In Depth

A new role

Comment & Opinion Project & Infrastructure Finance Loans

Brazil’s BNDES is changing its long-standing role as main provider of funding for infrastructure in Brazil says Dyogo Oliveira.

Cyber cash

Economy & Policy Regulation Features

Blockchain based providers are entering the remittances market in Latin America.

Tough choices

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Economy & Policy People

With a fiscal plan in the works, Colombia’s new government looks to balance fiscal prudence and stimulate economic growth.

Balancing act

Bonds Debt Loans

Latin America increasingly relies on PPPs to boost infrastructure investment but it’s not always financially smart to use private financing for public projects.

No signs of slowing

Economy & Policy M&A People

Mexico’s telecoms sector is likely to escape sweeping reform under AMLO, but a renewed focus on expanding coverage could spark increased infrastructure investment and spu...

Tricky trade

Economy & Policy Regulation Features

As political overtones began impacting trade, Mexico and the US found common ground for their deal negotiations.

Setting ground rules

Loans Regulation Features

As technology disrupts traditional financial services, industry players across Latin America are demanding rules of the game.

Colombia's new oil

Economy & Policy Features Colombia

The Andean country’s new pro-business leader has pledged to make tourism a key engine of economic growth. The challenges are to attract investment and insure the country’...

China Inc.

Debt Capital Markets Loans

China and Latin America’s ties have evolved from direct government financing to commercial lending via locally-acquired banks.

On the defensive

Features Regulation In Depth

Latin American’s financial sector is increasingly targeted in cyberattacks. Hackers are growing more creative and sophisticated, but countries are not cooperating enough ...

Asia's answer

Features Interviews Project & Infrastructure Finance

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank arrival was hailed as competition for traditional multilateral players, but AIIB’s president Jin Liqun says the world needs more,...

Stoking growth

Interviews Peru Economy & Policy

There are threats of a trade war in the north, global rates are rising and China’s growth rate has slowed, but Peru continues to see the potential for expanding its econo...

Q&A: FIBA talks AML compliance, risk in LatAm

People Regulation Interviews

President and CEO says there is close to $4trn worth of money being laundered on a global basis

Destination dollars

Features

Peru has been moving up must-visit traveler lists for years, with Machu Picchu long the star site and Peruvian cuisine the newest attraction

Starting over

Features

The Peruvian government hopes to spur infrastructure investments with a new approach to get stalled projects going and new ones underway