Analysis

China’s Strategy in Brazil & the Southern Cone

What does China stand to gain from investing in Latin America’s energy projects? Where is China looking next in the region?

Lisa Viscidi, Margaret Myers, Chris Noon

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Interfax

Natural Gas Market Outlook

Given their close proximity to the United States, LAC countries are well-positioned to capitalize on the surplus of US gas exports and current buyer’s market.

Lisa Viscidi, Carlos Sucre, Sean Karst

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A Very Full Year of Elections

In the year-long period from November 2013 to November 2014, presidential elections will occur in nine Latin American countries.

Peter Hakim

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Infolatam

Where Is Uruguay’s Economy Headed?

How important are ties with Argentina to Uruguay’s economic outlook? Will investment-grade status bring Uruguay the benefits it expects?

Claudio Loser, Christian Daude, Graciana del Castillo

A Time for Action

Latin America inequality gap, economic integration, and infrastructure and education systems were among the issues spotlighted at the XVII Annual CAF Conference.

Mary Dempsey

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Mujica Touts Education, Defends Marijuana

Uruguayan President José Mujica called on professors from the US to teach in Uruguay and defended his country’s creation of a legal marijuana market.

Megan Cook

Iniciativas orientadas a la formación y perfeccionamiento de los docentes

Prácticamente todas las reformas de mejoramiento de la educación contemplan entre sus principales ítems medidas relacionadas tanto con la formación inicial de los profesores como con alternativas de perfeccionamiento y capacitación de quienes ya están en servicio. En este número se presentan algunas experiencias que ilustran soluciones adoptadas en tres…

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Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2016

In 2016, the flow of remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed US $70 billion. In the 20 countries for which there is data available, the flow reached US$69 billion. This increase demonstrates continued growth since the post-recession period. In this article, we find a range of factors shaping this growth,

Manuel Orozco

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Reforma educativa en Uruguay: visión de cinco años

A mediados de los 90 comenzó en Uruguay una reforma de su sistema educativo que, manteniendo los principios que lo han guiado desde una visionaria reforma en 1875, busca ajustarlo a las necesidades de los nuevos tiempos y enfrentar los aspectos deficitarios.   Descargue el documento completo abajo

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Sindicalismo docente y reformas educativas: el caso de Uruguay

A partir de los casos analizados por el estudio ˝Sindicalismo y gobierno: una agenda para el diálogo en torno a la reforma educativa˝ en el marco de las actividades del Grupo de Trabajo de PREAL sobre Sindicalismo Docente, se presenta aquí un resumen de la experiencia uruguaya en este tema,…

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Fiscal Policy and Ethno-Racial Inequality in Bolivia, Brazil, Guatemala and Uruguay

African descendants and indigenous peoples in Latin America face higher poverty rates and are disproportionately represented among the poor. Per capita income of the white population can be sixty percent higher to twice as high as the per capita income of the African descendant and indigenous populations.

Nora Lustig

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