Latin America- We Must Act Now
“We must act now.”- Lola Castro, WFP Regional Director while speaking about the Latin American region in 2023. Latin America has been facing a combination of economic and social challenges in recent years. The region’s economies have slowed down, and inflation rates have risen, leading to social tensions. These problems have been compounded by the…Keep reading
Latin America- Leftist America?
Peru, Chile, Bolivia, Argentina- in the last year, several countries in Latin America have seen the election of left-wing leaders. Given that the region has traditionally been dominated by center-right and conservative governments, this has been an exciting and surprising time for the region. The election of left-wing leaders marks a some would say, much…Keep reading
Navigating Stormy Seas: What Lies Ahead for Developing Markets in the Face of Recession and Uncertainty
As the global economy braces for the potential impact of a looming recession, many eyes are turning to developing markets, which could face unique challenges in the face of economic downturns. However, developing markets also have the potential to drive economic growth and innovation, even in the face of adversity. One factor that is likely…Keep reading
The Great Reopening: China
On January 8th, inbound travellers to China no longer faced quarantine requirements, effectively reopening one of the world’s largest economies. In the wake of mass popular protests, Beijing ditched the last of its restrictive zero-COVID policy in which the population faced severe limits, frequent lockdowns, and mass testing. According to IMF projections, China’s economy will…Keep reading
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