Grupo Vidanta Foundation

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The Grupo Vidanta Foundation is a non-profit institution for the promotion of social sciences and culture with a focus on Latin America. The Foundation was founded by Daniel Chavez Moran and began its activities in 2005 under the name Grupo Mayan Foundation. As of May 1, 2008, it adopted its present name. The current President of the foundation is Roberto Russell.


Published books

  • La brecha entre América Latina y Estados Unidos. Determinantes políticos e institucionales del desarrollo económico., revised versions of the papers presented during the International Seminar “Explaining the Development Gap Between Latin America and the United States” held in Buenos Aires on November 10 and 11, 2005. Edited by Professor Francis Fukuyama, the book was published by Fondo de Cultura Económica in December 2006 (Buenos Aires). an English version of the books was published in 2008 by Oxford University Press as Falling Behind: Explaining the Development Gap between the United States and Latin America.
  • América Latina:¿integración o fragmentación?, edited by President Ricardo Lagos, includes the thoughts of international analysts and scholars on Latin American international relations. The book was published by Editorial Edhasa in August 2008 (Buenos Aires)
  • Argentina 2010. Entre la frustración y la esperanza edited by Natalio Botana and Argentina 1910-2010. Balance del siglo, edited by Roberto Russellm were published in 210 by Taurus in Buenos Aires They include the essays prepared for the Project “The Bicentennial: Lessons and opportunities, 1910-2010” (Argentine Chapter)


Grupo Vidanta Foundation Prize: Contributions to the Reduction of Inequality and Poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean is a joint initiative by the Organization of American States (OAS), the Ibero-American General Secretariat (SEGIB) and the Grupo Vidanta Foundation. Its aim is to provide recognition and support for outstanding projects carried out in Latin America and the Caribbean to reduce poverty and inequality and fight discrimination.[1]

The annual Award competition includes a first prize of $100,000, contributed by the Grupo Vidanta Foundation. The prize was awarded for the first time on October 14, 2010 in Mexico City.[2][3]


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