Venezuela

Chile's Velasco says more pragmatism, less ideology can solve economic problems

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Policies must be enforceable, transparent and flexible to tackle economic challenges, says Chile’s former finance minister

World Bank's Familiar says more political consensus needed to achieve prosperity

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

More action and less discussion are needed to achieve economic and social improvements, says World Bank expert on Latin America

Funds size up oil investments in Venezuela

Funds Economy & Policy Politics

Venezuela's petroleum industry needs at least $30bn to increase production, source says

Citgo's ratings buckle under PDVSA pressure

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Debt Bonds

Houston-based refiner faces a downgrade as change-in-control risk compounds rising refinancing risks, source says

PDVSA seeks syndicated loan

Loans Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Venezuela's state-owned oil company could borrow money to make a $70m coupon payment in April, sources say

S&P could drop PDVSA

Debt Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Capital Markets

Rating agency does not have access to the Venezuelan state-owned oil company's financial statements, source says

IMF revises growth forecasts for LatAm

Economy & Policy Brazil Argentina

Region will likely grow 2% this year, led by a rising economy in Brazil

Moody's drops PDVSA

Debt Capital Markets Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Agency withdraws C rating for "business reasons" and sends the Venezuelan oil company's bond prices even lower

CAF goes big in dollar bond return

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Caracas-based development bank brushes off turmoil in Venezuela to sell $1.25bn in three-year notes

ENDE secures solar farm financing

Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Bonds

Bolivia's state-owned power company gets commitments from AFP and EIB for the 50 MW Oruro II

CAF resets euro benchmark

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Latin American development bank sells €750m in five-year notes in its bond market return

Venezuela's bondholders retain counsel

Debt Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Creditors' group hires Cleary Gottlieb after waiting more than a year to receive payments

CAF comes back for dollars

Bonds Debt Capital Markets

Latin American development issues $750m in five-year notes in its first dollar-denominated public bond sale in a year

Cyber cash

Economy & Policy Regulation Features

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

Venezuela cedes Sinovensa stake to CNPC

Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Equity Gas

Chinese petroleum company nets 9.9% stake in the company through an international JV