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.
For decades, Japan has been an important trading partner, lender, investor, and provider of official development assistance in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Development banks should play a great role in ensuring sustainable infrastructure development in Latin America in the coming years.
Though the COP21 negotiations promise to be complex, they also present an opportunity for the region to address existing vulnerabilities.
What does China stand to gain from investing in Latin America’s energy projects? Where is China looking next in the region?
With the recent decline in commodity prices, why have some countries have fared better than others?
The electrification of the transportation sector is crucial to reducing carbon emissions and tackling global climate change.
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.
Will the TPP and RCEP be promoting of greater integration or of disintegration in the Asia-Pacific region?
China is looking for new agricultural investment opportunities in Latin America, but not necessarily for large tracts of land.
How will increasing Asian investment in Latin America influence economics and politics in the region?
Latin America is striving in improving its schools and is making clear progress in at least some areas. Most governments have implemented important measures during the years following ur last report. They’ve been increasing investment, establishing and consolidation national performance assessments, working on the implementation of standards and delegating authority…
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.
There is consensus that education is vital for economic development, social progress and democracy strengthening. However, today, most children in Latin America and the Caribbean have no access to quality education. In fact, Latin-American schools are in crisis and are not educating the youth. Instead of contributing to progress, they…