Electric vehicles are a critical part of a clean transport agenda, but strong policy incentives are needed to promote widespread EV adoption in Latin America.
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.
In the wake of the COP21 global climate talks, governments must shift attention to how they will actually follow through on the commitments made in Paris. One concept is central to achieving that goal – innovation.
President-elect Donald Trump has vowed to overhaul US energy and foreign policy in ways that could have important impacts on energy relations with Latin America and the Caribbean.
With the recent decline in commodity prices, why have some countries have fared better than others?
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.
The electrification of the transportation sector is crucial to reducing carbon emissions and tackling global climate change.
Latin America faces some of the toughest obstacles to halting energy emissions, but many countries in the region also have among the best opportunities to reach climate goals.
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto marks 100 days in office. Is he focusing the beginning of his presidency on the right goals?
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.
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.
Aunque en los últimos años la migración mexicana hacia Estados Unidos ha caído notablemente, las remesas no sólo se han mantenido estables, sino que crecieron un 8.8% en 2016. Las razones principales se deben a tres factores claves. Primero, el aumento en el número de mexicanos que envía dinero. Segundo, el uso de sistemas electrónicos para envío de dinero y, tercero, las tasas de cambio.
Cuts to Washington’s energy engagement could undermine the connections that help support U.S.–Latin American cooperation on issues from security to immigration. When it comes to weakening energy integration in the Americas, there are few winners.
Focusing on transnational crime is a top priority of the Obama administration’s policy in Latin America.
Despite reports in recent months that Mexican manufacturing is experiencing a resurgence, Mexico’s industrial sector faces tremendous challenges.