- Brazil's Once-Richest Man Is Losing More Of His Empire
October 16 2013 6:44 AM
Eike Batista, once a multibillionaire, is losing his grip through bankruptcy and loss of participation in his companies.
- 4 Things To Know About The Trans-Pacific Partnership
October 15 2013 6:19 AM
The pact, arguably the most important trade agreement in a generation, emerged after a decade of trade talk dissapointment.
- Brazil May Buy Russian Weapons To Secure The World Cup
October 15 2013 6:17 AM
Does Russian defense minister's visit mean that Moscow is in and Boeing is out when it comes to lucrative arms sales to Brazil?
- How The US Shutdown And Possible Default May Affect Latin America
October 14 2013 2:28 PM
Latin America watches the federal shutdown with apprehension. And a U.S. default would put the entire region in serious trouble.
- One Way US Is Hurting Mexico: Falling Remittances
October 11 2013 6:18 AM
Immigrants worldwide are sending increasing amounts of money home, but this year, Mexico won't see an increase.
- Chile Wants To Save The World's Best Night Sky
October 10 2013 1:05 PM
The Atacama Desert in northern Chile is the best spot in the world to study and admire the night sky. Here is how the Latin American country plans to preserve it from light pollution.
- Can Immigrants Save America's Decaying Rust Belt Cities?
October 09 2013 6:25 AM
Detroit has become the poster child for post-war American urban decay.
- Latin American GDP Growth For 2013: Not So Great, IMF Says
October 09 2013 6:22 AM
The IMF has released its fall report for estimated 2013 GDP growth, and the Latin American region has been revised downward.
- Venezuela's Maduro Has An Enemy: His Own Currency
October 08 2013 3:57 PM
The Venezuelan president says the economy will be all right, but the bolívar's exchange rate tells a very different story.
- Delta's Success Reflects Gains From Creative, Unique Moves
October 08 2013 11:28 AM
Delta Air Lines shares have more than doubled this year, and some analysts see more upside potential.
- Mexico's Subsidized Housing: Good Idea Turns Into Disaster
October 08 2013 5:37 AM
A good project on paper, but a failure in practice, La Trinidad illustrates the deep housing problem that exists in Mexico today.
- Why Argentina’s Fiscal Amnesty Did Not Work
October 08 2013 5:35 AM
A black market currency flow effort by President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner did not quite work out as she had hoped.
- Wiring Money Home A Lifeline For The Developing World
October 04 2013 11:52 AM
In the next three years, remittances to developing countries will rise by $140 billion as global migration soars.
- Illegal Miners In Peru Get Angry, But Lack Support
October 02 2013 5:44 AM
Peru is trying to legalize thousands of unsanctioned miners, whose activities hurt the environment. It's not going smoothly.
- Why A Fed Stimulus Reduction Would Hurt Certain Emerging Economies
September 30 2013 3:24 PM
They've had five years to prepare for the end of quantitative easing. So what will happen to emerging economies when tapering begins?
- Mexico Will Provide Fiscal Support To Areas Hit By Hurricanes
September 25 2013 5:53 AM
To help the areas most affected by the recent rains, the Mexican government has announced a series of temporary fiscal measures.
- Narrowing Gender Gap Boosts GDP: IMF Study
September 24 2013 3:09 PM
A new report from the IMF outlines the untapped potential of a worldwide female labor force that still isn't going to work.
- Is Panama’s Rainforest In Danger?
September 24 2013 5:42 AM
Panama has recently discovered that it might be host to a sizable oil reserve -- right under a protected rainforest.
- ¡Como El Bloomberg! Mexico Hits Soft Drinks To Fight Obesity
September 23 2013 5:16 PM
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has targeted soft drinks as the first measure to fight a worrying trend toward obesity in his country.
- Financial Crisis Caused Rise In Suicide Rate: Study
September 20 2013 9:42 AM
According to a study, countries with the highest unemployment rates saw the suicide rate increase.