Congress is currently debating four loan contracts, which local authorities say are necessary to keep up the current rate of project execution.
The Brazilian president hopes a controversial pension reform can be approved by congress before the next administration on January 1.
A new EU-LAC Foundation study says an equilibrium is needed between market models that hinge on future revenues and those that rely on more competitive prices.
New central bank president Guido Sandleris has been involved in the negotiations with the IMF over Argentina's standby credit line.
The ministry of science, technology, innovation and communications (MCTIC) approved another 70mn reais (16.9mn) to kick off phase 1 of the Sirius synchrotron light particle accelerator, construction of which is nearing completion. Investment in Sirius amounts to 1.3bn reais.
The group could be looking to unload both its Mexican and Central American units to reduce its 43.6bn-euro debt burden, according to a Spanish daily.
Support for Fernando Haddad of the leftist workers party is on the rise as the October 7 presidential election draws closer. And the new poll also shows Haddad would beat Bolsonaro in a second round.
The board of Brazilian telco Algar approved a capital increase to 1.09bn reais while the ministry of planning and budget hired federal data processing company Serpro for 336mn reais without a bidding process.
BNamericas compiled gross debt figures for the country's most important steelmakers - Gerdau, CSN and Usiminas.
Bogotá-based consultant Andrés Izquierdo speaks to BNamericas about Colombia's plans to beef up gas-fired powered generation amid uncertainty about the future of the country's largest hydroelectric dam project.
The water company, controlled by Brookfield Business Partners, has a long-term plan and seeks to invest US$1.7bn in the country through 2022.
Net income of the infrastructure holding increased 8% to US$77mn, despite revenues rising only 1% due to a drop in the local cement market. In the future, though, the company expects an improvement in the construction sector.
Although key questions remain, the details that are available on the recent US-Mexico trade agreement offer the first hint at a solid footing for trade between the US and Mexico since the US election in 2016.
The crisis engulfing Colombia's largest infrastructure project is set to fast-track development of alternative energy sources such as natural gas, solar and wind, Bogotá-based consultant Andrés Izquierdo Morales tells BNamericas.
BNamericas spoke with Javier Jiménez Espriú, the communications and transport minister-designate of the incoming Mexican government of Andrés Manuel López Obrador, about the mega airport under construction in Texcoco.
But a weaker currency and political and economic concerns are signaling a red alert for steel producers in the country.
Production by the region's five biggest yellow metal miners slips to 1.13Moz in Q2 partly due to lower grades at key operations and sales of non-core assets.
Napse is the new international brand of Brazil's Linx, following the acquisition of Argentina's Synthesis last year. The retail solutions giant is already looking beyond Latin America.
In Brazil around 7,000 infrastructure projects are stalled. Whoever wins the October elections will ...
President Duque, who took office last month, has claimed that the previous administration did not leave sufficient resources.
Former Pemex advisor Luis Miguel Labardini looks at the underlying dynamics of downstream investment in Mexico, regulatory processes and a possible capital boost for federal oil company Pemex.