In This Issue...
A few months ago, I was in a park near the Louvre museum in Paris, enjoying a lazy summer day. I wasn’t the only one with such a great idea, there were probably a few hundred others enjoying the sunshine – children playing football, kissing lovers entwined on the grass, businessmen on a lunch break….
You can imagine my surprise when I looked up and saw a squad of French infantry troops on patrol through the park, brandishing assault rifles at the ‘ready’ (essentially holding the weapon in a fire position with index finger over the trigger).
What’s the Number #1 most useful news item for businesses and investors in 2011?
The first members of the baby boom generation turn 65.
The first post-World War II babies started arriving in 1946, months after the soldiers got home.
Our view at Hemispheres has always been that life is richer – in every way – when you take advantage of all the opportunities the world has to offer.
In 2011, Hemispheres is expanding to provide more services that will help you find new opportunities for profit, financial security, and expanding life experiences.
Our mission is to bring you together with experts in the fields of finance, international law, and investment in a wide range of sectors. We’ll present information, ideas and the contacts you need to take action.
Every year, a roster of international experts meets on a secluded Caribbean island with a short list of invited guests for a private summit on global business, investment and economic issues.
Nicknamed "Presidents Week," the forum was started by a small group of corporate presidents who wished to share their collective knowledge and bring in expert speakers to discuss cutting edge topics.
Driving in Central America is easier than you might think -- even if you're not well-versed in Spanish.
The basics are the same as in North America. Drivers stick to the right hand side of the road, the traffic signs are in (comparatively) easy to read letters and familiar shapes, and the speed limits are posted in numbers (though 45 means 45 km/hour not 45 miles/hour). Yield signs are yellow triangles and stop signs (they say ALTO) are red and octagonal. It’s all about keeping your wits about you, and keeping your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road (as the old song goes).