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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.

As has become customary in the index’s history, Hong Kong and Singapore remain at the top two positions. (Fraser Institute)

Latin America Gets Failing Grade in Economic Freedom

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Lack of Rule of Law, Property Rights Characterize Regional Stagnation

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Mark Mercer, president of Canada's Society for Academic Freedom and Scholarship, says "Many universities promise to be fora for open and candid discussion, and then withdraw their promise by issuing safe and respectful campus policies … that assimilate words to harassment and violence." (Brian Turner)

Majority of Canadian Universities Fail Free-Speech Assessment

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Justice Centre Index Doles Out Dozens of F Grades

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Julian Assange supporters pose at the Grand Canyon to demand his freedom. (#FreeAssange!)

Petitioners Demand End to Julian Assange’s Blockade

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Nearly 100,000 Back Communication Access for Guerrilla Journalist

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President Iván Duque took the stage at Andicom, a tech conference held in Cartagena each year. (Hiram Lopez-Landin)

Colombia on Mission to Be Latin America’s Tech Hub

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President Iván Duque Unveils Plan to Attract Investors, Entrepreneurs

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Since Hugo Chávez came to power in 1999, economic and political freedom have only gone downhill. (Wikimedia)

The Anatomy of Venezuela’s Chavismo

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What Brought the Oil-Rich Nation to Her Knees?

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The 48th General Assembly of the Organization of American States took place on June 5. (OAS)

OAS Performance: Democracy and Human Rights

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What Does It Have to Show after 70 Years?

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El Salvador formally joined the Central American customs union on August 20, with President Salvador Sánchez Cerén seen on the lift at the ceremony. (Armando Flores)

El Salvador Bolsters Central American Customs Union

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Three Countries Now Make Up Free-Trade Zone of 31.9 Million People

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Un documental que vale la pena ver para comprender los peligros del control estatal de los medios. (Propagandia)

Documental revela cómo se consolidó el correísmo en Ecuador

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Las maniobras políticas y publicitarias fueron los principales recursos de Rafael Correa

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Propagandia is a documentary worth watching to understand the dangers of state control over the media. (Propagandia)

How 21st-Century Socialism Got Hold of Ecuador

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Propaganda: The Master Plan of the “Citizen Revolution”

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