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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 189 countries, working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
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IMF published this video item, entitled “COVID-19 and Latin America’s Economy | IMF Western Hemisphere Director Alejandro Werner” – below is their description.
Alejandro Werner, Director of the IMF’s Western Hemisphere Department, explains how the IMF continues to move swiftly to aid member countries during the #COVID19 pandemic as leaders work to address the worst recession on record in the region. Find out more at http://ow.ly/ygCL50Aud4JIMF YouTube Channel
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