Increasingly, Colombia has attracted the attention of international filmmakers. Peter Berg’s “Mile 22” is set in Southeast Asia, but mostly filmed in Bogota. The government rebate program, Law 1556, is partly responsible for the trend.
Projections suggest Latin America will triple its car fleet to more than 250 million vehicles by 2050. The region has the opportunity to be at the forefront of electric car production due to an abundance of lithium carbonate in Argentina, Chile, and Bolivia.
At 22, college student Francisco Mancera is part of a new boo. From 2009 to 2017, Mexico’s Aerospace industry increased its share of the GDP by 152%. There are now 330 companies manufacturing related components.
Gol Transportes Aéreos CEO Paula Kakinoff discusses his company’s start and factors that have allowed it to become the biggest airline in Brazil. He also revisits challenges he faced upon joining the company in 2012.
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CNN correspondent Gabriela Frias highlights some of the businesses shaping the economies of Latin America. In this debut episode of Marketplace Latin America, Frias explains why international filmmakers are flocking to Colombia. She explores the Lithium Triangle, which may put three South American countries at the forefront of electric car manufacturing, and she puts a spotlight on Mexico’s emerging aerospace industry. Also, reporter Shasta Darlington sits down with the CEO of Brazil’s biggest airline.
Length: 24 minutes
Copyright date: ©2018
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