The theft of cargo in the state was down 15% in November last year.
Standard & Poor's downgrades Brazil to 'BB', among others factors due to difficulties in approving a pension reform.
Chile's economy ministry and state lender BancoEstado launch a new product geared to small businesses as the peso gathers strength against the dollar.
Compliance issues is reportedly delaying a process to find new distribution partners.
The purchase is part of a drive by Brazilian insurer Icatu Seguros to boost revenue from savings bonds.
A strategic alliance was formed between Financiera Paraguayo-Japonesa and La Rural S.A. de Seguros.
If in the near future P2P economies and transactions are carried out using this technology, insurers will also adopt it to support those transactions and economies.