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fDiIntelligence: Americas

  • Chile’s prospects brighten as copper rebounds
    A change of government and a reviving commodities market could be good news for the Chilean economy.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 7:51am -
  • London leads in real estate investment
    London tops the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate’s annual survey.
    - 2 days ago, 17 Jan 18, 5:53am -
  • Puerto Rico tries to beat storms natural and man-made
    Still picking up the pieces after the devastation of hurricane season, Puerto Rico must also contend with the controversial tax bill currently before Congress. Michael Deibert reports.
    - 31 days ago, 19 Dec 17, 6:49am -
  • Israel mulls tax cuts after US unveils reforms
    Israel is contemplating further corporate tax cuts, despite already making several already, in order to remain competitive with the US. Erika Morphy reports.
    - 32 days ago, 18 Dec 17, 10:42am -
  • Saint Vincent and Grenadines carves its own niche in the Caribbean
    Camillo Gonsalves, minister of economic planning, sustainable development, information, industry and labour for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, tells Courtney Fingar about the challenges faced by a multi-island economy and new measures to encourage…
    - 36 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 7:01am -
  • Americas tourism ministers reveal sustainability plans
    Jason Mitchell talks to the tourism chiefs of Jamaica, Argentina and Costa Rica on their plans to preserve, boost and expand their respective sectors.
    - 36 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 7:01am -
  • Moreno pushes Ecuador's private agenda
    Ecuador’s new president, Lenín Moreno, is turning the page on his predecessor, and championing private sector investment. But with both Congress and his party divided, Mr Moreno needs to win 2018’s referendum before he can push ahead with ref…
    - 36 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 7:01am -
  • Does commodity rebound mean recovery for Peru?
    After a troubled first half of 2017, Peru is showing signs of renewed economic activity. Rebounding commodity prices are shoring up the economy, giving president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski much-needed breathing space to deliver long-due reforms. Jacopo…
    - 36 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 7:01am -
  • Peru overhauls IPA to bring in investment
    Reforms at Peru’s national investment promotion agency, ProInversión, are designed to make project development more efficient than in the past. Measures such as appointing high-quality consultants are already in place, as executive director …
    - 36 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 7:00am -
  • Peru looks to PPPs to solve infrastructure woes
    Peru has to close a $160bn deficit in transport, energy and other types of infrastructure. National investment promotion agency ProInversión, which is tasked with turning this shortage into an opportunity for investors, has high ambitions for devel…
    - 36 days ago, 14 Dec 17, 7:00am -

Financial Times: LatinAm & Caribbean

IBT: The Americas

Oxfam: LatAm & Carribean Blog

  • Evaluación de la Campaña CRECE en Latinoamérica y el Caribe
      La campaña CRECE de Oxfam intenta transformar el manido sistema de provisión de alimentos de manera que sirva a todo el mundo hoy. También tiene como objetivo garantizar que dicho sistema es el adecuado para un futuro con restricción de fuente…
    - 13 Jun 16, 6:17pm -
  • Empowering Haiti’s Younger Generation to Lead
    In Haiti, where 70% of the population is under the age of 30, supporting children and youth to play an active role in society is crucial to the future development of the country. I recently had the opportunity to visit one of Oxfam’s projects in Ha…
    - 26 May 15, 6:34pm -
  • International Women’s Day #IWD2015
                                In her own words: Personal Testimony from a community Leader and elected official in Haiti on how she’s using her own personal power to fight for change Marie Gertha Jourdain is an elected official at the c…
    - 6 Mar 15, 6:01pm -
  • Informe sobre Minería y Agricultura
    Lima, 22/10/2014.- “Desafíos de la superposición de uso de tierras para industrias extractivas y la agricultura en Perú y Ghana” es el nombre de esta publicación que propone contribuir a un diálogo productivo sobre las tensiones existentes…
    - 16 Dec 14, 11:04am -
  • Oxfam en Perú presentó el Informe “Iguales: Acabemos con la desigualdad extrema”
    Lima, 30 de octubre del 2014.- Hoy Oxfam en Perú presentó el Informe “Iguales: Acabemos con la desigualdad extrema” con un anexo sobre la situación en el país, que demuestra que a pesar del crecimiento económico y la reducción de la pobrez…
    - 30 Oct 14, 1:29pm -
  • Informe de investigación sobre Minería y Agricultura
    Lima, 23/10/2014.- “Geografías en conflicto” es el nombre de esta publicación, a cargo del equipo de Industrias Extractivas LAC, que propone contribuir a un diálogo productivo sobre las tensiones existentes entre las industrias extractivas y …
    - 23 Oct 14, 1:53am -
  • Captura política y desregulación ambiental: un caso en el Perú
    Mayormente, los casos de captura política se producen y manifiestan en el ámbito tributario,[1] con los lobbies y cabilderos demostrando su eficacia en la medida en que sus clientes logran reducir sus obligaciones de pago de impuestos. Sin embargo,…
    - 16 Oct 14, 3:31am -
  • Cortometrajes realizados por jóvenes indígenas de Ayacucho fueron destacados a nivel nacional e internacional
    Lima, Septiembre 2014  - Juan Pablo Baldeon y Raquiel Palomino, provenientes de la región de Ayacucho, tienen mucho que celebrar. Ambos jóvenes produjeron cortometrajes que este año fueron destacados en diversos festivales de cine. Uno de estos c…
    - 30 Sep 14, 4:14pm -
  • ¿BRICS: desigualdad persistente o una oportunidad para lograr un cambio verdadero?
    Cuando los líderes de los países BRICS fueron lanzados en la ciudad costera de Fortaleza para su reunión anual, justo a unos kilómetros las organizaciones de la sociedad civil de los mismos cinco países discutían un modelo político y económic…
    - 29 Sep 14, 5:52pm -
  • Cómo enfrentar el cambio climático en la Amazonía andina
    Lima, 17/09/2014 - Con el objetivo de propiciar el debate y el intercambio de experiencias sobre los variados enfoques de adaptación al cambio climático, Oxfam en Perú ha publicado el libro “Políticas públicas y cambio global: una prospectiva…
    - 18 Sep 14, 1:45pm -

The Economist: The Americas

  • newA macabre Mexican radio show goes off the air

    A macabre Mexican radio show goes off the air

    What to wear when listening to the radioAS MIDNIGHT neared, five nights a week Mexicans with a taste for the macabre would switch on their radios to hear the latest spooky story, called in by their fellow listeners. There was the tale of the bloo…
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:48am -
  • newWhy armed intervention in Venezuela is a bad idea

    Why armed intervention in Venezuela is a bad idea

    WHAT should be done when a regime remains in power by dictatorial means while pitching its people into penury? That is the question that Venezuela’s opposition has been grappling with since it won a legislative election in 2015, only to see Nico…
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:48am -
  • newArgentina’s gamble on economic gradualism is working, so far

    Argentina’s gamble on economic gradualism is working, so far

    AT THE height of summer, workers bundled up in blue snowsuits are hauling boxes of ice lollies in and out of freezers at a small factory near Buenos Aires, Argentina’s capital. The lolly-maker, Guapaletas (“pretty popsicles”), is almost exac…
    - 16 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:48am -
  • How will El Salvador cope with deportees from America?
    LUCIEN MARISON LANDAVERDE is feeling glum. Her father left El Salvador to “search for a better life” in the United States. He now lives in Virginia with three daughters who were born in the country and works as a cook. Ms Landaverde remained in S…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 10:50am -
  • Measuring Canada’s cannabis economy

    Measuring Canada’s cannabis economy

    IF AN agency of your government asked whether you had recently smoked a joint and how much you paid for it, would you tell it? Canada’s statistics agency, informally known as StatCan, is about to find out what that country’s citizens would do.…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 10:50am -
  • Chileans will be a tough crowd for Pope Francis

    Chileans will be a tough crowd for Pope Francis

    WHEN a visit by Pope Francis to Chile was announced last June, the country’s devout Catholics no doubt hoped it would help bring lapsed ones back to the fold. But as Chileans await his arrival on January 15th for a three-day visit, followed by t…
    - 8 days ago, 11 Jan 18, 10:50am -
  • Multinationals move in to Colombia’s emerald mountains

    Multinationals move in to Colombia’s emerald mountains

    Better than a pay chequeAT THE bottom of a muddy basin surrounded by verdant mountains, Dora Alicia Hernández combs through black sludge and rock in the faint hope of finding an emerald valuable enough to lift her out of poverty. “All we need…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 10:55am -
  • Peru’s presidential hostage

    Peru’s presidential hostage

    IT WAS a strange video announcing a rash decision. In a taped message President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, in a dimly lit room and with the harrowed look of a kidnap victim, told Peruvians that the pardon he had issued to Alberto Fujimori, a jailed fo…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 10:55am -
  • On Canadian maps, indigenous names are replacing European ones

    On Canadian maps, indigenous names are replacing European ones

    JEFFERY AMHERST, who commanded British troops in North America during the Seven Years War in the mid-18th century, described indigenous people who fought for France as an “execrable race”. He called for their “total extirpation” and sugges…
    - 15 days ago, 4 Jan 18, 10:55am -
  • Latin America’s biggest scandal threatens to snare Peru’s president, too

    Latin America’s biggest scandal threatens to snare Peru’s president, too

    SINCE narrowly winning Peru’s presidential election in June 2016, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has had it tough. His centre-right Peruvians for Change party holds only 18 of the unicameral congress’s 130 seats. Popular Force, led by his defeated oppo…
    - 31 days ago, 19 Dec 17, 11:50am -

WSJ: Latin America

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