Walker Rowe

Walker Rowe is a US citizen living and working in Santiago, Chile. There he edits the online magazine SouthernPacificReview.com and writes the blog "The Avocado Republic" about life in rural Chile.


Business Management

Penguins & red tape: The perils of Argentina's tech imports

Argentina’s challenging economy has led to some trickiness in buying foreign mobile devices



Cornershop aims for slice of grocery shopping in Chile and Mexico

A startup is hoping to bring online grocery to Latin America



El Salvador: Low tech levels help spread of Zika virus

The fight against Zika in one of Latin America’s poorest countries is not helped by lack of ICT


Cloud Computing

Mexico: Cloud growth despite physical security challenges

Cloud and data center growth continues amid some unusual threats


Mobile Communications

AT&T marches into Mexico's newly open cellphone market

AT&T is making the most of changes in Mexican law but who will reap the benefits?



Is South America prepared for cyberattacks?

Eduardo Diaz, President of Neosecure, says there is a marked lack of preparedness


Social Networks

Social media and the 'narcos' in Mexico

Drugs cartels brazenly use social networks while their opponents provide a real-time alternative to the big media companies


Mobile Working

Why did Google choose Puerto Rico for its modular phones?

Regulations, connectivity and manufacturing helped Puerto Rico take its part in tech history


Mobile Applications

Chile: Khipu app makes payments less of a chore

Making payments can be a chore in Chile but the Khipu app shows promise



2015 Opportunities and Challenges for IT in LatAm

Macroeconomic and infrastructure hurdles must be overcome and tech provides some help

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