Mapping the socio-economic consequences of COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean and the adopted responses for recovery

More than ever, social protection is a critical instrument in these pressing times. The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the gaps in risk and redistribution directly related to the high informality rates that characterize Latin America and the Caribbean region (LAC).

This document depicts the socio-economic consequences of COVID-19 in the Latin America and Caribbean region. It illustrates the measures governments and some UN agencies implement to help deal with the crisis.