É certo que a política da região não anda bem. Mas mudanças na economia global e algumas tendências promissoras no mercado interno estão dando impulso a um crescimento econômico modesto, escreve o editor-chefe da AQ.
Distante de las crisis globales y cerca de los mercados clave, la región tiene lo que el mundo necesita en este momento, escribe el editor en jefe de AQ.
Far from global crises but near vital markets, the region has what the world needs right now, writes AQ’s editor-in-chief.
Before it became a migration hotspot, the area attracted visions for colonization and connection. So far, all have failed.
The region faces many challenges.
But changes in the global economy, and some encouraging developments at home, could be opening up a new era of strong growth.
Many countries are emerging stronger from tests to democratic institutions, writes AS/COA’s CEO.
Weak political representation and entrenched inequality is fertile ground for imitators of El Salvador’s president, writes AQ’s correspondent.
Multiple threats, including a deadline for a deal with the EU, menace Latin America’s longest-lived regional bloc.
Social cleavages have turned politics into a fight for spoils, draining the country’s productive potential, writes a former minister of economy and finance.
Replacing the Argentine peso with the U.S. dollar might take years if it happens at all, experts say.
Before his inauguration, Santiago Peña already advanced an ambitious legislative agenda—but international issues and ties to his mentor Horacio Cartes could prove challenging.
Safeguards for money laundering and tax evasion may be falling disproportionately on Caribbean economies, some analysts argue.
As state spending rises, money from the diaspora is an economic lifeline—but it comes at a steep cost.
The United States could help strengthen Cuban businesses, and slow migration flows in the process.