Colombia, Central America and the needle trade

As of last year, Colombian investment abroad was valued at some US$50 billion

Bancolombia named one of the five most sustainable banks in the world

This recognition is an achievement that has a great significance for everyone, not only for our organization but also for Colombia

Brexit begins: what are the real effects for Latin Americans?

According to analysts, since the economic ties between Latin American countries and the UK are, at most, marginal, the true effects will be felt through other economic partners.

American jobs are headed to Mexico once again

The renewed exodus shows how difficult it will be for Trump to turn the macroeconomic tide just by jawboning alone

Chile Joins Lithium Manufacturers Club

Chile has called for bidders to manufacture lithium-linked products in the country as the South American nation plans to expand its mining and industry sectors.

Central Bank Reduces Interest Rate

Colombia’s Banco de la República agreed to cut the nation’s benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to 7.0%.

The New Currency Champ Lives South of the Border

Can you guess which world currency has gained the most since Donald J. Trump’s inauguration as president? Here’s a clue. It has something to do with a “big, beautiful wall” on America’s southern border.

Peru to become Latin America’s top economy with 3.5% GDP in 2017

BCR expects the Inca nation to record the second highest growth in the region (3.5%) in 2017, only behind Bolivia (3.9%), but outperforming Paraguay (3.5%), Argentina (3.0%) and Colombia (2.4%).

Sale of Bogota energy company boosts Colombia FDI

Foreign direct investment (FDI) in Colombia increased 15.8% in 2016

Beyond the floods: is it time for Peru to rethink its infrastructure?

The effect of El Niño in Peru could go beyond the floods. The inability to contain the natural disaster is a sign of bad planning and inefficient investment.

Central America pays the price for fiscal failure

Central Americans have good reason to flee to the U.S. in ever greater numbers. Record-setting homicide rates and lac...

Latin America and Caribbean region continues to close tax gap

The Latin America and Caribbean region continued to close its tax gap with others in 2015, rebuffing the impact of the collapse in commodity prices on revenues

Colombia is ready for arbitration battle with Gas Natural Fenosa

We’ve been preparing for this legal claim for eight months

Believe it or not: Gasoline shortages ravage Venezuela

Motorists in placid Barquisimeto, in Central Venezuela’s Lara state, are being told at the pump that they will only get 20 liters of the cheapest gasoline anywhere in the planet, because of “rationing”.

Venezuela stops publishing money supply data

Venezuela has stopped publishing money supply data, depriving the public of the best available tool to ascertain soaring inflation in one of the world's worst-performing economies.

New Terminal Opened in Colombia

International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) and PSA International (PSA) have formally opened Puerto Aguadulce

Social enterprises, more pertinent than ever in Colombia

A social enterprise can be the result of an altruistic vision; however, it is not charity

With rebels gone, Colombia jumps into the pot industry

A Canadian company called PharmaCielo, with the government’s approval, is working to produce the drug legally in Colombia and is looking to hire.

Colombia must replant coffee to maintain output

Colombia needs to replace at least 90,000 hectares of coffee trees, some 10 percent of its crop

Colombia’s Ecopetrol to increase exploration

investment in exploration will rise from $280 million to $650 million

Brazil’s leaders tout austerity (just not for them)

Much of the ire revolves around the centerpiece of Mr. Temer’s austerity drive: his success in persuading the scandal-ridden Congress to impose a cap on federal spending for the next 20 years.

Brazil's recession worst on record

Brazil has been in recession for two years, the latest figures show, marking the deepest economic decline since records began.

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