Allan Brown

Copy Editor  in BNamericas

Allan Brown has been a member of the BNamericas copy editing team since 2014. Before that he worked in newspaper journalism, public relations and marketing. He has a BA in Mass Communication from Carleton University and is an NCTJ-qualified reporter.

1760 articles written by Allan Brown:

In institutions we trust

Friday, December 2, 2016

Think of a mature democracy as a hotel. The manager and her team constitute the country's institutions, with the penthouse guests the president and his entourage. Those on the top floor may ...

OPINION: Grab all the free energy you can

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Got a 12V battery, an aluminum flight case and a spare solar panel handy? With these components and others, along with a bit of technical know-how, you can build your own portable solar plant, accor...

OPINION: The bitter pill São Paulo must swallow

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

One theory about why the population of Easter Island plunged around the turn of the 18th century is that islanders ran out of timber. Anthropologists suggest they decimated their forests which, in t...

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain: Why LatAm should regulate

Friday, May 25, 2018

In any sector of an economy, it is important for players to know the rules of the game. After all, who would risk pumping time and cash into a venture if there is little regulatory certainty or a r...

Tech disruption: Biting the bullet

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Incumbent players in any sector want to protect their market share. And in today's world – where technology is advancing apace and entrepreneurs are actively looking to use it to disrupt ...