Border bill was a divisive election trick. The regime's worst nightmare is for people to objectively evaluate Trump's and Biden's records.

Border Bill Was Divisive Election Trick

Polarization Erects False Dichotomy, Conservatives Lose Either Way

How union parasites are paralyzing Argentina. Unions have been refusing to work, violently protesting, and blocking streets.

How Union Parasites Are Paralyzing Argentina

Coddled Classes Deserve Javier Milei's Dose of Humility

Strike the root of illegal immigration: firing Alejandro Mayorkas is not enough. Impeaching Mayorkas is necessary but insufficient.

Strike the Root of Illegal Immigration: Firing Alejandro Mayorkas Is Not Enough

Lawlessness Runs Deep in Departments of State, Homeland Security

How developed nations hire Cuba’s slaves. Some European countries have been accomplices to the enslavement of Cubans.

How Developed Nations Hire Cuba’s Slaves

International Missions Pilfer, Abuse Workers

Chileans have no time for revolutionary constitution. Chile has won by finally ending the useless constitutional debate.

Chileans Have No Time for Revolutionary Constitution

Ideology over Practicality Delivers Disillusionment, Exodus

Our Team

Fergus Hodgson

Fergus Hodgson


Fergus Hodgson is the director of Econ Americas, a financial and economic consultancy. He holds an MBA in finance from Rice University and bachelor’s degrees in economics and political science from Boston University and the University of Waikato. He was the founding editor in chief of the PanAm Post.

Steven Hecht

Steve Hecht

Editor at Large

Steve Hecht is a businessman, writer, and film producer. Born and raised in New York, he has lived and worked in Guatemala since 1972. He holds a BA in economics and an MBA in banking and finance, both from Columbia University.

Mauro Echverría

Mauro Echeverría

Deputy Editor

Mauro Echeverría is Econ Americas’ deputy editor. He holds a BA in international relations with minors in political science and anthropology from the San Francisco University of Quito. Mauro leads the research on local economic development at the Ecuadorian think tank Libre Razón.

Sebastián Díaz

Andrés Sebastián Díaz

Policy Analyst

He is the founder of Libertario, a Spanish-speaking community that promotes the ideas of liberty in Latin America, and a collaborator with Libre Razón. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and international relations from the University of the Americas.

Paz Gómez

Paz Gómez


She holds an MS in digital currency and blockchain from the University of Nicosia, Cyprus, and a BA in international relations and political science from San Francisco University of Quito. She is a cofounder and the academic coordinator of Libre Razón, a classical-liberal think tank in Quito, Ecuador.

Marco Navarro

Marco Navarro-Génie


Marco Navarro-Génie is president of the Haultain Research Institute. He holds a doctorate in political science from the University of Calgary, and he is the author of Augusto "César" Sandino: Messiah of Light and Truth.

Marco Navarro

Nicholas Virzi


Nicholas Virzi is dean of the ASTRA Institute for Leadership and Governance.


José Luis González Dubón

José Luis González Dubón


José Luis González Dubón is an attorney with 50 years of professional experience, a university professor, an academic researcher, and an independent journalist.


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