What does China stand to gain from investing in Latin America’s energy projects? Where is China looking next in the region?
China is looking for new agricultural investment opportunities in Latin America, but not necessarily for large tracts of land.
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.
The election of President Mauricio Macri may signal the start of a new era in Argentine energy policy and cooperation with the United States, but the new government still faces challenges to increasing oil and gas production and erasing energy subsidies.
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.
How role can Latin America play in addressing global food security challenges?
The next administration’s agenda will be set with political and economic challenges that will test the endurance of Argentina’s democracy.
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.
Emeritus President of the Inter-American Dialogue thinktank, Peter Hakim, expresses grave concern over Trump’s direction of US policy toward Latin America.
A conversation with Alfonso Prat Gay, Minister of Finance of Argentina
CEQ Working Paper No. 45: Taxes, Expenditures, Poverty and Income Distribution in Argentina
At a breakfast meeting with members of the Inter-American Dialogue’s Energy and Resources Committee, Michael Reid, The Economist’s senior Latin America editor and author of the “Bello” column, discussed why he thinks the region is shifting to the right.
Argentine President Cristina Fernández has increased her appeals to nationalist sentiment to build domestic political support.
En los años ’80, el sistema educativo argentino mostraba un alto nivel de deterioro de su tradicional calidad, a lo que se sumaban los viejos problemas no resueltos: segmentación del servicio en términos de calidad según la situación socioeconómica o ubicación geográfica de la población; déficit de escolarización en el…
Since December 2005, Argentina implemented an Education Financing Law, a tool that modified the structure of financing education and introduced significant changes in political and financial relations between national and subnational governments. Its main objective is to increase investment in education, science, and technology to reach a GDP of 6%…