Economy & Policy

FACTBOX 7/27/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: IDB approves $20 mln loan for MSMEs in Honduras

ISA plugs in first local green bonds

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Colombian state-owned holding company plans to raise $82 mln for transmission lines

PODCAST: Pandemic puts gains in LatAm over last 20 years at risk, says IDB VP  

Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy

IDB disbursements to remain high for next one to two years

Edesur faces pressure over poor service

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy M&A

Calls grow for Argentine government to scrap the power company's concession, but Edesur says it has satisfied investment requirements

FACTBOX 7/24/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: IDB supplies $130 mln to support MSMEs in Bolivia during the pandemic

IDB subsidzies small business loans in Bolivia  

Loans Economy & Policy Debt

Development bank says a $130 mln loan could benefit 12,000 MSMEs hit by the COVID-19 pandemic

FACTBOX 7/23/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: IMF approves temporary increase in annual access limits to financial support for COVID-19 response

IMF increases amount of financing member countries can request  

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Temporary measure triggered by COVID-19 to remain in effect through April next year

Mexico outlines social security reform  

Economy & Policy Regulation Politics

Finance Minister Arturo Herrera says worker pensions could rise 40% on higher contributions from employers

Argentina says restructuring offer is best it can do

Bonds Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

President Fern√°ndez asks bondholders to understand the country's economic challenges, saying the proposed swap will help it return to growth

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

Petrobras offloads remaining stake in TAG pipeline

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy M&A Economy & Policy

France's Engie and Canada's CDPQ agree to pay $213 mln to buy the last 10% of the natural gas pipeline operator

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