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Steven Hecht

Steve Hecht

Editor at Large

Steve Hecht is a businessman, writer, and film producer. Born and raised in New York, he has lived and worked in Guatemala since 1972. He holds a BA in economics and an MBA in banking and finance, both from Columbia University.

Fergus Hodgson

Fergus Hodgson

Managing Editor

Fergus Hodgson is the director of Econ Americas, a financial and economic consultancy. He holds an MBA in finance from Rice University and bachelor’s degrees in economics and political science from Boston University and the University of Waikato. He was the founding editor in chief of the PanAm Post.

Paz Gómez

Paz Gómez

Deputy Editor

Paz Gómez is an Econ Americas analyst and a widely published economic commentator. She holds an MS in digital currency and blockchain from the University of Nicosia and a BA in international relations and political science from San Francisco University of Quito. She is a cofounder of Libre Razón.

Sebastián Díaz

Andrés Sebastián Díaz

Policy Analyst

He is the founder of Libertario, a Spanish-speaking community that promotes the ideas of liberty in Latin America, and a collaborator with Libre Razón. He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and international relations from the University of the Americas.

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