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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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.
A recent white paper from the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean predicts an overall growth rate of 3.6% for the region in 2000, compared with zero growth in 1999.
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