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Heard at the World Economic Forum on Latin America

by Karen Strauss| April 20, 2012

My second day at WEF Latin America proved to be sobering as we dove into the world’s deepest crises. Here’s a wrap up of the day in quotes… “The Euro crisis is very profound and if we don’t strengthen financial institutions we risk further contagion.”  –Martin Senn, CEO, Zurich Insurance Group “Latin America is cause […]

10 Interesting things from Day 1 of The World Economic Forum on Latin America

by Karen Strauss| April 18, 2012

Nearly 1,000 leaders from the public and private sectors are gathered in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to shape strategies to accelerate Latin America’s economic growth and social development and build confidence in its global potential.  These were some of the eye-opening facts for me from day 1: Latin America’s competitive advantage is the youth of its […]