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People lining up outside a job fair in Colombia. // File Photo: Colombian Government.

Can Latin America Replace Jobs Lost in the Pandemic?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A on unemployment in the region and how to recover the 34 million jobs lost due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Salvador Paiz, Gimena Sánchez-Garzoli, Manuel Agosin

Latin America Advisor ˙

World Bank Chief Economist Carmen Reinhart said this month that Latin America is too dependent upon external finance. // File Photo: Inter-American Dialogue.

Is Latin America & the Caribbean Facing Insolvency?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on the risks of debt insolvency in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Alicia Bárcena, Adam Boehler, Ernesto Revilla, Joydeep Mukherji

Latin America Advisor ˙

Can Latin America Find a Faster Path to Digital Government?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring viewpoints on the progress and challenges of digital government in Latin America and the Caribbean.

João Pacheco, Carlos Santiso, Silvina Moschini, Laura Gaviria Halaby, Luis Tejerina

Latin America Advisor ˙

Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Will Latin America Turn Against China Over Human Rights?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on Latin American and Caribbean countries’ perceptions of China amid rising global competition.

Rebecca Bill Chavez, Ricardo Barrios, Guo Jie, R. Evan Ellis

Latin America Advisor ˙

Institutional investors have increasingly identified socially responsible investing, such as environmentally friendly initiatives, as a priority. // Image: pxfuel.com.

What’s the Future of ESG Investing in Latin America?

A Financial Services Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ takes on the future of environmental, social and governance, or ESG, investing in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Dominik Rohe, Roland Potts, Ravika Rameshwar, Andrea Bonime-Blanc, Ivonne Cuello, Cate Ambrose

Financial Advisor ˙

Governments in Latin America, including Chilean Education Ministry officials, pictured above, are working on plans that involve social distancing for when students return to schools. // File Photo: Chilean Government.

Will Latin America’s Schools Be Able to Reopen Safely?

Do schools in Latin America and the Caribbean have enough government funding and resources to both educate students and protect their health amid Covid-19?

Ariel Fiszbein, Timothy Scully, Michael C. Lisman, Maria Soledad Bos

Latin America Advisor ˙

Governments throughout Latin America have employed sweeping emergency measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic. In Peru, President Martín Vizcarra has ordered the military to enforce the country’s quarantine. // File Photo: Peruvian Government.

Will Emergency Measures Amid the Pandemic Threaten Democracies?

Are emergency measures to fight the coronavirus pandemic putting Latin American and Caribbean democracies at risk?

Kevin Casas-Zamora, Shannon O’Neil, Sergio Bitar, Nicolás Mariscal, Maria Velez de Berliner, Nicolás Marsical

Latin America Advisor ˙

Around the world, including in Latin America and the Caribbean, the number of cases of the novel coronavirus, or Covid-19, has grown exponentially. Governments have implemented increasingly tough restrictions to try to contain the spread.

How Well Are Latin American Nations Handling Covid-19?

How are Latin American and Caribbean nations coping with the spread of the new coronavirus?

Andrés Rozental, María L. Ávila-Agüero, Katherine Bliss, Alejandro Chafuen, Adriano Massuda

Latin America Advisor ˙

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Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018

On April 4, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted its yearly event on remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean, “Remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean in 2018.” The event brought together a panel of experts for a discussion of 2018 remittance flows, the outlook for 2019,  and issues influencing the marketplace.

Natali Solano

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Antonio Costa (R), who took over Brazil’s National Indian Foundation in January, was sacked last week by officials at the Justice Ministry, a decision Costa says stemmed from his willingness to stand up to powerful political and business elites. // File Photo: Government of Brazil.

How Should Brazil Resolve Disputes With Its Indigenous?

A Latin America Advisor Q&A featuring experts’ viewpoints on Brazil’s handling of a 2017 land dispute between indigenous tribes and rural farmers.

Christian Poirier, Tom Griffiths, Kevin Healy, Carlos Mateo Paz-Soldan

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