Increased difficulty in hiring new employees was the main factor in the declines.
Does the world’s largest state sponsor of terrorism pose a threat to the region’s security?
Education and infrastructure are the keys to boosting economic and trade relations between Asia and Latin America
Chile is the region’s only large economy to make the top 10. Mexico also shines.
Starbucks CFO for Latin America and the Caribbean Carlos Mario Estefan highlights the importance of relationships in doing business.
Trust, cultural understanding and investment in local communities are the strategic factorsfor Asian businesses to succeed in Latin America.
The region has a “fantastic endowment” for renewable energy, but regulatory and policy barriers impede its implementation.
LBC consults with two experts about what the tapering of QE will mean for the region.
Brazil once again comes in last in our tax index. But Venezuela ranks as most improved.
Protests have brought a quarter-million people to Brazil’s streets – with implications for next year’s presidential election says Marcos Troyjo of Columbia’s BRICLab.
Argentina’s decision to renationalize a Brazilian held rail concession could have serious consequences for the trade bloc.
Peru and the Dominican Republic jumped on LBC’s FDI Index. Chile in the lead this year.
Marriott President for Latin America Craig Smith predicts strong growth for Latin America in the coming years.
Experts consider the changes more a short-term fix than a lasting solution.
Trade with China is reaching more normal rates of yearly growth; Colombia and Costa Rica are this year’s success stories.
The president pushed a major overhaul of the country’s ports through Congress, which will increase investment by $27 billion.
Brazil registered the largest decline in this year’s survey following a year of flat economic growth.
The new chief says he will ease the blockages in global trade.
IMF report predicts modest growth, and urges the region’s economies to lay the groundwork for long-term, sustainable development.
Remittances were largely flat year-over-year in 2012 due to a sluggish Spanish economy.
The deeper implications of the Brazil-China currency swap deal.
Haiti, Venezuela, and Honduras top our index for the second year as the most dangerous countries in the Americas.