Posts Tagged: Latin

Preventing An “American Hiroshima”

The Department of Homeland Security and FBI recently issued a memo to its state and local law enforcement partners titled “No Specific Threat to American Jewish Community, Despite Recent World Events.” The intelligence document said in part: “We have no specific information that Iran or its surrogates are targeting Jewish organizations, facilities, or personnel in… Read more »

Project of the Week: OAS Summits of the Americas Virtual Community

http://www.summit-americas.org/svc The Organization of American States (OAS, or, as it is known in the three other official languages, OEA) is an international organization, headquartered in Washington, D.C.. Its members are the thirty-five independent states of the Americas, although Honduras was suspended as a result of the June 28, 2009 coup d’état that expelled President Manuel… Read more »

Getting Paid for Latin American Sales: What US Exporters Should Know

A large and abundant market awaits US exporters in Latin America. Although the combined GDP of Brazil and Mexico alone stands at over $1.5 trillion, US companies approach the region with skepticism. Real and perceived risk in financing and payment issues is a common reason for placing Latin American markets in third-place when expanding globally,… Read more »