LatAm countries yearn for expansion of Asia-Pacific free-trade zone

In face of the United States withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), Chile's initiative reflects Latin American countries' desire to expand the free-trade zone in the Asia-Pacific region.

Latin, Asian nations pursue free trade without U.S

With the U.S. signaling a turn toward protectionism, nations that have benefited from global commerce, from Australia to Japan to Peru, are trying to pick up the free-trade mantle

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.

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.

Bitcoin ‘mining’ is big business in Venezuela

Bitcoins are increasingly accepted online for buying real-world goods and services. And, unlike the Venezuelan bolivar, the virtual currency has been going up in value.

Mercosur trade bloc agrees common position ahead of EU talks

The foreign ministers of Argentina, Uruguay, Paraguay and Brazil met yesterday (9 March) in Buenos Aires to discuss the crucial aspects of the upcoming negotiations.

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.

China's greater openness represents opportunity for LatAm

China occupies a majorly important position and it is of enormous importance and usefulness for Ecuador to maintain close ties with China

Colombia, LatAm’s 4th largest economy: Prosperity index

The Legatum Prosperity Index 2016 ranks Colombia as Latin America’s 4th largest economy.

Correa’s ‘economic miracle’ in Ecuador was actually a monumental sham

Correa’s government should become a textbook case of economic mismanagement that should be taught in business schools across Latin America

World Bank supports Argentinean renewables

The World Bank has announced that it will provide a $480m guarantee to support the construction of large-scale renewable energy and solar projects across Argentina.

Venezuela: land of wanting

Congratulations To Bolivarian Socialism - Venezuela's Breakfast Now Costs More Than A Day's Work

Peruvian blues exports to China could top US$10m

Arrival of first seafreighted blueberry consignment in China last week heralds new chapter for Peruvian shippers

Venezuela running out of cash

The Central Bank of Venezuela says the country is down to just $10.5 billion in foreign reserves. At the same time, Caracas has to meet debt obligations of $7.2 billion this year.

The Carnival of Barranquilla and its Contribution to Economy.

The Carnival of Barranquilla just started, designated by Unesco as an Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, providing the region with COP56.000 million (USD 19 million) of income

Uruguay wants to increase business with European Union

Trade promotion agency Uruguay XXI and the European Union delegation plan to hold the 1st European Investment Forum June 21-22 in Montevideo as part of an effort to increase business in the South American country

Most successful young entrepreneurs in Latin America.

For its first issue of 2017, Americas Quarterly (AQ), dedicated 35 pages to highlight Latin America most successful business stories, describing the region as the world’s most entrepreneurial culture.

Brazilian government announces end of recession

For Finance Minister, Henrique Meirelles, the government's austerity measures have brought back investor confidence and boosted the economy.

Could Venezuela be a top truism destination?

The World Economic Forum, on its Tourism competitiveness ranking of 2015, placed Venezuela as the 110 of 141 countries, just under Albania, Kuwait, Nicaragua and El Salvador. In the same year tourism income reached US$575 million

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