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FinTech Clara, Mastercard Expand in Colombia

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Cover picture for the articleThree months after it achieved unicorn status with a value of more than $1 billion, the Latin American startup Clara has launched into Colombia with support from Mastercard’s global payments network, the Mexico City-based FinTech announced Thursday (March 24). Clara’s arrival in the transcontinental country, which spans South…

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Colombian dictator Gustavo Rojas Pinilla granted women the right to vote in 1954, despite opposition from the Catholic Church. Women were able to exercise that right in elections in 1957, and Colombia has since gone on to elect women for various government offices, although they are still underrepresented as a whole. [Pictured: A woman votes in Bogota on March 18, 1962.]

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Donovan Larsen

Donovan is a columnist and associate editor at the Dark News. He has written on everything from the politics to diversity issues in the workplace.

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