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Governance remains an issue for Latin America despite reforms in recent decades  

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Gone are the ill-devised policies from earlier days, but governments still face a host of challenges ahead

New beginnings

Features In Depth

Trinidad & Tobago’s Petrotrin has $850 million in bond debt maturing next August and the holders remain unclear over the repayment of the notes.

A long road ahead

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Barbados is preparing for a painful journey back to fiscal health with help from the IMF, but international bondholders don’t know how they fit in the Caribbean island’s ...

The Norway fix

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Cross-listing on the Oslo stock exchange could allow Chilean salmon producers to raise fresh capital as the industry recovers from a decade of strife.

The race for food

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To feed the world’s growing population, Argentina could play a bigger role. But that will require investing billions of dollars in a troubled economy.

Here come the bots  

Features

Banks and fintech startups are racing to win a commanding lead in technological innovation in Latin America. And 2019 could be a tipping point.

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.

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

On the defensive  

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