Tech and education take the spotlight at Latin America’s World Economic Forum

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São Paulo hosts the 13th World Economic Forum on Latin America

The 13th annual Latin America edition of the World Economic Forum (WEF), dubbed a “Mini Davos,” began yesterday in São Paulo. With three-quarters of Latin America due to face elections during 2018, the conference’s theme this year was how nations could create new narratives as they face a “tipping point.”

“Latin America is initiating a decisive electoral cycle, which represents an opportunity to embrace technology and innovation while promoting long-term value creation, fostering economic progress in a sustainable manner,” said Marissol Argueta de Barillas, director of the World Economic Forum onLatin America.

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