Is Costa Rica’s Economy on the Right Track?

How well is President Luis Guillermo Solís handling the economy? How strong are the country’s levels of investor and business confidence?

Laura Chinchilla, Kevin Casas-Zamora, Alexander Mora, José Antonio Muñoz, David Gutiérrez

Latin America Advisor ˙ ˙ Latin America Advisor

Central America in the Face of Cuban Migration

In the current international environment, any situation regarding migration turns into a diplomatic issue over border control.

Manuel Orozco

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Confidencial

Costa Rica’s Economic & Investment Outlook

The key to resolving Costa Rica’s fiscal deficit lies in a major reform that would replace the country’s sales tax with a value-added tax.

Megan Cook

Event Summaries ˙

Dejémonos de vainas

El ámbito de autonomía política de nuestros partidos se ha reducido al mínimo

Kevin Casas-Zamora

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ La Nación

Latinoamérica y las elecciones en Estados Unidos

La política exterior de EEUU se verá afectada por una campaña que ha revelado los sentimientos antiinmigración y contrarios a la globalización de una parte importante de los estadounidenses. Latinoamérica, en cualquier caso, no será prioridad para Washington.

Peter Hakim

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Politica Exterior

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

Does the US Election Matter for Latin America?

Issues, policies, and experience have hardly mattered as the campaign offered round after round of personal insults, accusations of illegal and unsavory behavior, and damning indictments of US leaders and institutions.

Peter Hakim

˙ Politica Exterior

Will the New US Aid Plan for Central America Be Successful?

Will Central American governments spend the money effectively? Do the countries in the isthmus have a good plan to fight the drug cartels?

Francisco Altschul, Francisco Villagrán de León, Kevin Casas-Zamora, James M. Meyer