In earthquake-prone cities, growing populations live amidst infrastructures that are unable to withstand the effects of large quakes.
The World Bank is failing to protect the poor and vulnerable people affected by the projects it funds says a new report.
A fledgling Latin American trade block is larger economically than Brazil, and growing three or four times as fast.
After nearly a decade, talks on the Trans-Pacific Partnership are nearing completion, according to people involved in the negotiations.
China is moving into the United States' backyard——but it's not clear if its Latin America investments are a negative for American interests.
Central banks are in combat mode. On the front lines: Europe, Denmark, Canada, Switzerland, Peru and India.
Conventional wisdom suggests commodity exporters will take price declines on the chin, but Morgan Stanley expects they'll benefit most.
The fastest growth is not in megacities like Tokyo, but second-tier ones that many Americans have never heard of.
Private equity and venture capital firms are set to increase their investments in Latin America after netting billions in new funds.
The large number of Miami home buyers are from overseas, and a huge portion of them pay in cash, one realtor says.
Mark Mobius, Templeton Emerging Markets Group, discusses why he thinks there are investment opportunities in Brazil, and why he expects to hear a lot of "bad news" about China but still sees profit opportunities in private companies there.
Julio Velarde, governor of the Central Bank of Peru, discusses how Fed tapering fears have impacted Peru by putting pressure on the currency and why he has downgraded his GDP forecast.
Will Landers, BlackRock, explains why he believes investment prospects remain positive south of the border.
Being socially and environmentally responsible does not have to be achieved at the expense of profits. In Mayorga Coffee's case, focusing on sustainability has been a competitive advantage.
Brazil's economy promises to expand and infrastructure stocks should see more interest as the country gets ready for 2014 World Cup.
James Lockhart Smith, head of Latin America at Maplecroft, tells CNBC that Brazil has some real problems with its growth story, including a high cost of doing business.
Latin American markets have been a prime target for Spanish companies because of their language advantage, and giants such as Telefonica and Banco Santander have increased their exposure there to compensate for problems in their domestic market.
*Argentina will appeal, case could reach U.S. Supreme Court. BUENOS AIRES, Nov 5- Argentina could face a credit crisis a decade after its $100 billion default due to a U.S. court ruling that says the country must pay creditors, who still hold defaulted bonds, every time it services its restructured debt.
WASHINGTON- U.S. employers stepped up hiring in October and a small increase in the jobless rate was due to more workers restarting their job hunts, a hopeful sign for a lackluster economy that has been a drag on President Barack Obama's re-election bid ( USA- ECONOMY/JOBS, moved, 900 words).
LIMA, Nov 2- Peru's constitutional court plans to require the government to finally honor land reform bonds it issued 40 years ago but in most cases never paid, a ruling that could be worth billions of dollars to bondholders in Peru and abroad.