The evening honors Noel Kilkenny, Ireland’s popular outgoing Consul General in New York (and his wife Hanora), and David P. Michaels, president of the Foreign Press Association.Read More
A SELECTION OF RELATED MEDIA, COMMENTARIES, & PUBLICATIONS
David Michaels, President of Humanity Without Borders Foundation presented the 2012 Plural + Humanity-Without-Borders Foundation Awards.Read More
David Michaels accepts PII Media Award 2012 on behalf of Rita Cosby.Read More
“Hoodwink” is John Perkins latest book and a blueprint for a new form of global economics, far from predatory capitalism that must put an end to the old formula of “the few benefiting at the expense of the many”.Read More
International celebrities visiting the Latin American “jet-set” resort of Punta del Este in Uruguay come and go with the fashions. However one of the permanent attractions of the Punta del Este season is the “must see” International Jazz Festival.Read More
A delegation from the Uruguayan tourism and business sectors recently concluded a successful visit to Miami, Puerto Rico, and New York. The tour was organized by the Uruguayan Ministry of Tourism & Sports, in association with the Ministry of Economy & Finance, with logistical support sponsored by American Airlines.Read More
For many Uruguayans living in the New York area, the 25th August is not only an important day to remember their origins, but also a day to meet old and new friends, alike.
On this sunny day, next to the statue of Uruguay’s National Hero, General Artigas, a normally happy day in the annual calendar of events was sadly “shadowed” by a discreet disapproval of the “politicizing” of this important day, by the presence of a wreath from the Frente Amplio.Read More
Professor Sir Alan Walters, former personal economic advisor to Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, and credited with being an architect of the 1980’s renaissance of the economy of the United Kingdom, died peacefully at home on Saturday at the age of 82.Read More
An initiative from the United States National Cancer Institute to establish an extensive cancer research program in Uruguay was the foremost of several expanded scientific cooperation initiatives considered by US and Uruguayan officials meeting in New York.Read More
Suggests that the inequalities of economic skills, experience, and growth between regional ‘developed’ and ‘developing’ nations will be recognized as the principal stumbling block in the inability to maintain any continued and paced global economic growth.
Offers direction to create an equitable balance between nations of unequal economic status, as a firm foundation for sustainable economic growth.
The commentary also states that many companies will be faced with shifts in markets, competition, technology, communications, and politics, which will create the need to develop pro-active responses to progressive adjustments focused on three key areas related to change.Read More
Company performance is assessed in terms of the Balance Sheet and Profit & Loss Account. This approach serves a useful purpose in that it provides a ‘snapshot’ of performance at any given point of time. But the process measures only what can conveniently be measured. It omits the human factor.“Human Resources Accounting & The Hidden Asset” comments on probably the single most important contributor to good company performance and the best predictor of future performance.Read More
A commentary in answer to the following questions:
– What are the key components in the renaissance of Uruguay’s economy?
– How can Uruguay obtain investment during these turbulent economic times?
– What are the key components in a foreign investment promotion strategy?Read More
MERCOSUR”S FREIGHT PROBLEM? URUGUAY’S SOLUTION!
Indispensable to Mercosur’s continued success is a fast and affordable freight transportation network that will permit industrial integration and “just-in-time” delivery of components to assembly plants throughout the region.
A principal step towards a ‘diplomatic’ solution to the dilemma is to invite the Islands to become a member of Mercosur, the South American common market.Read More