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The Geography of Exclusion: The Dynamics of State Discontinuity Across the Territory in LAC

One of the ways in which inequality manifests itself is by making location a constraint to socioeconomic achievement. Equality of opportunity implies that the place where a person is born –or chooses…  


Ruling for the few? How weak legitimacy can hinder compliance and cooperation in LAC countries

The increasingly widespread belief that countries are governed to benefit “the few” rather than “the many” suggests that the legitimacy of institutions may be declining in the region.  


After the Rain: The Lasting Effects of Storms in the Caribbean

For countries in the Caribbean, the challenge of strengthening resilience is particularly acute as nations suffer recurrent extreme weather-related events. Countries are continuously struggling to…  



Where did the productive capacity go?



Connecting islands of knowledge to boost resilience

In times of drastic climate change, the challenges of islands are immense, even existential. Reducing dependency on fossil fuels, reversing the brain drain, diversifying the economy, cleaning the…  


Rethinking development in Latin America and the Caribbean

Latin America and the Caribbean is a middle-income region but has not yet become a middle-class society.  


10 tips for happy and eco-friendly holidays

It is important that this holiday season encourages us all to reflect on our habits—and not only our consumption patterns. This is a time to think about other people’s well-being, even those we do not…  


Protecting the fish that swim in sunlight

The country's fishing sector is made up of around 400 boats with each boat carrying between five and eight people, forming a working population of around 2,000 to 3,200 directly linked to the sector.  

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