United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

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United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean

A commission established by the United Nations to foster economic and other cooperation among Central, South American and Caribbean states. Interestingly, members include North American and Western European countries as well. It was founded in 1948.
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5% annually--is twice that of the world's average, according to a recent study by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).
Today the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) ended its thirty-fourth session in El Salvador, as representatives of its Member States and associate members embraced the integrated development approach outlined in the institutional document Structural change for equality: An integrated approach to development.
4% by 2006, an inflation rate that the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean characterizes as that of a developed economy.
Alejandro Flamos, an economist with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, disagrees.
5% in 2003), regional unemployment remains high at 10%, according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean says Trinidad and Tobago's economy will grow 6% in 2004 from 2003, more than any other year since 1996.
It is estimated that 70% of the richest Latin Americans will have Internet access in 2004, versus a 10% estimate in the region as a whole, according to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean.
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