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Latin America Politics

Elections in Chile: The return of the right

With Pinera likely to win upcoming elections in Chile, GRI’s Niall Walsh examines the trends behind the election and looks at their long-term consequences.

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead: 12 – 18 November

Saudi politics poised for further developments as tensions with Iran rise. Chile selects new president to succeed Bachelet. U.S. stock market continues to rise despite government policy failing to live up to the hype. All in The Week Ahead. 

Latin America Politics Security

Will Colombia be able to capitalize on FARC peace deal to boost growth?

Colombia finds itself at a critical impasse where certain decisions in the next six months could push it toward an economic boom or serious destabilization.

Economics Latin America

Saving Chile’s contaminated fish farming industry

Despite cleaning up its act since 2007, Chile’s salmon farming industry needs to improve its sustainability to remain a competitor in the market.

International

Copper boom or bust? Here’s three countries to watch

Strikes in Chile’s copper mine and pending negotiations in Indonesia are amongst the most pressing factors affecting copper prices in the coming year.

Economics Latin America

Weak opposition keeps Argentina’s economic transformation alive

From 7-10 October, upwards of 21,000 Argentinians headed for the Los Libertadores border crossing to flee the country for basic goods in Chile amid the staggering inflation in Argentina. This

Latin America Technology and infrastructure

Startups in Latin America: A new engine for growth?

Can entrepreneurship and startups provide the solution to much-needed growth in Latin America? And, if so, how will this solution be achieved?

Latin America Politics

The Question of Latin America and OECD Membership

Middile-income Latin American countries face different challenges than their Western counterparts. Does OECD membership still make sense for these nations?

Economics Latin America

Latin America forges ahead on market integration

While the EU has just experienced its first disintegrating blow, Latin America might be on the opposite path towards regional integration, as Mercosur and the Pacific Alliance seek accord.

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Peru’s president faces reality. MSCI announces redesignation. Spain readies for elections. Kenyan opposition marches. Economic Forum shows political shifts.