behind the rest of the world, according to a new platform co-developed by the University of Oxford that showcases real-time data from 33 countries.…

At least 1 in 7 children and young people has lived under stay-at-home policies for most of the last year, putting mental health and well-being at risk

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The FINANCIAL-- At least 1 in 7 children – or 332 million globally – has lived under required or recommended nationwide stay-at-home policies for at least nine months since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, putting their mental health and well-being at risk, UNICEF noted.…

Latin America and Caribbean, the hardest hit region by the pandemic must contain its costs

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The FINANCIAL — Latin America and Caribbean is the region hardest hit by the COVID-19 Pandemic, casting a spotlight on the need to protect the population while putting economies back on track. This will require a combination of public health measures and economic management, according to a new World Bank Report. The economies of the…