Getting to the top
With the publication of the Top 50 Businesswomen, LBC explores what’s necessary for women to make it to the top in Latin America.
Latin America’s Top 100 Banks 2013
Brazilian banks suffer amid slow economic growth, but an election year in Venezuela helps drive up that country’s bank’s assets and net incomes.
Educating the Children to Succeed
Students with limited access to education in Latin America sometimes fail to develop cognitive skills needed for success. Latin Education Index shows how Guatemala and Haiti lag in this area.
The Top 100 Pension Funds 2012
Colombian pension funds gain speed. Eleven out of the top 15 funds decreased their assets under management. The number of affiliates to the pension system increased to 74.4 million. There are 60 Brazilian funds among the top 100. Mexican Principal, a growth champion.
TradeTalk Dominican Boom
Juan Valdez celebrates 50th anniversary, Dominican economy booms, Costa Rica wireless delays, Colombia BPO King.
The Rebirth of Juan Dolio
How the Group Metro is converting once-decayed Juan Dolio into a new hotbed for upscale living and tourism in the Dominican Republic.
Latin America Helps Barcelo
Spanish hotel group Barcelo sees volatile results in Latin America this year, but expects better times next year.
Destination: Santo Domingo
A practical guide for business travelers to hotels, restaurants and attractions in the Dominican capital of Santo Domingo.
China: Latin Business Boom
China's trade with, and investments in, Latin America are growing significantly and expected to continue doing so in the future as well.
Bereket Haregot, Chevron
Bereket Haregot, Chevron's vice president for Latin America Global Marketing, on his favorite hotels, restaurants and airports in the region.
CAFTA Disputes Grow
Trade and business grows in CAFTA. But so will the number of disputes, experts warn.
CAFTA 2007: Good Outlook
CAFTA faces 2007 with the likely implementation in two more countries and the start of free trade talks with the European Union.
Central American Tourism Boom
Latin America is setting a new record in international arrivals, led by Central America. But major markets like Mexico, Brazil and Argentina are also seeing healthy growth.
Customs: DR Best, Haiti Worst
The Dominican Republic and Haiti share an island, but the two are opposites in terms of customs procedures. The DR is among the best in Latin America and its neighbor the worst.
US-Latin Trade Boom
Latin America set a new record in trade with the United States last year, with Chile and Mexico leading the way. But China is growing its marketshare at the expense of the United States.
Scotiabank Bullish on Latin America
Scotiabank is growing strongly in Latin America thanks to both acquisitions and organic growth. And it expects further growth in the future as well.
CAFTA: Positive Outlook
As the U.S. Congress approves CAFTA, U.S. trade with the pact's countries - already up - is expected to increase substantially. Likewise, the CAFTAeconomies should expand as a result.
Panama Most Globalized
Panama is the most globalized country in Latin America, followed by the Dominican Republic. Argentina is the least-globalized, the Latin American Globalization Index shows.