• Transelec Pulls In Kuhlmann Feb 2, 2007

    Chilean electricity company Nueva Transelec has...

    • Axtel Upsizes Bond Issue Jan 31, 2007

      Mexico's Axtel has raised $275 million...

      • Belize Debt Offer Scores 93% Take-up Feb 1, 2007

        The debt swap offer proposed by...

      • Brazil Tries For Growth Feb 1, 2007

        Brazil is lagging its BRIC peers when it comes to growth. Small reforms are expected in the second Lula administration, but more change is needed.

      • Brazil Salaries Overtake New York Feb 1, 2007

        The push for local markets business is putting upwards pressure on salaries. In Brazil, some bankers are already earning more than in New York.

      • Correa Wins Battle Feb 1, 2007

        Ecuador's president Rafael Correa has scored...

      • CSN Loses Corus Feb 1, 2007

        Brazilian steelmaker Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional (CSN)...

      • Credit Fuels Bank Boom Feb 1, 2007

        Confidence in Brazil's economic rise is driving a banking rally. Rate cuts are helping consumer borrowing, but there is a need for greater transparency.

      • CVRD Confirms New Execs At Inco Feb 1, 2007

        Brazil's Companhia Vale do Rio Doce...

      • Cosan Offers To Buy CAVR Sugar Mill Feb 1, 2007

        Brazilian sugar and ethanol producer Cosan,...

      • deals Feb 1, 2007

      • English Spoken Here Feb 1, 2007

        English-speaking islands off the Caribbean coast of Central America are increasingly popular getaways for hip travelers and surfers. Now destinations like Roatan are going upscale.

      • Gulliver's Travels Feb 1, 2007

        After building a formidable reputation in Asia, HSBC's global investment banking head Stuart Gulliver aims to replicate his success in Latin America.

      • Great Expectations Feb 1, 2007

        Agustín Carstens, Mexico's finance minister, combines creative thinking and political finesse to push through ambitious fiscal reforms.

      • New President, Old Problems Feb 1, 2007

        Mexico's new president is already getting results in spite of some serious challenges, like a spike in tortilla prices. Long-promised economic reforms are the end goal.

      • Colombian Bolsa Clears Way For IPOs Feb 2, 2007

        Colombia's stock exchange has approved initial...

      • Opportunity Knocks Feb 1, 2007

        Private equity funds are returning to Mexico, convinced that a stable economy, low interest rates and fast-growing population provide opportunity to make money.

      • Multinationals Strike Pay Dirt Feb 1, 2007

        Brazilian corporations are expanding abroad in an effort to maintain output and compete on a world stage. Stability, a strong currency and cheap financing are fueling the trend.

      • Canal Alternatives Feb 1, 2007

        As Panama plans a massive canal expansion, neighboring countries are offering alternatives for shipping companies crossing the isthmus.

      • GC Impsat On The Road With Buyout Bonds Feb 2, 2007

        Argentine satellite company GC Impsat is...

      • people Feb 1, 2007

      • Back on the Map Feb 1, 2007

        After years of being off the radar, Brazilian private equity is finally back. The government acknowledges its role as an instrument of development.

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