Category: Latin America
There are 27 entries in this category.
May 30, 2007
New investment in Colombia business may be signalling a move toward stability for the country as a whole. And stability is great, because it opens the way for reinvestment in infrastructure which will benefit the poor.
Mar 14, 2007
A new report from the Southern Poverty Law Center questions whether guest worker programs in fact benefit workers as they should.
Feb 20, 2007
A recent study conducted by the MIT Poverty Action Lab reveals surprising data about how the poor earn, spend, borrow and invest. The study should be required reading for anyone looking at ways to effectively invest in reducing poverty.
Oct 20, 2006
When we look back in 10 years, it’s likely we’ll conclude that the most powerful international anti-poverty efforts of the first world were remittances made by immigrants.
Oct 13, 2006
A new initiative to eradicate hookworm in Brazil links private donor funds with a Brazilian vaccine manufacturer and the local public health infrastructure.