• Standardized student evaluations provide a measure of the quality of teaching in different schools. But what impact can sharing the results with teachers and administrators have on their teaching and management practices?

    Feb 16 2018
  • A surprise turn in Costa Rica’s national election has left many guessing. Four experts comment on the race in the Dialogue’s daily Latin America Advisor.

    Feb 8 2018
  • Latin America isn’t yet part of the Belt and Road, but China showed sustained interest in the region during the recent China-CELAC Ministerial Forum.

    Jan 26 2018 China & Latin America
  • Mixed views on PPK’s longevity in office…

    Jan 9 2018
  • The example of Cartagena´s Escuelas de Bancos presents one simple lesson: education planners and decision-makers need to pay more attention to community-generated solutions and non-formal education.

    Dec 14 2017 PREAL Blog
  • 2018 will be a pivotal year for energy in Latin America, as the region’s top oil producers are set to hold presidential elections that could lead to sweeping policy changes.

    Dec 14 2017 Voces
  • Five viewpoints on Chile’s remarkably close presidential election race.

    Dec 11 2017
  • How can teacher pay policies incentivize better performance and improve learning outcomes?

    Dec 10 2017 PREAL Blog
  • The coastal city of Zhuhai in China’s Guangdong province is quickly becoming a focal point of China’s efforts to strengthen relations with the LAC region.

    Nov 27 2017 China & Latin America
  • On November 15 and 16, the First Latin American Forum on Early Childhood Development took place in Bogotá, Colombia.

    Nov 21 2017 PREAL Blog
  • By pioneering a new way of doing business in Brazil, startups are challenging long-standing bureaucratic practices that have hampered innovation in the past.

    Nov 14 2017 Voces
  • What will the Chinese Communist Party’s recent leadership reshuffle mean for China’s future engagement with Latin America?

  • Carl Meacham, the associate vice president for Latin America in the international advocacy division at Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, or PhRMA, has joined the Board of Advisors of the daily Latin America Advisor.

    Oct 31 2017
  • Mauricio Macri has good reason to celebrate: Argentines just gave a strong endorsement to his reform agenda. To capitalize on these results, Macri will need to pick his battles carefully, resolve inconsistencies in his economic program, and show concrete results to maintain the trust of investors and citizens alike.

    Oct 25 2017 Voces
  • English proficiency is one of the most valuable skills to have in our increasingly globalized economy. But English language programs in Latin America are not producing their intended results.

    Oct 9 2017