One of the most important meetings in Latin America’s economic and political calendar is happening later this week. It’s not happening in Latin America, and no Latin American leaders will be in the room. I’d bet money that nobody will even say the word “Latin”.
in a cheap attempt to turn this into a local “victory”, Brazil succeeded in glossing over serious issues around justice and the rule of law that made Ryan Lochte’s story so believable in the first place.
I get asked all the time if Rio de Janeiro is a safe place to visit. What’s complicated is that it’s better than you think but can be worse than you imagine.
The World Cup has come and gone, and Brazil’s economic fortunes are beginning to fade once more. Rio de Janeiro is poised to take the spotlight next year as it […]
Via Se Mancha Blog There’s really nothing good to say about the baffling disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Families are in distress without closure, governments around the world are […]
One theme I’m planning to explore further in my posts this year is corruption in Latin America, and the pervasive effects it has on development, economic growth and overall governance. […]
São Paulo is, as I like to call it, a bagunça quente. That means absolutely nothing in Portuguese other than a literal translation of “hot mess”. But for those who know […]