Author Archives: Mauricio Mathias

About Mauricio Mathias

Mauricio Mathias is an international freelance writer. You can contact him at

People And Plants

Brazil may not be the first country that comes to mind for those seeking to buy cuttings overseas, but then again, why not? Athena (, a cuttings producer in Brazil , has been organizing periodic trips for clients who want to see first-hand where and how their cuttings are being grown. Athena is a cuttings propagator

What A Difference A Decade Makes

The year 2006 turned out to be very eventful for the Colombian flower sector. Florverde, its social and environmental program, reached its 10th anniversary at the same time that both Colombia and the United States signed Colombia’s entry into the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The treaty will guarantee the permanent tax-free sales of