And then there is politics, as inescapable in Latin America as…. Well, choose the metaphor you like most, while I discretely decline to generalize.
One thing I will say, is that Latin America politics, more often than not, are about big personalities in small ponds. Presidents don’t just set the tone, they set the trend line, they ”manda la gente”. They are the Deciders-in-chief not just for government but often the Decider in-Chief of All.
Ok, I exaggerate to make a point, but participant after participant here at the conference relate the great importance government takes, often unilaterally, setting out national economic agendas. If the government says CSR, then CSR it is.
If Hugo Chaves decrees, as he recently did, that all businesses must do Read more