STATEMENT – FIRST CONSORTIUM ASSEMBLY FROM IBERO-AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN

« Ciudad Juárez, Mexico. August 31st and September 1st, 2017

The participants of this First Consortium Assembly from Ibero-America and Caribbean countries, after two days of work state that:
In Latin America, the publications have always been Open Accessed under a “free” model – that subsists with the financial encouragement from the Governments – but it needs to be noted that Latin America contributes with the 4.9% of the global scientific production, this means that Latin America and the Caribbean are a different region from other “emergent markets”. (…) »