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Latin America's Silicon Valley: That Would Be Colombia

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June 18, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Luis Carlos Villegas, Colombian Ambassador to the United States

Today, nearly half of the world lives in poverty, including nearly a quarter of Californians. The United States, like every nation, grapples with the challenge of income inequality. Colombia is no different. But our use of technology to change the lives of millions of our citizens has the potential to transform the way the world thinks about lifting those in need out of poverty.