More details on Latin America from the QS rankings
A post from some time ago noted the new found enthusiasm in Latin America for rankings. This has been borne out by the publication in 2011 and now 2012 of a specific Latin american league table by QS.
The introduction to the table notes that
QS University Rankings: Latin America was published for the first time in 2011, this generated a huge amount of interest, both within the region and further afield.