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Bachelet’s First Month in Office — And What Lies Ahead

By Javier Couso On March 11, 2014, Chile experienced a highly symbolic political development when the newly elected head of the senate, Isabel Allende (daughter of the late Salvador Allende), swore in Michelle Bachelet as the new president of Chile. … Continue reading

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Mexico: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

By Steve Fisher At a time when Mexico is undergoing enormous changes, recently elected president Enrique Peña Nieto is pushing ahead some of the country’s most ambitious reforms in decades. Soon after taking office, Peña Nieto implemented a campaign to … Continue reading

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The Chilean Twist in Education: Back to the State

by Miguel Ordenes The Chilean education system, the paradigm of market-based reform, is experiencing one of its biggest twists since its foundation in 1981. Chile is moving away from a totally free market in education toward a mixed system with … Continue reading

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