Bolsonaro has turned Brazil into a global pariah

As the country nears 2,000 Covid-19 deaths per day the president is threatening the worldwide effort to contain the pandemic by continuing to favor the propagation of the virus To state that Covid-19 is out of control in Brazil due to the incompetence of Jair Bolsonaro is a mistake. It is the same as describing Bolsonaro’s government as misgovernment. Bolsonaro governs and the spread of Covid-19 is, to a large extent, under his control. If Brazil is in a period of chaos, it is chaos by design. It…

Innovation and technology: essentials for business resilience in Latin America

The year 2020 has rocked the world’s economies like no other year in recent decades, especially in Latin America. Measures taken by different governments to counteract the spread of Covid-19 mandated millions of people to stay at home and thousands of businesses had to close their doors.  Now, as lockdown restrictions in certain parts of the region begin to ease, the impact of the pandemic on the business ecosystem is becoming evident, unveiling – among other things – the stories about those…

Covid-19: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

In the depths of quarantine tedium, this writer unearthed two movies whose titles have an uncanny pertinence in these surreal times.  Readers well know that in the less than six months since the Covid-19 coronavirus infected its first unwitting human victim in Wuhan it has so far infected close to four million people and killed more than 272,000.  To break the chain of infection the citizens of many nations have been compulsorily quarantined (dubbed “lockdowns”) in time-heavy domestic limbos.…
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