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Fresh Look Review: Los límites Morales del Gasto Público: Desigualdad, Bienestar e Ingresos no Laborales

Monday, March 31, 2008  |  Americas Quarterly Spring 2008

Ignacio Labaqui reviews  Dante Avaro's assessment of income inequality in Latin America and his proposed policy that reduces such inequality without compromising economic growth. ... Read More

Meeting in Montevideo

Friday, December 14, 2007  |  Carin Zissis

With a new leader in Argentina and Venezuela’s Mercosur membership hanging like a question mark, South American presidents gathered in Montevideo December 18. The summit comes as the organization signs a trade pact with Israel, the bloc’s first free-trade agreement, and with troubles brewing among some partners. ... Read More

Protecting Latin American Investments

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

In an article for Viewpoints Americas, Jonathan Hamilton, Partner at White & Case LLP, examines the recent trend in some parts of Latin America to reject arbitration for resolving investment disputes. It is unlikely that foes of neutral dispute mechanisms will be able to  "put the arbitration genie fully back into a bottle," he writes. ... Read More

Beginning with a Bang! Argentine Art and Literature Series Opening

Friday, September 28, 2007  | 

Americas Society presents Beginning with a Bang! From Confrontation to Intimacy, an exhibition of Argentine contemporary art that maps the historical scenario of specific breakthroughs in contemporary art of 1960s Buenos Aires. The exhibition opened September 28 with a curatorial dialogue. In addition, AS hosted a panel discussion on contemporary Argentine literature at 6:30 p.m. reflecting on Argentina's complex identity through its culture, history, and landscape. ... Read More