Even with December inflation just below expectations, Mexican banks raised concerns for upside risks to inflation in 2019.
Paraguay expects to digitize 100 bureaucratic procedures required from citizens and companies, or 40% of the total, in up to five years.
Latin America and the Caribbean growth is projected to advance to a 1.7 percent pace this year, supported mainly by a pickup in private consumption, World Bank forecasts.
President Martín Vizcarra's war on corruption has gotten a little easier as one of his most hardline opponents was removed from Peru's volatile political mix.
Mexico's sector regulator reported a deceleration in lending to state and municipal governments for November 2018.
The banks have reached an agreement with regulator Sernac to assume greater responsibility when its users are victims of fraud.