9 Doing Biz in LA Notes

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Doing Biz in LA Notes 4/28/09 News Articles The swine flu also presents several opportunities like the ability to highlight the importance healthcare use as well as access to healthcare o Some see this as a huge business risk and psychological risk o If ppl are scared, they won’t do business or travel It also presents an opportunity to learn more about the virus; many researchers are learning from this event and making money from their research o Mask makers could be making money, too o Making fashionable masks could be profitable Investor confidence in LA o Prelude to the annual meetings of the IMF and IADB happening now o Many LA countries have hard-line against IMF but many countries are panicking b/c get so much money from commodities o IMF and IADB want to get more involved before the econ crisis gets worse but not all countries are receptive to the help Elections in Ecuador o Rafael Correa often compared to Chavez b/c he appears very anti-American but they are very dif
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