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Category: World

BRIC in 2050

In 2003, Goldman Sachs introduced what they perceive as the new wave of economic powerhouses.  Brazil, Russia, India and China are listed as the four countries that will become the economic juggernauts by the year 2050. Out of the four…

To purge or not to purge.

The fear and panic that grips a country when laws are not enforced cannot be underestimated. In Ecuador on 9-30-2010 there was an alleged coup attempt that was allegedly orchestrated by various members of the police.

Interview in Ecuador

I was recently  interviewed by Anthony Carranza for an article on US relations with Latin America for El Comercio, one of the largest newspapers in Ecuador with a 68k daily circulation and 152k for Sundays edition. This was quite a…

Haiti Needs Your Help

The recent devastation to hit Haiti has caused an outpouring of support from all over the world. It is clear that Haiti is enduring an unforeseen crisis and they need your help. If you would like to donate I have…

Latin American Economies to Recover.

The United Nations’ Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) predicted economic recovery for the region this upcoming year. The report released earlier this week, predicts 4.1 percent overall growth for Latin America before most developed countries begin…

The Rio Wall

The smell of urine perforates throughout the town of unstable wooden shacks.  Garbage clutters the corridors; which are prime locations for any drug dealer or thief.  Wild dogs roam the streets eating whatever scraps they can find and leaving behind…