How is China’s coronavirus assistance to Latin America being perceived and what are the implications for US-China competition in the region?
What plausible explanations are there for the unprecedented, anti-corruption social and institutional reactions recently seen in Latin America?
Despite the growth of fintechs in Latin America, cash is still king in the region. But why?
Washington’s economic and political reform agenda isn’t wrong. It’s just too narrowly conceived. To work, it must address Latin America’s pernicious and pervasive inequality and racism.
If the region increases renewables to 80% of the electricity matrix and expands integration, countries can save billions of dollars in investments, avoid blackouts and reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, argue Lisa Viscidi and Ariel Yépez.
Upgrading China-Southern Cone Agro-Industrial Relations: Recommendations for the Public and Private Sectors
Much could be gained from a coordinated, multi-dimensional strategy aimed at upgrading the trade-based and other aspects of the China-Southern Cone agro-industrial dynamic.
In an interview with The Science of Where Magazine, Lisa Viscidi, director of the Energy, Climate Change, and Extractive Industries Program, and Sarah Phillips, program assistant, discussed Latin America’s progress toward the energy transition and its geopolitical implications.
Will President-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador be able to curb Mexico’s growing insecurity?
The success of China’s regional outreach in Latin America will depend, as it has for a number of years, on Beijing’s relative influence in regional institutions and on the capacity and effectiveness of the institutions themselves.
2019 marks the first year since new leaders in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico took office. We can now see more clearly the way their policy decisions have affected the energy sector and opportunities for investment. Meanwhile, Argentina holds presidential elections later this month. Venezuela, in turn, faces a worsening economic crisis as oil production plummets. Industry experts, government officials, and corporate representatives convened to discuss these issues and their regional impacts on October 2 at the Inter-American Dialogue.
Michael Shifter, presidente del Diálogo Inter-Americano, habló con Carlos Morales Peña de Forbes Bolivia sobre la crisis desatada por el Covid-19, su efecto en el orden político y económico mundial, los posibles cambios en el proceso de globalización y el rol de China, entre otros.
China’s record of lending in LAC continues to surpass that of other banks, even though policy banks issued only $9 billion to the region in 2017.
Testimony to the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission: China’s Activity in Latin America
Testimony by Program Director Margaret Myers to the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission on China’s activity in Latin America and the Caribbean.
How big of a problem is hepatitis C in Latin America? What kinds of efforts should countries and the private sector make to fight it?