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The possible poisoning of Russian journalist Vladimir Kara-Mursa has a cold-blooded context.


How social impact investing helps Latin America.

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This publication provides a roadmap for understanding the state of impact investing in Latin America with recommendations of what more needs to be done to boost the sector’s growth, and looks for lessons learned and future trends.  

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Gabriel Sanchez Zinny on CNN en Espanol with Gabriela Frias to discuss the role of education in lifting people out of poverty in both Latin America and the United States.  

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Hay preocupación por el estancamiento de la calidad de la educación en demasiados países de América Latina.


Many cities in Latin America have taken the lead in promoting education reform, demonstrating that city-wide reforms could have a greater impact and present less difficulty than attempting to reform the system at a national level. One of the best examples may be the city of Buenos Aires, which undertook a comprehensive education reform five years ago led by Minister of Education Esteban Bullrich. 


There have been concerns that the quality of education has been stagnant in too many countries across Latin America.

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The Global Magnitsky Act will hold human rights abusers to account. But it should also inspire a fresh debate about the role of promoting human rights and democracy in American foreign policy.

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Gabriel Sanchez Zinny on Gabriela Frias' show "Portafolio Global CNN" discussing When Politics Overtakes Education 

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Sally Painter discusses the ceasefire in Ukraine in 2015.

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Twenty-five years after communism, Central and Eastern Europe are in trouble.

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Will the United States push back? If we don’t, it’s bad news for Azerbaijan and alarming news for the region.