Economy & Policy

OECD calls for billions in funding to fight COVID-19 in LatAm  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Politics

Health, education, infrastructure and tax deficits are undermining the region's response to the pandemic, secretary-general says

LatinFinance launches 2020 Project & Infrastructure Finance Awards  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

New nominations system unveiled; modified awards program due to COVID-19 pandemic

Argentina investors unfazed at restructuring extension  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

With until June 2 to reach a deal, attention shifts to how much Argentina may cede, with some observers optimistic and others not so much

FACTBOX 5/22/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE: Dominican Republic gets $22 mln from France's AFD

IMF, Argentina do not have a timeline for fund-supported program  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

IMF says it sees willingness on both sides in restructuring talks to continue discussions

AMLO to defend rules for Mexican wind farms in court  

Asset Management Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Moody's says the new rules are a credit negative

FACTBOX 5/21/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE: IMF approves $16 mln for St. Vincent and the Grenadines to address the COVID-19 pandemic

IDB approves loans for Argentina, Ecuador and Paraguay  

Debt Loans Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Regional development bank grants $970 mln in financing to bolster healthcare in the three countries during the coronavirus pandemic

Arteris hands back highway contract  

Project & Infrastructure Finance Debt Economy & Policy

Brazilian toll road operator returns the Autopista Fluminense in Rio de Janeiro for the federal government to put up for auction again

Brazil considers more toll road concessions

Project & Infrastructure Finance Coronavirus Economy & Policy

Infrastructure Ministry and national development bank BNDES prepare auctions for 15 highway projects, starting in 2022

FACTBOX 5/20/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE: South Korea donates $50 mln to CABEI to help Central America

Argentina to extend restructuring talks beyond Friday  

Asset Management Bonds Debt

Economy Minister Guzmán downplays concerns about a default as the government seeks a "sustainable deal" with creditors

FACTBOX 5/19/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE: Chile announces new program to provide food to 2.5 million homes

Ecuador passes public finance law  

Economy & Policy Fixed Income Ecuador

New law puts 5% cap on budget increases and creates a rainy-day fund for future emergencies

IDB contributes to Paraguay's coronavirus response  

Loans Debt Economy & Policy

DC-based development bank arranges $210 mln in financing to support low-income households and small businesses