Topic : Latin America

  • Ndeye Astou Fall, 22, works at a call centre in Senegal’s capital Dakar Forum Article

    Can services drive developing country growth?

    The global discussion about growth in the developing world has taken a sharp turn recently. The hype and… more

  • A “made In U.S.A.” tag is pictured inside a canvas bag in San Diego, California Forum Article

    Could trade unite the USA and Latin America?

    Many foreign-policy analysts view the United States’ relationship with Latin America as one of… more

  • A fisherman waits for a catch in front of the beach of Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in Latin America and the Caribbean

    According to the latest World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report, in order to keep up the… more

  • Man looks at the Pudong financial district of Shanghai Forum Gallery

    Global competitiveness in 11 graphics

    The Global Competitiveness Report 2014-15 assesses the competitiveness of 144 economies based on 12… more

  • A sister of the Franciscan order plays with children in Lambare city, near Asuncion Social Entrepreneurs Article

    The app changing the way we look at poverty

    If we’re aiming to not simply alleviate poverty but eliminate it altogether, we need to understand its… more

  • A boy draped with a Brazilian flag and a girl from Uruguay watch a soccer match between children from Chile and Uruguay during the “Street Soccer World Cup” in Sao Paulo Forum Article

    4 ways to boost Brazil’s growth

    After years of impressive growth, Brazil’s economic prospects appear increasingly dim. Since the World… more

  • A child watches other children inside a home known as “La Gran Familia”, in the western city of Zamora Forum Article

    Does inequality increase crime?

    While homicide rates in most parts of the world fell by as much as 50 percent in the 2000s, Latin America… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    How Buenos Aires plans to become a modern city

    Buenos Aires, the second largest city in South America, is a metropolis of more than… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    How bikes and buses helped Bogotá go green

    In Bogotá, traffic congestion became so severe that a simple commute could take hours and the… more

  • Forum Article

    Why the US will pay a price for Argentina’s default

    On July 30, Argentina’s creditors did not receive their semiannual payment on the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    A better future for Guatemala’s indigenous people

    Latin America is a region filled with beautiful landscapes, wildlife and vegetation. The region’s… more

  • Forum Article

    What have we learned from Argentina’s debt default?

    Argentina’s latest default poses unsettling questions for policy-makers. True, the country’s periodic… more

  • Forum Article

    Why Argentina’s debt ruling is bad news

    Argentina and its bankers have been barred from making payments to fulfill debt-restructuring agreements… more

  • Forum Article

    Why Brazil should open up to the world

    Despite a decade of rapid growth and falling poverty rates, Brazil has failed to match… more

  • Forum Video

    Interview: Latin America’s three supercycles

    All eyes are on Latin America for the World Cup – a celebration not just of sport, but also of the… more

  • Young Global Leaders Event

    Let’s get disabled people back in business

    World Economic Forum on Latin America 2014

    , Panama City, Panama

  • Forum Event

    How can we ensure a healthy future for Latin America’s youth?

    World Economic Forum on Latin America 2014

    , Panama City, Panama

  • Forum Event

    Mexico and Latin America: Towards a shared prosperity

    World Economic Forum on Latin America 2014

    , Panama City, Panama