BNamericas provides a roundup of the most important Insurance stories in Latin America.
Insurance premiums were up nearly 11% last year in US dollar terms, with mandatory coverage growing strongly.
Watchdog SSN amends existing law as it works to expand insurance coverage to the country's underserved segments.
BB Investimentos has raised its price target for IRB's shares, expecting a positive operating performance in the coming quarters.
The decision to militarize the state's security is seen as an unprecedented move to quell a crime wave, but it could also derail efforts to approve the government's key pension reform bill.
BNamericas spoke with A.M. Best senior director of rating analytics Alfonso Novelo about the outlook for the Peruvian insurance sector.
Lloyd's chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown says the region could become one of the biggest insurance markets in the world.
The ruling will force private health insurance providers to reimburse the country's public health system in certain treatment cases.