Latin America

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How Much Is President Bolsonaro Contributing to Brazil’s Malaise?

How Much Is President Bolsonaro Contributing to Brazil’s Malaise? How Much Is President Bolsonaro Contributing to Brazil’s Malaise? By Juan Cortinas and Peter Schechter Opportunitas Advisors | November 2021 This article was originally published in Brinks News Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro entered power as a nontraditional, “different” politician. A few years ago, many Brazilians even […]

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Will Latin America Listen to Climate Change Warnings?

Will Latin America Listen to Climate Change Warnings? Will Latin America Listen to Climate Change Warnings? By Juan Cortinas and Peter Schechter Opportunitas Advisors | September 2021 This article was originally published in Brinks News The recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report certainly caught the world’s attention and was especially concerning for the Latin

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Latin America missing nearshoring opportunities

Latin America Is Missing a $72 Billion Opportunity in Nearshoring

One unpredicted impact of COVID-19 is a renewed interest and debate about the world’s dependence on the off-shoring of manufacturing and services to China. As a result, nearshoring has become an attractive possibility for many businesses. A recent survey of supply chain leaders “found that 33% had moved sourcing and manufacturing activities out of China or plan to do so in the next two to three years.”

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Chile’s Moment of Reckoning

Chile’s Moment of Reckoning Chile’s moment of reckoning By Juan Cortinas and Peter Schechter Opportunitas Advisors | June 2021 This article was originally published in Brinks News Chile, long considered an economic miracle in Latin America and the most stable country in the region, is being upended by social protests and the imminent rewriting of

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