The UK firm has posted revenue of US$2bn in the region this year, mostly by selling cybersecurity solutions to the region's banks that are being targeted by hackers.
A survey from the Institute of International Finance shows Latin American bankers are most concerned about the future of US policy-making and monetary policy.
Debate around the ICT reform bill has centered on a proposal to merge the telecoms watchdog and TV regulator, creating a single universal services fund for both industries.
The ratings agency's actions on six banks and a Panamanian subsidiary came after Thursday's decision to place Costa Rica's long-term issuer default ratings on negative watch as the country wrestles to confront its deepening fiscal problems.
Companies issue asset sale, financing and earn-in agreement updates relating to copper, gold and zinc properties in Chile, Colombia and Ecuador.
The Peruvian insurer is to get a US$13mn boost as authorities approve the transfer of a 61% stake. In related news, Fosun announces a public tender offer for another local player, La Positiva.
Governor-elect Enrique Alfaro published a list of alleged irregularities he claims plague line No. 3, which is still under construction in Mexico's Jalisco state.
Uncertainty abounds among Brazil's officials about the technology plans of president-elect Jair Bolsonaro's incoming administration. Meanwhile, the fate of an industry 4.0 program and the national IoT plan hangs in the balance.
The first mayor works in the US$650mn project are scheduled to be opened in December, while the new terminal is expected to be in operation in 2020. However, a recent dispute regarding delays in the construction and the delicate situation of consortium member Astaldi have put authorities on alert.
BNamericas talks with the CEO of Kaspersky Lab about long-standing accusations that the Moscow-based anti-virus firm may have conducted espionage on behalf of the Kremlin, and about the state of cybersecurity in Latin America.
BNamericas takes a look at the project that if completed on time could have saved Mexico City from the week-long water cuts this month.
The US$6.3bn copper-gold project will dominate production for First Quantum Minerals while driving down costs, with Taca Taca in Argentina and Haquira in Peru providing future growth options for the company.
The mining regions of Puno, Moquegua, Junín, Arequipa and Madre de Dios all face a tricky transition when controversial new authorities take office in January.
Mexican president-elect Andrés Manuel López Obrador's plans for a public vote on the Los Cardones gold project could have repercussions for other assets in Baja California Sur state.
Thanks to institutional advances and the extensive investment plan in infrastructure launched by the...
Expectations are positive for both sectors as a possible resumption of the Brazilian economy extends the potential of an increased demand from industry and infrastructure, an analyst told BNamericas.
The need to import gasoline to cover the shortfall for Mexico's gasoline retailers is driving demand to construct fuel storage facilities.
The Brazilian group looks to renew and expand its concessions portfolio.
A bill introduced by the environmental minister is being discussed in the lower house. Will it succeed in resolving the judicalization and the politicization of projects?