Latin America's lessons for Asia - and vice-versa

East Asia and Latin America have much to learn from each other but it will need curious minds on both sides.

When we in East Asia think of Latin America it’s likely to be because of a festival celebrating the food, music or culture of this vibrant region. In moments like these, the 12,000km distance between the two regions seems to be wiped out.

But what happens one week later It seems our stereotypes about Latin American countries are confirmed we are entertained, but our curiosity is not tickled.

Yet, had we used these events to look into the way people live in Latin America and experienced their development process, it would lead us to significant discoveries. They would focus our attention on starting to build the world’s...

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