The richest people in Latin America
The total number and fortune of Latin American billionaires increased substantially in 2012 compared to 2011. The exclusive club of the billionaires grew by 34 names to 98 last year from 64 in 2011.
A record-breaking year for M&A deals
Most of the acquired companies were in Brazil, Mexico and Chile. Most of the acquirers were in Brazil, the US and -- surprisingly -- in Colombia. Trends and data drawn from the Latin Business Chronicle 2012 Latin America’s top 100 M&A ranking.
Nobis to invest in Peru's sugar industry
Isabel Noboa, head of Consorcio Nobis, highlights the group's domestic and international expansion plans. Nobis is one of Ecuador's most important business conglomerates.
PDVSA: Financial Collapse?
PDVSA's dispute with Exxon Mobil isn't the only problem for the company. Falling profits and production are posing even greater challenges.
Dealing With Latin Populists
Populist rhetoric and policies will continue as long as natural resources prices remain high. But what happens after they fall?
Argentina: What Now?
Argentina urgently needs several reforms, but they may not happen under Cristina Fernandez, experts say.
Argentina Outlook Q&A
Latin Business Chronicle asks leading experts about the outlook for changes in Argentina, including debt and energy policies.
Ecuador Oil: More Trouble Ahead
President Correa's oil policies will result in more disputes with foreign companies and reduced oil production, experts predict.