Legislators will soon vote on whether to allow the supreme court to pursue charges against Brazil's president.
Peru detained former President Ollanta Humala days after Brazil sentenced former President Lula da Silva to prison, both on charges of bribe-taking from Brazilian construction firm Odebrecht.
After the former president was handed a nine and half-year sentence for corruption, Lula's allies criticized the verdict, saying it was an effort to stop him from running for president in next year's election.
Rodrigo Vergara says a return to the halcyon days of 2010-12 is unlikely but that, with the right measures, the country can improve its game.
BNamericas takes at look at the central bank's latest report.
Construction was behind a modest May IP increase. Formal job creation hits record level in 1H17.
Nuevo Banco del Chaco will create the brokerage to boost its insurance business.