Coronavirus

Pandemic puts additional strain on Brazil's public finances  

Economy & Policy Structured Finance Regulation

COVID-19 is deepening existing political tensions and jeopardizing the government's reform agenda, S&P says

FACTBOX 7/22/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Brazil gets $1 bln from NDB to provide income guarantees during the pandemic

NDB funds COVID-19 reflief in Brazil  

Loans Economy & Policy Brazil

BRICS development bank grants a $1 bln loan for a basic income guarantee program

PODCAST: Pandemic exposes LatAm's past complacency, says World Bank VP  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy People Economy & Policy

New LAC head for multilateral lender says the region has an opportunity to rethink the future

FACTBOX 7/21/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Brazil social security system recommends reducing period for retirees to have access to payroll loans

Bondholder groups reject Ecuador's restructuring offer  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Two groups dismiss a planned debt swap, but a third with 53% of the sovereign bonds comes out in support

FACTBOX 7/20/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Colombia issued COP9.7 trillion ($2.7 billion) worth of solidarity bonds in the local market.

Airlines struggle to survive through pandemic  

Bonds Capital Markets Debt

Facing low demand, Latin American carriers cut costs, postpone debt payments, file for bankruptcy and seek government support

IRSA sells bonds in busy auction

Bonds Debt Fixed Income

Argentine real estate developer raises $38.4 mln in short-term notes and earns another $23.6 mln from asset sales

Aeroméxico to present restructuring plans  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Mexican airline to schedule a meeting with bondholders after it misses two interest payments

Brazil set to 'surprise the world' in post-COVID-19 recovery, minister says  

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy Coronavirus

Economy Minister Paulo Guedes adds that he expects to send the first part of a tax reform bill to Congress on Tuesday

Grupo Gondi shops for loan  

Loans Debt Mexico

Mexican paper packaging company looks for $56 mln to shore up liquidity, sources say

FACTBOX 7/17/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Bolivia launches "Crédito 1,2,3" to offer 3% loans to individuals and companies

FACTBOX 7/16/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Chilean congress passes bill allowing individuals to withdraw up to 10% of holdings from private pension funds

Fonplata steps up funding for small businesses in Uruguay  

Loans Coronavirus Uruguay

Río de la Plata development bank grants another $45 mln loan to support micro and small enterprises during the pandemic