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Latin America and Covid-19: Conditions for a Sustained Recovery

Luis Miguel Castilla ˙ ˙ Voces

Publio Gonzalez, a biologist with the Gorgas Institute, holds a bat June 6, 2018, in Meteti, Panama. Gonzalez and U.S. military doctors were participating in an Emerging Infectious Diseases Training Event, in which they received informational lectures from Panamanian infectious disease experts and field studies of possible virus-carrying wildlife and insects. The event took place during Exercise New Horizons 2018, which is a joint training exercise where U.S. military members conduct training in civil engineer, medical, and support services while benefiting the local community US Air Force / Senior Airman Dustin Mullen
Latin America and the Caribbean is confronting a severe recession with uncertain prospects. Although the recovery will primarily depend on external factors, three key components will determine whether the region is capable of sustaining its path of economic prosperity and social cohesion: sound economic management, access to external finance and delivery of quality public goods and services to all its citizens. Covid-19 introduces the sense of urgency as well as an opportunity to continue making real progress.Read more +

Cuba 2020: ¿a las puertas de una crisis humanitaria?

Lenier González ˙ ˙ Voces

View of Havana Pixabay
Cuba vive el efecto acumulado de la crisis estructural de su modelo sociopolítico y económico –que no fue transformado y no es sostenible de cara al futuro–, más el impacto de nuevos factores externos. La combinación de todo ello acrecentará radicalmente la crisis que vive el país.Read more +

Mauricio Cárdenas on Covid-19 and Latin America’s Economies

Mauricio Cárdenas, Gene Kuleta ˙ ˙ Latin America Advisor

The Latin America Advisor's latest video with former Colombian Finance Minister Mauricio Cárdenas. The Latin America Advisor's latest video with former Colombian Finance Minister Mauricio Cárdenas.
The Latin America Advisor sat down with Mauricio Cárdenas, the former finance minister of Colombia, to talk about the consequences of the coronavirus pandemic on Latin American and Caribbean economies. What do the best-case and worst-case economic scenarios look like? Which countries face the most economic pain? And who will…Read more +
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