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Daniel Duarte

Daniel Duarte is Econ Americas' Spanish and English editor. A journalist and university instructor, he studied philosophy at the National University of Asunción, Paraguay. He holds a certificate in English-Spanish translation from the University of Toronto, Canada. Follow @dduart3.

Google datacenter Uruguay
Google’s plot is in a privately run free-trade zone called the Sciences Park. (Zona Franca PDLC)

Why Google Picked Uruguay

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Chile’s Loss Is Southern Cone Neighbor’s Gain

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Colombia Medical Cannabis
Producing a gram of cannabis in Colombia costs approximately $0.05 compared to $1.5 in North America. (Seed Finder)

Bureaucracy Nips Colombia’s Medical Cannabis in the Bud

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Five years have passed since Colombia jumped on the medical-cannabis bandwagon and joined the 20-plus countries that have incentivized its production and commerce.

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MILA
MILA will not take off until member countries harmonize investment rules and provide tax incentives. (MILA)

The Latin American Integrated Market (MILA): A Misnomer?

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Lack of Harmonization, Red Tape Hamper Investment

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alternative investments scrutiny
WeWork's 2019 IPO fiasco was a wake-up call for venture capital. (Wikimedia)

Can Alternative Investments Withstand Mainstream Scrutiny?

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Once deemed the Wild West of finance, alternative investments have matured and doubled their market share over the past 15 years.

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FBI in Paraguay
President Donald Trump met with Paraguay President Mario Abdo in the Oval office of the White House. (The White House)

The US Campaign to Fight Corruption in Paraguay

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President Abdo Benítez Partners with FBI against Own Party

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Brazil: Will the Wall Hold between Military and Politics? Cooptation or Cooperation to Define Bolsonaro Presidency brazil bolsonaro military Presidential guard troops salute the national flag in Brasília, the country's capital. (Agência Brasil)

Brazil: Will the Wall Hold between Military and Politics?

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Cooptation or Cooperation to Define Bolsonaro Presidency

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people's party
Bernier has long been a vocal critic of Canada's controversial protectionist dairy policies. (@TheAgenda)

What Canada’s New People’s Party Stands For

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Defining the Classical Liberalism, Populism, Politics of Maxime Bernier

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The bay of Cartagena de Indias in Colombia. (Wikimedia)

5 Steps Colombia Can Take to Dominate Fintech

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Unleash Entrepreneurial Spirit by Cutting Red Tape, Rejecting Protectionism

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