November 19, 2019

The role of Latin America and the Caribbean in addressing new global challenges

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From Global Americans HIGH LEVEL WORKING GROUP ON INTER-AMERICAN RELATIONS & BIPARTISANSHIP Introduction In 2017, with support from the Ford Foundation, Global Americans convened a working group of high-level former policymakers, civil society and business leaders and scholars to discuss bipartisan and cross-regional ways to build on the past two decades of Inter-American relations. The […]

Exclusive interview with Ache’s Elza Durham

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Early-bird pricing ends this Friday! Register now using code* LA100 to save $100! Ahead of IPBC Latin America 2019 in Sao Paulo this December, we spoke to panellist Elza Durham – IP Counsel, Ache – about how her role at the company has changed in recent years, how the IP landscape has been impacted by recent developments in Latin America […]

Op-ed by Alicia Bárcena on inequality in Latin America and the Caribbean

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The Time for Equality in Latin America and the Caribbean Has Arrived: With Urgency and Without Delay *By Alicia Bárcena, Executive Secretary of ECLAC On October 24th, we commemorated the 74th anniversary of the entry into force of the United Nations Charter. This represents the most coordinated multilateral effort the world has ever undertaken in […]

Airborne response launches AirborneBeyond BVLOS UAS testing program at select Caribbean and Latin America locations

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From Geospatial World Airborne Response, the premier provider of Mission Critical Unmanned Solutions® for industry and government, today unveiled their new AirborneBeyond™ program designed to provide UAS manufacturers and enterprise customers concierge-style, beyond visual line of sight (BVLOS) testing capabilities outside of the U.S. National Airspace System (NAS). The AirborneBeyond program offers coordinated UAS fight testing at certified, […]

Latin America and the Caribbean, under fire

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From The Yucatan Times Protests have erupted. They are repeated from Mexico to Chile, passing through Haiti; although the demands are diverse, there is a common factor: citizen awakening. AN JOSÉ Costa Rica (Agencies/EFE) – Forged in a bonfire of deep socioeconomic difficulties, political violence shakes Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Nicaragua, Haiti, Ecuador, Peru, Paraguay, […]

Latin America and the Caribbean Contact Center Solutions Market Forecast 2019-2024 – ResearchAndMarkets.com

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The “Contact Center Solutions Market in Latin America and the Caribbean, Forecast to 2024”report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. This study examines the contact center (CC) solutions market in Latin America and the Caribbean. In the past, the publisher has done separate studies for the contact center on-premise solutions and hosted/cloud solutions markets. However, this year […]

IAEA’s Technical Cooperation Division for Latin America and the Caribbean receives UN award for its contribution to the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases

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By Tyler Flenard From IAEA The United Nations Interagency Task Force on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases (UNIATF) has recognized the contribution of the IAEA’s Division for Latin America and the Caribbean to the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). An award, presented to Luis Longoria Gandara, Director of the Division, highlighted […]

China and Latin America and the Caribbean seek to deepen their economic and commercial cooperation, amid global uncertainty

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The Second High-Level China-Latin America Investment and Cooperation Forum was held at ECLAC’s headquarters in Santiago, Chile. With senior authorities from the government of China in attendance, along with representatives of international and regional organizations, development banks and the public and private sectors, experts, academics and diplomats, the Second High-Level China-Latin America Investment and Cooperation Forum took […]

Why does Latin America and the Caribbean need to discuss about Proptech?

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By Guillermo Mulville From IDB Invest Our region has the highest share of city-dwellers in the world. Considering the lack of transparency in contracts, high transaction costs, scarce mortgage financing, high landlord requirements, and other hurdles, it is not surprising that “property tech” or proptech is taking off in LAC. Real estate is the world’s largest asset […]

IP value creation in Latin America – tough, but not impossible

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Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Chile and Peru have all taken significant steps in recent times to improve their IP regimes and drive changes to facilitate the commercialisation of IP rights in Latin America. However, significant issues remain – including registration delays, court hold-ups and patentability uncertainties, as well as ongoing problems with piracy and counterfeiting. This […]