- 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.
- Yasuní National Park In Ecuador Will Be Drilled For Oil, After All
September 18 2013 3:38 PM
The indigenous tribes inside the protected area have agreed to oil drilling.What happened? Mostly that they need the money.
- Like Colombian Camembert? Get It While You Can
September 17 2013 5:47 AM
Have you ever had Barranquilla parmesan or Bogotá mozzarella? Soon enough, you might not be able to.
- Want To Go To The 2014 World Cup? Start Saving For That Accommodation Bill
September 16 2013 4:15 PM
Save your pennies: Accommodation costs in Brazil for the World Cup may surge 500 percent for the global event.
- European Economies Still Most Dominant Globally: Study
September 16 2013 10:55 AM
It might come as a surprise, but European economies leave the United States trailing in their wake, new figures reveal.
- Colombia's Agricultural Reform May Benefit Starbucks
September 13 2013 12:37 PM
Protests in rural Colombia have prompted President Santos to announce reforms affecting coffee growers -- and buyers.
- US Economic Freedom On The Decline
September 12 2013 2:56 PM
The United States, which ranked 10th on the Economic Freedom Index, scored 76, the lowest it has scored since 2000.
- Mexico Fiscal Reform: No Tax On Basic Goods Or Medicines
September 09 2013 4:06 PM
Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto presented on Monday the fiscal reform for 2013 -- in an attempt to heal the deeply hurt Mexican economy.