Latin America

India and Latin America: a new perception and a new partnership

Ambassador R. Viswanathan. ARI 37/2014 - 22/7/2014.

A new paradigm of both perception and of growth in the relations between India and Latin America is emerging, that should lead towards a longer-term partnership.

Will Poland re-discover Latin America?

Pawe Zerka. Expert Comment 9/2014 - 12/2/2014.

There are reasons to believe that Poland‘s government and business world have finally started to re-discover Latin America. What are the underlying reasons for this phenomenon and what should we expect from it?

Correa and Assange: A Peculiar Relationship

Carlota García Encina and Carlos Malamud. 10/12/2012.

What are the key determinants of Ecuadorian President Correa’s ongoing support for WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange?

Staging the War on Drugs: Media and Organised Crime in Mexico

Edgar Moreno Gómez. WP 8/2012 - 10/7/2012.

This Working Paper offers an insight to understand the political ramifications of the news coverage of violence in Mexico. It shows that drug trafficking organisations have important goals related to the media, the impact of news on public opinion and the consequent influence over policy making.

Ecuador’s Energy Policy Mix: Development, Conservation and Nationalism with Chinese Loans (ARI)

Gonzalo Escribano. ARI 26/2012 - 17/4/2012.

Ecuador’s energy policy faces a complex variety of political and economic objectives that are difficult to reconcile in a consistent manner.

The Economic Crisis and the Emerging Powers: Towards a New International Order?

Robin Niblett. 20/2/2012.

The real challenges to the existing international order will come not from the established or emerging powers, but from global forces that are beyond their control and also from those non-state entities and groups which seek to undermine the process of globalisation that links all states and societies ever closer together.

Aid to Haiti: Reconstruction Amidst Political Uncertainty (ARI)

Marc J. Cohen and Amélie Gauthier. ARI 61/2011 - 29/3/2011.

Following the 20 March 2011 elections, Haiti faces a potential political stalemate whilst confronting the massive reconstruction needs created by last year’s earthquake.

The G-20 Economies and the Financial Crisis: Concerns over Governance (WP)

Luis A. Riveros. WP 41/2010 (Translated from Spanish) - 15/3/2011. Go to Spanish version

The global financial crisis that erupted in late 2007 in the US, and which stemmed from policies implemented over the past three decades, has highlighted a severe problem of financial governance within countries and in the international context itself.

The Global Crisis and its Implications for Latin America (WP)

Ramiro Albrieu and José María Fanelli. WP 40/2010 (Translated from Spanish) - 15/3/2011. Go to Spanish version

Latin America has not been immune to the turmoil unleashed in the wake of Lehman Brothers’ demise. This working paper looks at the size and characteristics of the external shocks endured by the region, its vulnerability to them and the political responses they have elicited.

Latin America: Economic and Political Outlook for 2011 (ARI)

Carlos Malamud and Federico Steinberg. ARI 42/2011 (Translated from Spanish) - 15/3/2011. Go to Spanish version

Latin America's economic and political outlook for 2011 is favourable. Growth and political stability appear to be guaranteed, although there are some risks on the horizon.