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Americas briefing

— Global


The economy in Latin America, education in the US, elections in Ecuador, Paraguay and Chile, plus other things set to make the news in 2013.

Justin Trudeau, Michelle Bachelet, Rafael Correa, The Confederations Cup

2013 issues to keep an eye on

Double-edged sword

Latin America [FORECAST]

Next year will be decisive for Latin America. If the economic crisis in the developed world continues, its impact will be felt in emerging markets of the developing world. But the key trend is one that no one expected: people in richer Latin American countries are expressing acute dissatisfaction with models of progress that result in economic growth but fail to translate such progress into the common good.

State of the nations:

  1. Chile
    Chile grew an impressive 6 per cent in 2011…


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