Foreign Direct Investment to Latin America and the Caribbean Slides by 6%

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), revealed on Thursday the results of its Annual Report on the Flow of World Investment, WIR 2019. The Investment Promotion Council (CONAPRI), as Venezuela’s investment promotion agency and partner of UNCTAD, collaborates with this report since 1990, via the administration of the surveys applied to the…

IDB launches Orange Innovation challenge to boost cultural and creative industries

The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is launching a new challenge known as Orange Innovation to select and finance proposals of up to $500,000 from entities with the best and most innovative business models using cutting-edge technologies to in some sectors of the Orange Economy. The IDB, through its IDB innovation lab (IDB Lab), the Innovation and Creativity Division…

Governments should step up their efforts to give people skills to seize opportunities in a digital world

09/05/2019 – Governments must urgently step up their efforts to improve their education and training policies to help more people reap the benefits of the digital transformation and to reduce the risk of automation widening inequalities and driving unemployment, according to a new OECD report. The OECD Skills Outlook 2019, which is part of the…

Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean 2018

The Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean, one of ECLAC’s most important annual reports, analyzes in its 2018 edition the economic performance of the region throughout the year, the international context and macroeconomic policies implemented by countries, while also providing an outlook for 2019. The Latin American and Caribbean countries…