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The Unlikely South American Capital You Need to Put on Your Bucket List

The Unlikely South American Capital You Need to Put on Your Bucket List

It´s time to plan a trip to La Paz, Bolivia. Here´s why.

 

Financial Times: Odebrecht admits to improper practices

Financial Times: Odebrecht admits to improper practices

Construction group reported to have signed plea bargain in Petrobras corruption probe

 

Global banking is dead

Global banking is dead

Much of the rhetoric surrounding the seismic events of 2016 has been based around the coming death of globalisation. However, as Brian Caplen describes, the global banking model is already at the autopsy stage.

 

Mark Zuckerberg says no

Mark Zuckerberg says no

Facebook chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg fired back at assertions that fake news trending on Facebook newsfeeds resulted in the election of Donald Trump

 

Latino Entrepreneurs: Edrizio De La Cruz Makes Strides in Financial Tech

Latino Entrepreneurs: Edrizio De La Cruz Makes Strides in Financial Tech

De La Cruz, 35, co-founded Regalii - the name is a play on the Spanish word regalo, which means gift

 

Boat made of reeds to embark to prove ancient Pacific crossing was possible

Boat made of reeds to embark to prove ancient Pacific crossing was possible

Crew on vessel built by indigenous Bolivians will travel in ancient mariners´ style, using bamboo water containers and eating fish, but updating on social media

 

The Brent Dilemma

The Brent Dilemma

The first crudes to be extracted from the North Sea were of high quality, they were low in gravity with an API of above 38 degrees and low in sulphur at around 0.20%.

 

Times Higher Education has ranked the top 1,000 global universities

Times Higher Education has ranked the top 1,000 global universities

It is the first time that a university from outside the United States has topped the table

 

With Its Unbanked Majority, Bolivia Can Gain Much From Adopting Bitcoin

With Its Unbanked Majority, Bolivia Can Gain Much From Adopting Bitcoin

A country with a high-rate of the unbanked, a large informal economy and a tumultuous history of inflation sounds like a perfect scenario for Bitcoin and cyrpyocurrencies to thrive.

 

Bolivia Competitiveness Rank  2007-2016

Bolivia Competitiveness Rank 2007-2016

Bolivia is the 121 most competitive nation in the world out of 138 countries ranked in the 2016-2017 edition of the Global Competitiveness Report published by the World Economic Forum.