Monthly Archives: March 2013

Event: Surviving A Debt Crisis

Join us next Thursday, March 21st as the Bertelsmann Foundation and the Council of the Americas roll out our new study “Surviving a Debt Crisis: Five Lessons for Europe from Latin America.” 

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Three Kings

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Habemus Paco

A Latin American Pope – The beginning of change in the Catholic Church? Or more of the same dressed up in a poncho? It happened. Latin America’s Catholics, half of the church’s 1.2 billion followers, finally have a pope of … Continue reading

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Latin America Reacts

Argentine Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio Elected Pope 3.13.2013

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A Bitter Cup of Coffee

An Editorial from Natalia Lozano, a Colombian International Relations Specialist 

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Latin America News Flash

Breaking news and high quality LATAM journalism 3.10.2013 – 3.17.2013 Isla Presidencial: Venezuelan Internet spoof on presidents attracts serious fans (Miami Herald) Venezuela Elections:    

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Song of the Week

3.9.2013 – 3.16.2013 Andrés Calamaro – Crímenes Perfectos La moneda cayo por el lado de la soledad… Otra vez After a long week for Latin America, its ok to sing along 

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The Venezuelan Economy: Three Myths and Three Truths

An Editorial from James Stranko, Director of Communications at Latin American Private Equity & Venture Capital Association and Editor-in-Chief of Avenida America

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Raw Footage from Caracas, 3.7.2013

See footage from this morning in Caracas as Hugo Chávez’s coffin is driven through the city 

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Three (not so simple) Steps for Curing the Venezuelan Economy

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