Overview of Latin American Activities in Biotechnology

  • Karl Simpson


It has been too easy for Europeans to dismiss Latin America as being a collection of underprivileged third world states. It is true that debt continues to be a pressing problem for almost all of Latin America’s economies, but in 1988 Brazil and Mexico seem to be regaining the confidence of the world’s financial centres. Argentina’s recent re-entry into democracy is a further cause for optimism and in Chile (ignored in Sobela) there is growing hope of a democratic conclusion to Pinochet’s regime.


Germ Plasm Democratic Conclusion Latin American State Foreign Entrepreneur National Biotechnology 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht 1989

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