Brazilian businesses complain about banks' high lending rates and record profits. But banks say their reward should be commensurate with the risks they are taking.
Soaring oil and gas prices are pounding Caribbean economies. But Trinidad & Tobago, the region's largest producer of gas and oil, is flying high.
Mexico's financial markets are growing, and experts say not even the run-up to next year's presidential election will disrupt confidence.
The Caribbean is selling itself to sports fans, starting with cricket. Governments are already spending millions to prepare for the 2007 Cricket World Cup.
Royal Dutch/Shell will invest $200 million...
Mexico's Carlos Slim is locked in a spending war with Spain's Telefónica to dominate Latin American telecommunications. Will the winner take all?
Brazil's equity and bond markets are recovering at an impressive rate, but growth can't continue much longer without some serious reforms.
Trans-Pacific trade has overwhelmed US ports. Shippers looking for alternative routes to the US market are beginning to look at Mexico.
The price of crude oil rose...
Venezuela's Petrocaribe aims to help the Caribbean cope with rising oil prices. But with payments deferrable for 25 years, someone's going to be left holding the bag.
Spanish power company Endesa plans to...
Vast oil wealth has made Trinidad & Tobago the Caribbean's financial center, but limited opportunities at home are driving banks offshore.
Mexico's national oil company loses money hand over fist and is leveraged to the hilt. It needs major reform urgently.
Spanish-Argentine energy giant Repsol YPF will...
Brazil's economy expanded an unexpectedly robust...
Brazilian lawmakers overrode President Luiz Inacio...
Wall Street's bulge-bracket firms stampeded out of Brazil three years ago. Now they are fighting to get back into the game again.
Brazil had a fourth-straight month of...
José Sérgio Gabrielli, the new president of Petrobras, the Brazilian national oil company, says what will remain the same and what will change under his command.
China revalued its currency, the renminbi, in July. Joydeep Mukherji, director at Standard & Poor's, explains its long-term effect on Latin America.
LatinFinance has compiled its second annual ranking of the 50 most powerful and influential people in Latin America and the Caribbean, spanning business, politics, government, academia and even pop culture.
The past two years have seen two presidents run out of office in Bolivia. Will next year bring the overthrow of another?
Mexican companies talk a good game, but in most sectors only two or three companies still dominate their business. But Mexico is revitalizing its anti-trust efforts.
Chile's central bank said inflation will...
With the bottom falling out of agricultural markets, Caribbean governments are now being forced to diversify their economies and get serious about economic integration.
A decade after the Tequila Crisis, Mexico's banks are lending again and the capital markets are blossoming. Future development will depend on next year's elections.
Colombia's Santo Domingo Group became a player in the global beer market by trading Bavaria for a stake in SABMiller. Bavaria's minority holders got a sweet deal too.
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September 20, 2016 | Kingston, Jamaica
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September 22-23, 2016 | Monterrey, Mexico
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September 28-29, 2016 | New York, USA
The market for structured finance in Latin America is once again at the forefront as the buy-side ... more
September 29, 2016 | New York, USA
Now in its third year, LatinFinance’s Project & Infrastructure Finance Awards Dinner celebrates ... more
October 12, 2016 | Beijing, China
LACIF is the pre-eminent business meeting connecting Latin America and China. This unique ... more
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