President Jimmy Morales’ attempted firing of CICIG Commissioner Iván Velásquez threatens to set off a new political crisis
The roots of Central America’s challenges run deep, and the Trump Administration’s policies seem unlikely to help Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras make significant progress.
A compilation of the Dialogue’s reports, articles and presentations on the most important issues shaping Guatemala’s development.
A compilation of the Dialogue’s reports, articles and presentations on the most important issues shaping migration flows in the Central American region.
Central America faces a wide range of challenges in the global context, of which organized crime, access to trade and financing, and outbound migration are a few. This is a compilation of the most relevant Dialogue’s reports on the region.
A compilation of the most relevant Dialogue’s articles, presentations and reports on Central America: its development challenges and policy options.
What plausible explanations are there for the unprecedented, anti-corruption social and institutional reactions recently seen in Latin America?
El jueves 16 de febrero, el Organismo de las Naciones Unidas para la Migración (OIM) presentó los resultados de la Encuesta sobre Migración Internacional de personas guatemaltecas y Remesas. La encuesta se realizó a más de 3,000 familias en 170 municipios de Guatemala para definir un perfil del migrante guatemalteco en el exterior, las características de los migrantes de retorno, así como el volumen y uso que se le da a las remesas.
In terms of human capital, Guatemala lags behind in an increasingly global economy. In its Human Capital Index, the World Economic Forum ranked Guatemala as number 94 out of 130 economies. Although a multifaceted concept, learning has a significant role in building human capital, as education –including enrollment, quality and attainment— impacts the future of the labor force. In this article, we review the educational landscape in Guatemala, including literacy, K-12 education, and workforce development.
This document offers an introduction to the migration dynamics in Guatemala and proposes an approach to leverage opportunities.
CONGRESSIONAL TESTIMONY AS SUBMITTED FOR RECORD AND DELIVERED BEFORE A FULL COMMITTEE HEARING OF THE US SENATE COMMITTEE ON HOMELAND SECURITY AND GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS. Over the past five years, slightly over 100,000 unaccompanied migrant children from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador have been apprehended at the US southern border. They are but…
Reforms are deeply necessary in Guatemala but the path forward is neither easy nor simple.
Despite recent progress made the education reform in Guatemala, especially starting in the 90s, our educational performance remains unsatisfactory. Even though the number of students assisting and finishing primary school has increased significantly in the last years, our children are still far from attaining the school level our constitution requires…
En julio de 2002 se concluyó el informe de Progreso Educativo de Guatemala, promovido por la Comisión Internacional sobre Educación, Equidad y Competitividad Económica, de PREAL. La reducción del analfabetismo y de las inequidades educativas, el aumento de la cobertura, una mejor preparación de los docentes y la elevación de…
In the last 10 years Guatemala has made great advances. The consolidation of the democratic system and the signing of the peace process have created a more favorable climate for education. However, there are still social and economic development problems. Guatemala is a country of young, multilingual and multicultural people.…