Bolsonaro and the elections in Brazil

Ingo Plöger President of the Strategic Council of CEAL Jair Bolsonaro was elected President of Brazil three hours after the 480,000 electronic ballot boxes closed. The political renewal in Brazil was consecrated by the voters who voted against the old established policy and opted for changes, for zero corruption, for transparency and new habits of conduct. In the Chamber of Deputies, at a national level, more than 50 percent of the 513 deputies were renewed. Those re-elected were in the minority and the number of parties in the House increased from 25 to 30. Of the 54 disputed seats (2/3 of the Senate) in the Senate, 46 are occupied by “newbies.” The prediction of political analysts and surveys was about […]


Nature’s Currency: How Biodiversity Credits are Reshaping Conservation

By Victoria Galeano* Imagine sipping your morning coffee in a...

“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 […]