Is Bolivia Ready For Nuclear Energy? 3 Cautionary Tales
January 03 2014 10:43 AM
The poorest country in South America wants nuclear power, but its neighbors are going in the exact opposite direction.
What 2014 Might Bring To Eike Batista, Brazil's Former Top Billionaire
January 02 2014 3:27 PM
In barely 12 months, Brazil's Eike Batista went from billionaire to failure. In 2014, his fortunes may mirror those of the biggest economy in South America.
American Agriculture 2014: Bearish Signals And Farmland Bubbles Abound
January 01 2014 10:34 AM
Analysts see a fall from recent peaks in industrial agricultural spending by farmers, which could hurt equipment dealers, farmers and farmland investors.
What The Heat Wave Brought To Buenos Aires
December 31 2013 1:56 PM
Argentina is facing the worst heat wave of its history -- and the government is doing nothing to help.
Move Over EU, China To Become Latin America's 2nd Biggest Trade Partner By 2016
December 30 2013 4:09 PM
China's presence in Latin America is growing -- but to what degree?
Is Illegal Mining The New Drug Trafficking?
December 27 2013 2:03 PM
Informal gold mining is rapidly surpassing cocaine trafficking as the most lucrative business in Latin America.
Income Inequality Worsening, And Not Just In US
December 24 2013 8:56 AM
With the surge in GDP in China, India, Brazil and Russia, disparity of wealth has taken on a decidedly global tone.
The World According To Goldman Sachs: Map
December 24 2013 8:25 AM
What are Goldman Sachs' favorite investment and economic themes for 2013?
Is Privatization The Solution For Brazil's Prisons?
December 24 2013 6:51 AM
Brazil's solution to its prison overpopulation might be going private -- but there are a few flaws in the plan.
Latin America’s Struggle With Informal Work
December 20 2013 6:20 AM
More and more Latin Americans have jobs ... but not all of them are recognized as such.
Brazilians Aren't Happy About $4.5 Billion Purchase Of Saab Gripen Fighter Jets
December 19 2013 9:34 AM
Brazil just closed a deal a decade in the making. Some Brazilians were not pleased by the news.
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.