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Seed Money

Seed Money Joshua Goodman An Argentine comes home to make a bold investment–wire every classroom to the Internet. SPANISH TELECOMMUNICATIONS ENtrepreneur Martin Varsavsky says he will never forget the poor education he received as a student in Argentina’s public school system. He says it was so inferior that he recently decided to donate US$11.2 million […]

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Moo-vement

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Latin Trade > July, 2004 > Article > Print friendly Moo-vement Mexico’s Agriculture Ministry lifted restrictions on poultry from four U.S states. An outbreak of avian flu in Texas in February prompted the ban, and Mexico continues to prohibit fowl from six other states. Last year, poultry imports from the United […]

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Cooperativa de Ahorros y Credito

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Latin Trade > Dec, 2000 > Article > Print friendly Cooperativa de Ahorros y Credito Mary Dempsey THE GOVERNMENT seized assets of failed financial group Cooperativa de Ahorros y Credito, known as Cooperamos. COPYRIGHT 2000 Freedom Magazines, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group

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Back To School

Back To School Mary A. Dempsey Latin American execs join the MBA bandwagon. ECUADORAN BUSINESSMAN ROberto Doumet Eljuri joins a growing number of midcareer executives in Latin America headed back into classrooms for an MBA. While executive MBA programs have been around since the early 1940S (the University of Chicago unveiled the first), they have […]

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Telefonos de Mexico – Mexico

Telefonos de Mexico – Mexico – Brief Article TELEFONOS DE MEXICO, a telecommunications company owned by Mexican magnate Carlos Slim Helu, issued US$1 billion in bonds maturing in December 2008. The company says it will use the funds for operations. COPYRIGHT 2004 Freedom Magazines, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2004 Gale Group

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The Government of Mexico – Panorama: Mexico – to invest in water supply infrastructure

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Latin Trade > Dec, 2002 > Article > Print friendly The Government of Mexico – Panorama: Mexico – to invest in water supply infrastructure – Brief Article Oscar Diaz THE GOVERNMENT OF MEXICO will invest US$2.2 billion annually in water supply infrastructure, primarily in the northern border region. President Fox estimates […]

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www.ife.org.mx

www.ife.org.mx Simeon Tegel Mexico’s recent democratic reforms owe much to the Federal Elections Institute. As the vote came in following the July 2 election, citizens followed it electronically. It was obviously the most reliable source and had the results one news cycle ahead of the newspapers.” says Arnoldo Langner, an editor at a Mexico City […]

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Panama is fertile ground for call centers, but it needs more people fast

Panama calling: Panama is fertile ground for call centers, but it needs more people fast Andres F. Velazquez When a customer in Latin America or the United States calls computer giant Dell to buy a product or to resolve a technical problem, the person who answers the phone is probably in Panama. It doesn’t matter […]

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Petrobras – Panorama

Petrobras – Panorama – Brief Article Mary A. Dempsey PETROBRAS, Brazil’s state-owned petroleum company, struck oil in Argentina for the first time. It made the discovery in Neuquen province, although the extent of the find is not yet known. Petrobras is seeking oil sources outside Brazil, where 96% of its production currently takes place. COPYRIGHT […]

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The International Monetary Fund

http://www.looksmart.com/ http://www.findarticles.com/ FindArticles > Latin Trade > April, 2001 > Article > Print friendly The International Monetary Fund Mary Dempsey THE INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND loaned the interim government US$170 million to stabilize the fiscal deficit. The credit came after the Inter-American Development Bank pitched in $80 million. COPYRIGHT 2001 Freedom Magazines, Inc. COPYRIGHT 2001 Gale […]