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Latin America Must Do more to Compete

Monday, January 31, 2005  |  Susan Segal  |  WorldCity

In Latin America and the Caribbean, we already talk in terms of lost decades. If we fail to envision FTAA as a means to increase regional competitiveness and fail to work side-by- side to achieve this broader vision, we will have to start speaking of the region in terms of lost generations. ... Read More

Review 69: Literature and Arts of the Americas, Contemporary Mexican Writing and Arts

Sunday, October 31, 2004

Features essays, poetry and fiction by writers in the Americas Society’s “Mexico NOW” literature programs “Out of the Labyrinth: Mexican Literature Today” (Nov. 18) and “Bat at Noon:  Remembering Luis Ignacio Helguera” (Nov. 19), among them Homero Aridjis, Carmen Boullosa, Coral Bracho and Carlos Monsiváis. ... Read More

Fostering Regional Development by Securing the Hemispheric Investment Climate

Sunday, October 31, 2004

This report highlights investment trends over the past two decades and shows some of the reasons why Latin American and Caribbean nations are losing investors to other regions of the world. It also shows how a lack of security directly and indirectly affects investment in the region. The hope is that by addressing  these issues, regional governments will begin to recapture an appropriate proportional share of global FDI, thus increasing economic growth and ultimately strengthening democracy and its institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean. ... Read More