The power of parity in Latin America

As International Women’s day once again focuses attention on gender inequality around the world, Latin America has made welcome progress in some areas. The region has three of the top ten fastest-improving countries in the world since 2006—Bolivia, Ecuador, and Nicaragua—according to the World Economic Forum. However, on current trends the region as a whole could take another 72 years to fully close the gender gap. Many Latin American women continue not only to have less economic opportunity and earning power than men but are also subject to social evils including high levels of gender-based violence perpetrated against them. The ni una menos protest movement that began in Argentina in 2015 and is now spreading across the region is a […]


Nature’s Currency: How Biodiversity Credits are Reshaping Conservation

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“Latin America, the vision of its leaders” A book by Andrés Rugeles and 100 regional leaders

The Colombian Andrés Rugeles has achieved an almost impossible...

Global Tourism Industry on Track for Full Recovery by 2024

The global tourism industry is set to reach, and possibly surpass, pre-pandemic levels by the end of 2024, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). Five years post-COVID-19, the sector is experiencing a robust resurgence driven by a surge in international travel, improved air connectivity, and strong rebounds in key regions. However, global dynamics must be managed carefully to ensure stable and continuous growth. In 2023, international tourism reached 88% of its 2019 levels, a significant recovery favored by the reopening of Asian markets, as highlighted by the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). The Middle East led the way, surpassing pre-pandemic levels by around 20%, with Europe, the Americas, and Africa following close behind at approximately 90% of their […]