Sunday, November 18, 2012

Latin america

  • Iberian Leaders Look to Former Colonies

    The summit, a yearly gathering of top Iberian and Latin American political leaders since 1991, highlighted the gradually shifting balance of power between Europe and Latin America. For decades, Europe, and Spain in particular, held a privileged ...

  • How will the FARC-Colombia peace talks impact Latin America?

    But ridding Latin America of the FARC could mean a much better business climate, not just in rural Colombia where the FARC have their stronghold but for the region overall.

  • Some Latin American countries rethink drug policy

    (CBS News) The legalization of marijuana use in Colorado and Washington is putting some Latin American governments in an awkward position.

  • Middle class now rivals poor in Latin America: World Bank

    Washington. Rapid economic growth and more inclusive social policies in Latin America in the last decade have lifted 50 million people into the middle class, which for the first time rivals the poor in number, the World Bank has said in a study.

  • Latin American Middle Class Grows by 50 Million

    The middle class in Latin America and the Caribbean grew by 50 percent in roughly the last decade, according to a recent report by the World Bank.

  • Latin American airlines need 2120 new passenger aircraft over next two ...

    TOULOUSE, France, 18 Nov. 2012. Latin American airlines will need 2,120 new aircraft between now and 2031, say market analysts from European commercial aircraft manufacturer Airbus in Toulouse, France.

  • Latin America Green News: Chile bikes to work, Costa Rica retires old ...

    Latin America Green News is a selection of weekly news highlights about environmental and energy issues in Latin America. Please note that we will not publish the Green News next week because of the Thanksgiving holiday. November 11-16, 2012. Chile ...

  • Latin American Carriers Fume Over Congested Airports

    PANAMA CITY—AviancaTaca, Colombia's flagship airline and one of the largest carriers in Latin America by passengers, waited years for a new airport in Bogota, its main hub in the region.

  • Guest post: Latin America's capital markets need a group effort

    Indeed, a recent third quarter report from BBVA shows lingering doubts about the sustainability of Brazil's growth model, particularly when contrasted with Mexico's competitive gains.

  • 8 companies that hope to democratize finance in Latin America

    Finance is one of the five key sectors that technology can help disrupt in Latin America. This is what Envisioning Technology founder Michell Zappa explained during his keynote at TNW Conference Latin America last August. This isn't only a prediction ...

  • Latin American leaders call for review of policy after 2 US states vote to ...

    MEXICO CITY - A group of Latin American leaders declared Monday that votes by two U.S. states to legalize marijuana have important implications for efforts to quash drug smuggling, offering the first government reaction from a region increasingly ...

  • Hitachi Construction Targets Latin America for Mining Expansion

    Hitachi Construction Machinery Co. (6305), the world's biggest maker of giant excavators used in mining, plans a sales drive in Latin America to take market share from Komatsu Ltd. (6301) and Caterpillar Inc. (CAT). Hitachi's making the move into the ...

  • Latin America's Left Turn Collides with Indigenous Movements

    For a viable model of "21st century socialism," many progressives look to Latin America's Leftward surge. But swept up in the continent's "pink tide" are questions of indigenous land and resource rights, which often clash with state development priorities.

  • US–Latin America Economic Ties

    Many talk about the United States' declining influence in Latin America, pointing to the rising role of China or European companies, investors, and governments.

  • TCA Abu Dhabi to visit 13 countries in 2013

    The authority will lead a pavilion and delegation for the first time to the World Travel Market Latin America in Sao Paolo, Brazil next April just months ahead of June's launch by Etihad Airways, of a daily Sao Paolo-Abu Dhabi International Airport ...

  • Latin American leaders air concerns, grievances at Iberoamerican Summit ...

    Spain's King Juan Carlos opened the annual Iberoamerican summit, which brings together the heads of Spain and Portugal and the leaders of Latin America to discuss political issues and arrange business deals.(AP Photo/Miguel Gomez). CADIZ, Spain ...

  • Middle class in Latin America, Caribbean up 50 per cent

    WASHINGTON, DC, USA - A new World Bank report released yesterday found that Latin America and the Caribbean registered a 50 per cent jump in the number of people joining the middle class during the last decade, which was called by economists an ...

  • Achieving Aviation's Promise in Latin America

    "Latin America is a good news story. Aviation supports more than 4.6 million jobs and $107 billion in GDP across the region.

  • DirecTV brings BBC staple Doctor Who to Latin America

    BBC Worldwide is bringing series 6 of Doctor Who to audiences in Latin America thanks to a content licensing deal with DirecTV.

  • Iberoamerican Summit Hosted In Glum Spain, As Latin America Booms

    CADIZ, Spain - In an historic role reversal, recession-hit Spain and Portugal on Friday courted the Latin American leaders of their former colonies, countries that now enjoy some of the strongest economic growth in the world.

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