This month we focus on South America's two largest economies, which have taken a hard right turn. While Jair Bolsonaro's future government is generating equal parts enthusiasm and trepidation in Brazil, his Argentine counterpart Mauricio Macri fights for his political life ahead of the 2019 elections. We also analyzed AMLO's Mexico City airport decision and reforms being debated in Chile and Colombia.
A cap on public sector wages is prompting many employees in the higher salary echelons to leave Mexico's banking and security commission.
The US$79mn initiative involves connecting over 40,000 families to the potable water network in the Colombian city.
In January, CAP and Gerdau filed a request to impose a tariff on these imports based on claims of price distortions.
The US$32mn agreement will allow Maracanaú to upgrade its urban road network and install dedicated lanes for public transport.
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?
A series of recent announcements by the outgoing government could potentially help the country on its way to better telecommunications infrastructure, but lower margins for operators amidst heavy competition could get in the way of plans to bring coverage to all Mexicans.