Energy companies have strong financial incentives to produce and market their booked reserves and oppose efforts to leave their valuable assets in the ground but social and legal pressures may shift these incentives.
There's a huge difference between looking at art, and actually seeing it. When I make this statement during the lectures and seminars, people usually ask, "What the hell is the difference?" So let me tell you my friends: there is a huge difference.
The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) in London today released its long-term macroeconomic forecasts with key trends from now to 2050.
The MIF and IDB are devising a way to analyze and systematize the critical factors needed for workforce preparation for youth living in conflict with the law or in high-conflict zones. The aim is identify and implement some innovative interventions, adapted to the needs of young people in different environments.
Brazil marched to an impressive 2-1 victory against Venezuela in their third match of Group C of the 2015 Copa America thanks to goals by Thiago Silva and Roberto Firmino.
South Beach, bringing the heat. Well, actually, close to South Beach but away from the fray, and whimsically dressed up in mid-century Art Deco--that's what this Thompson has to offer.
Move over Europe and North America, here comes China! Europe, Latin America's second largest trading partner and the U.S., the first, are set to be overtaken by China in the near future. It is predicted that in one year China will have surpassed the EU and in 12 it will have done the same to America.
I've learned living abroad that there are two types of vacation destinations. There are places that make it into the ears, eyes and guidebooks of international tourists as the places to go. Then there are the places local go. Oftentimes those lists are completely different.
Brazil appeared headed for a draw until Neymar, in extra time, deftly found Douglas Costa on the right of the box, who subsequently slid the ball past the Peru goalkeeper's left hand to give coach Dunga an impressive record of 11 consecutive victories.
From June 23rd through July 3rd, world-renowned dance company DanceBrazil will be having its annual performance at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea.
Yes, you read it right; Israel was rated by expats as the most dynamic country in the world. It even left the USA and Brazil, countries widely known for their fast and energetic culture, far behind. I bet you were not expecting this, right?
Although most of the investment in Latin America and the Caribbean has been in larger countries -- especially Brazil -- a significant number of smaller countries are improving their readiness for PPPs, establishing new management agencies and gaining specialized experience in implementation.
The end of the upswing phase of the commodity price super-cycle after its peak in 2011 has lowered economic growth prospects in most of Latin America. While that broad statement can hardly be disputed, chapter 3 of the latest IMF Western Hemisphere Regional Economic Outlook called attention to underlying significant differences among countries in the region.
Brasil's Bolsa Família program has been credited with helping to significantly reduce levels of absolute poverty and inequality in Brasil.
For years, pundits have debated about the timing of a rise in interest rates, pouring over the Federal Reserve Minutes and analyzing every new comma in the press releases.
On June 18th, 19th and 20th, 2015, the Ginga Mundo school of the Brazilian martial art Capoeira will be hosting a Batizado (or "baptism") at Essex Street Academy, 350 Grand Street, Manhattan, along with performances and workshops that are open to all schools as well as open to the public.