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.

935 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: 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...

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...

Zurich top line shows good growth in first 3 quarters

Thursday, November 9, 2017

PRESS RELEASE - Zurich. This is an abridged version of the release. Read the full release. New business volumes and customer retention in Property & Casualty and Life are both up, whi...

Outlook 2018: Gripping the thorny stem of pension reform

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Pension reform will remain a major issue in Latin America in 2018 and beyond as governments work to ease the burden on state coffers while addressing issues such as low pensions, poverty, contribution...