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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest economic projections report 2024 places Latin America and the Caribbean with a growth of 1.9% in 2024, and an increase of up to 2.5% in 2025, which implies a reduction for 2024 of 0.6 percentage points with respect to the report's projection in 2023.
Huawei celebrated 10 years of its flagship Seeds for the Future program in Latin America and the Caribbean, through which it has offered more than 2,100 scholarships to young students so they can receive training in digital technologies.
El Salvador remains a country with low inflation in Latin America and in a list published by the financial advisory company Bloomberg it is ranked 14th out of 17 countries whose inflation levels have been compared.
The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) has delivered its latest economic report for this year, in which it states that Latin America and the Caribbean will grow 2.2% in 2023 and 1.9% in 2024, which implies a slowdown in regional growth with respect to the levels observed in 2022.
According to a new report from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), remittances received by Latin American and Caribbean countries are projected to reach a record US$155 billion in 2023 if trends observed to date continue.
Huawei successfully completed the ninth edition of its Semillas para el Futuro: program for students from Central America and the Caribbean in San Jose, Costa Rica. 92 students from the region had the opportunity to receive training from ICT industry experts, INCAE (Instituto Centroamericano de Administración de Empresas) professors, representatives from government institutions and organizations such as UNESCO.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) points out that there are a good number of jobs in the area of technology that have not been filled. For some experts this is due to the lack of knowledge within the curricula on the use of new technologies and software development.
Economic improvements do not always imply social improvements; that is why the Fifth Meeting of the Regional Conference on Social Development in Latin America and the Caribbean, organized by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in conjunction with the XV Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), opened today in Santiago, Chile.
The president of Samsung Latin America, Hong Sang Jo, visited El Salvador on september 26, in order to explore opportunities for cooperation with the government of the Central American nation and the country's private sector.
The Banco de Desarrollo de América Latina y el Caribe (CAF) developed the event "El Niño: between droughts and floods", held in Argentina, where experts estimated that, in the last 10 years, losses due to droughts and floods in the region are approximately US$70 billion.