INSTITUTO LIBERTAD Y DEMOCRACIA

INSTITUTO LIBERTAD Y DEMOCRACIA

Lima, Peru

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The mission of Instituto Libertad y Democracia is to provide governments with the technical assistance, and the local capacity, to furnish all their citizens with the crucial legal tools to gain access to the market and thus pull themselves out of poverty: inclusive property systems to hold and leverage their assets, legal forms to organize their businesses, and devices to identify themselves and operate in expanded markets.

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COMPETITIVE ENTERPRISE INSTITUTE CELEBRATES ECONOMIST HERNANDO DE SOTO

The Competitive Enterprise Institute's (CEI) Annual Dinner and Reception brought together policy professionals, distinguished scholars, congressional staff, and enthusiastic supporters to celebrate CEI's effective advocacy for freedom. More than 700 attended CEI’s 2018 Annual Dinner and Reception. During the event, CEI presented...

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CLEARLY DEFINED PROPERTY RIGHTS ARE A WORLDWIDE PROBLEM

National borders are a contentious topic in electoral politics, with arguments over who should be allowed inside or excluded from a given jurisdiction. An even more pressing problem in most of the world, however, is the widespread lack of clearly defined property rights that allow people to live and work securely, argues Peruvia...

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THE DIGITALIZATION OF ‘THE MYSTERY OF CAPITAL’

Property rights are often insecure in developing nations. Entrepreneurs need a reliable rule of law to make business plans, but legal title to land and other resources may be unavailable to them in many nations. An initiative called “The Blockchain, Bitcoin and Property Rights Project” from Peruvian Atlas Network partner Institu...

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PERU CELEBRATES ITS 193RD INDEPENDENCE DAY

One-hundred and ninety-three years ago today in the city of Huacho, Peru declared its independence from the Spanish Empire with José de San Martín’s declaration: “let us be free, the rest matters not.” Today, that dream lives on as Peru continues to be a model market in Latin America, achieving monumental growth and prosperity.

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