This week, President Bill Clinton is hosting top Latin American leaders from business, government, and NGOs in Rio de Janeiro for the Clinton Global Initiative Latin America meeting, to explore ways to strengthen the region’s progress – and apparently to talk sports, as well.
Over the past 10 years, the world has watched the transformational growth of Latin America. Those following the epic "Latin American Decade," as it's been coined, find no shortage of gains, from its use of sustainable energy, to its pioneering social programs, to its swelling middle class.
Despite significant progress and the implementation of widespread reforms in Latin America to improve the access, quality and management of its educational systems, countries in the region are ranked among the lowest performing in the 2009 PISA (Programme for International Student Assessment) …
Over the last two days, hundreds of leaders across sectors came together at the CGI Latin America Meeting in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to build partnerships, examine successful initiatives, and develop new strategies for addressing regional challenges.
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