For the third year
in a row, the Inter-American Association of Economic and
Financial Journalists (AIPEF), in cooperation with the U.S.
Embassy in Montevideo, has been organizing a "Quality
of Economic Information" contest aimed at improving
the quality of economic and financial reporting through
This year's winner is Erika Hoffman, a young
journalist from Radio El Espectador. As winner of the contest,
she will participating in a seminar on globalization at
Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism from
March 31 to April 3.
Prior to her departure, Erika met with Linda
Gonzalez, acting Chargé D'Affaires for the U.S. Embassy
in Montevideo, along with Hugo Machin, General Secretary
for AIPEF-Uruguay and Rubek Orlando, Information Specialist
for the U.S. Embassy, to talk about the various aspects
of her trip to New York.
U.S. Embassy's acting Chargé D'Affaires Linda Gonzalez
in conversation with journalist Erika Hoffman and AIPEF's