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…
What plausible explanations are there for the unprecedented, anti-corruption social and institutional reactions recently seen in Latin America?
¿Cuáles son las recomendaciones para mejorar las políticas docentes en Panamá? Resumen del evento.
Joining the Belt and Road is an easy sell for Latin America because the Initiative promises much and demands little, writes Ricardo Barrios.
Panama and China began negotiations for a free trade agreement on July 9. What benefits would a deal bring?
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.
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?
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.
Why has Panama been placed back on the FATF’s gray list, and what does it mean for its economy?
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.
A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Panama’s new data protection law as a model for the region.
Los países miembros de la recién creada Alianza para el Desarrollo en Democracia tienen un compromiso político, moral y económico de rescatar la democracia del secuestro de los autócratas.
Margaret Myers and Steven Holmes discuss developing trends in the India-LAC dynamic, including India’s appetite for crafting a regional foreign policy for Latin America and potential increased commercial competition with China in the region.
Insights from India-Latin America relations expert Hari Seshasayee on External Minister Jaishankar’s trip to Guyana, Colombia, Panama, and the Dominican Republic.