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Stories with person: Jim Yong Kim
  • Celebration of Peru's economic boom comes late story has photos
    Updated: Oct-09-15 11:54 am

    LIMA, Peru - The world's top finance officials lavished praise on Peru's "economic miracle" this week, lauding it for cutting poverty by half during a decade-long bonanza of record-high prices for gold, copper and other metals it mines.

  • IMF Chief: We're cooked if we fail on climate change story has photos
    Updated: Oct-07-15 11:28 pm

    LIMA, Peru - International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said Wednesday that failure to take urgent action on global warming will condemn humanity to the same fate as the Peruvian poultry that so many delegates to the group's annual meeting are enjoying this week in a country famed for its cuisine.

  • 5 Things to Know from World Bank's Kim story has photos
    Updated: Sep-24-15 6:03 pm

    NEW YORK - World Bank President Jim Yong Kim says growing up as an economic migrant himself shaped his views on many of the major issues he's tackling now as head of one of the leading institutions fighting global poverty.