As Guyana, a small and often under discussed Latin American nation faces its own economic and political complications, it is undisputed that the devastating and looming threat of climate change will negati
Economy and Development
Throughout the 1980s, a debt crisis enshrouded the economy in Latin America causing this decade to become known as the ‘Lost Decade.’ This crisis was provoked by the international macroeconomy experiencing t
In 2011, Chile was marked by the masses protesting the outrageous tuition rates and extreme levels of student debts. In 2016, the Chilean government responded by enacting a program known as gratuidad—making college free for qualified students. With the goals of reducing student debt, increasing enrollment among lower-income students, and decreasing the inequality entrenched in the education system and its students, gratuidad brought many students hope.