Data Centre Services Market reaching maturity in Latin America

Equinix’s recent large data centre investments in Brazil are set to prove worthwhile as the market in the Latin American region is transforming and maturing. That is according to Frost & Sullivan’s report on “Latin...

Alibaba, Argentina agree to upgrade e-commerce

Alibaba's Jack Ma and President Mauricio Macri of Argentina have reached a strategic e-commerce cooperation agreement. Alibaba will help the Argentine government introduce the country's wine and other agricultural products into China, as well as...
Marcos Angelini, former Facebook's Country Manager for Brazil.

Facebook seeks Brazil country manager

Facebook is now looking for a new country manager for Brazil, as the previous incumbent, Marcos Angelini, has stepped down earlier this month. The executive decided to leave the company after returning from holidays last...

Areva secures contract to build Brazil’s largest biomass power plant – Clean Technology Business...

French energy firm Areva has secured a contract to build the 150MW Campo Grande biomass power plant for Brazilian utility BOLT Energias.


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Asia, LatAm to lead air travel by 2034 – Chinadaily USA

China's role in global air travel is poised to continue growing over the next 20 years, according to a trade association.


Turism on the rise in LATAM

ThyssenKrupp investments in Brazil to reach US$804mn in next 5 years – report –...

ThyssenKrupp plans to invest 2bn reais (US$804mn) in Brazil in the following five years. The figure represents about 10% of the company's global investments for the...


A Microsoft logo is seen on an office building in New York

Microsoft, Banco Votorantim partner on Brazil fintech investments

Microsoft Corp (MSFT.O) and Brazilian lender Banco Votorantim are investing together in financial technology startups, executives said in a Monday interview, as the U.S. tech company adds a new specialty to its venture capital...

China’s Baidu Buys Controlling Stake in Brazilian E-commerce Site – Nearshore Americas

By Narayan Ammachchi Chinese search engine giant Baidu has purchased a controlling stake in Brazilian e-commerce firm Peixe Urbano, whose sites alerts users to the best bargains in the online marketplace.


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Baidu in Brazil! 

Alibaba Selects Brazil as Priority Market, Targets Financial and Credit Sector

Alibaba, Chinese e-commerce giant, selects Brazil as a priority market for this year. The company’s CEO Jack Ma has confirmed to the Brazilian press that the company plans to “invest in e-commerce, logistics and inclusive finance”...
Nubank Fintech may have to shut down operation after changes from Central Bank in Brazil.

Nubank may have to end activities after changes from Central Bank in Brazil

The stimulus package for the economy announced by President Michel Temer and Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles may have the opposite effect on small credit card issuers such as Nubank. One of the measures being studied...
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