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Latin American and the Carribean

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Quick Facts of the Region

2004

Population, total
(millions)

500

Population growth
(annual %)

1.4

Surface area (sq. km)
(thousands)

20.4

Life expectancy at
birth, total (years)

71

Mortality rate, infant
(per 1,000 live births)

28

Literacy rate, youth female (% of females ages 15-24)

95

GNI (current US$)
(billions)

2633.38

GNI per capita, Atlas
method (current US$)

3600

Source: World Development Indicators 2006  more

 


 Featured Programs
 Guatemala Municipal Radio Program
Collaboration between WBI and the Monterrey Institute of Technology  (in Spanish)


Upcoming events
Check our calendar of events for a complete list of future offerings in all regions.
 
 
 
Selected past events in this region
Brazil

Brazil Urban Management Course (GUM)

12/04/0612/08/06
BrazilLocal Government Administration and Finance in Brazil (RFI)12/04/0612/08/06
GlobalSeminar: "Serious Play and Urban Planning- Introducing Educational Games in Capacity Building"09/28/06 
Brazil International Seminar on Municipal Finances: Where We Are, and Where We Can Go10/05/0610/07/06
MexicoE-Governance on-line course

07/26/06

10/16/06

 Sub-National Finance Course07/10/0609/15/06
RegionalDisaster Risk Management Framework 2 - LAC

11/14/05 

01/10/06

Brazil

Debate Urbano

02/22/06 
BrazilBrazil Urban and Municipal Course      
BrazilRio Restudy: Dissemination and Policy    
Brazil Local Government Administration and Finance - Brasilia  10/24/05 10/28/05
Brazil  Local Government Adm. and Finance - Porto Alegre  10/17/05   10/21/05
Brazil  Local Government Adm. and Finance - Salvador, Bahia  
Brazil GAP Brazil         
Brazil  RIAD III, Recife, Brazil10/26/05 10/28/05
Brazil  Rio Restudy: Dissemination and Policy  
Brazil  Support of Municipal Network     
Brazil  Regional Economic Development  10/26/05  10/26/05
Brazil  Slum Upgrading Course03/06/06  03/10/06
BoliviaWorkshop on Intergovernmental Fiscal Transfers11/09/0511/09/05
BoliviaWorlkshop on Decentralization and Financing Higher Eduction11/01/0511/01/05
GuatemalaGuatemala Decentralization Forum11/05/05 12/05/05
Guatemala  Guatemala Municipal Radio Program -COCODEs09/17/05   11/26/05
MexicoMexico Municipal Management Seminar02/20/0604/10/06
Mexico  HUSAL I Loan to Government of Mexico      
Mexico  Sub-national Government Financial Programme     
Mexico 

Indigenous People Program for Mexico 

  

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