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Latin America’s Top 50 Brands

Analyzing the 50 most valuable brands in Latin America is not an easy task. Last week Millward Brown and MPP just did that, released their fourth annual Brand in Latin America,  they analyzed the region's six top economies: Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru, and Argentina (PDF Doc Report). The 83 pages reports includes a extend breakout of the top 50 brands by country, even do there is been a despite slow economic growth in Latin America, they rise a 2% y/y/y. Some of the highlights include; Mexico, 17 top 50 brands, $49.4 billion value, +15% y/o/y Brazil, 11 top 50 brands, $32 billion value, +5% y/o/y Chile, 7 top 50 brands, $19.4 billion value, -23% y/o/y Colombia, 9 top 50 brands, $19.3 billion value, -4% y/o/y Peru, 4 top 50 brands, $6.1 billion value, +15% … [Read more...]

The Villarrica volcano in Chile erupted, hundreds have been evacuated.

  The Villarica Volcano located at the South of Chile erupted this Tuesday morning.  According to several media new agencies in Chile, the lava intensified around 3 a.m. local time. Pucon and Conaripe are some of the near towns the volcano, authorities informed the people had been evacuated as a precaution, see map of the location of the volcano. You can watch the Google/Maps Satellite latest images of the volcano, go to the link. This are some impressive images from Bernd Andeweg, Earth Scientist from VU University Amsterdam through his account in twitter; @BerndAndeweg. "@infoVolcano VOLCAN #Villarrica !!! [5] #Chile cr: LagoVillarica pic.twitter.com/WKHYzihTk0" pics keep getting more impressive... — Bernd Andeweg (@BerndAndeweg) March 3, … [Read more...]

LIVE STREAM Chilean Miners Rescue – EN VIVO Rescate de Mineros Chilenos

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Chile requiere de la solidaridad del mundo

por Jorge Uribe Piedrahíta Comunicador Social/Periodista Colombia "Necesitamos a alguien en quien poder apoyarnos cuando la Tierra tiembla, la tormenta llega y el suelo se rompe. Somos el mundo unido por la fuerza del amor, que podrá mover los obstáculos y ayudar a reconstruir cuando se retiran los escombros," este fragmento hace parte de la canción "We are the world", que patenta la realidad de Haití, y ahora la de Chile, país que sufre los rigores de un sismo de magnitud 8,8 grados, que ha provocado más de 700 victimas y cuantiosos daños materiales. El mundo descubrió la sombra devastadora del terremoto que sacudió la región de Bio Bio, sur de Chile, con un saldo de 708 muertos, 500 mil viviendas semidestruidas y daños innumerables en la infraestructura vial … [Read more...]