2018: Latin America’s electoral roller coaster

Episode 11 of Altamar breaks down Latin America’s monster electoral calendar in 2018, with a focus on what promise to be particularly contentious elections in Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia. Peter and Muni are joined by Venezuelan author and political scientist Moisés Naím, who weighs in on broader trends in the region. Moisés points to some encouraging developments in a region that no longer accepts rampant corruption as the norm. Listen to the podcast below: https://soundcloud.com/user-995064099/2018-latin-americas-electoral-roller-coaster


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

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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 […]