Month – September 2015

Turning a Piggy Bank into a Savings Account in Peru

A piggy bank is a classic childhood favorite, one that has endured for generations. In the last 20 years, many children were encouraged to put away their pennies after getting to know the piggy bank Hamm, a character in the Toy Story franchise. But what may feel like a game to kids is in fact […]

What Has Latin America Learned about Cluster Development Policies?

The Noise and Rhythm of the Markets Nahuatl was the language of the Aztecs, spoken in Central Mexico since at least the 7th century and still spoken today by almost two million people in Mexico and Central America.  In nahuatl mitote is a word from mitotiqui (dancer) and itotia (to dance). However, nowadays in Mexico the word also has the […]

Fuerza Chile

Once again Chile has been hit by a natural disaster. A powerful earthquake measuring 8,4 on the Richter scale has caused panic, material losses, and irreparable loss of life among the Chilean population. It would seem, however, that so far the death toll and material losses have been relatively low considering the magnitude and duration […]

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