Bolivia to Tackle Juvenile Crime with IDB Aid

    The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a USD5 million loan designed to help reduce the number of juvenile crimes in Bolivia. The loan will finance efforts that seek to tackle violent behavior among young adults in schools, improve the effectiveness of rehabilitation programs for juveniles and enhance the Bolivian government’s capacity to draft and enforce public safety policy.

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      Ivy Mungcal

      As former senior staff writer, Ivy Mungcal contributed to several Devex publications. Her focus is on breaking news, and in particular on global aid reform and trends in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and the Americas. Before joining Devex in 2009, Ivy produced specialized content for U.S. and U.K.-based business websites.