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Opportunities for Development in Guatemala: A study on the nostalgic trade

Manuel Orozco, Laura Porras, Julia Yansura ˙ ˙ Opportunities for My Community

Inter-American Dialogue
Migrants often purchase products from their country of origin such as food, clothing or handicrafts, a practice which is known as the “nostalgic trade.”  To better understand this practice, the project surveyed 380 Guatemalans in the United States and visited more than 40 stores that offer Guatemalan nostalgic products. The…Read more +

Thinking Differently About Nicaragua’s Development Challenges

Manuel Orozco, Gloriana Sojo ˙ ˙ Voces

Bosque de pinos de las Crucetas da la leña. El manejo sostenible de los bosques,y la formacion de cooperativas indigenas forestales, permitira la conservacion de las áreas de boscosas en La comunidad de Layasiksa,y Las Crucetas. foto.LA PRENSA.Manuel Esquivel
While its GDP growth has generally been higher than that of its neighbors, it is not enough to get the country out of poverty. Nicaragua needs to leverage its human capital to the fullest.Read more +

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