FROM THE NATIONAL PALACE OF COLOMBIA to the remote rainforest of Guatemala, the Bravo Business Award winners are leading countries, companies and institutions through change. Colombian President Álvaro Uribe is restoring confidence to a nation that has suffered through decades of despair. Tourism Minister Rubén Blades is instilling pride among Panamanians. Brazilian Central Bank Governor Henrique de Campos Meirelles is returning value to the Real and economic policy. The Bravo winners’ focus on core competencies transcends borders. Enrique Cueto is flying LAN Airlines through turbulent skies to global markets with a winning mix of cargo and passengers. Subramaniam Ramadorai is bringing India’s know-how of Offshore Development Centers to Latin America. Luis Fernando Santos is delivering award-winning news and information from his media organization via a host of dynamic new platforms to audiences in Colombia and beyond. The Bravo pioneers change the status quo. In Argentina, Marcelo Argüelles explores new pharmaceutical possibilities and exports to world markets in competition with global leaders in biotechnology. Vivian Pellas transforms a personal challenge into a state-of-the-art facility to care for children with severe burns in Nicaragua. Richard Hansen is turning Guatemala’s rich history into its greatest asset for protecting its future. Every year, the more than 160,000 Latin Trade readers worldwide nominate business, political and social leaders to be recognized for outstanding achievement. In consultation with leading international experts, Latin Trade editors select winners in nine categories. This year’s Bravo winners share a commitment to excellence and proven leadership in times of great change.
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