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Sourcing and Procurement Consulting: Unique Challenges and Opportunities in Mexico and Latin America

Categories: Procurement, Sourcing Tags: L1, Sourcing and Categories My colleague Xavier Olivera recently shared a number of thoughts on the state of sourcing and procurement consulting in Mexico and Latin America on Spend Matters México y América Latina. Show More Summary

People: EW Nutritions strengthens Latin America business

German based feed additives company EW Nutrition affiliated with the EW Group, has widened its global presence and continues to develop its business in the Latin American feed market, Johnny Lopez, PhD. has been appointed for this task. Lopez has gained his broad experience from working with differe...

Brazil builder bribery probe to hit economy

The corruption scandal at Petroleo Brasileiro that has spread to Brazil’s biggest builders is threatening to derail President Dilma Rousseff’s efforts to revive Latin America’s largest economy. ||| Anna Edgerton and Sabrina Valle Rio...Show More Summary

Ecuador: National Encounter of Internet Governance

The International Center of Research in Communication for Latin America (CIESPAL, by its name in Spanish), the Association for Progressive Communication (APC), Association of Free Software of Ecuador (ASLE), Infodesarrollo Network, the organization Free Libre Open Knowledge Society (FLOK) and the Latinoamerican Agency of Information (ALAI) are hosting the National...

Brazil may have escaped recession, but not the minefield

Brazil's newly-re-elected government is set to announce on Friday that the recession that began at the start of 2014 is now over. But an exhaustive list of risks surrounding Latin America's largest economy recommends caution before celebration.

More Seeds for a Global Tour in Golf

2 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

The PGA Tour has small circuits in Latin America, Canada and China. Commissioner Tim Finchem spoke in 2010 about golf heading toward a "world tour," even though he wasn't sure what it would look like or when it would all come togeth...

Humanist Service Corps Looking for People to Join Them on a Secular Mission Trip in Africa

Nearly a year ago, I announced the formation of the Pathfinders Project, a "yearlong international service trip with clean water, education, sustainability, and advocacy projects in Asia, Africa, and Latin America." Director Conor Robinson...Show More Summary

Brazil Adds Its Might to the Movement to End Gestation Crates

Brazil, the largest pork producer in Latin America, struck a body blow to inhumane sow gestation crates today with two major announcements. First, BRF, Brazil’s largest pork producer, announced that it will eliminate the lifelong confinement...Show More Summary

PMA Fruittrade lures 2,100-plus to Chile

sociation Fruittrade Latin America convention and expo Nov. 12-13 in Santiago, Chile.

Evidence-Based Medicine to Drive Change: Prevention of Blindness Programming in Latin America

In the wake of the Ebola outbreak, the global community has seen and experienced the consequences, fear, and confusion of managing and controlling a disease that has limited evidence and knowledge base and lack of historical antecedents to support our actions taken. Show More Summary

No One Expected Latin America To Slow Down Like This

IT WAS great while it lasted. In a golden period from 2003 to 2010 Latin America's economies grew at an annual average rate of close to 5%, wages rose and unemployment fell, more than 50m people were lifted out of poverty and the middle class swelled to more than a third of the population. But now the growth spurt is over. Show More Summary

Colombia Is One Of Latin America’s Most Promising New Tech Hubs

Ten years ago, the idea that Colombia would become a burgeoning hub for any dynamic industry beyond its notorious drug trade would have struck most observers as far-fetched. As recently as the turn of the century, conventional wisdom had it that the tropical, Andean nation was on the verge of becoming a failed state. Read More

Amor Amor x 3

Three new adverts for Cacharel Amor Amor, featuring young women chosen by social media campaigns in France, Spain and Latin America. First up, Prescilia for France, followed (below the jump) by Silvia for Spain and Barbara for Latin America.

Colorful South American Buses, Part 2

"QUANTUM SHOT" #887 Link - article by Avi Abrams If you are braving some of the riskiest roads, you might as well have a colorful ride!DRB Time-Slice: 1969 Vehicles: Latin America BusesContinuing with our theme from previous 1966 Time-Slice,...Show More Summary

Belgrade: Belgrade's Newest Hotel Has a Great Location, a Terrible Name and a Worrying Number of Sexy Ladies

Karisma. Allure. Caramel. Try to put your discomfort to one side ? there?s a nice-looking hotel behind the worst name imaginable. Karisma Hotels & Resorts, which run properties in Latin America and the Caribbean, has a small boutique arm called ?Allure Hotels, by Karisma? ? previously limited to two hotels in Colombia. Show More Summary

Citymapper quietly launches for Mexico City, previews Tokyo support

Citymapper, the popular mobile and Web app that makes it easier to get around, has launched today in Mexico City, marking the app’s first expansion into Latin America. It’s also launching Tokyo support as a preview, starting today. The news comes today via an app update on the Apple store today. Show More Summary

DRB Time-Slice: 1966 Vehicles: Latin America Buses

"QUANTUM SHOT" #886 Link - article by Avi Abrams Time-Slices: Random Delectable Pieces of Art, Style and Technology - Year-by-Year, from 1900 to NowToday we're launching a new exciting feature of Dark Roasted Blend that we've been meaning to develop for quite some time. Show More Summary

Muy bien: Netflix more than doubles traffic share in LatAm

last weekTechnology : GigaOM

Netflix had a hard time when it launched in Latin America three years ago, but now, it's seeing some solid growth, according to new Sandvine data.

Telefónica is putting its mobile networks to bed for the night

Telefónica has tapped Israeli networking startup eVolution to help it manage the power consumption of its mobile networks in Latin America.

Interested in Argentina? Beware of the Debt Crisis

Argentina was once the darling of Latin America and still represents an important emerging economy. But is it worth investing into the evolving debt crisis soap opera?

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