In Depth

Frustration over Trinidad &Tobago's monetary controls is escalating

Caribbean Trinidad & Tobago Economy & Policy

An overvalued currency is hindering access to foreign exchange, in turn hurting small businesses and consumers. By Mat Youkee

OPINION: Filling Correa's shoes

Ecuador Economy & Policy Comment & Opinion

Edwin Guttierez, Head of Emerging Market Sovereign Debt at Aberdeen Asset Management, offers his view on Ecuador's presidential election

Inside Pemex's capital markets strategy

Mexico Bonds Interviews

Pushing ahead with its financial overhaul, Pemex is focusing on debt refinancing, says Juan Pablo Newman

Borrowing close to home to get easier in Brazil, tougher in Mexico

Brazil Colombia Mexico

How Argentina's tax amnesty could be a boon for its local capital markets

Bonds Corporate & Sovereign Strategy Funds

With global investor interest in Argentina expected to moderate this year, a plan to encourage Argentines to bring home their undeclared overseas assets could boost the l...

Felaban's Giorgio Trettenero on banking regulation and technology

Bonds Interviews

Latin America’s financial institutions have weathered the tough economic times well. Global regulations and rapidly evolving technology will keep them focused in the year...

Microcredit: Blazing a path

Bonds Loans Bolivia

For years, Bolivia has pushed to make microfinance a part of the country’s financial mainstream. Now, several Latin American nations are trying to follow in its footsteps...

Parting Shot: Pushing forward

Colombia Economy & Policy Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Despite losing the referendum on its peace agreement, Colombia’s government maintains the political capital to undertake necessary reforms, argues Mauricio Cárdenas

Venture capital: Fueling growth

Chile Funds Features

An incubator for entrepreneurial ventures is part of a Chilean government drive to make it easier to do business. Already it’s finding success.

Venezuela: Walking away

Venezuela Bonds Funds

Multinational companies are increasingly looking to sell their Venezuelan operations to local players as the government struggles with its economy and debt load. By Rober...

Fintech: Gaining traction

Bonds Structured Finance Corporate & Sovereign Strategy

Hundreds of Brazilian startups are snapping at the heels of the country’s biggest banks, but a top-heavy market, complicated regulations and a lack of funding pose hurdle...

Brazil Infrastructure: Rethinking BNDES

Brazil Features

Michel Temer’s administration has ambitious plans to slash government participation in funding infrastructure. Critics are unsure of the power of private investors to fil...

Peru's Pedro Pablo Kuczynksi: A president at ease

Peru Interviews

The LatinFinance crew arrives two hours early for our interview with Peru’s new president. Camera positions need discussing, lights need setting up, audio needs testing. ...

Interview: Andrew Claerhout on buying carefully

Project & Infrastructure Finance Interviews

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, one of Canada’s largest pension investment funds, is eyeing more infrastructure deals in Latin America after making its first Mexican ...

Is Pemex's turnaround moving fast enough?

Mexico Bonds Features

Pemex is embracing efficiencies in the face of declining revenues and Mexico's government hopes tough love will help the company raise cash