America Economi­a is Latin America's leading business magazine, founded in 1986 by Elias Selman and Nils Strandberg. Headquartered in Santiago, Chile, it features a region-wide monthly edition and regularly updated articles online, as well as country-specific editions in Chile, Brazil, Ecuador and Mexico.


International Women's Day, From Oscar Night To Indian Streets

-Analysis- PARIS — #MeToo and #TimesUp movements have made the past year a crucial one for women’s rights. Or at least it has, from our Western, Oscar-Night point of view. As the world ...


Far-Left Frontrunner For Mexican Presidency May Get Help From Moscow

-Analysis- MEXICO CITY — He has been a staple of Mexican politics for decades, having twice sought the presidency. The message is always the same: the moneyed classes must be taken down. Andrés ...


Why Latin America Needs To Move Against Maduro Right Now

The economic and political tragedy unfolding in Venezuela should be a call to action for the rest...


Higher Stakes, The Limits Of Legalizing Marijuana In Mexico

Differently than places like the Netherlands or the state of Colorado, legalizing cannabis in Mex...


Aging At Record Pace, Brazil Faces Demographic Emergency

Countries like France and Spain, already known for their inhabitants' longevity, needed three...


Mexico Freeze, Is Trump Really About To Kill NAFTA?

The numbers contradict Donald Trump's claims that leaving NAFTA will benefit U.S. business an...


Wife Of Chinese Activist Petitions To Live In Jail With Husband

Lai Wei'e wants to stay by the side her Chinese human rights advocate husband, Liu Yao, who w...


Evo Morales, Economic Success Can Never Justify Autocracy

The legalistic formula the Bolivian leader has found to perpetuate his presidency is despotic and...