Reading Development

Random readings on society, politics and change – Jorge Carrillo

Towards an inclusive city

Andrea Cubides – There is a deep need to focus on more inclusive ways of shaping cities since more than half of the world´s population now live in them. All … Continue reading

Saturday, 20 July 2013 · Leave a comment

The quest for universal health coverage: achieving social protection for all in Mexico

Felicia Marie Knaul et al. – Mexico is reaching universal health coverage in 2012. A national health insurance programme called Seguro Popular, introduced in 2003, is providing access to a … Continue reading

Friday, 2 November 2012 · Leave a comment

Financial Development in Latin America and the Caribbean

World Bank – The report provides both a stocktaking and forward-looking assessment of LAC’s financial development. Rather than going into detail about sector-specific issues, the report focuses on the main … Continue reading

Friday, 26 October 2012 · Leave a comment

Women Play Key Role in Economic Gains in Latin America and the Caribbean

World Bank – Women’s growing participation in the workforce had a major role in poverty reduction in the region. Without their work, extreme poverty in the region in 2010 would have … Continue reading

Sunday, 21 October 2012 · Leave a comment

Rising food prices: time to put your money where your mouth is?

Behind the cold hard numbers of price increases, shrinking budgets and inflationary fears, the simple truth is high food prices can kill –or severely impair- people, especially kids from underprivileged … Continue reading

Sunday, 21 October 2012 · Leave a comment