Scientists in Argentina are bracing for hard times next year. Later this month, the country’s senate is expected to approve a 2017 budget that would deal a crippling blow to research.
Although initially sponsored by the US government, the war on drugs comes at significant cost to LatAm as well. Beyond the social cost, there is significant economic cost too.
Mango is the fourth Ecuadorian food item to have received access to the Chinese market, following fresh bananas, frozen shrimp, and cocoa;
Today, instead of gathering whatever seaweed Mother Nature provides, farmers plant and harvest red algae in carefully regulated quantities
Venezuela’s political cusp is crumbling but still stands, in Bolivia, Evo maintains power and support. Everywhere else, the left is gone. Was their mistake made in politics or economics?
Each and every country on the region pays a price for their corrupt official, in Mexico its 9% of their GDP and in Colombia its 4%. To what extent does it hinder development?
The Colombian ports of Cartagena and Buenaventura are Panama’s main competitors in terms of container terminals, the Panama Canal Authority, or ACP, administrator said at a business forum.
Central Bank of Paraguay (BCP) CEO Carlos Fernández Valdovinos spoke of the possibility of closing this year with a growth of more than 4% of gross domestic product (GDP).
Executives of Brazilian state oil company Petrobras and smaller Bolivian counterpart YPFB signed a contract on Monday for a $1.2 billion natural-gas exploration venture in southern Bolivia.
Argentine President Mauricio Macri called Friday for an increase in the volume of exports, especially of value-added products, so that what is “made in Argentina reaches the entire world.”
One example was the launch on leading U.S. markets of a special Bud Light container decorated with the emblem of the Mexican national soccer team.
The world, on account of its institutionalized homophobia, loses around $119 billion dollars a year. LatAm should make structural changes to mitigate losses and promote inclusion.
Northern border cities see sharp slowdown in business ahead of vote; Trump win could chill market in short term
The Brazilian central bank cut its key interest rate by 0.25%, although it is still one of the highest in the world, it is a demonstration of trust in new policies.
Cuban and French officials on Wednesday held an initial meeting in Havana to define potential investment projects French companies could carry out on the Communist-ruled island.
Peru’s state trade commission has issued million-dollar fines to five pharmacy chains for fixing prices of various medicines and dietary supplements.
Global debt reached 225% of the world GDP, Brazil has been one of the biggest borrowers. To whom do nations even pay this money?
With investments totaling between $27-28 billion, along with necessary infrastructure and “policy decisions,” the country will be able to raise its Industrial GDP
Election day in the United States cannot come soon enough for the Mexican peso, especially if Hillary Clinton is the winner.
Deep within the bureaucratic language of the latest round of regulatory changes are four other rules that could prove significant.
The result of the referendum was definitely not what credit rating agencies wanted for Colombia, without their support, maintaining growth will be harder.
Since last year, Brazil has been ranked ninth (2 positions below its ranking in 2014) due to the recession that started at the end of 2014.