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  • Overview of Consumer Law in LAC

    Thursday, May 17th, 2007

    The Broad Influences If you had looked around LAC in the early 1980s, you would have been hard pressed to find a country with a framework consumer protection law, code, statute or regulation (I believe only Colombia had a simple one).  Yes, many had market authorization laws, regulations, Sanitary Codes or special product -based codes […]

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    Consumer Protection in LAC II-B – Consumer Legislation in LAC Nations

    Tuesday, April 17th, 2007

    To make up for missing World Consumer Rights Day (March 15), I promised to give you a five-part overview of consumer protection in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). In Part I, I looked at how consumer agencies and consumer NGOs in the region celebrated the Day. In Part II-A, I provided an overview of […]

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    Hearts and Minds in LAC

    Thursday, November 2nd, 2006

    Did LAC Residents Celebrate World Heart Day? September 24 was World Heart Day. Did you do anything to note its passage? Did you ever know it existed? I didn’t. Oh, I guess intellectually I knew that one had to exist — after all, there is a “world something day” for almost everything nowadays. What probably […]

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