Latest articles from Michael Deibert

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Overseas investors help Évora's elevation

The Portuguese city of Évora is emerging as a hub for aerospace and business services. 

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FDI resurgence helps Philadelphia to bounce back

After struggling for decades, Philadelphia is harnessing the power of overseas money to retake its place as one of the US’s leading cities.

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Mexico president orders IPA shutdown

The closure of Mexico's foreign investment agency has drawn flak from some companies. 

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How will border unrest affect a reborn Tijuana?

How is Tijuana faring in the aftermath of clashes between Central American migrants and US officials?

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Mixed signals after victory of Mexico's longtime maverick

Early announcements by Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador have surprised even his supporters. 

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Portugal's impressive turnaround

Portugal has survived dictators and economic upheaval to become one of Europe’s success stories, thanks to a mix of social tolerance and political pragmatism. 

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Portugal economy minister shows power of positive adjustment

Painful changes forced by crisis are now helping Portugal's economy flourish, says Manuel Caldeira Cabral.

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El Salvador seeks to ride an investment wave

Not satisfied with a tourism industry largely built around surfing, El Salvador is hoping its hard-won political stability and skilled workforce can help the country become a future investment magnet. Michael Deibert reports.

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Haiti: time to take a second look?

Haiti's name has been synonymous with natural disaster and political turmoil in recent decades. However, as Michael Deibert discovers, foreign investors both large and small are impressed with what they have found in the country, and many sectors are ripe with potential.

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Haiti's new president embarks on cross-country mission

Jovenel Moïse, the president of Haiti, tells Michael Deibert how he is looking to effectively govern the whole country, through policies such as improving healthcare in all regions and building roads to prevent the more rural areas becoming isolated.

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