Monthly Archives: April 2013

Medellin: Most Innovative City in the World

Last month the Wall Street Journal granted Medellin – Colombia’s second largest city – the title of “Innovative City of the Year”. This title results from a competition launched by the WSJ and the Urban Land Institute and sponsored by … Continue reading

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Prosecution in Progress for Former Guatemalan President Efraín Ríos Montt

Prosecution in Progress for Former Guatemalan President Efraín Ríos Montt On January 26, 2012, the Center for Human Rights Legal Action (Centro Para la Acción Legal en Derechos Humanos or CALDH) filed suit against Efraín Ríos Montt, former president of … Continue reading

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Entrepreneurship and Latin America

Entrepreneurship is an interesting phenomenon that has revolutionized many economies and become a mainstream policy objective for most countries. Research indicates that Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs) tend to constitute 95-99% of the business activity in any economy. In fact, over … Continue reading

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Strike Continues in San Antonio, Chile

The strike that began two weeks ago in response to changes in worker policy continues in Puerto Central in San Antonio, impeding fruit handling and other traffic in and out of the port and resulting in what the workers spokesperson, … Continue reading

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Hispanic Students and Higher Education: Meeting the needs of the future

In a report entitled Rising to the Challenge: Hispanic College Graduation Rates as a National Priority, the authors look at how Hispanic students in the United States are attending college, but that a pressing concern is the the retention rate of … Continue reading

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