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Putting the energy sector at the heart of Latin America’s sustainable recovery from the Covid-19 crisis

On Oct 7, 2020
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In a new op-ed, @OLADEORG's Alfonso Blanco & I explain how energy can help Latin American economies recover from the #Covid19 crisis. Español @el_pais ➡️ https://t.co/QTJNGUYnsD Português @folha ➡️ https://t.co/7SIfFC5ccI English ⬇️ https://t.co/y7wYsR5Eii
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This article is by Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, and Alfonso Blanco, Executive Secretary of the Latin-American Energy Organization After seven years of slow growth, Latin American economies are set to experience their biggest contraction in history as ...

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In a new op-ed, @OLADEORG's Alfonso Blanco & I explain how energy can help Latin American economies recover from the #Covid19 crisis. Español @el_pais ➡️ https://t.co/QTJNGUYnsD Português @folha ➡️ https://t.co/7SIfFC5ccI English ⬇️ https://t.co/y7wYsR5Eii
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Putting the energy sector at the heart of Latin America’s sustainable recovery from the Covid-19 crisis

Putting the energy sector at the heart of Latin America’s sustainable recovery from the Covid-19 crisis

This article is by Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, and Alfonso Blanco, Executive Secretary of the Latin-American Energy Organization After seven years of ...

Latin America’s Energy Community Underlines Link Between Energy Transformation and Prosperity

Latin America’s Energy Community Underlines Link Between Energy Transformation and Prosperity

IRENA and OLADE host event to put the Agency’s global roadmaps into regional perspectives during virtual discussion on economic recovery

Why does the post-COVID recovery need to be green?

Why does the post-COVID recovery need to be green?

The impact of COVID-19 will be more serious in Latin America than anywhere else in the world. To mitigate the damage and improve long-term prospects, the region needs to target a green ...

New Covid-19 Cases Started to Decline in Hard-Hit Latin America

New Covid-19 Cases Started to Decline in Hard-Hit Latin America

The region was ravaged by the new coronavirus pandemic. Now, new cases and deaths are falling sharply.

LatAm delivery app Rappi plans to double footprint by year-end

LatAm delivery app Rappi plans to double footprint by year-end

By Daina Beth Solomon MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Latin American delivery app Rappi plans to almost double the number of cities it operates in by year's end, its co-founder said on Friday, ...

Battle brews for control of Latin American lender as some reject Trump candidate

Battle brews for control of Latin American lender as some reject Trump candidate

A battle is brewing for control of Latin America's main development bank.

Summary of Our New Market Report: The State of Latin America Shared Services in 2019

Summary of Our New Market Report: The State of Latin America Shared Services in 2019

Instead, Latin American shared services organizations (SSOs) are developing new competencies and taking on growth without adding headcount, frequently by leveraging new Centers of ...

The world's new Covid-19 epicenter could be the worst yet

The world's new Covid-19 epicenter could be the worst yet

For months, Latin America watched the rest of the world suffer as the coronavirus spread. It is a spectator no longer.

Atlantic Council Launches Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Advisory Council

Atlantic Council Launches Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Advisory Council

Led by Center Founder Adrienne Arsht and Chaired by HSBC’s Gerardo Mato, the Advisory Council will bring new perspectives and innovative solutions to harness opportunities with Latin America

Crypto Contributes to Money Laundering Problems in Latin America, Report

Crypto Contributes to Money Laundering Problems in Latin America, Report

Amid a major economic downgrade, countries in Latin America suffer increasingly from money laundering through crypto, a new report says.

CCAFS @ COP25 | Raising ambition for climate action in Latin America through transformation of food systems

CCAFS @ COP25 | Raising ambition for climate action in Latin America through transformation of food systems

About the event The current set of Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) overwhelmingly prioritize agriculture as a sector for climate action (both adaptation and mitigation). Chile, ...

Latin America Hit New Clean Energy Investment Record, 2019

Latin America Hit New Clean Energy Investment Record, 2019

Latin America’s clean energy investment rebounded last year – increasing 54% on 2018 levels to hit $18.1 billion.

Coronavirus creates strong demand for mobile wallets in Latin America

Coronavirus creates strong demand for mobile wallets in Latin America

Latin America is seeing a surge in digital wallet adoption as governments seek ways to disburse coronavirus aid to vulnerable citizens, and consumers look for safe alternatives to cash.

Fighting Cybercrime and Creating Jobs for Latin America

Fighting Cybercrime and Creating Jobs for Latin America

Our increasingly digital world is at risk to cyberattacks. Governments can’t fight cybercrime alone. We need more cybersecurity experts. Latin America is especially vulnerable. What can be ...