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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. 

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

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 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