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SANTIAGO, Aug 4- Argentina's economy probably will contract in 2014, the head of the United Nation's body for Latin American and the Caribbean said on Monday, as fallout from a new sovereign debt crisis would keep the region's third-biggest economy out of foreign debt markets.
SANTIAGO, July 31- Nicknamed' scissorhands' for his agile management of difficult projects, Chilean industry veteran Nelson Pizarro is seen by Codelco's board as the ideal man to lead the world's top copper miner through a tricky yet pivotal phase.
RIO DE JANEIRO/ BRASILIA, July 31- Argentina's debt default threatens to worsen trade tensions in South America, adding to the economic woes of Brazil in a tense election year and causing headaches in Uruguay as the Argentine economy looks likely to plunge deeper into recession.
HAVANA, July 23- Chinese President Xi Jinping ended an eight-day trip through Latin America on Wednesday with a visit to eastern Cuba, where both the island's independence struggle against Spain and Fidel Castro's revolution began.
Following an 8.2 magnitude earthquake in Northern Chile, a 5.8 magnitude earthquake has struck the western coast of Panama. CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports.
Several metal-exporting ports in the Andean country remained closed Wednesday, suggesting trade flows might be temporarily interrupted.
Brian Shiro, Geophysicist at NOAA Pacific Tsunami Warning Center, says while Chile and Peru face the highest risk of a tsunami, Hawaii could also face 1 to 3 foot waves.
Robert Williams of the U.S. Geological Survey, says the earthquake which struck Chile has a depth of 20 kilometers and could potentially displace the sea floor to produce a tsunami.
Teresa Barger, Cartica Capital, discusses her plans to challenge Chile's CorpBanca plans to merge with the local unit of Brazilian bank Itaú.
Entrepreneurial activity is bubbling up around the globe—from Africa to South America—as more governments look for avenues of economic growth.
A recent report of a wine shortfall just marks a return to a more typical level of production and won't lead to bottles vanishing from store shelves.
BlackRock's head of emerging markets Jeffrey Shen says he is "finding micro opportunities in a macro obsessed world." Shen discusses why he likes the markets in Taiwan and Chile.
Felipe Larrain Bascunan, Chile finance minister, highlights that while Chile is concerned about copper demand from China, the recovery in Europe and U.S. should help the country stay on a growth path.
Felix De Vicente Mingo, Chile¿s economy minister, tells CNBC they are working on diversifying their exports away from just copper.
Most companies do not have a water management plan, but as water shortages spread around the globe, corporations will be courting disaster.
It's time to buy what others are selling in emerging markets, Will Landers of BlackRock says.
Middle-class protesters marching for the first time say the challenge for Brazilians is to keep alive the political spirit that was awakened in the last week, after decades of apathy.
Luis Costa, EM debt strategist, at Citi, discusses the USD/JPY following the release of the Japanese first quarter GDP and advises investing in Latin American currencies.
Mark Mobius, executive chairman at Templeton Emerging Markets Group, tells CNBC investors shouldn't wait to put money into equities or they could lose out.
Codelco, the world's #1 copper producer, is losing a "relevant" amount of output due to a two-day-old strike at its Radomiro Tomic open pit mine in northern Chile, the company said on Sunday, branding the work stoppage illegal.