In the last 10 years, Ecuador has become a polarized society, yet solidarity around post-earthquake relief efforts has brought a much needed break to a country that needs unity to rebuild.
Applying a prudent fiscal policy contributes to smooth social expenditures and consequently, fosters economic stability. But this requires political courage from both policy makers and po...
Latin America has been hit hard by falling commodity prices and balance sheet exposure to the appreciation of the U.S. dollar. It's time to go back to basics.
A look at whether decades of housing subsidies have helped to harness the benefits of urbanization and improve the living conditions of the urban poor.
Although poverty has continued to decrease in Latin America, middle class growth has stalled since the economic slowdown.
Could closer ties with Latin America be one of Obama's most important legacies?
Recent declines in commodity prices and turmoil within financial markets have spurred fears of crises and growth stagnation in emerging economies.
Colombians are close to bringing to an end to the oldest and only remaining armed conflict in the Western Hemisphere, writes President Juan Manuel Santos.
The UN's Latin American arm says the narrowing of the gender pay gap in Latin America is too slow and hampering development in the region.
The scenario ahead of us shows that the world will need more energy – at least 30% until 2040 according to the International Energy Agency. At the same time, in Paris last year the intern...
The Constitutional Reform on energy and its secondary legislation represent a vital step towards consolidating a modern and competitive energy sector in Mexico. Through these initiatives,...
Luis Alberto Moreno on tackling corruption in Latin America.
There is a light at the end of the tunnel to eradicate corruption, starting at a local level.
On 18 February, 2016, the White House announced that President Obama will visit Cuba in March.
Medellin, once a city ruled by crime, drug trafficking and domestic war in the last 20 years of the past century, has made it on to the list of the top 10 urban innovations. This may soun...