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 investm ...

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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 ...

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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 la ...

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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 abund ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Winners and Losers: Who Is Ahead in FDI?

Winners and Losers: Who Is Ahead in FDI?

Through August 2015, FDI has dropped sharply in Latin America and the Caribbean as a region. Which countries are suffering? Which are muddling along? And which are the big winners? Cent ...

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Fast Approaching: What Does Latin America’s Future Hold?

Fast Approaching: What Does Latin America’s Future Hold?

After centuries marked by political and social instability, Latin America and the Caribbean are making great strides. The region needs all its leadership, intellectual, and economic res ...

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China Buys In

China Buys In

Since the turn of the 21st century, China has been more than a trading partner to the world’s nations. Always a stakeholder in the world’s economy, China now has the wherewithal to beco ...

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Guillermo de Saint Malo talks about Putting the Value in Family

Guillermo de Saint Malo talks about Putting the Value in Family

There’s a difference between stagnation and stability. Business seems committed to constant growth at all costs, yet Panama’s family businesses thrive and grow through their commitment ...

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The Long Run: How Will Panama Develop New Resources?

The Long Run: How Will Panama Develop New Resources?

Short-term economic growth has sustained Panama for more than a decade now, but at least one business insider is emphasizing development for Panama’s future. According to Luis José Vare ...

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David Hanono talks about Colón: Marketplace to the World

David Hanono talks about Colón: Marketplace to the World

    David Hanono CEO CIF Express Published: November, 2015       David Hanono, CEO of cargo consolidator and dispatcher CIF Express, S.A., believes in Panama. T ...

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Local Initiative, Global Impact (Overview of Panama)

Local Initiative, Global Impact (Overview of Panama)

  Measuring only 50 kilometers across at its narrowest point, the slim ribbon of land that makes up Panama is at once a powerful connector of two vast continents and a stalwart div ...

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Dynamic, Resilient Latin America

Dynamic, Resilient Latin America

While the global economic crisis that began in 2008 inflicted deep wounds on many nations, the dynamic and resilient economies of Latin America suffered less and rebounded more quickly. ...

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Pro-Business Panama: Keys to Doing Business

Pro-Business Panama: Keys to Doing Business

Steady economic growth and progressive policies have boosted Panama’s ranking among places to do business. There are ups and downs, but as a whole it’s easier to start a business in Pan ...

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