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Paz Gómez

Paz Gómez

Paz Gómez

Paz Gómez is the Econ Americas policy analyst. She is cofounder and academic coordinator of Libre Razón, a liberal think tank in Quito, Ecuador. She holds a bachelor's degree in international relations and political science from San Francisco University of Quito. Follow @PazenLibertad.

Anthony Pompliano, co-founder of Morgan Creek Digital, visited Wyoming to see the state's blockchain promise. (Caitlin Long)

Wyoming’s Pitch to Blockchain Entrepreneurs

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Do Rugged Individualism, Fintech Make a Match?

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ecuador strikes
Eight people died during the strikes, 1,340 were injured, and 1,152 were arrested. (MaJos)

Ecuador: Violent Strikes Reveal Democracy on the Brink

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Fiscal Necessity at Odds with Perils of Entitlement

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chile financial hub
According to Fitch, Chile is the most stable country in Latin America in terms of political, economic, and operational risks. (alobos life)

Chile Aims to Become Regional Financial Hub

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Piñera Administration Vows to Cut Red Tape, Attract Foreign Investment

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ecuador tuition price controls
President Lenín Moreno’s decree will negatively affect the students it claims to protect. (Libre Razón)

Ecuador Fails Students, Educators with Tuition Price Controls

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President Moreno Tightens Stranglehold on Private Schools

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One-third of all borrowers have failed to complete their degrees. (Canva)

The US Student Debt Crisis in Numbers

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Peer-to-Peer Lending, No-Loan Financial Aid Have Surged as Private Solutions

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drugs-imports-canada
Canada takes longer and approves fewer drugs for consumption than the United States. (Pexels)

Imported Drugs from Canada: The Right Prescription?

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US Politicos Weigh Options to Circumvent Sky-High Prices

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sanctions-venezuela-oil
Centralized oil production made true the resource curse for Venezuela. Centralized oil production made true the resource curse for Venezuela. (jp26jp)

A Timeline of US Sanctions on the Venezuelan Regime

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Oil-Production Decline, Economic Crisis Preceded Punitive Measures

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Former Foreign Minister María Fernanda Espinosa granted Assange the Ecuadorian citizenship. (Aland Molestina M.)

The Fate of Julian Assange

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Extradition to the United States Likely, Could Take Years

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In July 2018, 64-year-old AMLO succeeded on his third presidential election bid. (Wikimedia)

What AMLO Bodes for Mexico

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Welfare State Gets Boost amid Economic Uncertainty

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comerciantes informalidad
La solución a la informalidad en América Latina requiere un nuevo paradigma Más de la mitad de los trabajadores latinoamericanos actúan al margen de la ley informalidad ecuador Un vendedor anónimo en Quito, Ecuador. (Libre Razón)

La solución a la informalidad en América Latina requiere un nuevo paradigma

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Más de la mitad de los trabajadores latinoamericanos actúan al margen de la ley

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