The Transatlantic Colossus
A Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement between the European Union and the US aims to ease business activities across the Atlantic. TAFTA | TTIP is a colossal undertaking that, if concluded, will establish the largest FTA in history. It is sold as a panacea but is that simple?
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The Future of Corporate DNA
The 2012 U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney may have drawn guffaws and jeers for his wide-grinned proclamation that “corporations are people,” but there is some truth in that comment. At least in spirit. It’s no secret that the United States government is largely driven by the aims and actions of […]
Journey in the quest for a dream
Every year, the lack of employment opportunities in Central American countries pushes thousands of individuals to embark on a journey through Mexico all the way to the United States in order to integrate into Latin communities gathered in American cities like Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Miami, New Orleans, Washington, D.C., and […]
Conflict in Mali – The Economic Destabilization of Foreign Aid.
Sunday, July 28 marks a long anticipated, highly contended and extremely complex event: the Western African nation – Mali will hold the first round of elections 16 months after the military Coup which overthrew democratically elected President Amadou Toumani Toure (ATT) in March 2012. The awaited elections are marked with […]
El $ueño americano: La historia de un reencuentro
(Fotos familiares del autor de este texto. Puede hacer click en cada una para verlas en tamaño grande). Abstract: Many Colombians, motivated by different reasons, have migrated to the United States in recent years. In my family’s case, the decision to migrate led to a long separation, and an emotional […]