Articles by Patricia Rey Mallén
- With China Keeping Venezuela Afloat, Now Maduro Wants To Be Friends
April 15 2014 4:44 PM
Venezuela and China have quietly built a strong economic relationship, but President Nicolás Maduro wants more: a political alliance.
- Brazil Risks World Cup Disaster
April 10 2014 2:21 PM
Like other World Cup hosts before it, the country will not gain its investment back anytime soon, and it may not be ready in time.
- Venezuela: The New Arab Spring?
April 05 2014 9:30 AM
"I will either bring democracy, or disappear with it," said one victim of the unrest.
- Is Nicolás Maduro Finally Bowing To International Pressure?
April 01 2014 5:33 AM
After Venezuela denied it for three years, the president has agreed to pay back a $3.8 billion debt with international airlines.
- Why Telecom Reform Is A Likely Win For Mexico's Consumers, Loss For Slim
March 31 2014 1:32 PM
The world's second-richest man is about to suffer a defeat, as President Peña Nieto reforms the sector that's been his longtime cash cow.
- Cuba Finally Opens Door To Foreign Investment (Sort Of)
March 28 2014 9:45 AM
President Raúl Castro's plan for a more accessible Cuba has a few strings attached.
- Venezuela’s Latest Economic Woes
March 27 2014 6:28 AM
With a country in flames, currency troubles and a plummeting credit rating, President Maduro cannot catch a break.
- Why Did S&P Downgrade Brazil’s Credit Rating?
March 25 2014 4:49 PM
Standard & Poor's claims slower growth and debilitating government entities as reasons behind the lower grade.
- And The New Third-Largest Economy In Latin America Is …
March 25 2014 6:03 AM
Here's another change in the ranking of Latin American economies: highly privatized Chile has topped highly socialized Venezuela.
- A Malaria Vaccine And Other Latin American Innovations You Haven't Heard About
March 24 2014 2:26 PM
How many famous Latin American scientists can you name? Lack of funding might be the reason why none come to mind.
- Why Haiti's Fate Is Still Dependent On Washington Decisions
March 24 2014 9:37 AM
Four years after the earthquake, Haiti is still working toward its reconstruction.
- Did The US Have Anything To Do With Venezuela's Riots?
March 21 2014 11:31 AM
Washington has had a long history of meddling in Latin American politics, but it's far from certain that it's behind the opposition to Maduro.
- Meet The Former US Marine Who Wants To Reform Colombia's Coffee Trade
March 19 2014 11:55 AM
They say there is no coffee like Colombian coffee. A former American marine wants to make it even better.
- Where The Future Of Mexico's Oil Sector Lies
March 18 2014 3:31 PM
Petróleos Mexicanos might be ready to go where the big oil reserves are, with foreign help.
- Analysts, Former Citigroup Employee Weigh In On Mexico Fraud Scandal
March 12 2014 12:47 PM
The reason a large U.S. bank made a large loan to a troubled Mexican company could go beyond simple negligence.
- Dilma’s First Term Revisited: Nothing To Be Too Proud Of
March 12 2014 6:23 AM
How did Brazil's economy fare during Dilma Rousseff's first term as president? Not very well, according to an economics firm.
- Q&A With Carlos Honorato, Director Of ProChile
March 08 2014 11:43 AM
How will innovation, exports and technology play out in the country's plans for 2014?
- In Venezuela, Maduro vs. Everybody
March 06 2014 5:38 PM
The Venezuelan president rejects an offer from the American States Organization to mediate in the current upheaval, and even lashes back.
- The Mexican Firm Behind The Citigroup-Banamex Scandal
March 06 2014 5:58 AM
The firm went from a long-standing Petróleos Mexicanos relationship and more than $2B in profit to an alleged fraud scheme.
- Venezuela's Year Without Hugo Chávez
March 05 2014 12:20 PM
Economic crisis, blood in the streets, inflammatory words. Was this what the late president would have wanted for Venezuela?