Monthly Archives: March 2014

Brazil’s drug gangs prepare for the World Cup

A provocative video-report from the UK’s Channel 4 News

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Scratching the Surface: Commodities in Post-Boom South America

Samuel George on why commodity-led growth may not be over just yet

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Bachelet’s Chile: Take Two

James McBride on the prospects of Chile’s new government

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Brazilian Bonds: Hot or Not?

Theodore Kahn on the financial markets’ love-hate relationship with Brazil.

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Orange Collar Workers: The Future of Latin America’s Creative Economy

Felipe Buitrago and Iván Duque, authors of The Orange Economy, examine the potential of the creative economy in Latin America 

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Why Bolsa Familia Works

Brazilian economist Carlos Góes on the libertarian roots of Conditional Cash Transfer programs

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The Pacific Pumas: An Emerging Model for Emerging Markets

A new study on Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile: The Pumas of the Pacific Alliance

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