In a report, the Swiss Re Institute said commercial insurance rates for financial and professional liability lines increased 3.2 percentage points in Q2.
Trinidad and Tobago attorney general Faris Al-Rawi said de-risking by correspondent banks is inflicting "death by a thousand cuts" on the country's banking sector.
BNamericas analyzes claims by Pan American Silver CEO Michael Steinmann that the company will replace Mexico's Fresnillo as the top global primary silver producer, through its takeover of Tahoe Resources and growth projects.
The UK firm has posted revenue of US$2bn in the region this year, mostly by selling cybersecurity solutions to the region's banks that are being targeted by hackers.
The country is still deliberating if it allocates the 28GHz band to mobile or satellite services, the chief of the spectrum unit at regulator IFT told BNamericas.
A survey from the Institute of International Finance shows Latin American bankers are most concerned about the future of US policy-making and monetary policy.
Governor-elect Enrique Alfaro published a list of alleged irregularities he claims plague line No. 3, which is still under construction in Mexico's Jalisco state.
The ratings agency's actions on six banks and a Panamanian subsidiary came after Thursday's decision to place Costa Rica's long-term issuer default ratings on negative watch as the country wrestles to confront its deepening fiscal problems.
Companies issue asset sale, financing and earn-in agreement updates relating to copper, gold and zinc properties in Chile, Colombia and Ecuador.
The Peruvian insurer is to get a US$13mn boost as authorities approve the transfer of a 61% stake. In related news, Fosun announces a public tender offer for another local player, La Positiva.