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Spring 2019

Setting a new agenda: lessons from the past 30 years · Peru’s President Martin Vizcarra on why he’s confident his anti-graft push is working · Former Brazil President Fernando Henrique Cardoso on Latin America’s disillusioned voters: ‘People feel lost’

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Governance remains an issue for Latin America despite reforms in recent decades

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Gone are the ill-devised policies from earlier days, but governments still face a host of challenges ahead

Peru's Vizcarra is confident anti-graft initiatives are working

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Peruvian president has made the fight against corruption the centerpiece of his administration

World Bank's Familiar says more political consensus needed to achieve prosperity

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

More action and less discussion are needed to achieve economic and social improvements, says World Bank expert on Latin America

Chile's Velasco says more pragmatism, less ideology can solve economic problems

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Policies must be enforceable, transparent and flexible to tackle economic challenges, says Chile’s former finance minister

Peru's Benavides worries too much regulation could hurt the mining industry

Economy & Policy People Project & Infrastructure Finance

Miners are more sensitive these days to the environment and local communities, says the chairman of Peru’s largest precious metal producer

Capital market reforms have enhanced liquidity but more change is needed

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Markets have experienced sweeping change. But further regional integration and investment diversification are needed

Veteran investor Mobius is bullish on Brazil

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The time is ripe for emerging markets and Brazil is among the most appealing, says Mobius

BlackRock's Senra sees opportunities in Latin America's emerging wealth industry

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Regional markets are more mature, but the wealth industry remains in its infancy, says the head of BlackRock's Latin American business

Moneda's Echeverría looks to ESG themes to guide his investments

Asset Management Capital Markets Economy & Policy

Choosing between investment returns and sustainability is a thing of the past, says the founder and president of Chile's Moneda Asset Management.

Chile's Larraín says tighter fiscal policies are a priority

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

As he focuses on reducing his country's debt, Chile's finance minister worries about the economic fallout from the US-China trade dispute

Infrastructure investors see a bigger emphasis on renewables in the years ahead

Asset Management Economy & Policy Funds

Governments must preserve attractive fundamentals and investor-friendly policies to attract capital

Brookfield's Almeida says conflicting regulations frustrate infrastructure investors

Asset Management Funds People

Infrastructure is a long-term investment that needs predictability and stability, says the head of Brookfield Asset Management's infrastructure business in Latin America

Local partners help Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan spot infrastructure opportunities

Project & Infrastructure Finance Funds Equity

Partnering with local players reduces risk, says Dale Burgess, head of the pension fund's infrastructure business

Uruguay emerges as a model for renewable energy initiatives

Bonds Fixed Income People

Uruguay's steady winds, sunshine and ample biomass could allow it to achieve energy sovereignty, says national director of energy Olga Otegui

A rising middle class and corporate innovation help lagging productivity

Asset Management Economy & Policy Funds

The region continues to lag other emerging countries in productivity, but there are some bright spots

Brazil's central bank policies encourage fintech startups

Economy & Policy IPO M&A

Former central bank president Ilan Goldfajn implemented more accommodative regulations to foster fintech innovation

OECD's Ángel Gurría sees need for more structural reform in Latin America

Economy & Policy People Funds

Latin America needs 5% economic growth over a generation to catch up to more developed countries, says the OECD's secretary general

CargoX is transforming Brazil's trucking industry through technology

Funds IPO M&A

Company founder Federico Vega developed an app that's driving efficiency among Brazil's truckers

Rappi's app-based delivery service is changing the retail experience

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy IPO

Rappi co-founder Sebastián Mejía says the tech startup's army of couriers is the answer to the traffic gridlock that confounds consumers