Latin America's economic growth 2017

The latest on the economy of Latin America

Latin America has been in recession for almost two years and it looks likely that come the end of this year, the Latin American economy will have been in recession for a second consecutive year for the first time...
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Venezuelan Suspension from Mercosur “Not Irreversible”: Uruguay

Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez has agreed to meet with the Venezuelan head of state, Nicolas Maduro, to discuss the suspension of the latter from the Mercosur trading bloc. Maduro asked for the meeting on Saturday,...

Argentina shakes off the economic blues as a Macri trade takes shape

Slowly but surely, Argentina is emerging from its deep economic slump and shaking off the effects of a historic sovereign debt default that earned it a reputation as an investment pariah. As President Mauricio Macri...
Peru improves investment in mining sector

Peru to auction projects for $34b

The newly appointed head of Peru’s private investment promotion agency plans to quickly auction off US$34 billion of proposed projects to revive investment in the South American country and boost lagging rural areas. Alvaro Quijandria...

Why did a new Colombian peace agreement come so quickly after the referendum ‘no’...

In October, when Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos won the Nobel Peace Prize, some people were confused. Why did Santos receive the prize days after Colombian voters narrowly defeated a historic peace agreement? A closer...
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Argentina black market peso falls to weakest in 13 months

Nov 23 Argentina's black market peso, which trades on informal markets, fell on Wednesday to its lowest level against the dollar in 13 months, before President Mauricio Macri took office and lifted currency controls,...
A prosthetic arm developed by Po Paraguay

Paraguay low-cost prosthetic device maker helping people achieve their dreams

Low-cost, 3D-printed prosthetic devices manufactured in Paraguay are allowing users to recover basic functions they had before their limbs or organs were amputated and even take on new challenges such as playing the violin. Elias...

Ecuador plans with geothermal in new long term energy policy

Ecuador is in the process of establishing its long term Energy Policy with the objective of having a functional energy matrix for the requirements of the production matrix of the country in order to...

Peru and China hail tightening ties as Xi visits after Trump win

Peru rolled out the red carpet and heaped praise on Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday in a celebration of tightening ties with the Asian powerhouse in the wake of Donald Trump's surprise U.S....
The El Romero Solar plant in Chile features 776,000 photovoltaic modules.

Chile connects Latin America’s largest solar plant to the national grid

Spanish clean energy company Acciona Energía has connected the 246MW El Romero solar plant in Atacama desert, Chile to the county’s Interconnected Central System (SIC), becoming Latin America's largest. The US$343m El Romero Solar...

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