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Where the pandemic meets the infodemic: The challenge of misinformation in the fight against COVID-19 in LAC

This #GraphForThought explores the spread of false COVID-19 information in LAC and reflects on how it may interact with the region’s existing structural deficits in trust in institutions.  


COVID-19: an opportunity to rethink the disaster risk governance for more resilient nations

Today this issue is more relevant than ever and the role of society and governance structures are essential to reduce the levels of impact of crises and achieve a sustainable recovery. Crises require…  


An entire generation at stake

By Sandra García, Alberto Lleras Camargo School of Government, University of Los Andes, Colombia.  


Bread and fresh air for the pandemic

By Arachu Castro, Tulane University.  


Home Alone: Sustaining compliance with prolonged COVID-19 stay-at-home regulations in LAC

Many governments (national and local) acted swiftly and implemented stringent lockdown measures, hoping to curb the spread. We will never know what would have happened in the absence of such measures,…  


A different way of celebrating Democracy Day

If we recognize Covid-19 as the governance crisis that it is, and we acknowledge the need for a new social pact that allows the region to implement the pending reforms, we will be on time to change…  


Reflections in times of pandemic

The disruption caused by COVID19, originated a sanitary emergency, soon turned into and economic and social crisis. The pandemic seriously aggravated the exclusion and inequality while at the same…  


Pandemic, governance and the collective construction of the future

The COVID-19 crisis in Latin America is not only a health and socioeconomic crisis but also a governance crisis  


Inclusion requires capacity: The role of social registries in expanding cash transfers in the wake of COVID-19

In order to gather an up-to-date understanding of the coverage of social registry systems in the region, this #GraphForThought compiled the latest data for several countries in the region on the…  


No culpes a la playa: Tourism and the LAC economies during the pandemic

For Caribbean countries, which rely strongly on tourism, the economic consequences of these measures are proving to be extremely severe, and the outlook for recovery dire.  

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