UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean - updates

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Pandemic to provoke worst ever recession in Latin America

Apr 22, 2020 - 8:35 AM

A United Nations body expects Latin America's gross domestic product to see a record contraction of 5.3% in 2020

PATROL. Police officers patrol a market while wearing face masks to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, in Caracas, on March 15, 2020. Photo by Cristian Hernandez/AFP

U.N. predicts 'deep recession' in Latin America due to virus

Apr 04, 2020 - 8:25 AM

'We're faced with the largest fall in growth that the region has had,' says the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

Farmers offer their products for sale in a market in downtown Ozumba, Mexico state, on April 3, 2020, during the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. (Photo by CLAUDIO CRUZ / AFP)

El Salvador posts highest rate of women murdered in Latin America

Nov 16, 2018 - 8:41 PM

Femicide 'has a scope in El Salvador that is seen nowhere else in the region,' says the Gender Equality Observatory report of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean