Latest Global News

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 relationship between the two countries has intensified in …

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 …