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.
Paraguay Least Competitive
Paraguay is the least competitive country in Latin America, while Chile is the most competitive, the World Economic Forum reports.
Mexico-US Trade Boom
U.S. trade with Latin America is growing strongly, led by Mexico and Chile. Venezuela is now the second-largest U.S. partner.
Latin Software Piracy Grows
Software piracy is growing in Latin America. Bolivia and Paraguay now have the worst piracy rates, while Colombia continues to have the best record.
Latin Music Sales Fall
Recording industry sales are up in Mexico and most of South America, but down in Brazil and Central America.
Sabino: Mercosur's Uncertain Fate
Mercosur is shaping up to be an overall small economy, and — worse — one that is riddled by significant internal conflicts, argues Carlos Sabino.