- Brazil Jobless Rate: 11-Month Low
December 19 2013 7:04 AM
Thursday’s government data showed that the labor market remained strong despite weak growth and rising inflation.
- Here's How Bad Venezuela’s Economy Is
December 17 2013 8:39 AM
One telling stat: Rampant inflation has stoked an underground black market for U.S. dollars, undermining tight Venezuelan currency controls.
- 3 Challenges Michelle Bachelet Will Face As The New President Of Chile
December 17 2013 5:02 AM
Three economic issues will likely be front-and-center in her administration.
- How President Maduro Saved Christmas
December 14 2013 10:32 AM
In the true spirit of the holidays, Venezuela's leader promises a new round of economic intervention.
- Why Latin America's Air Transport Business Is Flying High
December 13 2013 2:28 PM
Latin American air transport will keep rising, if government policies do not ground it.
- What’s Eating Latin America: Drought
December 13 2013 6:20 AM
Drought is usually overlooked as a devastating natural disaster, but it has triggered huge losses in Latin America.
- The New Canal: Chinese Workers Arrive In Nicaragua
December 12 2013 4:14 PM
Nicaragua is determined to see its dream of a transoceanic canal rivaling the Panama Canal come to life. Opponents say it will never happen.
- Bolivia Might Finally Get Sea Access … Through Uruguay
December 10 2013 6:16 AM
Uruguay has suggested to Bolivia the construction of a waterway from the eastern border, crossing Paraguay.
- The Fail Of Welfare Programs In Latin America
December 07 2013 10:20 AM
Poverty in Latin America is increasing, the UN warns.
- Brazilians Are Accumulating Debt ... By Not Understanding Credit Cards
December 06 2013 4:27 PM
Consumer spending on credit in Brazil is high. Maybe higher than it should be.
- Latin America Seduces Silicon Valley
December 06 2013 5:18 AM
Is the future of technological innovation in Latin America?
- How Mexico And Brazil Are Slowing Down Latin America
December 05 2013 2:35 PM
Latin America may have found who to blame for disappointing GDP growth in 2013: its two largest economies.
- The Cost Of Crime In Latin America
December 05 2013 5:18 AM
Despite economic development, crime still takes lives and dollars from Latin America on a daily basis.
- Latin America, The World's Worst At Math
December 04 2013 1:24 PM
Despite efforts by governments, Latin American students failed to attain average world levels in math, science and reading.
- And The Least Corrupt Country In Latin America Is …
December 04 2013 6:03 AM
The most transparent country in the region has made headlines due to its progressive social laws and openness of government.
- How Corrupt Is Your Government?
December 03 2013 1:27 PM
Guess which region had several of the least-corrupt countries in the world? The answer may surprise you.
- Brazil's Q3 GDP: Here's Why The Figures Were Disappointing
December 03 2013 1:09 PM
Brazil may not be on the verge of a recession, but analysts warn it will continue to disappoint those who expect strong growth.
- Why A Q3 Contraction Will Not Mean A Recession For Brazil
December 02 2013 12:47 PM
The nation is likely to post a tough quarter marked by currency rate swings, declining consumer spending and a possible credit rating downgrade.
- Grenada Turns To Nutmeg To Spice Up Economy
November 30 2013 12:47 PM
The tiny Caribbean island nation wants to go from beach paradise to agricultural powerhouse, thanks to one crop.
- UN Warns Peru: GDP Growth Is Harming The Environment
November 29 2013 4:01 PM
Peru is one of the fastest growing nations in South America, but the expansion is coming at a price.