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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?

International Politics The Week Ahead

The Week Ahead

Hillary Clinton nominated. Philippine State of the Nation. Peru government transitions. No Spanish government. Commerce releases data.

Latin America Security

What to expect in post-conflict Colombia

Colombia faces new challenges and opportunities after an agreement with FARC. This means integrating old enemies and finding a new role for the military.

Economics Latin America

New push for competition policy in Latin America

Latin America has a chance to reap the benefits of competition policy and anti-trust regulation for economic development and regional integration.

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.

Economics Latin America

What is next for Latin America’s middle class?

In the aftermath of leftist rule and a commodity boom, Latin American governments now face risks that threaten a still-fragile middle class.

Economics Latin America

Venezuela: Mired in crisis, with no clear path ahead

With Venezuela facing an unprecedented economic crisis, time is running out to enact much-needed reforms and avoid a drawn out catastrophe.

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.

Latin America Politics

Cuba – A blast from the past for tourists

Walking around Cuban cities gives a sense what street scenes from the 1950’s may have been like with ubiquitous vintage cars, a generally low level of motorization,  few neon signs