Designed to provide coverage for millions of people, the draft legislation now goes to the executive to be signed into law.
The partnership marks auto-focused HDI's entry into the life insurance segment.
Fitch Ratings' subregional head for insurance in Mexico, Eugenia Martínez, said the removal of private health insurance coverage for public sector bureaucrats will have a negative impact on 2019 growth in Mexico's insurance sector.
Peruvian financial services player Intercorp says 2018 was a solid year as its banking unit helps propel earnings.
Although Argentina is facing major economic challenges and has key elections ahead, investors are eyeing potential opportunities in the country's financial services and energy sectors, BNamericas is told.
The US chipmaker has been working with carmakers and other players in the 5G Automotive Association to promote the Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything (C-V2X) standard for international transportation systems.
The bank's general manager for the Costa Rican operations says the Canadian lender is committed to remain in Costa Rica and Panama.