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Colombian Economic Outlooks for 2019 Remains Rosy, Despite Mounting Pressures

Let's take a quick look at the overall economic situation in Colombia

Contagious effect: Can we blame our neighbors for our recession?

Countries such as Greece, Italy, Argentina, Brazil, and Venezuela are called to respond for the poor performance of the economy in their region

Latin America: Which are the countries that have the most external debt?

In nations with fragile economies, indebtedness causes governments to spend more money than they can. Debt is the norm in Latin America

Nobel Prize in Economics: A victory for the environment

Two US economists won the Nobel Prize in Economics for their contributions to sustainable economic growth

Latin America in figures: The problem of public spending inefficiency

The region has suffered due to mismanagement of national budgets, costing around US $ 220,000 million annually, according to the Inter-American Development Bank

Brazil: What are the economic proposals of the presidential candidates?

5 candidates speak out about privatization, corruption, pension reform and the size of the state, key issues that concern a stagnating economy

Latin America: These are the unemployment figures so far

The latest report from the International Labor Organization predicted a reduction in the unemployment rate in the region for 2018. But has that really been reflected?

Brazil: What would happen to the economy with Paulo Guedes as minister?

Jair Bolsonaro confirmed that he would name the renowned liberal economist in case of winning the elections on October 7

This is why dollar is so expensive in these countries

Several Latin American currencies have suffered a devaluation against the dollar in recent months, but it not only has to do with domestic policy

Latin America: Is the Argentine crisis contagious?

The devaluation of the peso against the dollar has not only had a strong impact within the country, but also it resonates in Latin American

Argentina crisis: The strategy to end the fiscal deficit

The measures also include a 50% cut in investments, demonstrating that the Macri government already has an urgent need to balance the State's accounts

Why Turkey sees potential in Venezuela despite its crisis?

In just five months, Venezuela exported 834 million dollars to Turkey in precious stones, iron and steel

The 'Amazon effect': A trend that affects inflation dynamics

According to Harvard professor Alberto Cavallo, the 'Amazon effect' could explain the low levels of inflation in the United States and South Korea

Find out how Latin American currencies are affected by the Turkish lira's fall

Although the lira is recovering, the crisis that its fall aroused continues in global markets. Latin America is not immune from its effects

Five less zeros: Does Venezuela no longer know how to control inflation?

On Monday, August 20, takes effect the monetary reconversion in Venezuela, a measure that reveals the serious inflationary situation in the South American country

"We will pursue people who evade taxes": Paraguayan new finance minister

Benigno López, half-brother of President-elect Mario Abdo Benítez, took office on Thursday as finance minister and announced the continuity in public finances

Venezuela: The possibility of buying foreign currency is a ray of sunshine for businesspersons

The derogation of the law that prohibited buying and selling foreign currency in the country is an opportunity for entrepreneurs in trouble

The Venezuelan crisis affects Colombia’s economic growth

If Nicolás Maduro perpetrates his presidential period, the economic growth in Colombia would slow down in 2019. Moody's warns that the crisis can transcend borders

No more cheap gasoline: The end of the energy subsidy in Venezuela

The economic crisis in Venezuela will force to reduce the subsidies of the population, in order to fight inflation. There are still doubts about whether it will work

Guatemala: One of the most unequal Latin American economies has the lowest unemployment rate

The unemployment rate stands at an admirable 2.7%, but the richest 1% of the country has income equal to the sum of the poorest 40%

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