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Operator Series: Televisa, the M&A strategy that led to market dominance
OPERATOR SERIES: The battle for Brazil's oil and gas riches
Brazil

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The Brazilian government has published a three-year oil and gas tender calendar that aims to breathe new life into a sector ravaged by graft and economic turmoil. BNamericas looks at where the opportunities lie and identifies key dates for potential bidders.

OPERATOR SERIES: Where Cuba's Etecsa stands amid the digital revolution
Cuba

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The state-run telecom monopoly has made important inroads in recent years in spreading internet and mobile telephony access on the island. But with the cost of these services still out of a reach for many, a lot still needs to be done.

OPERATORS SERIES: A year-to-date snapshot of Argentina's oil and gas sector
OPERATOR SERIES: Megacable holds its own in Mexico's highly concentrated markets
OPERATOR SERIES: What's next for Nextel?
OPERATOR SERIES: Brazil's Aegea expanding its footprint
OPERATOR SERIES: AT&T maintains high hopes for Mexico
OPERATOR SERIES: Fresnillo's moneyspinning mines
Mexico

OPERATOR SERIES: Fresnillo's moneyspinning mines

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The miner's six Mexican gold and silver operations are generating healthy earnings at current prices, with two mines responsible for two-thirds of gross profits in 2016.

OPERATOR SERIES: Could Liberty forge a path to US-LatAm mobile synergies?
OPERATOR SERIES: Virgin Mobile dancing tango before samba?
OPERATOR SERIES: Pan American Silver's Mexican assets
Mexico

OPERATOR SERIES: Pan American Silver's Mexican assets

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Pan American's Mexican mines will deliver nearly half of the company's total silver output and the bulk of gold production in 2017, boosted by expansions at the La Colorada and Dolores operations.

OPERATOR SERIES: Brazil's pre-salt makeover
OPERATOR SERIES: Brazil's Magnesita
Brazil

OPERATOR SERIES: Brazil's Magnesita

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BNamericas takes a look at Latin America's largest refractory brick manufacturer, Magnesita, which is due to merge with Austrian rival RHI.

OPERATOR SERIES: Brazil's TIM and the single-service challenge
OPERATOR SERIES: Southern Copper's Mexican projects
Mexico

OPERATOR SERIES: Southern Copper's Mexican projects

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The US$3.5bn Buenavista del Cobre expansion cemented Mexico as Southern's main production base, and future projects in the country have the potential to lift copper output by more than 300,000t/y.

OPERATOR SERIES: Axtel to punch above its weight in Mexico
OPERATOR SERIES: Vale's asset sales and debt
Brazil

OPERATOR SERIES: Vale's asset sales and debt

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The Brazilian mining giant confirmed it plans to reach a sound financial position through cash generation and divestments to reduce debt.

OPERATOR SERIES: Tigo-Une's quest to become a 'content supermarket'
Colombia

OPERATOR SERIES: Tigo-Une's quest to become a 'content supermarket'

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After the 2014 merger of Une and Tigo, this multiservice provider now ranks as a more than valid rival alongside Claro and Movistar. Despite Colombia's current economic slump, Tigo-Une is arming itself with strategies to remain competitive.

OPERATOR SERIES: Brazil's Andrade Gutierrez
Brazil

OPERATOR SERIES: Brazil's Andrade Gutierrez

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Created in 1948, the Belo Horizonte-based conglomerate carries out work in a number of sectors, including transportation and logistics, urban mobility, electric power, telecommunications, water and sanitation and oil & gas.