Colombia's constitution allows local regions to hold referendums on topics important to the citizens. Several recent votes have prevented foreign multinational companies that had purchased rights for oil or mineral production from commencing operations. Locals are concerned about how the operations would affect water supplies, local farm land, and the way of life in rural Columbia.
Young adults educated in the United States are returning home to Colombia and Peru to start their own business. Some families are disappointed.
Brazil’s former president, Dilma Rousseff, struggled to manage the economy with an interventionist policy that led to a recession. As a result, Brazil’s new president, Michael Temer, decided to put in place free market practices to fix the weak economy.
An outspoken advocate of ethics and fighting corruption is now facing trial for bribery. Is Joe Sigelman guilty or a scapegoat?
The Andean nation buys dollars, befuddling investors.
Voters in Colorado and Washington legalized recreational marijuana, but it's still illegal under federal law.
Classic American brands have growing international appeal.
Spain's 100 Montaditos intends to open 4,000 stores in the USA at a pace far faster than Starbucks' early growth. Analysts are skeptical.
A trade pact could boost U.S. exports by $1.1 billion, with companies such as Caterpillar, GE, Wal-Mart, and Citigroup as beneficiaries of expanded binational operations. All exporting operations managers should take note.
A trade pact could boost U.S. exports by $1.1 billion, with companies such as GE, Wal-Mart, Caterpillar, and Citigroup as big beneficiaries.
Research shows working-age populations are slipping in the U.S. and other industrialized nations while those of other countries are growing faster.