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The Anti-Incumbent Movement is Scrambling Politics in Latin America

The recent murder of Ecuadorian presidential candidate Fernando Villavicencio has shone a light on the looming sense of chaos and instability afflicting Latin American...

Narcotrafficking’s Impact on Source, Transit, and User Countries

Narcotrafficking is a transnational crime with drugs, weapons, money, and people crossing international borders for illicit purposes. Generally, narcotrafficking involves at least three countries:...

Why we must invest more in Guatemala’s human capital

I have both a personal and a professional attachment to Guatemala.  It is the first country I covered as country economist at the World...

UNHCR warns of unprecedented displacement in Central America and Mexico

Central America and Mexico are facing “unprecedented pressure” as the number of people seeking international protection rises and access to asylum and territory is being limited through troubling new border restrictions, the UN...

Using the Private Sector to Spark Investment for Change in Latin America

Authors: Antonio Garrastazu, Rima Kawas and Valerie Dowling* The Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras and their neighbor Mexico are some of...

As Refugees Flee Central America, the Mexican Public Sours On Accepting Them

Authors: Isabel Eliassen, Alianna Casas, Timothy S. Rich* In recent years, individuals from Central America’s Northern Triangle (El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras) have been forced...

Maximizing Biden’s Plan to Combat Corruption and Promote Good Governance in Central America

Authors: Lauren Mooney and Eguiar Lizundia* To tackle enduring political, economic and security challenges in the Northern Triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras,...

Improving productivity key to unleashing sustainable growth in Central America

The six Central American countries (Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama) can increase the productivity of their economies and workforce and...

Guatemala partners with UNWTO to launch Sustainable Tourism Observatory

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has welcomed Guatemala into its International Network of Sustainable Tourism Observatories (INSTO). The Central American country becomes the 26th...

Linking Resource Scarcity with Conflict

Resource scarcity can be explained through three principals. First is basic human security requires adequate resources in the specific location. The human population is...

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