- Meet Eduardo Saverin, The Brazilian Visionary Who Helped Build Facebook
November 12 2013 6:22 AM
How the Brazilian went from Harvard student to billionaire -- via Facebook.
- Venezuela's 'Economic War': The President Orders 90% Discounts
November 11 2013 3:22 PM
Venezuelans woke up to a 90% discount on electronics on Saturday -- by order of President Nicolás Maduro, who sent the Army to enforce prices.
- How Tax Evasion Is Hurting Latin America
November 09 2013 11:54 AM
Latin America rates second in the regional ranking of tax evaders.
- Brazil Cultivates A Friend In Venezuela
November 08 2013 3:06 PM
President Dilma Rousseff wants to get closer to a nation that's hardly friendly to Washington -- but there are sound economic reasons.
- A Caribbean With No Beaches?
November 08 2013 5:46 AM
Climate change is taking a toll on the Caribbean -- particularly the Dominican Republic.
- Now Latin America Is Experiencing A Brain Drain
November 05 2013 12:22 PM
Latin America is one of the fastest-growing regions in the world. Still, skilled workers are looking for opportunities overseas.
- How The Economic Crisis Undermined European Faith In Government
November 05 2013 10:21 AM
The OECD said personal well-being deteriorated substantially, owing to the global economic crisis.
- How Venezuela's Financial Crisis Is Hurting Panama
November 05 2013 6:21 AM
Venezuela's economic instability has consequences beyond its borders -- and Panama is living proof.
- Where Are Workers Most Engaged?
November 04 2013 2:12 PM
Only 13% of the world’s workers are engaged in the work they’re doing; 24% are so unhappy they’re actively undermining their colleagues’ work.
- Hollywood Takes Cuba? Not So Fast, Says Castro Government
November 04 2013 1:13 PM
The Cuban government's decision to ban all privately owned movie theaters might mean the end of U.S. blockbusters on the island.
- Unemployment Drops In Latin America… If Ever So Slightly
November 01 2013 6:26 AM
The U.N. found that, despite a mediocre economic year for Latin America, the region will experience an unemployment drop by 2013's end.
- Meet The NiNis: Latin America's No-Work, No-Study Young People
November 01 2013 6:20 AM
Can't find a job. Can't afford university. What's a young person to do, then? For many Latin Americans, the answer is simple: nothing.
- Mexican Tax Reform Now Affects McDonald’s Too
October 31 2013 2:46 PM
After a grueling 13-hour debate, President Enrique Peña Nieto's tax reform proposal has been approved, and it affects big U.S. companies.
- Argentina's Economic Rebound Is Fading: Capital Economics
October 31 2013 12:40 PM
One of Argentina's challenges, at least for its manufacturers, is an overvalued currency.
- Peru Seizes Millions In Counterfeit US Dollars
October 31 2013 9:17 AM
The contraband was found at a hostel in a Lima suburb.
- Opening A Business? Surprise: It Might Be Easier In Latin America
October 30 2013 2:21 PM
Improving economic policies and more efficient services for entrepreneurs have made several Latin American countries prime business spots.
- Stocks Down, Black-Market Dollar Up After Argentina President's Party Loses Big
October 29 2013 2:49 PM
Whatever happens next, it looks like the end of the road for the decade-long rule by the Kirchner family.
- Why Brazil Is Suing FIFA Over World Cup Costs
October 29 2013 5:56 AM
The World Cup is still a year away, and the half-billion-dollar lawsuits are already flying.
- Can Peña Nieto Bring Back The 'Mexican Moment'?
October 28 2013 1:37 PM
When President Enrique Peña Nieto was sworn in, he had a growing economy. Eleven months later, Mexico is on the verge of recession.
- Flour Is Back: How Venezuela’s Economic Crisis Is Hurting Everyday Life
October 27 2013 5:25 PM
What to do when your country is lacking oil, flour and other basic goods.