President of the World Bank says Latin America is being buffeted by economic headwinds and needs to launch offensives on several fronts in response.
Governors from three Brazilian states have come together to launch a joint program to invest US$118mn in urbanization, social infrastructure and institutional development.
The powder is capable of absorbing enormous amounts of water and releasing it slowly over a year without evaporating, allowing plants to survive and flourish in the midst of a drought.
Rio de Janeiro governor Luiz Fernando Pezão is seeking to partner the Luxembourg-based European Investment Bank (EIB) to finance waterworks and urban mobility projects in the metropolitan region of the state capital.
Although rainfall last month was well above the average for Brazil's drought-stricken São Paulo state, relief is still a long way off for its water utility Sabesp.
Should cooperatives in Costa Rica be legally allowed to team-up with public water utilities to undertake joint operations? The country's national water utility doesn't think so.
A major Chinese construction and engineering firm looks to develop key projects in Tucumán.