An opposition lawmakers claims the appointment, the fourth in two years, is "illegal."
Panama publishes a list of jurisdictions it has chosen to automatically exchange tax information with and works with the World Bank and the Organization of American States on a transparency initiative.
Chile's Ciedess looks at the potential impact of allowing those who have five years or fewer of pension contributions to raid their savings pots.
The decision allows Argentine authorities to immediately receive US$15bn and comes as MSCI announces a decision to move the country into its emerging markets category.
For the second month running, congress granted President Martín Vizcarra special legislative powers to spur infrastructure spending and modernize the state apparatus.