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Paz Gómez

Paz Gómez

Paz Gómez is a market analyst for Econ Americas. She is cofounder and academic coordinator of Libre Razón, a liberal think tank in Quito, Ecuador. She holds a bachelor's degree in international relations and political science from San Francisco University of Quito and studies for a master's degree in digital currency and blockchain from the University of Nicosia. Follow @mpazgomezm.

Argentina Crypto
The Argentine government addressed the rise in cryptocurrency use by issuing Decree 796/21 in November 2021. (Canva)

Argentines Put Crypto to Work

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Freelancers Find Refuge from Peso, Government Erects Departure Taxes

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In 2019, Chile became the second-largest producer of lithium in the world, just after Australia. (Canva)

What Lithium Nationalization Portends for Chile

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New President Raises Barriers to Production, Flips Industry Incentives

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Gibbs’s discoveries dethrone well-known leaders of the green-energy movement in the United States. (Stop These Things)

‘Planet of the Humans’ Defrocks Faux Environmentalists

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Green-Energy Profiteering Compels Responsible Investment, End to Subsidies

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The Curipamba mining project lies at the center of Ecuador, in the provinces of Bolívar and Los Ríos. (Adventus Mining)

How an Ecuadorian Mining Project Raised $235.5 Million

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Curipamba Mine Construction Will Start in October 2022

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Nubank
The Brazil-based fintech company has weathered its first market correction after more than 800,000 people bought its stocks. (Nubank)

Brazil’s Nubank Needs a Bird in the Hand

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Digital, Discount Bank Can Still Realize Potential as Losses Mount

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ScaleX Announcement
ScaleX is a public-private initiative that seeks to turn Chile into Latin America’s startup-investment hub. (Corfo)

Chile Sets Up First Venture Exchange in Latin America

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ScaleX Aims to Fund 10 Startups in 2022

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Punta del Este Uruguay
Uruguay is an ideal investment destination for financial services, tech, and agribusiness. (Canva)

The Great Reopening Favors South America

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2022 Portends Demand for Labor, Key Natural Resources

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BIVA’s purpose is to encourage more companies to engage in the stock market by implementing cutting-edge technology. (BIVA)

US Investors Can Now Tap Into Mexico’s Newest Stock Exchange

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Bolsa Institucional de Valores Enters North American Trading Markets

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Ecuador Investment opportunities
Ecuador has turned its situation around since the start of the pandemic, which left the country’s finances in disarray. (Canva)

Ecuador Opens Up 50 Major Investment Opportunities

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$30 Billion in Public-Private Partnerships to Boost FDI

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Digital nomads who earn in US dollars and other stronger currencies can live comfortably in Colombia. (Canva)

Colombia’s Offer to Digital Nomads

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New Visa to Boost Remote-Working Hubs

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