By Feike De Jong - Friday, February 1, 2019
With the change of government, Mexico's state-run utility CFE is putting the breaks on its energy reform projects.
By Tomas Sarmiento - Monday, November 5, 2018
Recent government measures could improve the country's telecommunications infrastructure, but lower margins for operators amid heavy competition may get in the way of plans to bring coverage to all Mexicans.
By Rogerio Jelmayer - Friday, October 19, 2018
Local banks operate in one of the most economically and politically stable countries in the region, yet loan growth is trending downward, while the NPL ratio is likely to deteriorate, as the country heads toward elections next year.
By - Tuesday, October 16, 2018
The Grupo México subsidiary, the biggest copper producer in Peru and Mexico, is planning major growth as it advances its US$12bn project pipeline.
By Rogerio Jelmayer - Thursday, October 11, 2018
The engineering and construction division of the conglomerate is looking more to the private sector for future expansion.
By Javiera Gracia - Thursday, October 11, 2018
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.
By Patrick Nixon - Friday, October 5, 2018
Upon taking office in August, President Iván Duque threw down the gauntlet to reach 100% of Colombians connected by the end of his term in 2022 compared to the 61% today.
By James Young - Monday, September 17, 2018
Immigrants from the region send billions of dollars back home each year, but increasingly it's not big banks that reap the benefits through commissions and fees, but rather money transfer fintechs that are cashing in by meeting the needs of workers and the families they left behind.
By Allan Brown - Thursday, September 6, 2018
Not all disruptions are the same: while fintechs still depend on traditional banks and insurers for customer data and funding, tech giants such as Amazon, Facebook and Latin America's own MercadoLibre have deep pockets, are experts in data processing and analytics, and have a ready-made customer base in their marketplace or social network ecosystems.
By Phil Anderson - Wednesday, September 5, 2018
The fears of rival telcos such as Telefónica are justified: Telecom-Cablevisión becomes the largest player in Argentina's pay TV, fixed broadband and 4G, and second largest in fixed line telephony and basic mobile.
By Pedro Ozores - Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Paraguay is one of the poorest countries in South America and has some of the region's lowest internet speeds and broadband penetrations. A new government and a new national telecoms plan aims to change that.
By Frederico Barbosa - Friday, August 17, 2018
A recently approved greenfield development project in Peru and the first indications of a possible large discovery in Brazil are among the projects keeping Anglo busy in Latin America.
By David Casallas - Monday, August 13, 2018
BNamericas provides a snapshot of Sipec, the Ecuador subsidiary of the Chilean NOC, as Ecuador steps up efforts to court new investment.
By Tania Herrera - Tuesday, July 24, 2018
With lithium prices multiplying, the miner plans to ramp up investment in Chilean lithium carbonate expansion through 2021, while also pushing lithium investments in Argentina and Australia.
By Feike De Jong - Tuesday, July 24, 2018
A new economic philosophy could have large implications for Mexican NOC Pemex, with López Obrador's economic development plan envisioning Pemex once again as a vertically integrated national champion of development.
By Gabriela Ruddy - Tuesday, July 24, 2018
After acquiring the Brazilian distributor, Enel Americas became the largest electricity distribution group in Brazil and Eletropaulo its main operating asset.
By - Monday, June 25, 2018
The operator of Mexico's 4G wholesale network has its first clients, but also a long way to go before reaching its full potential. BNamericas takes an in-depth look at the consortium and the controversial project enshrined in Mexico's 2013 constitutional telecommunications reform.