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IDB approves $2.14 billion for region this year

Thursday, February 27, 2014

The Inter-American Development Bank approved financing worth $2.14 billion for Central American countries this year.

The amount is higher than the average for the past five years, and makes the bank the largest provider of multilateral financing in the region.

Some 43 percent of the total will go towards energy, water and transport infrastructure, while 23 percent will go towards public health projects for areas with most poverty.

Full story (in Spanish)