This week, we look at the most important news stories from Brazil, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Peru.
Brazil is getting ready to tender 17 state waterworks concessions over the next year or so, and Rio de Janeiro state could turn out to be the most attractive in terms of opportunities.
Authorities are seeking a contractor to modernize all 23 stations of the Belgrano Norte railway.
The open season calendar was modified in December and runs from March 1 this year to February 28, 2018.
Brazil's state-run oil company said it would pump an additional US$600mn into exploration and production projects over the next five years after posting a fourth quarter profit.
Brazil's development bank, after a prequalifying round, has provisionally selected three consortiums for contracts to plan concession models for Alagoas, Amapá, Maranhão and Pará states, BNamericas is told.