Friday , 21 September 2018

Populism: A Global Menace

Populism: A Global Menace

Image by © Bettmann/CORBIS In an article written a year ago, Peruvian writer, erstwhile politician and Nobel Prize winner Mario Vargas Llosa argued that the main threat to the sur ...

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To change Argentina, first we have to love it

To change Argentina, first we have to love it

We, liberals, want to change Argentina. And I am sure that we also love our country. Tension is unavoidable. We love something we want to change. We understand that, as we are, we ...

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After the Castros, what will happen in Cuba?

After the Castros, what will happen in Cuba?

Raúl Castro leaves the presidency of the State Council to Miguel Díaz-Canel on Thursday April 19. Officially, Cuba has a government appointed by the Parliament. Actually, the gove ...

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Argentina’s gamble on economic gradualism is working, so far

Argentina’s gamble on economic gradualism is working, so far

AT THE height of summer, workers bundled up in blue snowsuits are hauling boxes of ice lollies in and out of freezers at a small factory near Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital. Th ...

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Argentina is improving its ranking in the Human Freedom Index

Argentina is improving its ranking in the Human Freedom Index

According to the Human Freedom Index report, co-published by the Cato Institute, the Fraser Institute, and the Liberales Institut at the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom. ...

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The failure of public education in Argentina: no responsibility, no quality

The failure of public education in Argentina: no responsibility, no quality

PANAMPOST - I start this column with a very unfriendly phrase or, as they say now, politically incorrect: "Tell me how many public schools a country has and I will tell you how mu ...

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Eradicate poverty, do not demolish wealth

Eradicate poverty, do not demolish wealth

By the time you finish reading this article, if you reach the end, about six hundred people from all over the world would have come out of poverty. In 1990 35% of the world popula ...

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The Lost Honor of Latin America’s Hard Left

The Lost Honor of Latin America’s Hard Left

 As right-wing dictators wreaked havoc on Latin America during the last century, left-wing movements played a major role in the struggle for democracy. At that time, such movement ...

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New Zealand, Switzerland, Denmark and Finland are Still the World Champions in Institutional Quality; Chile is Still Ahead in Latin America

New Zealand, Switzerland, Denmark and Finland are Still the World Champions in Institutional Quality; Chile is Still Ahead in Latin America

 The results of the 2017’s Index of Institutional Quality, carried out by Martín Krause, confirm once again that the world champions for institutional quality are still the same: ...

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The Invisible Continent

The Invisible Continent

Cuban exile Carlos Alberto Montaner analyses the role Latin America, and its populist regimes, play in international politics.  Latin America is, for better or for worst, the invi ...

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