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Colombia’s Cinderella Story

How the Andean nation turned around its economy to become a regional leader.

During the past decade, Colombia has experienced an economic and cultural renaissance following years of instability and lackluster economic growth. Colombia now boasts Latin America’s third largest economy and has seen unprecedented levels of foreign trade. This turnaround has not gone unnoticed by the country’s neighbors, who see Colombia as a fierce competitor. However, it […]

From Latin America With Love: The Valentine’s Day Challenge

There are remarkable similarities in how fresh flowers and fruit get to your doorstep.

Every February, shoppers depend on farmers in Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, the Dominican Republic and Costa Rica for a universal token of love and affection – fresh cut flowers. These temperate countries provide a significant amount of the delicate floras that are given during the Valentine’s Day season. For everyone preparing to take their loved ones […]