Category Archives: Latin America

Learning from Medellín with Alejandro Echeverri

“I think, if you want to write a new narrative at some specific moment in the story of a city, it is important that you have to feel the transformation and see the transformation. So the physical transformation is important … Continue reading

Posted in Cities, Colombia, Economy, Infrastructure, Innovation, Investment, Latin America, Medellin, Podcast, Society, Urban Planning, Urbanization

NIC: Global Trends 2030

The US NATIONAL INTELLIGENCE COUNCIL released a study GLOBAL TRENDS 2030: ALTERNATIVE WORLDS.  The talking points about demographics are as follows: Rapid extensions of life expectancy likely: global deaths from communicable diseases projected to drop by more than 40 percent. Some … Continue reading

Posted in Africa, Asia, Demography, Economy, Emerging Markets, Europe, Immigration, Latin America, Sub-Saharan, United States

Nine Out of 10 Latin Americans Will Live in Cities by 2050

Region is already the world’s most urbanized, with 80 percent of the population living in cities.  FROM FOX NEWS LATINO: RIO DE JANEIRO –  Almost nine out of every 10 people in Latin America will live in a city by the year … Continue reading

Posted in Housing, Latin America, Poverty, Urbanization