Electric transportation is a critical part of a clean transport agenda that can put Colombia on a path toward improving air quality and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
“La industria automotriz en el país ha sido conservadora, teniendo en cuenta la responsabilidad de aproximar, facilitar y promover el uso de las nuevas tecnologías”
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.
Peace in Colombia promises to bring many environmental benefits to the country, but also poses environmental risks .
The collapse in global oil prices has led to a steep decline in investment in Colombia’s hydrocarbons sector and reduced the value of its oil exports, depleting a key source of government revenue.
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.
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.
The tentative, but historic, peace deal between the government and the FARC may not be popular. But it still might work.
With the recent decline in commodity prices, why have some countries have fared better than others?
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.
What is the state of democratic governance and the rule of law in Colombia? Colombian Minister Yesid Reyes discusses.
Uribe, a key figure in Colombian politics, continues to influence people’s perceptions on the peace process.
In 2015, Colombia enters a critical phase in the effort undertaken by President Santos to end the country’s longstanding armed conflict.
With no time to lose, Colombia’s newly appointed Director of National Planning has gotten to work on an ambitious agenda.
In search of extend coverage, each subsystem has implemented strategies according to their characteristics (decentralization, engagement with the private system, extension of public supply), but with the common objective to integrate more the vulnerable people.