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Latin America Power Brokers

Ministro Dulcidio De La Guardia and Panama: Moving forward

A GRI Power Brokers feature on Dulcidio de la Guardia, Panama’s minister of economy and finance Throughout his tenure as Minister of Economy and Finance, Dulcidio de La Guardia has

Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Obama delivers last SOTU. Paris hosts monetary policy conference. Economic development explored in Latin America. EU commission begins investigation. Former comedian becomes president. All in the Weekly Risk Outlook. President Barack Obama Delivers

Economics Latin America

What to expect in Latin America in 2016

Economic decline in dominant industries, worsening security in major urban centers, and high profile corruption accusations will continue to hinder development in Latin America in 2016. In the Latin American

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

International Politics The Week Ahead

Weekly Risk Outlook

Washington and Havana mend ties with reopening of embassies. TPP meeting in Hawaii could be final stage after eight years of negotiation. President Obama meets with Nigerian and Kenyan leaders to strengthen security

International Natural resources and energy

Deforestation impacting pharmaceutical industry

Global rainforests hold unknown treasures for fighting and curing multiple diseases. But whilst the complete destruction of the world’s remaining rainforests looms on the horizon, pharmaceutical companies are only slowly

Latin America Technology and infrastructure

Look south: Startup opportunities in Latin America

Latin America’s startup scene is quickly emerging as a strong competitor to Silicon Valley and its European counterparts. Investors and businesses take note: look south in the Americas for the

Economics International

For China and Russia, investments in Latin America bring new alliances

China and Russia, seeking to strengthen their global economic footprint and forge new and renewed political alliances, have increased their presence in Latin America.  When talking about emerging markets, its impossible

Economics Latin America

Interview: Iran’s involvement in Latin America a potential thorn for business

With a growing commercial, cultural, and diplomatic presence in Latin America, Iran poses a great political risk to the business community in the region. Iran’s commercial activities in the region, mostly

Economics Latin America

What to expect in Latin America in 2015

In 2015, Latin America’s dominant extractive industries will have to deal with lower prices and lower international demand. But with political and economic challenges building, many governments may find themselves unable