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”.
Part 1: Chihuahua to Creel I like to take trains wherever I travel in Latin America. Most of the time it’s a practical urban reality (subway systems anywhere), […]
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. […]
Americans have been through all the stages of joy and grief when it comes to mortgages over the last few years. First low rates for everyone, easy approvals for most, […]
(via Americas Quarterly blog) Janet Yellen, nominated by President Obama last week to be the new chairwoman of the U.S. Federal Reserve, might not know it yet, but she has friends in […]
It might not be a mutual love affair, but there’s lots of reasons for many Latin Americans to swoon at the appointment of Janet Yellen as Fed Chairwoman. This post […]
Ever been called a gringo? It’s a common occurrence south of the border, the echo of the word reaching from Ciudad Juarez down to the northern border of Argentina and […]