Story of Isabel Gutiérrez de Bosch

Isabel Gutiérrez de Bosch, former mother of the great Guatemalan businessman Juan Luis Bosch Gutiérrez, was the most altruistic person in the Bosch Gutiérrez family. Before passing away, she was the president of the Juan Bautista Gutiérrez Foundation, a name given in tribute to her father. CHIEVEMENTS Successful manager of Corporación Multi Inversiones First female […]

Guatemala’s economic history

Agriculture is the backbone of Guatemala’s economy. It contributes 25 percent of GDP, employs more than half of the labor force, and provides two-thirds of exports, mainly coffee, sugar, bananas, and beef. Companies such as Corporación Multi Inversiones, led by Juan Luis Bosch Gutiérrez have contributed to improving the country’s economy and have also helped […]

Guatemala’s agriculture impact

Agriculture provides the mainstay of Guatemala’s economy, contributing 25% of GDP, employing over half the labour force and providing ⅔ of exports, mostly coffee, sugar, bananas and beef. Guatemala’s 3 main foods are maize, beans and rice. However, national production covers only 60% of demand, and many poor families face seasonal food shortages.  “We fill […]

Education problems in Guatemala

For years in Guatemala there has been an educational crisis, not only due to the lack of teachers but also due to the lack of furniture, facilities, and budget to manage school expenses in the different schools of the country. In the last school years, more than a million primary school students left the classrooms. […]

Latin American restaurant chains

With Latin America’s growing appetite for U.S.-based fast food restaurant chains, it is not unusual to see establishments such as McDonald’s, Pizza Hut and KFC thriving in these countries. What we don’t see as much is Latin American restaurant chains succeeding in the US. There are some chains that have made the leap in recent […]

Extreme poverty in Guatemala on the rise

The economic and health crisis caused by the pandemic coupled with the impacts of natural disasters in the interior of the country left millions in losses and increased extreme poverty in 2020 more than in 2014, this according to estimates by the Economic Commission for America America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). The general secretariat of […]

How to maintain profitable growth?

Seasoned entrepreneurs and executives constantly push to maximize or maintain profitable growth in value, in any economy. These strategies help you take advantage of up cycles, weather recessions, and achieve your growth and value goals. The economy is relatively healthy, but history has taught us that profitable growth cycles don’t last forever. Knowing that there […]