In the second earthquake in less than a month to hit the country, some 30 buildings collapsed in Mexico City, basic services were cut off and fears of gas leaks spread.
Walmart Chile may offload part or all of its Presto credit card business to local bank Bci.
The Colombian credit provider hopes to win regulatory approval early next year to start operations mid-2018.
Peru's political troubles, and hopes for an economic recovery, took a turn for the worse, when President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski's entire cabinet was forced to resign after losing a vote of confidence in a hostile congress.
Would Latin American governments fall out of love with PPPs once they regain financial strength? BNamericas spoke to US lawyer Fradyn Suárez of Jones Day about this and other topics.
The Chilean subsidiary of Brazil's Itaú eked out a profit last month and posted a loss in July.