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  • TUESDAY, AUGUST 15 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia to release the minutes of its August monetary policy meeting 0130 GMT. **BELGRADE- Serbia Central Bank presents inflation report for August- 0600 GMT. WINDHOEK, Namibia- Central Bank of Namibia monetary policy meeting.

  • SUNDAY, AUGUST 13 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Christopher Kent speaks at the Moody's Analytics Forum 2335 GMT. TUESDAY, AUGUST 15 SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia to release the minutes of its August monetary policy meeting 0130 GMT. WINDHOEK, Namibia- Central Bank of Namibia monetary policy meeting.

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    In these Latin American countries, expats have found inexpensive, high-quality dental care, International Living reports.

  • **LIMA- Peru Central Bank President Julio Velarde is scheduled to be interviewed at the Reuters Latam Summit 2017 1600 GMT. SYDNEY- Reserve Bank of Australia Assistant Governor Christopher Kent speaks at The Bloomberg Address 2235 GMT. **BELGRADE- National Bank of Serbia interest rate decision- 1000 GMT.

  • BOGOTA, Aug 3- Colombia will see economic growth of 2.4 percent in the third quarter before accelerating to 2.8 percent in the fourth, Finance Minister Mauricio Cardenas said on Thursday. The government of the Andean country, which is still grappling with the ripple effects of the global fall in crude prices and a sustained rise in inflation, had reduced its...

  • CARACAS, July 27- The U.S. government ordered family members of employees at its embassy in Venezuela to leave on Thursday as a political crisis deepened ahead of a controversial vote critics contend will end democracy in the oil-rich country. Maduro's critics were planning to pile more pressure on the unpopular leftist leader by holding roadblocks across...

  • CARACAS, July 27- The U.S. government ordered family members of employees at its embassy in Venezuela to leave on Thursday as a political crisis deepened ahead of a controversial vote critics contend will end democracy in the oil-rich country. Maduro's critics were planning to pile more pressure on the unpopular leftist leader by holding roadblocks across...

  • BOGOTA/ CARACAS, July 27- Colombian airline Avianca said on Thursday it would suspend flights to and from Venezuela immediately, instead of in mid-August, sparking questions about what caused its accelerated retreat from the crisis-hit socialist nation. The latest commercial carrier to pull out of Venezuela said in a statement it was obliged to cancel the...

  • MEXICO CITY, July 26- America Movil, the telecommunications company of Mexican tycoon Carlos Slim, and Movistar, the Colombian unit of Spain's Telefonica SA, may not have to pay any compensation while legal action in Colombia is under review, a government minister said on Wednesday. Shares of America Movil closed down 0.32 percent and Telefonica shares closed up...

  • BOGOTA, July 26- Avianca said on Wednesday it will suspend flights to and from Venezuela beginning on Aug. 16, amid operational and security difficulties, the latest commercial carrier to pull out of the crisis-hit socialist country. The Colombian airline will cancel its Bogota- Caracas- Bogota and Lima- Caracas- Lima routes, a total of three daily flights,...

  • MENDOZA, Argentina, July 21- The members of South America's Mercosur trade bloc inked a trade deal with Colombia on Friday to allow limited quantities of tariff-free trade in products including automobiles, textiles and agrochemicals, Argentina's and Colombia's governments said. The deal, reached during a summit in Mendoza, Argentina between Mercosur...

  • BOGOTA, July 18- Colombia, which narrowly avoided getting its credit rating cut last year, is again at risk of a downgrade as it struggles to meet fiscal targets and investors tire of overly optimistic forecasts by the government of President Juan Manuel Santos. "We believe there is a clear disconnect between reality and the current debt path depicted by the...

  • Medellin, July 12- Mexico aims to more than triple its annual coffee production in the next 15 years due to a renovation program, Mexico's vice minister of agriculture said on Wednesday. Mexico will harvest 15 million 60- kg bags of coffee within 15 years, up from 3.8 million bags in 2017/ 18, said Jorge Narvaez, vice minister of Mexican agriculture, speaking at a...

  • That was especially true in Mexico, where the peso has outperformed all other emerging-market currencies as fears over a U.S. trade war waned. Brazil bucked the trend as a political crisis continued to threaten President Michel Temer's grip on power. Analysts, who were expecting a rockier year for Latin American currencies, did not anticipate the recovery in...

  • CALI, Colombia, June 29- The Pacific Alliance trade group said on Thursday it has reached a tax agreement for pension funds operating in the bloc's four nations in an effort to stimulate investment in infrastructure projects. The alliance, which comprises Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Peru, was formed in April 2011, aimed at improving trade flows and bolstering...

  • CALI, Colombia, June 29- The Pacific Alliance trade group will explore whether to create a single passport for its four member nations in a bid to encourage tourism and trade across the world, Colombia's migration director said on Thursday. The alliance, which comprises Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Peru and was formed in April 2011, has already abolished transit...

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    A Kauffman study reveals immigrants are more likely to be entrepreneurs vs. native-born Americans. Here are 5 Latinos who made it big.

  • A nurse applies a vaccine against influenza in a doctor's office in Mexico City, Mexico.

    As U.S. health care costs rise, more affordable health insurance is available in these countries, International Living reports.

  • **SERBIA- National Bank of Serbia interest rate decision. **NEW DELHI- Reserve Bank India Deputy Governor Viral Acharya and Chief Economic Adviser to the government of India Arvind Subramanian speaks at an Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations two-day conference on G20 affairs in India. **BEIJING- California Governor Jerry Brown...

  • BOGOTA, June 7- Colombia must make further efforts to reduce its level of debt, which is higher than that of other countries with the same BBB credit rating, a director from rating agency Fitch said on Wednesday. Gross domestic product growth will be between 1.8 percent and 2 percent this year, said Richard Francis, the agency's director of sovereign debt, below a...