economy

May 18, 2018
Gabriel Hetland

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro will likely win Sunday’s elections—not due to fraud, but because of the opposition’s call for a boycott and continued support in Venezuela for the Chavista government.

April 12, 2017
Julia Buxton

A conversation with NACLA contributor Julia Buxton on the Venezuelan opposition's ongoing inability to create a strong policy alternative to Chavismo under Maduro.

January 5, 2017
Hilary Goodfriend

El Salvador’s call-center industry is profiting off U.S. deportees.

December 16, 2016
Louis A Pérez, Jr.

U.S. sanctions and economic sabotage over the last half-century have caused significant damage to the Cuban economy. What does this mean for ongoing claims negotiations between the two countries? 

June 9, 2016
Steve Ellner

Why critics of Chavismo are wrong to suggest that socialism is to blame for corruption in Venezuela

 

March 21, 2016
Mark Weisbrot

To tackle the biggest hurdle facing Venezuela’s economy – the black market dollar – policymakers must unify the exchange rate.

October 10, 2015
Franklin Serrano

Brazil’s Partido dos Trabalhadores (PT) abandons the principles it was founded on

March 11, 2014
Alejandro Velasco

For Maduro, while strengthened momentarily, the challenge will come from confronting not these protests, but the ones that may yet to come when opposition hardliners leave the streets.

August 3, 2012
William I. Robinson

The new face of global capitalism is everywhere in Latin America, from the fast-food chains and superstores that dominate local markets to vast new fields of soy run by transnational agribusiness. This article is the introduction to the Summer 2012 issue of the NACLA Report on the Americas, "Latin America and the Global Economy."

November 17, 2011
Martín Schorr

Argentina has experienced record economic growth, and the devalued peso, or the “high dollar,” as it is known, is at least partially responsible. But while this financial strategy is widely accepted in Argentina across the political spectrum, it has been profoundly limited.

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