Backgrounder

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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brazil's pension reform
Brazil’s pension system is among the most generous in the world, according to the OECD. (Alexa_Fotos)

Brazil’s Pension Reform: A Herculean Task

1170 658 Maurício F. Bento

Investor Confidence, Economic Growth Tied to Positive Outcome

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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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people's party
Bernier has long been a vocal critic of Canada's controversial protectionist dairy policies. (@TheAgenda)

What Canada’s New People’s Party Stands For

1170 658 Daniel Duarte

Defining the Classical Liberalism, Populism, Politics of Maxime Bernier

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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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