Analysis

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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The Future of Oil & Gas Exploration & Production in Colombia

The collapse in global oil prices has led to a steep decline in investment in Colombia’s hydrocarbons sector and reduced the value of its oil exports, depleting a key source of government revenue.

Lisa Viscidi, Rebecca O’Connor

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Shale Development & the Environment: Policy Lessons for Latin America

As Latin American countries reassess their energy policies in light of lower oil prices, there is an opportunity to apply lessons learned from the US experience to enact regulations that mitigate environmental risks, strengthen public support, and attract investment.

Jed Bailey, Lisa Viscidi

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Peace and the Environment in Colombia

Peace in Colombia promises to bring many environmental benefits to the country, but also poses environmental risks .

Lisa Viscidi, Margaret Myers

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Can Peace Break Out in Colombia?

The tentative, but historic, peace deal between the government and the FARC may not be popular. But it still might work.

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Policy

Colombia Advances toward Electric Transportation

Electric transportation is a critical part of a clean transport agenda that can put Colombia on a path toward improving air quality and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.

Lisa Viscidi

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Nationalization & Its Discontents: Low Oil Prices & Latin America

As global oil prices collapsed over the last two years, regional governments have started to lose their leverage in the energy industry. To attract international investors, they must offer increasingly favorable terms, which means ceding more of their own control.

Lisa Viscidi

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ Foreign Affairs

Uribe y Santos

Santos Must Face Down Uribe

Uribe, a key figure in Colombian politics, continues to influence people’s perceptions on the peace process.

Michael Shifter

Articles & Op-Eds ˙ ˙ World Politics Review

Video

A Conversation with Simón Gaviria

With no time to lose, Colombia’s newly appointed Director of National Planning has gotten to work on an ambitious agenda.

Ilona de Zamaroczy

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Quality and Coverage

During the last decadem Atlantico y Barranquilla have made efforts to ensure that all children and youth from the state receive education. Between 1993 and 2003 enrollment increased by 174 thousands students and the coverage in preschool also increased. Reprobation decreased and in 2003 it was only half compared to…

Fundación para el Desarrollo del Caribe, FUNDESARROLLO

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