Best outcomes for Panama, whether in its relations with China or other economic partners, will depend on the country’s commitment to open and equitable procurement processes and effective project monitoring and evaluation.
Why has Panama been placed back on the FATF’s gray list, and what does it mean for its economy?
Central American economies continue to struggle with achieving higher rates of economic growth, of above 4%. The sluggish growth continues to limit the ability of these countries to achieve economic development and prevent emigration in the long term. Of particular relevance is the fact that these economies are highly dependent on a small number of economic activities, and remittances are a central, if not the most important, source of income.
What costs will Latin American countries face in exchange for China’s support, and what are China’s main goals in extending its influence in the region?
Chinese-built infrastructure can indeed be a boon for Latin America, but making this happen will require no shortage of strategic thinking on the part of policymakers.
Panama and China began negotiations for a free trade agreement on July 9. What benefits would a deal bring?
Joining the Belt and Road is an easy sell for Latin America because the Initiative promises much and demands little, writes Ricardo Barrios.
¿Cuáles son las recomendaciones para mejorar las políticas docentes en Panamá? Resumen del evento.
What plausible explanations are there for the unprecedented, anti-corruption social and institutional reactions recently seen in Latin America?
Panama is currently transforming its education system. Although many of our education indicators are the best in Central America, there are still inequalities in school access and quality, as a still low enrollment in preschool, secondary and higher education. This situation affects adversely the productive force of the country. Without…
Como parte de la iniciativa de la Comisión Internacional sobre Educación, Equidad y Competitividad Económica en América Latina (de PREAL) de publicar en forma periódica un informe sobre los avances en el área de educación en la región, se difunden aquí algunos de los contenidos centrales del documento correspondiente a…