Forum in Guatemala on the financial crisis

The Central American Master's Program in Social Sciences presents the forum on the "Global Financial Crisis and its consequences to Central America."

Monday, November 10, 2008


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Paulo de Leon, CABI; Carlos Martinez, UNDP consultant; Carlos Gonzalez, ASIES and Ricardo Barrientos, Finance Minister will be the speakers at the meeting to be held on Thursday, November 13 at the FLACSO campus in Guatemala at 6 pm.

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