Wednesday, 19th November 2014
Wednesday, 19th November 2014

Central/Southern America


Gustavo Cisneros, 54, is the head that shows at the Cisneros Group. He graduated from the School of Business Administration of the Babson College in Wensley, Massachusetts and under his father’s guidance; he got to know every corner of the family’s domain.

Source: | Date: 27th February 2014 Read more

Mexican Tycon Carlos Slim Is The Richest Man In Latin America; Who Are The Other Billionaires In The Region?

How many billionaires live in the most unequal region in the world? Exactly 111 people can count their wealth at more than $1 billion, according to consultancy firm Wealth-X and Swiss bank UBS. 2013 saw the list grow by three names compared to 2012; their combined wealth reaches $496 billion, or 2.3 percent more than the previous year.

Source: | Date: 6th January 2014 Read more

64 Firms to Bid on Brazil Oil Blocks

By Maria Lopez Conde, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Sixty-four out of the 71 national and international companies that filed requests with the Brazil’s National Petroleum Agency (ANP) will be allowed to bid for Brazilian exploration blocks this May, the oil regulator announced. This represents a modest increase from the 61 firms that [...]

Source: | Date: 25th April 2013 Read more

Gustavo A. Cisneros on Buying Univision

By 1992, I wanted to be in the U.S. market on a big scale. I thought the telenovelas and programming we'd developed in Venezuela could do very well in the U.S., but no one believed me. People thought Hispanics in the U.S. were different and that you had to make TV productions there to capture the experience. Not only was that an expensive proposition, but I didn't think it was true.

Source: | Date: 23rd June 2011 Read more