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After Decades of Neglect, Latin America Tackles Bigger, More Ambitious Infrastructure Projects

After Decades of Neglect, Latin America Tackles Bigger, More Ambitious Infrastructure Projects

Last week, news website Infrastructure Journal and audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG released the Infrastructure 100 – a report showcasing the world’s top infrastructure projects judged on their scale, feasibility, complexity, innovation and impact on society. The 18 Latin ...

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From Dilma to Slim: Which Latin America Leaders Are Using Twitter and Why?

From Dilma to Slim: Which Latin America Leaders Are Using Twitter and Why?

By James BargentWith close to 90% of Latin American internet users engaging with at least one social media platform, the region ranks second only to North America in adoption of this passing fad turned digital revolution. There are now over ...

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Uribe Declares New Day for Nearshore at Nexus

Uribe Declares New Day for Nearshore at Nexus

Kirk Laughlin, CEO of Nearshore Americas, kicked off today’s Nearshore Nexus Conference at the Crowne Plaza in New York City by stating nearshore outsourcing has gone from “novel to mainstream.” Laughlin promised that conference speakers would illustrate how outsourcing destinations ...

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Telefonica’s Wayra and MIT Sign Global Partnership

Source: The Next Web Telefonica‘s startup accelerator Wayra and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) signed a global partnership, the two entities announced. The agreement was signed during the launch of Mexico’s Wayra Academy. As we reported, Wayra is an ...

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Latin American Social Democracy Did Not End History

Source: Al Jazeera I just returned from the sixth International Forum of Philosophy in Maracaibo, Venezuela, where philosophers from four continents were invited to discuss “State, Revolution and the Construction of Hegemony”. The event was inaugurated by the vice-presidents of ...

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Latin America’s Social Media Adoption Soars

Latin America’s Social Media Adoption Soars

Argentina ranks third in the world in social media usage By Dan Berthiaume While Latin America does not yet represent the same type of social networking market as North America, Europe, or the Asia-Pacific region, social networking is rapidly changing ...

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Ortega’s Head of Foreign Investment Opens Up about BPO, Venezuela and Getting the Facts Out There

Ortega’s Head of Foreign Investment Opens Up about BPO, Venezuela and Getting the Facts Out There

By Luke Bujarski In an exclusive behind-closed-doors interview, Nearshore Americas and market research firm Ovum teamed up to speak with Mr. Alvaro Baltodano, politically appointed head of investment promotion for Nicaragua’s Ortega Administration.  From labor capacity to investor perceptions, Mr. ...

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Colombia’s President Santos Wields Regional Influence

Source: Washington Post PAIPA, Colombia – Juan Manuel Santos is burdened by thorny challenges aplenty as he marks a year in office: sophisticated drug traffickers, criminal gangs marauding in the provinces, hit-and-run attacks by Latin America’s last rebel army. What ...

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Q/A: Argentina Tech’s Biggest Believer

Q/A: Argentina Tech’s Biggest Believer

By Patrick Haller Argentina’s tech sector is thriving, despite a less than stellar level of public sector stimulus. One of the most dynamic and tireless believers in Argentina’s potential is Vanessa Kolodziej – CEO of BA Accelerator, and a co-founder ...

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