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Confronting Challenges, Seizing Opportunities

Confronting Challenges, Seizing Opportunities

Although Guatemala has experienced some level of political stability in the last two decades, the nation’s course remains uneven, as the political turmoil in 2015 indicated. Yet investment opportuniti ...

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FELIPE BOSCH talks about Public and Private Dialog: Mejoremos Guate

FELIPE BOSCH talks about Public and Private Dialog: Mejoremos Guate

Guatemala takes pride in its prosperous economy and resiliency, despite the ghosts of its past. Today’s leaders look to build on that legacy for the future. Contribution from private as well as public ...

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Extraordinary Opportunities—and Significant Challenges—Await Investors

Extraordinary Opportunities—and Significant Challenges—Await Investors

Latin American and the Caribbean have vast potential because of a young workforce, abundant natural resources, and a moderate capital influx. Despite historic opportunity, the region lacks strong inst ...

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THE MAYA MUSEUM: SAFEKEEPING THE LEGACY

THE MAYA MUSEUM: SAFEKEEPING THE LEGACY

The new Museo Maya de América will safeguard the millennia-old legacy of the Maya civilization in the world’s largest facility dedicated to celebrating the Maya culture. The Popol Vuh, an ancient Maya ...

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Energy Reform: Losing Heads.

Energy Reform: Losing Heads.

When Strategy asked this correspondent to follow Mexico’s energy policy, oil prices were in record levels and renewable energy sources were in fashion, including madness like growing corn to be burned ...

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Service and Human Capital – A Nearshore Boon

Service and Human Capital – A Nearshore Boon

Expert Global Solutions (EGS) ...

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Into Its Own: Guatemala Turns from Turmoil to Progress

Into Its Own: Guatemala Turns from Turmoil to Progress

Despite decades of upheaval in the struggle for independence and self-rule, Guatemala has survived as an independent nation and secured a unique place on the world stage thanks to abundant human capit ...

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Mining New Ways to Protect the Environment

Mining New Ways to Protect the Environment

Despite the recent decline in the price of precious metals, conflicts continue to bubble up throughout Latin America as communities, activists, governments, and the mining industry work to protect the ...

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The Fall of Mexican Oil Myths (3)

The Fall of Mexican Oil Myths (3)

In this article we will finish our review about how President Enrique Peña’s energy reform and low oil prices contribute to demolish traditional views in Mexico. Myth 5: Pemex suffered an excessive ta ...

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Is a Storm Brewing for Latin America?

Is a Storm Brewing for Latin America?

Home to nearly 600 million people, Latin America has long relied on its abundant natural wealth for both subsistence and export. A growing population combined with the reality of global climate change ...

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The Fall of Mexican Oil Myths (2)

The Fall of Mexican Oil Myths (2)

In a previous article we started to review some myths about oil in Mexico that have been challenged specially by President Peña’s energy reform. This collapse doesn’t mean oil is not a profitable busi ...

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Mike Landers, Managing Director of United Clubs for United Airlines – Tailoring Air Travel to the Future

Mike Landers, Managing Director of United Clubs for United Airlines – Tailoring Air Travel to the Future

The increasing sophistication and availability of information technology gives travelers an unprecedented ability to interface with their airlines to control nearly every aspect of their air travel ex ...

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Doing Business? A Look at Latin America and the Caribbean

Doing Business? A Look at Latin America and the Caribbean

Enterprises considering establishing a business presence in Latin America and the Caribbean will face the challenges of a still-developing economy but will benefit from governments and populations eag ...

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