The country's agricultural sector is working on a plan to set up, in the province of Herrera, the first Panamanian Institute of dairy farming.
"In an area of 250 hectares inside the National Agricultural Institute (INA), the new center will operate and be run by the Central American Institute of Business Administration (INCAE by its initials in Spansih)", reported Prensa.com.
When talking about how well the Latin American economy is doing, there should be a note added: "except Central America and the Caribbean countries."
In the interview to Humberto López, Chief Economist, World Bank (WB) for Central America by Juan Pablo Arias of Nacion.com, he reflects: "Central America in 2010 grew much less than South America and for 2011 it expects a lower growth rate than the south of the continent. When Asia is doing well, Central America and the Caribbean are not doing so well because they are competitors. The expansion of Asian exports in the U.S. is shifting, in part, Central American exports. Moreover, commodity prices are rising and that's good for South America because they are producers.
América Economía’s ranking of the best business schools in Latin America in the production and dissemination of knowledge.
América Economía Intelligence published an advance of its 2009 MBArankings, with the release of the top ten ranking in the category of production and dissemination of knowledge. In this specific sense, INCAE got the top spot, followed by the University of San Andres and the University of Chile in the second and third spots.
The International Classification of the Financial Times Executive Education ratifies that INCAE is within the top 50 business schools in executive education.
According to the study only 4 Latin American schools were able to get into the ranking. IPADE (Mexico), Fundação Dom Cabral and IBMEC São Paulo (Brazil) are among a total of more than 6 thousand that are currently active throughout the world.
On April 23 and 24, El Salvador will host the Second Latin American and Caribbean Meeting of Trade and Investment.
Among the topics to be discussed at the meeting organized by the Salvadoran Commission for the Promotion of Exports and Investments (PROESA and EXPORTA) are: the impacts of the global crisis on developing countries and the measures that have been taken to mitigate it; an analysis of the Latin American and Caribbean competitive situation in infrastructure and trade services and the situation of the tourism sector, including its current challenges and opportunities.
When times are tough, surviving in one piece should be the immediate target.
The director of the Center for Entrepreneurship at INCAE (Central American Business Administration Institute), Luis Javier Sanz, spoke with El Periódico of Guatemala on key points to address the key economic crisis.
For Central America, the innovation field is an almost unexplored area, putting the region at a disadvantage in the face of the global crisis.
The global economic crisis, which is battering rich and poor countries without mercy, has forced Central American countries to look at the need for innovation in order to avoid the collapse of their vulnerable economies.
The Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (USAC, University of San Carlos of Guatemala) was one of the earliest universities to be founded in the Americas. It was decreed a university on January 31, 1676 by royal command of King Charles II of Spain. It had previously been known as the Escuela de Santo Tomás (School of Saint Thomas), founded in 1562 by the priest Francisco Marroquín. The University finally gained international acceptance by Official Decree from Pope Innocent XI, on June 18, 1687.
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XAGRO S.A. Announced that they have signed a purchase agreement with Jam LLC to buy 5,000 MT of red beans from China that will be sold to importers throughout Central America to help ease market pressure and lower the high prices caused by recent shortages.
The Museum of Contemporary Art and Design, founded in Costa Rica in 1994, is an “open multiple space”. To comply with this ambitious idea, we define and promote, in a permanent way, the most recent tendencies and dynamics in the world of contemporary art and design throughout the Central American region, thus reinforcing their links within the Latin American and International context.
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