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June 11, 2008
Panelists discuss the role of microfinance in responding to the banking needs of the poor in Latin America during the Latin American Business Association's (LABA) tenth annual conference on March 28, 2008.
December 27, 2007
Although far overshadowed by the sheer size of the emerging economies of India, China and beyond, the Caribbean basin offers increasingly attractive economic opportunities to foreign investors. Yolande Wilson explores Jamaica's potential.
June 15, 2007
A group of 24 Columbia Business School students traveled to Brazil in March 2007 to study the changing regional real estate market.
May 14, 2007
Gustavo Cisneros, chairman and CEO of the Cisneros Group of Companies, one of the largest privately held media, entertainment, technology and consumer products organizations in the world, shares insights on the growing U.S. Hispanic market.
April 09, 2007
The Caribbean is largely the most tourism-dependent region in the world. Most of the islands have moved away from a cash-crop economy and are focusing on the services industry, primarily tourism and commercial real estate development, fueled by foreign investors.
September 01, 2006
The selected panel, "The Opportunities of Microfinance in Latin America," began with a review of the history of microfinance institutions and developments in the last several decades.
June 28, 2006
The following article focuses on a selected panel, "Trends in Latin American Capital Markets".
May 19, 2005
Lorenzo D. Weisman, Co-Founder and Managing Member of Hill Street Capital, discusses the flows of international capital into Latin America since the region entered a period of reform in the early 1990s.
November 07, 2002
John Lonski, managing director and chief economist at Moody's Investors Service, comments on recent economic indicators at home and abroad, identifies trends in inflation and job creation and discusses possible stimulus solutions. He further explores the economic prospects for emerging markets in Latin America, Asia and Europe, delving into reforming the international financial framework.