Issue BriefSep 28, 2020
Central America Economic Reactivation in a COVID-19 World: Finding Sustainable Opportunities in Uncertain Times
By María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, María Fernanda Bozmoski, and Domingo Sadurní
By: María Eugenia Brizuela de Ávila, Laura Chinchilla Miranda, María Fernanda Bozmoski, and Domingo Sadurní Contributing authors: Enrique Bolaños and Salvador Paiz Foreword As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, countries around the world face an unprecedented test: concurrent public health and economic crises coupled with the resulting political and social reverberations. In Central America, the […]
Laura Chinchilla Miranda is a political scientist who served as the first woman President of the Republic of Costa Rica from 2010 to 2014 after serving in various other public service roles, including Vice President of Costa Rica, Minister of Public Security, President of the National immigration Board and the National Drug Council. Currently, former President Chinchilla resides in Washington DC, where she is a member of the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Advisory Council, teaches at Georgetown University and serves as Co-Chair of the Inter-American Dialogue.