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Paving the Way for Growth in Latin America

Juan N. Cento, Regional President FedEx Express Latin America and Caribbean Division, explores the impact of infrastructure on a country’s economy and intra-regional and global competitiveness.

Infrastructure in Brazil: How Brazil’s BNDES Used Project Finance to Fund the 2014 FIFA World Cup

S&P evaluates how the Brazil is innovating project finance to fund its mega-projects.

The Colombian takeoff

Since the opening of its new terminal in 2012, Bogota’s El Dorado international airport has become one of the fastest growing airports in Latin America.

What Foreign Contractors Should Know About Working in Latin America

Infrastructure development in Latin America provides exciting opportunities – but what risks should potential builders be aware of?

Mexican PPPs: A Model for Latin America?  

A recently passed investment law for PPPs in Mexico should drive the infrastructure sector, and help it grow the country's economy.

Panamanian Election: A Referendum on Martinelli

Citizens of the region’s fastest growing economy will elect their next president in Sunday in an election that has largely been read as a referendum on the current leader.

New resources for SMEs in the hemisphere

Learn more about Latin Trade Group’s Connect Americas event, to be held in September with the IDB.

Brazil: “A natural partner for the United States”

LBC spoke with U.S. Ambassador to Brazil Liliana Ayalde about U.S.-Brazilian relationsand opportunities for business.

Sustainable cities in Latin America, a challenge or an opportunity?

Can sensible planning and better governance keep Latin American cities from falling through the cracks of social inclusion?

Empresas ICA: Ready to tackle Mexico’s infrastucture

LBC spoke with ICA CFO Victor Bravo Martín about how the company will take advantage of this exciting time for Mexico.

NAFTA at 20: a Discussion with Canada, Mexico, and the United States

LBC talked with top officials from the three NAFTA countries on what the trade agreement has achieved in 20 years, and what could be done to make it stronger.

Latin American Cities Must Learn to Access Global Financing

Helping cities to finance infrastructure is a major challenge

What’s in store for Paraguay in 2014?

An interview with Gustavo Leite, Paraguay’s Minister for Industry and Commerce

Maersk opens dedicated Americas-specific line

SeaLand will better address customers’ needs in north-south trade

Latin Infrastructure Guide 2014

A guide to the region’s major concessions for 2014

A Lesson from Chinese-Argentine Relations

What does Argentina’s interactions with China teach the region about the Asian giant?

BBVA Optimistic for Latin America in 2014

The bank sees growth in consumer credit and energy reforms as bright spots.

Center for Livable Cities: stronger and sustainable cities for better trade relations

The success of Asian-Latin American trade depends on its ability to maximize competitive synergies.

Panama leads 2013 Infrastructure Index

Despite improvements to ease of importing and exporting, Mexico dropped in the ranking.

Latin Business Chronicle Infrastructure Guide 2013

Our annual guide to the region’s major upcoming infrastructure bids.

A sweet spot in U.S.-Latin American trade

In an exclusive interview with LBC, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State José W. Fernandez discussed why this is an exciting time for U.S.-Latin American trade.

Latin America’s productivity challenge

The WEF’s latest competitiveness report lauds the region’s macroeconomic stability, but underlines productivity as a continued challenge.

Guatemala’s Big Plans: an Interview with Guatemala’s Minister of Economy

What is Guatemala doing to attract foreign investment? What projects are in the pipeline? An interview with Guatemala’s Minister of Economy, Sergio de la Torre.

DHL hedges its bets on Latin America

The region is a “big part of our bottom line,” DHL CEO for the Americas Stephen Fenwick tells LBC.

Brazil rolls out mega concession program

Minister of Finance Guido Mantega lists economic conditions, tax incentives and figures of a large underserved market to convince investors to participate in a $200 billion concession program to be announced Tuesday in New York.

Latin Infrastructure Guide 2013

Latin Business Chronicle compiles information on almost two dozen projects open for bidding, that are worth more than $36 billion.

Infrastructure bids in Latin America

More than $31.6 billion in 20 major infrastructure bids which are open in 7 countries, are listed in the new Latin Business Chronicle Infrastructure Guide. Descriptions, deadlines and contacts for each bid.

Infrastructure: Mexico Improves

Which Latin American countries are best and which are worst when it comes to infrastructure?

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