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WHALAC 2019 will unite business actors, government representatives and civil society members to assess how Latin America can overcome its main challenges to become an example for development in other global regions.

Student-leaders from the Wharton School of Business recently visited the AL DÍA newsroom to discuss what’s in store for the  9th annual Wharton Latin American Conference (WHALAC).

In Search of the Maya World: From Central America to Philadelphia

 06/27/2017 - 14:26
Gallery of archaeological pieces of Mayan culture exhibited at the Museum of Archeology and Anthropology of the University of Pennsylvania. Photo: Supplied UPEnn

One of the most intriguing mysteries of Latin American culture is what happened to the Maya civilization. How come after over 3,000 years of history, from about 2, 500 BC to 950 AD, most of the glorious Maya centers in Mesoamerica were abandoned? Before the arrival of the Europeans in the 1500’s magnificent cities like Tikal in Guatemala and Copán in Honduras had all but disappeared; left uninhabited, they were covered by thick jungle growth, hidden throughout the mountains and the lowlands. 

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[OP-ED]: Voter Participation – Dismal Indicator of Democracy

 05/19/2017 - 10:31
Somalis hold demonstration in London on May 18, 2017 across from the Downing Street residence of the British Prime Minister seeking better respect through exercising their democratic right to protest. LBWPhoto

The same week that America’s federal government plunged deeper into a governance crisis from misconduct by President Trump and members of his professed Law-&-Order administration, many Philadelphians took a big step towards restoring the vitality of democracy with their participation in the primary election.

 

Los líderes empresariales Latino Americanos conectarán unos con otros en el recinto de la Universidad de Pensilvania

 03/20/2019 - 15:37
WHALAC 2019 will unite business actors, government representatives and civil society members to assess how Latin America can overcome its main challenges to become an example for development in other global regions.

Los líderes estudiantiles de Wharton School of Business visitan las oficinas de AL DÍA para hablar sobre lo que se espera para la 9ª Conferencia latinoamericana anual de Wharton (WHALAC por sus siglas en inglés)

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