By Rebeca Zuñiga | Thursday March 10, 2016 at 5:23 PM PST | Comments Off on Giancarlo Ibárgüen S. (1963 – 2016): A Champion of Liberty
Yesterday my heart sank when a former colleague sent me a note saying, “The greatest man is gone... Giancarlo passed away.” This “greatest man” was Giancarlo Ibárgüen S., the former president of Universidad Francisco Marroquin (UFM) in Guatemala, who lost his seven-year struggle with ALS at the age of 53. Giancarlo was my boss...
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Tags: Austrian School of Economics, Cervantes, Don Quixote, free market economics, Giancarlo Ibárgüen, Latin America, Liberty, Ludwig von Mises, Manuel Ayau, Universidad Francisco Marroquin
By Robert Higgs | Wednesday August 4, 2010 at 7:40 AM PST | 12 Comments
With great sadness, I convey the news I have just received that Manuel F. Ayau died yesterday. Known to his friends as Muso, Ayau was one of the greatest persons I have had the privilege to know. I am not given to hero worship, but I do not hesitate to affirm that, to me, Muso...
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Tags: Austrian School of Economics, Civil Society, classical liberalism, Culture, Economics, Education, entrepreneur, Family, Free Market, free market economics, Guatemala, individual liberty, Integrity, Latin America, libertarianism, Liberty, Luudwig von Mises, Manuel Ayau, Morality, Natural Law, Personal Liberty, Philosophy, Universidad Francisco Marroquin