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Development
Corruption, scandal, misuse of funds: these banks have earned their bad reputation. Here’s an argument for keeping them around.
The Northern Triangle lags behind the rest of Latin America on almost every measure of socioeconomic progress. Part of the problem is that growth hasn't created enough jobs.
Caracas councilman Jesús Armas talks with AQ about life and work in the world’s most violent city.
How can governments best protect the Amazon's remaining isolated peoples from the threats posed by outside contact?

On Wednesday morning, Chilean President Michelle Bachelet pledged $510 million for the restoration of Valparaiso after large wildfires devastated parts of the city in April.

After a long and dreary winter and an unusually rainy spring, Montrealers have greeted the summer season with the Canadian Grand Prix, a series of elaborate street festivals including Jazz Fest and Just for Laughs, and the traditional national holidays of Québec and Canada.  They are part of the usual rituals of summer associated with Montreal.

Paraguayan President Horacio Cartes finishes his trip to Japan today, after meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe yesterday. The primary focus of the meetings was to discuss transnational development between the two countries, including Japanese funding of Paraguayan infrastructure.

Monterrey has recently become a hotspot for criminal activity and host to a number of violent incidents. An ambitious urban development initiative, however, is set to change the city’s deteriorating reputation.

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