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Mexico seeks to mitigate COVID-19 impact on finance, insurance  

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Government claims measures will protect debtors, creditors, insurance companies and the insured

Colombia's quantitative easing seen as bold move by former ministers  

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Measures are expected to keep local markets liquid, limited capital flight expected

S&P cuts Ecuador to CCC-

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Rating agency says default "appears inevitable" within six months

Ecuador credit rating cut to CC by Fitch  

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Ecuador is nearing default of some kind after asking to renegotiate commercial debt, rating agency says

Ecuador seeking emergency financing to help battle COVID-19  

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IMF says Ecuador will seek help through Rapid Financing Instrument

Oil prices below LatAm production costs spurs cuts and assurances  

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How long prices remain depressed could result in an industry facelift

Argentina eyes five-year deferment for IMF debt payments  

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President Fernández reiterates that the government cannot pay off debt until the economy recovers from a worsening recession

Brazil central bank opens money spigot to support financial markets  

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Brazil’s Central Bank and BNDES offer financial support packages to counter COVID-19

Idesa asks to swap notes

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Mexican petrochemical company wants to exchange its 2020 paper for new 2026 bonds

Ecuador seeking emergency financing to help battle COVID-19  

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IMF says Ecuador will seek help through Rapid Financing Instrument

Argentina to press ahead with restructuring

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Economy minister calls coronavirus outbreak a hurdle and says the country must reach a deal on its external debt

Argentina swaps $4.8 bln in local notes

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Government had sought to extend the maturities on more than $8 billion, looking to get a financial breather during the coronavirus outbreak

Venezuelan opposition critical of Maduro’s $5 bln IMF plea  

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Opposition sees ulterior motives in Maduro's COVID-19 loan request

Argentina seeks to extend maturities on $7.9 bln in local bonds  

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Government wants time for foreign-law debt restructuring and extraordinary spending during COVID-19 crisis

Petrobras presses divestments forward after oil price plunge  

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Brazilian oil company may have to execute a u-turn, oil and gas specialists say