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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 online procedures are Brazil, Mexico and Uruguay. Digital …

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 …

2nd June 2020

Central & South AmericaThe Cayman Islands and the absence of an income tax

- The Cayman Islands have been recognized as one of the most prosperous countries in the world according to …

29th May 2020

Central & South AmericaFree Zones in Central America, a solution to a decreased economy

Free Zones are presented in the region as a solution to activate the economy. Costa Rica and Panama are …

15th April 2020

Central & South AmericaWhat makes Colombia a great destination for Foreign Direct Investment?

Colombia is an expanding economy, increasingly attracting the attention of international investors and buyers. This much is evident from …

12th February 2020

Central & South AmericaInternational investment trends in Central America

- The continuous development of the region has served to caught foreign investment. Central American countries are promoting various …

12th January 2020

Central & South AmericaWhat will it take for Latin America to develop an electric car industry?

- The world's largest reserves of lithium are found in three South American countries, Bolivia, Chile and Argentina. It …

27th November 2019

Central & South AmericaWave of protests in Latin America

- Latin America ends 2019 shaken by a wave of protests that shows a growing popular discontent that does …

11th June 2019

EuropeCentral & South AmericaAfter 20 years of negotiations the EU and Mercosur close a free trade agreement

The European Union and Mercosur have reached a political agreement that corresponds to an ambitious, balanced and far-reaching trade …

19th April 2019

Central & South AmericaEndless crisis in Nicaragua

Nicaragua is experiencing one of the most serious political crises in the last four decades. The conflict is not …

10th March 2019

Central & South AmericaInequality, Latin America’s biggest challenge

Latin America and the Caribbean is the most unequal region on the planet, this gap even exceeds that of …

28th November 2018

Central & South AmericaDigital ‘unicorns’ in Latin America

The region counts with its first ‘unicorns’, seven companies reach this status after been valued at more than $ …

26th September 2018

Central & South AmericaRappi: how ‘Colombian’s first unicorn’ is taking over Latin America

- Rappi has become one of the biggest start-ups in Latin America. The company provides delivery services and is …

9th August 2018

Central & South AmericaChile is Waving for Innovation in Its Economy

The South American country is diversifying its economy in order to minimize the extreme dependency over copper (Chile’s main …