ponsors included Teincomin, International SOS, Fichtner, and Imesa. Presenters hailed from Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Dominican Republic, and the host country of Colombia.
Teleperformance Named 2021 Latin American Company of the Year
Teleperformance Applauded by Frost & Sullivan for its Strong Growth, Vison and Operational Practices in the Latin American Nearshore Customer Experience Outsourcing Market
Insight Crime: Jamaica Has Highest Homicide Rate In The Americas
Breaking from an overall decrease in “serious” crimes last year, shootings across the nation rose. Gangs in Jamaica and Haiti have reportedly been engaged in a deadly trade where marijuana is exchanged for guns. Boats loaded with up to 3,000 pounds of cannabis have been heading from Jamaica to nearby Haiti, where drugs are swapped for handguns and high-powered assault weapons, according to an investigative report by the Jamaica Gleaner.
Attend The 3rd Annual Desalination Latin America Conference & Exhibition, March 24-25
Join key industrial desalination companies, regulatory authorities, government, technology & equipment suppliers, and investors across Latin America, the US, Canada and Europe at the 3rd International investment conference and exhibition “Desalination Latin America” which will be held on 24-25 March 2021
PayPal Is Serious About The Americas Says CTO Sri Shivananda In This Exclusive Interview
PayPal's Sri Shivananda: "In LatAm, PayPal continues to grow our partnerships with marketplaces like MercadoLibre, who recently added PayPal as a checkout option in Brazil and Mexico."
Over 30,000 May Die In Caribbean From COVID-19 Says University of Washington Institute
Caribbean mortality projection: 8,231 Central America mortality projection(ex-México): 22,546
Fitch Sees Rising Latin American Debt Defaults
The number of defaults in 2020 is on pace to exceed that of 2019 with indications there will be more to follow, given 6 group-level defaults YTD compared with 6 in all of 2019, and the high number of ratings at ‘CCC’ or below categories.
Fitch Is Bearish On Several Latin American Insurance Carriers
Over the past five weeks, Fitch Ratings has conducted a review of its International ratings in Latin America with respect the impact of the coronavirus and is recapping the results of that review. The review resulted in negative rating outcomes ...
Costa Rica Invited To Join OECD
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has announced that it has extended an invitation to Costa Rica to become the 38th member state of the organization.
Jamaica, Paraguay, Guatemala, Nicaragua Escape Negative Credit Outlook & Remain Stable, Says Fitch
For most speculative-grade sovereigns, limited financing options either constrain fiscal stimulus or heighten liquidity and macroeconomic risks where it is enacted. All are on Negative Outlook except Jamaica (B+), Paraguay (BB+), Guatemala (BB-) and Nicaragua (B-), which all have a Stable Outlook.
Copa Airlines Contemplates Temporary Total Shutdown of Operations
With travel restrictions in place due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Copa Airlines issued a filing indicating that the company will reduce capacity by 80% but may shut down completely.
Even Without Infections, Fitch Says Coronavirus Threatens Caribbean & LatAm Economies
Sovereign and corporate issuers in Latin America will be adversely affected by slower Chinese demand and commodity price weakness caused by coronavirus due to high commodity export dependence and direct trade exposure to China, says Fitch Ratings.
LatAm Countries Not Well Positioned To Withstand Next Recession Says Fitch Ratings
Growth in public debt burdens and fiscal deficits in many Latin American countries over the past decade will undermine the ability of governments to respond to shocks and a sharper than expected global slowdown in 2020, says Fitch Ratings. Weakening ...
Critical Factors to Consider Before Selecting a Nearshore Location, Part 6: Natural Disaster Risk
Much of the nearshore is plagued with severe natural disaster risk aside from the largely spared areas of Trinidad and Tobago, Argentina, and Brazil.
Ahead of the Pack: How Trinidad and Tobago Outpaces Nearshore Competitors in Key Site Selection Criteria
A country that wasn’t on the radar for most multinationals a decade ago is now moving to the front of the pack.