Jan 2012
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Large numbers of Nicaraguans have moved to urban areas over the past thirty years, building rough houses in spontaneous neighborhoods that lack roads, water, sanitation and energy. Nicaragua's…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Up to seven million low-income Central Americans live without power, largely because of the expense of extending the grid to rural areas. Many people burn kerosene, candles or wood, which can affect…
Jan 2011
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
Alrededor de siete millones de centroamericanos de bajos ingresos viven sin electricidad debido al costo de ampliación de la red a zonas rurales. Muchas personas queman kerosene, velas o madera, que…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Inter American Development Bank
Throughout Latin America low-income neighborhoods have difficulty in paving city streets. Municipalities are typically short of funds, and many informal urban settlements have not yet been properly…
Jan 2010
Author(s): Banco Interamericano de Desarrollo
En toda América Latina a los barrios de bajos ingresos se les dificulta pavimentar sus calles. Las municipalidades típicamente tienen escasos fondos, y muchos asentamientos urbanos informales todavía…