For some time, Bertelsmann Foundation Project Manager and No Se Mancha co-founder Samuel George has argued that a new set of leaders is emerging along Latin America’s west cost. Sure, the Pacific Alliance gets the headlines, but this is about more than free trade: its about stable macroeconomics, is about improving democracy, its about finally addressing poverty.
Strong, agile, ambitious, and eschewing the limelight, we have dubbed them “The Pacific Pumas”, and the phrase is catching on, especially where it maters most, along Latin America’s Pacific coast.
For example, see this article from Colombia’s top economic newspaper Portafolio:
Ya los pumas hablan español