Since the introduction of the first bus rapid transit (BRT) systems in Brazil in the 1970s, Latin American cities have been leaders in the sector. More than 45 cities in Latin America hav...
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How the AMIA attack changed Latin American Jewry forever
The 1994 bombing was a wake-up call on anti-Semitism in the region, writes a professor of Latin American culture at Amherst College.
What the Brexit Means for Latin America
This post is also available in: Spanish On Thursday, the United Kingdom did what many analysts had long-considered unthinkable: it voted to leave the European Union. Anger, confusion, shock, and blame are circulating in about equal measures among London’s typically-composed political circles. As the British elite reels with the implications of the vote, the rest of the world must now grapple with the ripple effects. Latin…
10 emerging trends in Latin America’s economy
It's been a tough couple of years for many Latin American economies. This is how 2017 is shaping up.
Five banking security trends in Latin America
Cybercrime in the banking world is becoming more sophisticated in the region as attackers develop their own systems and replicate practices seen in other parts of the world. We look at five key trends for banking security in Latin countries.
Know Bartering Tips For the Latin American Traveler
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Corruption in Latin America: What’s New? What’s Next?
Irene Estefanía González / Inter-American Dialogue On May 9th, 2017, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an event with Kevin Casas-Zamora, Non-Resident Senior Fellow for the Inter-American Dialogue, Sarah Chayes, Senior Fellow in the Democracy and Rule of Law Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, and Carlos Santiso, head of the Innovation for Citizen Services Division at the Inter-American Development Bank. Throughout the event, the speakers…
Shale Development & the Environment: Policy Lessons for Latin America
This post is also available in: Spanish The sharp drop in oil prices has delayed energy projects around the world, but several Latin American countries are still hoping to draw investors to their shale fields. Argentina’s new market-oriented government has vowed to increase investment in its giant Vaca Muerta shale play, Mexico is expected to auction shale blocks in late 2016 or early 2017 as part…
Brazil: Why do Latin American protests so often call for impeachment?
Tens of thousands protested against President Rousseff on Sunday – the third time this year. Some fear a threat to democracy.
As Western economies look inward, what’s the future for Latin American trade?
After years of protectionism and economic nationalism, Latin American countries are ready to open up again – just as the rest of the world turns inwards.
What US business can learn from the Latin Kings
Five personality traits exist for most successful "intrapreneurs" to one degree or another. Here they are.
Live Q&A: What are the steps to ending water pollution in Latin America?
Join an expert panel from 3-5pm GMT on 6 April to discuss how to turn the region’s contaminated lakes, rivers and dams into clean waterways
Rainbow Tide Rising: How Latin America Became a Gay Rights Haven
The rise of the Latin American left has coincided with a wide array of successful LGBT activism on the continent. The New York Times recently declared Latin America “ahead of the U.S. and Western Europe” on gay rights, smashing stereotypes of a region not known for its social progressivism. The advances have roughly coincided with the ascendance of Latin America’s “Pink Tide” of left-leaning governments in the last decade.
How Latin America Can Use its Natural Resource Wealth Responsibly
Extractive industries can bring benefits for the region. But governance of the sector must continue to improve.
Latin American Extractives Forum Highlights Civil Society Importance, Key Trends
What’s next for Latin American civil society as the supercycle of high commodity prices recedes in the rear-view mirror? And what are the most interesting trends in the extractives sector in the region?
How We’ll Get Universal Access to Safe Water in Latin America
Universal access to safe water in Latin America? How is this possible to achieve in a region where some of the most beautiful tourist destinations in the world have signs in hotels reminding me not to drink the tap water? Loco! Most countries in Latin America achieved their Millennium Development Goal targets for water by 2015, […]
What Would U.S. Budget Cuts Mean for Latin America?
More Details U.S. President Donald Trump’s budget proposal contains major cuts in foreign aid and the elimination of dozens of government programs U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2018 budget proposal contains major cuts to foreign aid, including $140 million in cuts to aid for Colombia, as well as the complete elimination of more than 60 federal programs, including the Overseas Private Investment Corporation, the Inter-American Foundation, and…
Latin America has the biggest skills gap in the world. Here’s how to bridge it
Globalization and technological progress has made productivity more dependent on a broad, complex and difficult-to-achieve set of skills.
Women serve in 13 percent of leadership positions in Latin American Jewish institutions
The Jewish community in Argentina is starting to tackle the issue.