In 2016, the flow of remittances to Latin America and the Caribbean surpassed US $70 billion. In the 20 countries for which there is data available, the flow reached US$69 billion. This increase demonstrates continued growth since the post-recession period. In this article, we find a range of factors shaping this growth,
In its fourth edition, the Remittances Scorecard ranks 30 companies working in 11 Latin American and Caribbean countries. It evaluates them across 12 indicators to assess their performance and competition in the money transfer industry.
Nadie puede negar los avances en la lucha contra la pobreza y la inclusión. Sin embargo, la concentración de poder se vuelve una amenaza.
Una conversación con René Orellana, Ministro de Planeación del Desarrollo
Peru, Ecuador, Bolivia, and Venezuela all present unique challenges for US diplomatic outreach.
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.
Bolivians on Sunday appeared to have rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would have allowed President Evo Morales to run for an unprecedented fourth term in office. What does the vote say about Bolivians’ view of Morales and about the state of the country’s democracy?
After a string of corruption scandals, President Evo Morales’ party lost dramatically in regional elections in Bolivia last week.
This paper, published uses the 2010/11 Income and Expenditure Survey for South Africa to analyze the progressivity of the main tax and social spending programs and quantify their impact on poverty and inequality.
African descendants and indigenous peoples in Latin America face higher poverty rates and are disproportionately represented among the poor. Per capita income of the white population can be sixty percent higher to twice as high as the per capita income of the African descendant and indigenous populations.
With Morales’ approval rating at 75%, it is likely that voters will re-elect him for a third consecutive term
In the year-long period from November 2013 to November 2014, presidential elections will occur in nine Latin American countries.
In early October, Morales announced he will run for a third presidential term . Is democracy under seige?
Latin America inequality gap, economic integration, and infrastructure and education systems were among the issues spotlighted at the XVII Annual CAF Conference.
When it comes to writing constitutions, Bolivia has experience. Its most recent, is the country’s seventeenth.