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LIMA, June 13- Peru's central bank held its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 4.25 percent for the 25th straight month on Thursday, as inflation remains low and the economy grows at a relatively healthy pace.
AENA is entirely owned by the Spanish state and runs 46 airports in Spain alone, including Madrid, a European hub for flights from Latin America. Spain, whose sunsoaked beaches are among Europe's most popular, welcomed nearly 58 million visitors in 2012..
MEXICO CITY, June 10- Mexico and Peru's popularity among foreign investors means they are among the emerging market economies most exposed to losses when the United States finally moves to take its foot off the monetary accelerator.
LIMA, June 7- Brazil's Petrobras plans to leave Peru, six high-level sources inside and outside of the company said, as the overextended state-run firm sheds assets abroad to focus on its domestic market.
LIMA, June 6- Legal woes grew for the main opponent of Newmont Mining's $5 billion gold mine in Peru on Thursday as a congressional committee urged the attorney general to investigate him for allegedly misusing public funds.
SINGAPORE, June 5- London copper fell from near two-week highs hit the previous session as traders took to the sidelines ahead of Friday's U.S. jobs report, while steady buying from Chinese consumers underpinned prices. *The most-traded September copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange climbed 0.62 percent to 53,390 yuan a tonne.
*Glencore has other options if it fails to sell Peru mine. HONG KONG, June 4- Beijing's demand that Glencore Xstrata Plc sell a copper mine in Peru may bring rich dividends for China Inc., as two companies linked to Chinese state-backed groups are weighing rival bids for the $5 billion- plus project.
*He points to "internal war" in ruling Socialist Party. SAN FRANCISCO DE YARE, Venezuela, June 2- V enezuelan opposition leader Henrique Capriles says President Nicolas Maduro's government will "cave in" under the pressure of growing economic troubles, in-fighting and a belief by many Venezuelans that it stole the April election.
LONDON, May 31- Sell in May? The Boston- based fund tracker reports redemptions of $224 million from emerging debt in the week to May 29, while equities lost $2.9 billion, their biggest outflow since end-2011.
BEIJING, May 30- China will study the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade talks, the Commerce Ministry said on Thursday, signaling its openness to the U.S.-led trade pact.
LONDON, May 30- Protests in northern Peru over the $5 billion Conga gold mine make "no sense" and could spell the end of the project if they succeed in preventing the draining of a nearby lake, the project's junior partner said on Thursday.
MINA ZALDIVAR, Chile, May 30- High in Chile's bone-dry Atacama desert, mining engineer Enrique Miranda surveys a metal structure filled with a pungent mix of earthworms and woodchips. "That's lunch for the worms," says Miranda, an environmental supervisor who has worked at Barrick Gold Corp's Zaldivar copper mine for 18 years.
LIMA, May 29- Hundreds of protesters were locked in a standoff with police in northern Peru on Wednesday as they vowed to stop Newmont Mining from transferring water from a lake to a reservoir as part of its $5 billion Conga gold project.
MEXICO CITY, May 24- Latin American countries have little room to boost growth with fiscal or monetary stimulus as their economies slow and a slump in commodities prices undercuts a pillar of recent strength, top officials told Reuters this week.
*Banking investments pouring into Colombia. BOGOTA, May 24- Colombia will remain a hot spot for foreign banks in the coming years as low credit penetration provides ample room for growth, the head of its second-biggest bank said on Friday, while he explores regional opportunities with special attention in Peru.
May 24- Latin America should suffer just a short, sharp shock to its financial markets when the U.S.
*Latin America seeks integration, yet divided in terms of trade. *Pacific Alliance advocates free trade, foreign investment. BOGOTA, May 23- A Latin American bloc that includes Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Chile on Thursday agreed to eliminate tariffs on most goods to promote free trade between the countries and increase exports to Asia.
EPS 238.7 U.S. cents vs 239 Thomson Reuters forecast. *Main growth in Latin America, Africa. BRUSSELS, May 23- SABMiller, the world's second-biggest brewer, forecast margin expansion in the year ahead after profit grew in line with expectations thanks to a surge in earnings in Latin America and Africa.
BOGOTA, May 21- Colombia's central bank board member Juan Pablo Zarate on Tuesday warned of the "gigantic" risks of guaranteeing a level for the country's currency and highlighted the importance of a floating currency to cushion against volatile capital flows.
BOGOTA, May 21- Colombian pension funds bought about $700 million dollars on the spot market in April, immediately after the government asked them to diversify their portfolios and invest more overseas, a sign the funds would easily meet a $5 billion target over the next 12 months and help weaken the national currency.