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28th July 2022

Central & South AmericaVirgin Atlantic - Back in the US, and With a New Sustainable Fuel Supply

Following renewed customer confidence and a strong uptick in bookings, which are up 50% year on year, Virgin Atlantic has decided to reinstate its full portfolio of …

7th July 2022

AfricaAsiaEuropeNorth AmericaCentral & South AmericaNAVIGATING THE VOLATILITY TERRAIN IFCs like the BVI offer security in the age of uncertainty

As investors deal with the uncertainty in global markets, international finance centres (IFCs) like the British Virgin Islands (BVI) …

15th June 2022

Central & South AmericaColombia goes to the Polls

a divided Colombia will vote for its future. Whoever wins, it is clear that Colombians want change. Colombia has …

13th June 2022

Central & South AmericaElections in Brazil

Far-right incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro has gained ground in recent months but is being held back by rising prices …

19th May 2022

Central & South AmericaAllianz Global pleads guilty to fraud and agrees to pay $6 billion

One of the largest settlements in corporate history, Allianz Global Investors U.S. LLC has agreed to plead guilty to …

11th February 2022

Central & South AmericaInterview with Luigi Wewege: Best Private Bank and Banker in CARICOM for 2021

Caye International Bank and its Senior Vice President and Head of Private Banking, Luigi Wewege, were recently named the …

7th February 2022

Central & South America“A cohesive concept for a future airline”

Ava Airways is an airline carrier of the Dominican Republic with a clear plan and vision

25th January 2022

North AmericaCentral & South AmericaPuerto Rico faces the largest municipal debt restructuring in US history after the Justice approves its plan

Puerto Rico racked up unsustainable levels of debt in the years leading up to 2017, when it filed for …

11th January 2022

Central & South AmericaHow Venezuela emerged from hyperinflation and what it means for the country's battered economy

Four years and two currency reconversions later, Venezuela exits the hyperinflation cycle in which it has been since 2017.

2nd January 2022

Central & South AmericaChile Elections 2021: Boric President

The leftist Gabriel Boric is the elected president of Chile thanks to a broad and incontestable victory that leaves …

19th December 2021

Central & South AmericaBradesco and BTG Pactual Receive Awards by International Investor Magazine

Certainly, 2021 has been a tough year, the pandemic has brought immense pressure to all of us in every …

3rd December 2021

Central & South AmericaChile: the rise of Latin America’s foreign investment hub

Despite the pandemic, Chile managed to attract a record amount of foreign investment during the first half of 2021 …

30th September 2021

Central & South AmericaInterview with Gerardo Garcia, CEO & Chairman of Barents Re

Can you give us an introduction to Barents Re? We established Barents Re in 1996 and over the past …

5th March 2021

Central & South AmericaBenefits of the Advance Declaration of Goods in Guatemala and Honduras

Guatemala and Honduras implement the first phase of the Advance Declaration of Goods in order to facilitate the passage …

25th November 2020

Central & South AmericaDigitization, a challenge for Latin America

The region falls behind in terms of digital procedures. The only countries that have the possibility of carrying out …

8th November 2020

Central & South AmericaChinese presence in the Caribbean, what does it mean?

China's initiatives in the region are part of an assertive push to expand its influence through government grants and …

5th November 2020

Central & South AmericaDominican Republic an attractive place to invest

Dominican Republic presents itself as a great place to invest in. The country has many advantages, from its strategic …

28th October 2020

Central & South AmericaAfter presidential elections Argentina applies new restrictions to the purchase of dollars

Argentina's central bank cuts dollar purchase to stabilize the economy after elections result. Dollar purchases are now restricted to …

28th October 2020

Central & South AmericaCooperation between Mercosur, IMF and G20 necessary for Latin American growth

Integration mechanisms are necessary for the region to overcome a 9.1% drop in Gross Domestic Product (GDP) as a …

20th October 2020

Central & South AmericaBrazil within the OECD next year

Brazil expects to join the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development within a year. The country has already completed …

10th October 2020

Central & South AmericaThe 3 dollarized economies of Latin America

- The three officially dollarized Latin American countries are Ecuador, El Salvador and Panama. They all adopted the currency …

23rd September 2020

Central & South AmericaLocal Innovation, Global Recognition

Cornèr Bank (Overseas) Ltd, ever a pacesetter, pioneer, and catalyst for positive change in The Bahamas, has just been …

14th September 2020

Central & South AmericaCoronavirus' impact on Latin American economy

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated devastating economic, social and political effects on Latin America and the Caribbean. The IMF …

20th August 2020

Central & South AmericaWhy is Venezuela the third country in the world that uses cryptocurrency the most?

- Remittances and avoiding hyperinflation are some of the reasons why the South American country has turned to using …

30th July 2020

Central & South AmericaIran’s influence in Venezuela

- Caracas and Tehran strengthen their alliance with the opening of the first Iranian supermarket in Latin America. The …

9th June 2020

Central & South AmericaI’m in! Helping Central American non-profits grow

Since the launch of the Yo me uno initiative in Costa Rica in 2014, more than 185 organisations have …