This morning, Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti with damaging winds of up to 145 mph and threatening up to 40 inches of rain, putting residents at risk of severe flooding, flash floods and landslides, and increasing a need for emergency healthcare.
Ideas into Action
This week, President Bill Clinton is hosting top Latin American leaders from business, government, and NGOs in Rio de Janeiro for the Clinton Global Initiative Latin America meeting, to explore ways to strengthen the region’s progress – and apparently to talk sports, as well.
Over the past 10 years, the world has watched the transformational growth of Latin America. Those following the epic "Latin American Decade," as it's been coined, find no shortage of gains, from its use of sustainable energy, to its pioneering social programs, to its swelling middle class.
Over the last two days, hundreds of leaders across sectors came together at the CGI Latin America Meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to build partnerships, examine successful initiatives, and develop new strategies for addressing regional challenges.
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