15 Apr 2020
Latin America: Region is likely to face a harsh recession, liquidity constraints and deteriorating public finances
Region quickly enacted harsh containment measures
Antigua en Barbuda
St.-Kitts en Nevis
St.-Vincent en de Grenadines
Trinidad en Tobago
Turks- en Caicoseilanden
27 Jun 2019
Stronger anti-migrant rhetoric from Trump likely to hit Central American countries the hardest
In the USA, the campaign for the 2020 presidential elections kicked off last week. Trump is seeking re-election and has once again made migrant ...
03 Oct 2017
Guatemala: Unfolding political crisis déjà vu of two years ago?
In the past months, Guatemala's political and judicial institutions have been severely tested. President Jimmy Morales expelled a UN-backed ...
26 Sep 2017
How will Trump’s trade protectionism affect Latin America?
Mexico in the firing line
US trade protectionism focuses first and foremost on reducing trade deficits.That’s bad news for the Mexicans. They cause ...
03 Nov 2015
Former comedian Jimmy Morales wins the presidency
On 25 October, Jimmy Morales of the conservative National Convergence Front (FCN) convincingly won the second round of the Guatemalan ...
01 Jun 2015
Corruption scandals deal blow to ruling party ahead of general election
Since April, multiple cases of graft involving high-level public officials have been unearthed by Guatemalan prosecutors and the UN-backed ...