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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.

Finance Latin America

TPP: What it means for Latin America

Widely hailed as the most important free trade agreement in history, the Trans-Pacific Partnership incorporates 12 countries from the Pacific Rim, accounting for 40% of the world’s GDP and 25%

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Netanyahu and Obama meet to defuse tensions. IEA publishes energy forecasts. EU and African leaders discuss migrant crisis. FOMC members on monetary outlook. Central Banks in Chile, Peru set rates. All this in the

Economics International

TPP deal reached: What we know so far

After 5 years of negotiations, the 12 nations which make up the TPP finally reached a deal in the early hours of Monday morning. While the text of the deal

Finance Latin America

South America joins the global currency war

Amid continued low commodity prices, a slow down in demand from Asian economies, and the Chinese devaluation of the Yuan, South America looks poised to jump into the global currency

Latin America Politics

America’s ballooning student debt: Lessons learned from Chile

Public discontent over for-profit university financing schemes in the United States could present serious sociopolitical and economic challenges. The 2011 student protests in Chile serve as a sobering example of

Economics Latin America

Latin American Domestic Politics Could Hamper TPP

While various Latin American nations have expressed support for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), internal political turmoil and scandals in various nations threaten to undermine trans-regional efforts at trade liberalization. Much

Latin America Natural resources and energy

Chile-Bolivia land dispute has long-term implications for mining and gas

The territorial dispute between Chile and Bolivia at the Hague could have long term repercussions in the the mining and gas industries. For over 136 years landlocked Bolivia has been