The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) Citi Basic Materials Conference Call December 3, 2013 09:30 ET Executives Jim Fitterling - Executive Vice President, Feedstocks, Performance Plastics, Asia and Latin America Presentation Jim FitterlingShow More Summary
November has been a fairly good month from Latin America’s tech scene, with a series of funding rounds that could hopefully result in interesting exits for all involved parties in... Keep reading ?
Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting down with two of my mentors and close friends, Sergio Garcia and Rick Brutti. Sergio is a multimedia marketing expert, and has published several books in Latin America and a successful business magazine in the United States. Show More Summary
Launches in Europe, Asia, and Latin America keep sales momentum going.
Latin America: According to the U.N., Latin America is the region that provides the highest proportion of AIDS treatment coverage though several countries have seen an increase in HIV infection in seniors over 60 years old. Mexico: A...Show More Summary
Though Thanksgiving is not a typical holiday in Latin America, numerous retailers in the region have adopted the ”Black Friday” custom of enticing shoppers by offering them items at very low prices. Retailers in several Central American...Show More Summary
Sony has rolled out the PS4 in the U.S., Australia, parts of Asia, Latin America, and Europe.
PlayStation 4 has sold over 2.1 million units worldwide, Sony has announced. PlayStation 4 launched in North America on 15th November and sold one million units within 24 hours. The console launched in Europe and Latin America on Friday, 29th November, and has added even more to the grand total, including around 250,000 in the UK. Show More Summary
Getting access to local telecom network services is a necessity for service providers and businesses, but pricing can differ not only between regions and by country, but also in a specific metro market, a TeleGeography report says.
Trees, Water and People, a nonprofit run by conservationists, has launched a for-profit subsidiary aimed at bringing more solar power to Latin America. The subsidiary, Luciérnaga, “distributes small ( Trees, Water, & People LaunchesShow More Summary
By The Energy Report: Independent oil and gas companies with technical skills, local know-how and bottom-up knowledge are playing a larger role in Latin American oil and gas, according to Xavier Grunauer, analyst with Edison Investment Research. Show More Summary
Xavier Grunauer has more than 15 years of experience as an oil and gas analyst. His oil and gas coverage has focused on emerging markets and has included companies operating in Latin America, Eastern Europe, South Africa, China and Australia. read more
Gabriel Granados, 53, suffered a massive electric shock while working at a construction site in 2011 that left him so badly burned doctors were forced to cut off both his hands below the elbow. Thanks to the marvel of modern medicine, however, Granados is sporting a new pair of arms and hands he got last May.
Mozilla kicked off a second round of Firefox OS launches starting in October with Deutsche Telekom’s Congstar in Germany. Followed by a wave of launches in Latin America in October, Firefox OS phones have also launched in more European...Show More Summary
In the last 20 years, 670 journalists have been killed in Latin America and the Caribbean, according to delegates from the IFEX-ACL alliance, which recently presented their Annual Report on Impunity 2013: “Faces and Traces of Freedom of Expression in Latin America and the Caribbean.” The crimes — most of which remain unsolved —...
Three out of four people who need antiretroviral treatment (ART) in Latin America and the Caribbean are receiving it, according to a new report from the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO). That leaves...Show More Summary
ByThe Outsider: Banco Santander (SAN) is a Spanish-based bank but has a global presence and high exposure to Latin America, which offers good growth prospects over the long-term. Currently, it offers a dividend yield of 9.3%, which is among the highest in the banking sector and is very attractive for income investors. Show More Summary
This is a joint post with Maria Cecilia Ramirez. New uncertainties come to the fore now that the global economy, after six years of turmoil, is showing signs of a return to a more normal situation, where real interest rates in the United...Show More Summary