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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.

Panama Medical Cannabis
Due to its strategic location and proximity to North America, Panama has the potential to become a leading industry player. (Canva)

Panama Readies to Legalize Cannabis, Be First in Central America

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A Boon for Patients, Agricultural Industry

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Investing in Ecuadorian Stocks
Ecuador is a developing economy with many industries bound to flourish in the next few years. (Paz Gómez)

4 Things to Know before Investing in Ecuadorian Stocks

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High-Growth Outlier in South America Offers Rewards for Risk-Takers

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Brokerage in Ecuador
Ecuador, South America’s sole dollarized economy, is back on the radar of foreign investors. (472619)

How to Choose a Brokerage in Ecuador

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Our Side-by-Side Comparison for Foreigners

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bitcoinization of el salvador
President Nayib Bukele made the announcement during a conference in Miami on June 5, 2021. (Bitcoin Magazine)

The Lightning-Fast Bitcoinization of El Salvador

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World’s First Crypto Tender Law Leaves Confusion

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Panama's banking secrecy
Panama’s banking secrecy has led the country to be known as the “Switzerland of the Americas.” (Canva)

The Price of Panama’s Banking Secrecy

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Global Regulators Tighten Screws on Central American Financial Hub

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Cuba Monetary Unification
The immediate effect of the monetary unification has been tough, leading to widespread unrest. (mambí)

The End of Cuba’s Artificial Hard Money

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Phasing Out of Dollar-Pegged Peso Triggers Devaluation

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Brazilians stocks
In 2020, 1.5 million new investors started trading through the country’s major exchange, B3. (Rafael Matsunaga)

How the Pandemic Drove Brazilians to Stocks

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Young, Retail Investors Embrace Online Discount Brokers

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puerto rico tax heaven
The deal is particularly attractive to US citizens: they do not need a residency permit. (MariamS)

Puerto Rico’s Allure as a Tax Haven

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Struggling Island Attracts Residents, Businesses with Meaningful Benefits

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Monetary Metals
The company’s objective is to offer investors an incentive to go beyond hoarding and to use gold as money. (17095 images)

Monetary Metals Turns Gold Into Fixed Income

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Lend Rather than Hoard for In-Kind Returns

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