Thanks to an angry and authoritarian president, Ecuador will see less private investment and more poverty.
It is not Chevron which should be sued for environmental damages in Ecuador, but the country's own state oil company.
Uruguay's President Vazquez made a shameful decision to postpone Botnia's permit.
Unfair Treatment of Colombia
Democrat lawmakers are treating Colombia unfairly and should reverse their position immediately if they have Colombia's well-being in mind.
Approve Colombia FTA Now
The U.S. Congress should approve the free trade agreement with Colombia quickly and without any further delays.
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.
Ecuador’s Political Mess
Ecuador has many world-class companies, but few world-class politicians. And that is a problem for foreign investors.
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador should concede defeat, while unions in Chile and Mexico should stop striking.
Cuba After Castro
How Cuba can significantly boost its economy and become a regional powerhouse in business and technology.
Export restrictions, price controls, bully diplomacy and spiralling inflation are among the key results of Nestor Kirchner's misguided economic policies.
The real Hugo Chavez has stood up. And he's nothing more than a Venezuelan Fidel Castro with tons of oil money to spend.
Free Trade and Poverty
As China's example shows, Latin America needs more, not less, globalization to reduce poverty. And that means pursuing free trade agreements with the United States, Europe and Asia.
Latin Crime: Bad Business
Reducing crime should be a key priority for Latin American countries that want to attract foreign investment. Here are a few ideas on how to achieve that goal.