Should Chile’s pension system be nationalized, and how would such a move affect current and future retirees?
Has the coronavirus pandemic interrupted protesters’ momentum and hopes for social change in Chile?
Some governments in Latin America imposed early preventive measures and mobilized health systems to meet the threat of Covid-19. Meanwhile, others with populist national leaders have done very little to prepare for or otherwise mitigate the epidemic.
Este nuevo informe resume las conclusiones acordadas en el taller regional de Montevideo sobre un paquete básico de prestaciones universales para la primera infancia.
Long-term power supply auctions are an increasingly popular instrument worldwide for attracting renewable energy investment while cutting prices, increasing energy security, and reducing emissions. Latin America has been at the forefront of using auctions to boost renewable energy capacity. This study analyzes design and outcomes of government-led long-term power auctions with participation from non-conventional renewable sources in six countries in Latin America and the Caribbean (Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Argentina, Peru, and Jamaica) since 2015.
Top selections from the Latin America Advisor’s editorial staff of issues covering especially important developments during 2019, a remarkable year for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Los países de América Latina necesitan socios, necesitan inversionistas, pero tiene que entender que ningún socio económico vendrá sin algún efecto secundario.
On November 6, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted the event “Latin America’s Autumn of Discontent” in order to pinpoint some underlying drivers and discuss the interrelatedness of the mass demonstrations, contentious elections, and constitutional crises facing the region.
Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change and Extractive Industries Program, gave a presentation to the Energy Working Group of the Elcano Institute on clean energy auctions in Latin America and how their intelligent design could benefit other countries in the region.
On April 11, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted an event to discuss the reforms proposed by Chilean president Sebastian Piñera to his country’s pension system.
Changing demographics as a result of aging populations and the consequent need to reform pension systems will be among Latin America’s biggest challenges in the coming decades, Fernando Larraín, the director of the AFP Association of Chile, a private organization that includes all pension managers in the country, said April…
What advantages and disadvantages does being part of the OECD bring for Latin American countries and the region as a whole?
¿Qué tan bien están los países sudamericanos involucrando a inversionistas internacionales en sus estrategias de desarrollo de litio?
Although electric mobility is at an early stage in Latin America, several cities have made significant advances. This new report addresses a number of critical questions about electric transportation in Latin America, drawing on case studies of six urban electric car and bus markets that have seen among the fastest growth in the region.
Si bien Chile cuenta con una política de desarrollo nacional con reconocimiento legal y sostenibilidad institucional, así como con mecanismos de evaluación del desarrollo de la primera infancia, queda mucho por hacer para mejorar la articulación interministerial, la efectividad de los estándares de calidad, el uso efectivo de los datos de las mediciones de desarrollo infantil, y la colaboración formal entre distintos actores.