Articles by Patricia Rey Mallén
- 3 Foreign Oil Companies That Might Partner With Mexico's Pemex
December 10 2013 2:52 PM
The 75-year old Mexican oil monopoly is opening up to its first foreign partners -- now the question is, who would they be?
- 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.
- Petróleos Mexicanos: Welcome, Foreign Investors
December 09 2013 3:21 PM
After four months of controversy, Mexico's state-owned oil company will start receiving private investment for the first time in 75 years.
- 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.
- 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.
- Peña Nieto’s Very Busy First Year As President
December 03 2013 9:13 AM
Enrique Peña Nieto had an eventful first year at the helm of the second-biggest economy in Latin America.
- 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.
- Brazil's Skyrocketing Real Estate: A Bubble About To Burst?
November 29 2013 12:48 PM
Brazil's big city apartment prices are currently 60% higher than in Miami - enough to worry Nobel Prize winner Robert Shiller.
- YPF Shares Spike Following Agreement With Repsol
November 27 2013 10:43 AM
The compensation agreement is not yet finalized, but YPF is already seeing benefits.
- Latin American Currencies: 4 Exchange Rates To Watch
November 26 2013 3:36 PM
It has been a hard year for the region's currencies -- and the trend is not going to end anytime soon.
- San Diego And Tijuana To Share Airport Terminals, Attracting Sam Zell
November 26 2013 11:59 AM
An overpass between the two cities could spur economic growth, and an American tycoon is backing it.
- A North Korean Ship's Plight In Panama
November 22 2013 5:16 PM
The case of the undeclared fighter jets and missiles in a North Korean ship is ongoing, as the Chong Chon Gang remains stuck on Panama's shore.