• 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
  • 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
  • Second, third, and fourth terms run rampant in Latin America. But are they such a good idea?

    Apr 20 2017 Voces
  • The widespread outbreak of activism against gender-based violence in Latin America has captured the media and world’s attention.

    Dec 9 2016 Voces
  • CIEPLAN, one of Chile’s (and Latin America’s) leading think tanks, celebrated its 40th anniversary on November 7th in Santiago.

    Nov 30 2016 Voces
  • The liberal values of free trade and multiculturalism might be in retreat in the United States after the election of Donald Trump, but they are alive and well in Canada.

    Nov 11 2016 Voces
  • Though the threat of terrorism has caused alarm in Brazil, growing crime on the streets of Rio has emerged as the top concern during the Olympics.

    Jul 27 2016 Voces
  • In Latin America, African descendant youth are in the headlines in places like Brazil and Colombia, where more black youth are attending colleges and universities than ever before.

    Jul 21 2016 Voces
  • In celebrating the day of family remittances, we are honoring migrants and the impact of their earnings on development, as well as their efforts, challenges, and sacrifices to extend their love to their families in tangible ways.

    Jun 16 2016 Voces
  • Senator Jose Serra’s appointment as foreign minister has raised expectations for dramatic changes in Brazilian foreign policy.

    Jun 6 2016 Voces
  • Vice President Michel Temer has assumed the Brazilian presidency on an interim basis. An end to Brazil’s trauma depends on his government’s performance, particularly in its success in reviving the country’s economy.

    May 18 2016 Voces
  • While there is no guarantee that it will produce a better government, Brazilians should have their chance for direct elections.

    Apr 29 2016 Voces
  • Despite a rigid international legal framework, countries in the Americas have implemented important changes on drug policies over the last five years.

    Apr 27 2016 Voces
  • The legislative session of the lower house that opened the impeachment proceedings against President Dilma Rousseff was missing just one thing: a sense of gravity.

    Apr 23 2016 Voces
  • With the first South American Olympics slated to begin in under four months, it is impossible to ignore the harm that the current situation in Brazil is inflicting on the historic occasion.

    Apr 15 2016 Voces