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Chihuahua Exits Bolivia Cement

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Grupo Cementos de Chihuahua (GCC) has agreed to sell its 47% stake in Bolivian cement maker Sociedad Boliviana de Cementos (Soboce) to Consorcio Cementario Sur, a unit of...

S&P Raises Prospects of Bolivia Upgrade

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S&P has revised its outlook on Bolivia’s B+ rating to positive, citing large infrastructure and investment projects that may benefit the country’s growth prospects. In Ju...

Healthy Targets

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M&A activity in Peru’s healthcare industry is heating up. The expansion of state-sponsored healthcare insurance will be a major factor contributing to the sector’s growth...

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Bolivia’s small size has meant its banks suffered few effects of the credit crisis in 2008 and 2009.

Total and Gazprom Partner in Bolivia

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French oil company Total has signed a farm-out agreement in which it will transfer a 20% interest in Bolivia's Ipati and Aquio licenses to Russia's Gazprom. As a result, ...

IMF Stymies Bolivia Bond Comeback

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The IMF will be doing a study of the financial system in Bolivia next March or April, meaning the country’s planned bond issue will not take place until 2012, finance min...

Bolivia Gets Ratings Upgrade

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Fitch has upgraded Bolivia's rating to B+ from B. the outlook is stable. The rating upgrade reflects Bolivia's strengthened fiscal and external balance sheets, the econom...