Latin America and the Caribbean figure prominently in Royal Dutch Shell's inaugural LNG Outlook.
Shougang's Peruvian iron ore unit tapped into surging metals prices in the fourth quarter and a favorable exchange rate to almost double its profits last year.
Itaú chief economist Mario Mesquita says Brazil is on an "unsustainable trajectory" in terms of its public debt and only pension reforms can turn this around.
A team from Mexico's national polytechnic institute is working to help ensure the under-construction airport meets sustainability goals that were established during the project's design phase.
Lenin Moreno, the protégé of leftist President Rafael Correa, seeks to avoid a run-off.
Construction of 140km high-tension line expected to be complete by end-2019.