Global Americans spoke to Nicolás Albertoni, a scholar pursuing a Ph.D. in political science and international relations at the University of Southern California (USC), associate researcher at the Universidad Católica del Uruguay, and one of the Global Americans 2018 New Generation of Public Intellectuals.
Medium and small economies in Latin America are especially vulnerable to a global trade war. But if Latin American countries can better integrate and harmonize their preferential trade agreements they will be in a better position.
El país andino, un gran promulgador del libre comercio pero que ha evitado involucrarse en temas de diplomacia internacional, ha emergido sorprendentemente como un líder y promotor de la integración económica entre América Latina y la región de Asía Pacífico.
The Andean country, a proponent of free trade but often a reluctant diplomatic leader, has taken a surprising outsized role in furthering economic integration between Latin America and the Asia Pacific region.
In an event hosted by the Canadian Council for the Americas, business leaders and expert scholars from the region offer an answer to the question: Will Latin America be able to maintain sustained economic growth as it enters an intense electoral cycle?