Latin America, in search of a Marshall Plan at the UN Assembly?

During this virtual event, the president of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), Mauricio Claver-Carone, stated that US$150 billion are needed to cover the health costs associated with the pandemic.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The seventy-sixth session of the United Nations General Assembly, to be held between September 21 and 27 in New York, will be the scenario in which Latin America will expose its complicated situation after the pandemic, both in economic terms and in terms of access to vaccines.

The action of the coronavirus and the reaction of the governments to contain it left the economies of the region seriously damaged, which as a whole fell by 6.8% in 2020, but which, according to calculations by the Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLAC), will recover by . . .

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