IT development stalled in Latin America

Latin America's main problem is that information technology growth has stalled, according to a report in La Prensa of Honduras.

Friday, June 20, 2008

A new ranking from the World Economic Forum shows that Mexico, Brazil, Argentina and most other Latin American countries are losing ground to countries from the Middle East, Asia and Europe in terms of connecting to the Internet.
The authors of the study, called the Global Index of Information Technology, say that connectivity is the key to long-term growth. In other words, a good internet infrastructure is essential to being competitive in the global economy.



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