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Argentina to borrow $15 billion to pay creditors
Argentina
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Argentina
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Argentina to borrow $15 billion to pay creditors

AFP - February 23, 2016

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Argentina aims to borrow $15 billion when it returns to debt markets so it can pay off international creditors who have sued it in a…

Renewal in Panama might be coming at a high cost
Business
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Business
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Renewal in Panama might be coming at a high cost

Mac Margolis |Bloomberg View - January 11, 2016

Last year was one most of Latin America would rather forget. The region trailed the world in economic growth, led on inflation, and posted the highest fiscal…

Costa Rica registers negative inflation in 2015
Economy
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Economy
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Costa Rica registers negative inflation in 2015

AFP - January 8, 2016

Costa Rica ended 2015 with a negative inflation rate, thanks in large part to lower fuel and electricity costs, according to figures released by the National Statistics and…

Latin America to stagnate on Venezuela, Brazil, World Bank says
Business
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Business
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Latin America to stagnate on Venezuela, Brazil, World Bank says

David Biller | Bloomberg - January 6, 2016

RIO DE JANEIRO - Latin America's economy will stagnate in 2016 as commodity-dependent countries such as Brazil and Venezuela drag down the entire region, offsetting a positive…

Latin American currencies sink to 22-year low as stocks tumble
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Latin American currencies sink to 22-year low as stocks tumble

Paula Sambo and Denyse Godoy | The Washington Post - August 24, 2015

SÃO PAULO — Latin American currencies slid to a 22-year low and stocks joined a global selloff Monday on speculation that the region's economic contraction will deepen…

Mexico’s economy was supposed to soar. It’s starting to flop.
Business
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Business
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Mexico’s economy was supposed to soar. It’s starting to flop.

Joshua Partlow | The Washington Post - August 8, 2015

MEXICO CITY — Largely lost amid the frantic scramble after drug lord Chapo Guzman's dramatic escape, one of the biggest leaps of faith for the Mexican economy…

Business
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Latin American economic growth just 0.5 percent this year, says UN

AFP - July 29, 2015

SANTIAGO, Chile – The economy of Latin America and the Caribbean will grow just 0.5 percent this year, half the previous forecast and the lowest level in six…

Live Stream: 2015 Latin American Cities Conference San José
AS/COA
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AS/COA
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Live Stream: 2015 Latin American Cities Conference San José

The Tico Times - June 24, 2015

The Tico Times will be live streaming the 2015 Latin American Cities Conference: San José, brought to you by the Americas Society/Council of the Americas. The conference, "Costa…

Business
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GlobalTies highlights role of public diplomacy at 2015 Latin America Dialogue

Larry Luxner - February 19, 2015

[caption id="attachment_58289" align="aligncenter" width="620"] Mary Ann Gatty/US Event Photos[/caption] WASHINGTON, D.C. – A Latino congressman from California, a respected pollster and Brazil’s top diplomat here were among…

New report includes paper on what Cuban economists might learn from Costa Rica
Business
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Business
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New report includes paper on what Cuban economists might learn from Costa Rica

Larry Luxner - November 21, 2014

Related: Cuba embargo under pressure as Obama urged to pull down barriers WASHINGTON, D.C. – Cuba, whose halting reforms have failed to energize the island’s stagnant, centralized economy,…