• On Sunday, June 5th, around 37 million people voted to elect new governors for 12 of Mexico’s states and new constituency and municipal leaders.

    Jun 15 2016 Voces
  • Two mechanisms allow countries to fund higher education ‘free at the point of delivery’ with limited fiscal costs: Graduate Tax and Income Contingent Loans.

    Jun 15 2016 PREAL Blog
  • The arrival of business-friendly Kuczynski, more commonly known as PPK, promises to bring important changes to the energy and mining sectors.

    Jun 14 2016 Voces
  • What is behind the fact that 60% of businesses in Nicaragua decide not to formalize?

    Jun 13 2016 Voces
  • DHLA is a dual system of higher education that allows students to spend three months in class and three months in a company.

    Jun 7 2016 PREAL Blog
  • Senator Jose Serra’s appointment as foreign minister has raised expectations for dramatic changes in Brazilian foreign policy.

    Jun 6 2016 Voces
  • What progress has China made toward the development of a transoceanic railway in South America?

    Jun 2 2016
  • The coming years will feature an increasing number of governments implementing education reforms that answer to citizens’ demands.

    May 25 2016 PREAL Blog
  • Vice President Michel Temer has assumed the Brazilian presidency on an interim basis. An end to Brazil’s trauma depends on his government’s performance, particularly in its success in reviving the country’s economy.

    May 18 2016 Voces
  • Prolonged droughts caused by the El Niño weather phenomenon combined with the impacts of climate change are exposing Latin America’s severe vulnerability to reliance on hydropower.

    May 17 2016 Voces
  • As the “island of enchantment” descends further into a nightmarish debt and economic crisis, fights for Puerto Rico’s future have spread to Washington and the public eye.

    May 17 2016 Voces
  • It is imperative to advance in the implementation of a competency-based model that features stronger links to the professional world.

    May 17 2016 PREAL Blog
  • While Brazil’s political future hangs in the balance, Petrobras – the state oil company at the center of Brazil’s largest corruption scandal – is also facing great uncertainty.

    May 2 2016 Voces
  • While there is no guarantee that it will produce a better government, Brazilians should have their chance for direct elections.

    Apr 29 2016 Voces
  • While its GDP growth has generally been higher than that of its neighbors, it is not enough to get the country out of poverty. Nicaragua needs to leverage its human capital to the fullest.

    Apr 29 2016 Voces