Brazil’s World Cup Hangover: A Shrinking Economy
August 15 2014 2:53 PM EDT
June numbers from the central bank are the latest sign that Latin America's largest economy is slipping into recession.
Can Chinese Backer Of Nicaragua's Canal Get It Done?
August 15 2014 2:52 PM EDT
The man behind the $50 billion project designed to revitalize Nicaragua's economy remains a mystery.
Will Nicaragua's Canal Sink Or Swim?
August 15 2014 2:47 PM EDT
A century after the Panama Canal opened, a potential rival emerges. But it's far from certain the Nicaragua Canal will work, or even exist.
A Man, A Plan And A World Transformed
August 15 2014 9:15 AM EDT
The Panama Canal, which opened 100 years ago, shortened shipping times dramatically and transformed global trade routes forever.
Cheapest Gas In The World, But Not For Long
August 13 2014 9:03 AM EDT
Venezuela's dirt-cheap gas is economically unsustainable, but many Venezuelans consider it a birthright.
WTO Warns Failure Of Global Customs Deal Could Affect Other Talks
August 12 2014 12:29 AM EDT
Late last month, India torpedoed a deal to simplify, standardize and streamline the rules for shipping goods across borders.
Amid Territorial Claims, Canada Launches Mission To North Pole
August 09 2014 8:59 AM EDT
The region is believed to hold nearly 13 percent of the world’s undiscovered oil deposits and 30 percent of its hidden natural gas reserves.
Russia's Food Import Ban Will Lead To Winners And Losers
August 08 2014 7:19 PM EDT
As the ban rolls out, nations not affected by the prohibition have an opportunity to step in and fill the gap left behind by economic giants.
Argentina Launches Investigation Into Holdouts' Investments
August 04 2014 11:50 PM EDT
U.S. District Judge Thomas Griesa said last week Argentina must continue negotiations with mediator Daniel Pollack to reach a deal with holdouts.
Brazil Exports First Tactical Drone
August 04 2014 9:28 AM EDT
FT Sistemas S.A. says it’s sending the Horus FT-100 Mini-UAV to an unnamed buyer across the Atlantic.
Failed WTO Deal Will Have 'Significant Consequences:'
August 01 2014 2:03 AM EDT
The WTO's landmark Trade Facilitation Agreement fell through as India demanded a parallel pact for subsidies and stockpiling food.
Argentina Defaults, But Investors See Eventual Deal Possible
July 31 2014 7:56 AM EDT
Even a short default will raise local companies' borrowing costs.
Worldwide Water Shortage By 2040 Unless There Are Changes To The Way Power Is Produced
July 30 2014 9:13 AM EDT
In most countries, the creation of electricity leads to the biggest source of water consumption
Argentine Debt Talks Go Down To The Wire To Avert Default
July 30 2014 8:31 AM EDT
Argentina faces its second default in 12 years if it can't reach agreement with holdout creditors.
São Paulo Has Just 100 Days Of Water
July 29 2014 1:59 PM EDT
Brazil has been suffering its worst drought in 40 years recently and it's affecting the nation's economy in several ways.
Tyson Foods To Shut 3 Factories, Cut 950 Jobs
July 26 2014 1:33 PM EDT
The largest meat processor in the U.S. denies that the move is related to its recent acquisition of Hillshire Brands.
Unaccompanied Child Migrants Will Have To Leave US: Obama
July 26 2014 3:15 AM EDT
Mostly from Central America, more than 57,000 children have been caught attempting to cross the U.S. border illegally since last October.
China-Japan Rivalry Plays Out In Latin America
July 25 2014 4:04 PM EDT
Japanese PM Shinzo Abe is attempting to woo economic leaders in the region, fresh on the heels of Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Argentina Plans Default, Creditors Say
July 25 2014 8:26 AM EDT
Argentina default seen as imminent, NML says.
BRICS Development Bank To Be Based in Shanghai
July 15 2014 4:58 PM EDT
The institution is designed to compete with the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.