Educating the Children to Succeed
Students with limited access to education in Latin America sometimes fail to develop cognitive skills needed for success. Latin Education Index shows how Guatemala and Haiti lag in this area.
Brazil, the least globalized economy in Latin America
Brazil ranked for the second consecutive year, as the least globalized country in the region. Venezuela and Colombia are also at the bottom of the list. Panama, Nicaragua, Honduras and Chile are the most connected to global trade flows.
Labor markets lose appeal
The results of the Latin Business Chronicle Labor Index show a reduction in labor market attractiveness. Guatemala and Honduras hit by wage increases. Brazil and Chile show noteworthy setbacks. Ecuador is the champion on this classification.
Honduras: A Real Solution
If rich nations really cared about Honduras, they would use the crisis as an opportunity to figure out how to create lasting benefits.
Honduras: Good Potential
A closer look at the key benefits and challenges of doing business in Honduras, the second-largest Central American exporter to the US.
Honduras Boosts Tourism
Honduras aims to boost tourism arrivals and revenues through improved infrastructure and more international recognition.
CAFTA 2007: Good Outlook
CAFTA faces 2007 with the likely implementation in two more countries and the start of free trade talks with the European Union.
Jerry Haar: Can DR-CAFTA Compete?
DR-CAFTA countries have several advantages, including close proximity to the region’s major export market and relatively inexpensive labor. But challenges include weak public structures and low access to capital.
CAFTA: Positive Outlook
As the U.S. Congress approves CAFTA, U.S. trade with the pact's countries - already up - is expected to increase substantially. Likewise, the CAFTAeconomies should expand as a result.