Latin America

Pandemic Hit to U.S. Life Expectancy May Last

The pandemic “has been the most severe global mortality shock since World War II,” researchers find.

A New Lab to Reinvent Mexico City

Five months ago, Gabriella Gomez-Mont launched Mexico City’s Laboratorio para la Ciudad, or Laboratory for the City, under the auspices of recently elected mayor Miguel Ángel Mancera. The Laboratorio, as its name suggests, is an...

Jim Breyer of Accel Partners on Tech and Direct Democracy

In this session from Techonomy 2011 in Tuscon, Ariz., Jim Breyer, Partner at Accel Partners, argues that technology is fueling a new type of direct democracy. He cites the city of Rio De Janeiro as...