Iván Duque: Colombia's new president sworn into office

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Colombia's newly-elected President Iván Duque took office on Tuesday, pledging to unite the country and improve economic growth.

The conservative political newcomer was elected in June after a divisive election campaign where he saw off left-wing rival Gustavo Petro.

In his inaugural ad...


Why Latin American Business May (Finally) Be Ready for Growth

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by Art Kleiner and Santiago Uribe

  Bernardo Vargas Gibsone, CEO of the Colombian utility and construction company I...


Easgle Tribune: Latin America has surplus of talent, shortage of innovation

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Amid the bloodshed in Venezuela, the corruption scandal in Brazil and the s...


Mining Weekly: Future bright for Latin America, but water issues impede growth

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JOHANNESBURG (miningweekly.com) – While the outlook for mining in Latin America remains positive over the coming years, research firm BMI...


NBS News: Nestle to Create 2,900 Jobs in Latin America With New Factories

 

 

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Focus Economics: Economic Snapshot for Latin America

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Structural weaknesses are slowing the economic recovery

NBC News: Latin American Girls Hack Man’s World of Tech, Science

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Staying up late into the night, Lilia Lobato Martinez watched endless YouTube videos to teach herself the computer code she used to help build her prize-winning Ool app ...


CNBC: INTERVIEW-Colombian 2017 coffee output could hit 24-yr high-federation head 19 Jan 2017

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Julia Symmes Cobb and Luis Jaime Acosta

 

 

BOGOTA, Jan 19 (Reuters) - Colombia could produce 14....


Eye on Latin America: What are the greenest countries in Latin America?

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The 2016 Environmental Performance Index (EPI) attempts to rank countries of the world based on their environmental credentials. How are Latin American nations judged to be doing, and is it...


BBC: Late for work? It's no problem here 3 Feb 2015

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By Mark Johanson 3 February 2015 It was Hector Ruiz’s first day in a new job as country manager for American Airlines in Nicaragua and his new team had gathered round a candle-l...