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Presentación de resultados del proyecto Oportunidades para mi Comunidad

Keshia Madrigal ˙ ˙

  La Agencia de los Estados Unidos para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID) y el Diálogo Interamericano presentaron en un evento privado, los resultados de su proyecto Oportunidades para mi Comunidad, el cual, fue implementado durante los últimos tres años con el objetivo de fortalecer el capital económico y humano de…Read more +

Can Colombia Make Peace with the JEP?

Tamar Ziff, Julia Searby ˙ ˙ Voces

Jurisdicción Especial para la Paz / Facebook
President Duque must confront a new test of his leadership rather than put the JEP controversy behind him. Duque has remained silent on the referendum thus far, but now must decide whether to accept the judgment of the Colombian Congress and Constitutional Court and allow the transitional justice process to move forward, or join his mentor Uribe’s continuing efforts to undermine the JEP. Read more +

Remaking US-Brazilian Relations: The Odyssey of Trump and Bolsonaro

Peter Hakim ˙ ˙ Voces

Palácio do Planalto / Flickr / CC BY 2.0
It is hard to imagine exactly what kind of deal Bolsonaro and Trump, both anomalous, unconventional leaders, drawn to one another mainly by temperament and ideology, could strike with another. Could they really end up accomplishing what previous governments in both countries had failed to achieve? Could they forge an alliance between two countries that have long maintained a rather distant and often distrustful relationship?Read more +

The Need to Build an Ecosystem for EdTech in Latin America

Mateo Samper ˙ ˙ PREAL Blog

Leer en español     The use of technology in education has the potential to improve the teaching and learning experience both inside and outside the classroom. All over the world we are increasingly seeing successful technology-driven innovations. Whether reaching children and young people that have been traditionally excluded from…Read more +

Políticas docentes en América Latina: Un panorama regional

Sarah Stanton ˙ ˙ PREAL Blog

Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO), presidente de México, anunció a finales de abril que dirigió un memorándum presidencial a sus secretarios de Gobernación, Educación Pública y de Hacienda en el que ordenaba cancelar la reforma educativa aprobada por su predecesor hace seis años. Aunque la revocación de la reforma educativa…Read more +

Teacher policies in Latin America: A regional panorama

Sarah Stanton ˙ ˙ PREAL Blog

Andrés Manuel López Obrador (better known as AMLO), President of Mexico, announced earlier this spring that he was signing a presidential memorandum to his education and finance and public credit secretaries ordering them to cancel the education reform passed by his predecessor six years ago. Although axing the constituional reform…Read more +

¿Una nueva Carta Magna para Cuba?

Roberto Veiga González ˙ ˙ Cuba

El próximo 10 de abril entra en vigor, en Cuba, una nueva Constitución, que remplazará a la Carta Magna aprobada en 1976, de matriz soviética. Quizá esta no se diferencie mucho de la anterior, pero tal vez (sin demasiado entusiasmo) podamos encontrar, en ella, ciertas posibilidades.Read more +

Will Mexico’s Labor Unions Exert New Power Under AMLO?

Carlos H. Aceves del Olmo, Richard Sinkin, Brian Finnegan, Gladys Cisneros, Carlos Ferrán Martínez ˙ ˙ Latin America Advisor

File Photo: Mexican Government. File Photo: Mexican Government.
What are the reasons behind the workers’ strikes in Mexico, and will there be more labor strife in the period ahead? How powerful are unions in Mexico’s manufacturing sector? Will proposed changes in the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement alter the business-labor dynamics in the country?Read more +

Turning Back the Clock in Latin America

Tamar Ziff, Consuelo Benavente ˙ ˙ Voces

nefasth / Flickr / CC BY-SA 2.0
Even in more stable countries like Chile, disaffection with democracy pervades. Democracy in Latin America is and will always be an evolving issue. In November 2018, a Latinobarometro poll showed that only 48% of Latin Americans believed in democracy as the best form of government, the lowest percentage in decades. One of the more…Read more +

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