Another initiative by the corporation of state officials to justify their salaries, at the expense of the over-used “support the SMEs” motto.
"The Costa Rican Ministry of Economy, Industry and Trade (MEIC) together with the President's Competitiveness Council, the Economic Commission for Latin America (ECLAC) and the Banking System for Development are driving the creation of a “seed money” funding system in order to support Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs)."
The list of reasons for this serious absence begins with the culture of salaried employees, which is instilled at home and in educational institutions.
In Latin America, the general idea is that the success of a young person is his/her school grades, then how soon he/she graduates from the university and, ultimately, how fast he/she gets a good job. It is not customary for personal goals transmitted through family values to be related to being an entrepreneur.
To create greater prosperity in emerging markets by harnessing the power of private enterprise solutions to poverty.
Operates in Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama
Phone: (1-617) 209-7506
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.
Operates in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua and Panama
Phone: (502) 6631 8316
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.
Operates in Costa Rica
Phone: (506) 2257 7202