Economy & Policy

Mexico gears up for healthy recovery after pandemic  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Mexico

Country can count on a "robust" financial sector, but it needs to increase tax collection, finance minister says

FACTBOX 6/19/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Coronavirus Latin America

UPDATE: Brazil defers payment of social security contributions for another 60 days

Argentina bonds fall as restructuring talks stumble

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Government and creditors appear at loggerheads, but IMF official expresses hope that an agreement can be reached

Belize seeks moratorium on 2034 bond interest payments  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Government says COVID-19 pandemic has devastating effect on economy

Brazil's central bank sees little room for more rate cuts

Economy & Policy Regulation Capital Markets

Monetary policy committee lowers the benchmark Selic rate to 2.25%, but says any coming cuts "should be small"

Argentina to offer local notes in dollars  

Bonds Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Government seeks to swap maturing peso debt for $1.5 bln in dollar-linked bonds, helping to reduce pressure on the currency

Honduras returns to bond market after three years

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Central American nation raises $600 mln for state-owned power company ENEE to pay off debt

Brazil throws support behind US nominee for IDB head  

People Economy & Policy Debt

Treasury Department puts forth Mauricio Claver-Carone to replace Luis Moreno at the DC-based development bank

FACTBOX 6/17/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE: Chile keeps benchmark rate at 0.5% but boosts quantitative easing measures

FACTBOX 6/16/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE: IDB, Everis NTT and Microsoft team up to provide governments digital solutions for dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic

FACTBOX 6/15/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE: IDB issues $34 mln worth of 10-year sustainable development bonds

Argentina extends restructuring offer, preps new offer

Bonds Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Government is expected to make a revised proposal after confidentiality agreements expire on Tuesday and give creditors until the end of the week to decide

IDB completes third bond sale in a week  

Capital Markets Bonds Debt

Latin American development bank raises $4.34 bln for emergency loans to face the COVID-19 pandemic

FACTBOX 6/12/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE: IDB adds £250 million ($315 million) to its 2026 sustainable development bonds

FACTBOX 6/11/20: Latin America moves to mitigate impact of COVID-19  

Economy & Policy Latin America Coronavirus

UPDATE: Brazil suspends automatic tax payments for May, June, and July