Japan-LatAm Trade: On the up
Trade between Latin America and the world’s third-largest economy continued to grow in 2013, driven by stronger growth in Japan.
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.
Venezuelan Intrusion in Bolivia
President Chavez's intrusion in the internal affairs of Bolivia is raving interventionism and a flagrant attack on national sovereignty.
Countering Chavez With Free Trade
To counter Chavez, the United States should approve existing free trade agreements and negotiate new ones as well as extend trade preferences to Bolivia and Ecuador.
Bolivia: What's at Stake
What's at stake today in the Andean nation is nothing less than a continental expansion of socialism devised by Hugo Chávez.
Latin America's Nationalist Mistakes
Why the nationalization of telecommunications and electricity in Venezuela, along with resource nationalism in South America, is a big mistake.
The Tyranny of the Majorities
What’s happening in Bolivia should worry democrats throughout the continent, because it is one more expression of the offensive that radical and authoritarian populists have launched in Latin America.
Bolivia: Negative Business Outlook
Bolivia’s nationalization of its gas sector will deter foreign investors and further impoverish the country, South America’s poorest, business leaders and experts say.
Latin Business Index 2006: Best and Worst
Chile is the best place for business in Latin America and Haiti the worst. Mexico comes right behind Chile, while Brazil only ranks sixth, the Latin Business Index shows.
Latin Software Piracy Grows
Software piracy is growing in Latin America. Bolivia and Paraguay now have the worst piracy rates, while Colombia continues to have the best record.
The Temptations of Evo
A compulsory and indiscriminate raise in salaries will only result in reduced employment or a broadening of the informal sector. In effect, worse poverty for the working masses of Bolivia.