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Cox Energy America is a unit of Madridbased Cox Energy which was founded in 2014 to generate and sell electricity and gas in Europe and Latin America PositiveMEXICO CITY Cox Energy America said on Thursday it is seeking regulatory approval from Mexicos banking commission to list its shares on the countrys secondlargest stock exchange the Bolsa Institucional de Valores aiming to raise about million http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-ipo/cox-energy-america-aims-to-list-shares-on-mexicos-biva-stock-exchange-idUSKBN23502X2020-05-29
Latin America was already the worlds least profitable region for carriers before the crisis hurt by volatile currencies high taxes and a crippling recession in its biggest economy Brazil NegativeSAO PAULO LATAM Airlines and Avianca Holdings http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-latam-airlines-ana/latin-america-grabs-world-spotlight-for-airline-bankruptcies-idUSKBN2341NV2020-05-29
Cautioning that forecasts were difficult to make during the pandemic the bank gave three scenarios for the outbreaks impact on Latin Americas secondlargest economy NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos central bank on Wednesday predicted the economy could contract by as much as 8 http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy/bank-of-mexico-sees-economy-shrinking-up-to-8-8-outlook-hazy-idUSKBN2332Z12020-05-28
Domestic violence has been rising across Latin America especially as coronavirus lockdowns have left many women isolated at home with abusive partners rights groups say NegativeDomestic violence has been rising across Latin America especially as coronavirus lockdowns have left many women isolated at home with abusive partners rights groups say http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-women-violence-trfn/mexico-walks-back-campaign-against-domestic-violence-after-backlash-idUSKBN2340782020-05-28
It currently exports only to other markets in Asia and to Africa and Latin America PositiveIt currently exports only to other markets in Asia and to Africa and Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-china-autos-chery/chinas-chery-auto-plans-to-sell-cars-in-eu-united-states-chairman-idUSKBN2331852020-05-28
The small country has kept rates of COVID19 at one of the lowest levels in Latin America even as the region becomes a coronavirus epicenter NegativeMONTEVIDEO Leonardo Silveira a bookstore owner in Montevideo is hopeful about the future as Uruguay begins a gradual reopening http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-uruguay/in-brazils-shadow-laid-back-uruguay-curbs-covid-19-idUSKBN2340EG2020-05-28
Airlines particularly in Latin America need strong government IATA Director General Alexandre de Juniac told a news conference NeutralPARIS Heavy debts inherited from government bailouts and other fundraising moves will delay the airline industrys recovery from the coronavirus crisis a trade body said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airlines-iata/global-airlines-body-raises-alarm-over-bailout-debts-idUSKBN2322BT2020-05-27
Latin American governments many under severe budget constraints themselves have been reluctant to bail out their key airlines in contrast to the United States and Europe NegativeOne of the worlds largest airlines LATAM said it would continue to fly through its bankruptcy restructuring http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-east/article/us-latam-airlines-bankruptcy/latam-becomes-largest-airline-driven-to-bankruptcy-by-coronavirus-idUSKBN2320GT2020-05-27
Latin Americas largest airline said it secured funding from shareholders including the Cueto and Amaro families and Qatar Airways to provide up to million in debtorinpossession financing PositiveLatin Americas largest airline said it secured funding from shareholders including the Cueto and Amaro families and Qatar Airways to provide up to million in debtorinpossession financing http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/latam-airlines-bankruptcy/chiles-latam-airlines-files-for-u-s-chapter-11-bankruptcy-protection-idUSL4N2D81832020-05-26
Todd Martinez director of Latin America sovereigns at Fitch Ratings in New York cautioned that progress could be more challenging the longer the talks drag on NeutralBUENOS AIRES A major Argentina creditor group said on Saturday it had been invited to sign a nondisclosure agreement by Argentinas government signaling that talks could be moving to the next phase after the South American country defaulted a day earlier http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-argentina-debt/argentina-creditors-get-ready-to-resume-debt-talks-after-ninth-sovereign-default-idUSKBN22Z0NV2020-05-24
The true number of cases and deaths is likely higher than the figures suggest as Latin Americas top economy has been slow to ramp up testing NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Brazil became the world No http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-casualties/brazil-jumps-to-world-no-2-in-coronavirus-cases-behind-the-u-s-idUSKBN22Y2ZY2020-05-23
Global coronavirus cases surpassed 5 million on Wednesday with Latin America overtaking the United States and Europe in the past week to report the largest portion of new daily cases globally NegativeGlobal coronavirus cases surpassed 5 million on Wednesday with Latin America overtaking the United States and Europe in the past week to report the largest portion of new daily cases globally http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-cases/global-coronavirus-cases-surpass-5-million-infections-rising-in-south-america-idUSKBN22W3822020-05-21
SAO PAULO Brazils top civil air travel regulator said on Tuesday that Spanish airline company Globalia has suspended a process to start operating domestic flights within Latin Americas largest economy NegativeSAO PAULO Brazils top civil air travel regulator said on Tuesday that Spanish airline company Globalia has suspended a process to start operating domestic flights within Latin Americas largest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-airlines/spanish-airline-globalia-suspends-plans-to-fly-domestic-in-brazil-regulator-idUSKBN22V3802020-05-20
MEXICO CITY Deaths from the coronavirus in Latin America have surpassed 30000 a Reuters tally showed on Monday NegativeMEXICO CITY Deaths from the coronavirus in Latin America have surpassed 30000 a Reuters tally showed on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-latinamerica-tally/coronavirus-deaths-in-latin-america-exceed-30000-reuters-tally-idUSKBN22U34Z2020-05-19
Mexicos reopening plans have drawn criticism from some politicians worried that the stillrising pandemic tide in Latin America makes it unsafe to send more people to work NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexico issued guidelines on Monday for restarting operations in the automotive mining and construction sectors pushing ahead with reopening the economy despite a growing national toll from the COVID19 pandemic and concerns about unsafe work sites http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico/mexico-begins-reopening-despite-coronavirus-onslaught-fears-idUSKBN22U31N2020-05-19
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazils staterun Petrobras sees no need for cuts in oil production executives say as the market for its crude remains robust in China while domestic demand for fuel picks up amid social distancing fatigue in Latin Americas largest economy PositiveRIO DE JANEIRO Brazils staterun Petrobras sees no need for cuts in oil production executives say as the market for its crude remains robust in China while domestic demand for fuel picks up amid social distancing fatigue in Latin Americas largest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-petrobras-outlook/petrobras-looks-to-chinas-teapots-to-keep-oil-exports-flowing-idUSKBN22R2OG2020-05-16
MEXICO CITY Brazil and Mexico on Thursday reported a record oneday rise in new coronavirus cases just as leaders of both countries intensified attempts to reopen their economies even as the spread of the virus in Latin America is seemingly gathering pace NegativeMEXICO CITY Brazil and Mexico on Thursday reported a record oneday rise in new coronavirus cases just as leaders of both countries intensified attempts to reopen their economies even as the spread of the virus in Latin America is seemingly gathering pace http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-latinamerica/brazil-and-mexico-report-record-surge-in-coronavirus-cases-as-latin-america-reels-idUSKBN22R0972020-05-15
MEXICO CITY Mexicos President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed back on Thursday against a government report that forecast the coronavirus pandemic could drag millions of Mexicans into extreme poverty in Latin Americas second largest economy NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pushed back on Thursday against a government report that forecast the coronavirus pandemic could drag millions of Mexicans into extreme poverty in Latin Americas second largest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico-politics/mexicos-president-pushes-back-on-government-forecast-coronavirus-could-impoverish-millions-idUSKBN22R08Y2020-05-15
Some private analysts see Latin Americas second largest economy contracting by up to or more this year NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos central bank on Thursday lowered its benchmark interest rate to the lowest in years hinting more cuts could be on the horizon and warning the coronavirus pandemics effects will be felt more strongly in the second quarter http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-rates/mexico-central-bank-lowers-rates-50-basis-points-hints-at-more-cuts-idUSKBN22Q36G2020-05-15
That is also true of Latin American neighbors but most are starting from a stronger position NeutralBRASILIA Developing countries face a delicate balancing act of responding forcefully to coronavirustriggered recessions without causing longterm damage to public finances currency or inflationfighting credibility http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-crisis-analysis/brazils-economic-fragility-magnifies-rock-and-a-hard-place-crisis-dilemma-idUSKBN22Q35E2020-05-15
The surge in virus cases across chunks of Latin America comes at a time when other regions especially Europe and China are seeing a downward trajectory of new infections NegativeMEXICO CITY Brazil and Mexico on Thursday reported a record oneday rise in new coronavirus cases just as leaders of both countries intensified attempts to reopen their economies even as the spread of the virus in Latin America is seemingly gathering pace http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-latinamerica/brazil-and-mexico-report-record-surge-in-coronavirus-cases-as-latin-america-reels-idUSKBN22R0972020-05-15
This is something Ive heard from India from Africa from Latin America NeutralDeepening poverty caused by the loss of livelihoods is likely to drive many families to marry off their daughters early World Vision said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-childmarriage-trfn/coronavirus-puts-four-million-girls-at-risk-of-child-marriage-idUSKBN22Q3P62020-05-15
Mexicos health ministry calculates transmission of the virus to peak this week in Latin Americas second largest economy NegativeMEXICO CITY Three nurses all sisters were found dead with signs of strangulation in the northern Mexican state of Coahuila officials said on Friday an apparent triple murder that follows a series of assaults on health workers in the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico-nurses/three-nurses-murdered-in-mexico-as-coronavirus-reaches-peak-transmission-idUSKBN22K30N2020-05-11
RIO DE PAULO Stress has been mounting for Latin American airlines as carriers brace for a slow recovery from the coronavirus pandemic but Brazils government on Thursday reduced the loan aid available for carriers while Panamas Copa Airlines said it did not need a bailout NegativeRIO DE PAULO Stress has been mounting for Latin American airlines as carriers brace for a slow recovery from the coronavirus pandemic but Brazils government on Thursday reduced the loan aid available for carriers while Panamas Copa Airlines said it did not need a bailout http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-health-coronavirus-latam-airlines/government-aid-for-brazils-airlines-shrinks-while-panamas-copa-shrugs-off-bailout-idUSKBN22J2NG2020-05-08
BRASILIA Fitch Ratings on Tuesday lowered its outlook on Brazils credit rating to negative from stable the latest indication of the severe economic and financial damage being wrought on Latin Americas largest economy by the coronavirus pandemic NegativeBRASILIA Fitch Ratings on Tuesday lowered its outlook on Brazils credit rating to negative from stable the latest indication of the severe economic and financial damage being wrought on Latin Americas largest economy by the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-ratings-fitch/fitch-lowers-brazil-outlook-to-negative-as-crisis-deepens-idUSKBN22H34H2020-05-06
SAO PAULO Latin American ecommerce company MercadoLibre is one of the few firms not scaling back spending amid the coronavirus pandemic and plans to move forward with a planned 4 billion reais investment in Brazil this year an executive told Reuters on Tuesday PositiveSAO PAULO Latin American ecommerce company MercadoLibre is one of the few firms not scaling back spending amid the coronavirus pandemic and plans to move forward with a planned 4 billion reais investment in Brazil this year an executive told Reuters on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-mercadolibre-brazil/mercadolibre-to-invest-over-700-million-in-brazil-as-coronavirus-boosts-e-commerce-idUSKBN22H33A2020-05-06
Latin America may play a role too NeutralWASHINGTON The Trump administration is an initiative to remove global industrial supply chains from China as it weighs new tariffs to punish Beijing for its handling of the coronavirus outbreak according to officials familiar with U.S. planning http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-usa-china/trump-administration-pushing-to-rip-global-supply-chains-from-china-officials-idUSKBN22G0BZ2020-05-04
It is among the Mexican municipalities worst affected by the virus which initially hit the more affluent parts of Latin America but is now spreading in poor neighborhoods NegativeECATEPEC Mexico Families in a poor satellite city of Mexicos capital with one of the countrys most number of coronavirus cases have protested to demand news of sick relatives and return of bodies of the dead after videos surfaced showing cadavers at a hospital http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico-hospital/mexican-families-protest-at-hospital-hit-by-coronavirus-idUSKBN22E0TB2020-05-03
BUENOS AIRES Brazils central bank will cut its benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points again on Wednesday to aid Latin Americas No NegativeBUENOS AIRES Brazils central bank will cut its benchmark interest rate by 50 basis points again on Wednesday to aid Latin Americas No http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-rates-poll/brazil-central-bank-to-cut-rates-again-by-50-bps-in-may-reuters-poll-idUSKBN22D5U72020-05-02
The government would implement measures to bolster consumption and employment in Latin Americas secondlargest economy once the pandemic and the measures designed to contain it pass Yorio added PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos economic recovery from the coronavirus outbreak will benefit from the countrys supply chain integration with the United States and Canada a finance ministry official said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy/open-diversified-economy-to-help-mexico-recover-from-coronavirus-official-idUSKBN22C3W92020-05-01
Latin America and Africa looked to be virusfree for January and February before the coronavirus spread rapidly through both continents NegativeDespite infecting more than 3 million people around the world there are still 33 countries and territories that have yet to report a single case of the novel coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-countries-graphic/the-last-places-on-earth-without-the-coronavirus-idUSKBN22B1JG2020-04-30
GENEVA The World Health Organization appealed for more flight capacity on Tuesday to step up shipments of diagnostic tests and protective equipment to areas where COVID19 is spreading especially Latin America PositiveGENEVA The World Health Organization appealed for more flight capacity on Tuesday to step up shipments of diagnostic tests and protective equipment to areas where COVID19 is spreading especially Latin America http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-who-supplies/who-warns-on-supply-disruptions-in-coronavirus-crisis-seeks-more-air-capacity-idUSKCN22A1AI2020-04-29
Panama will serve as a hub for regional distribution of personal protective equipment and other supplies in Latin America after delays due to distance and other issues he said NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization appealed for more flight capacity on Tuesday to step up shipments of diagnostic tests and protective equipment to areas where COVID19 is spreading especially Latin America http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-who-supplies/who-warns-on-supply-disruptions-in-coronavirus-crisis-seeks-more-air-capacity-idUSKCN22A1AI2020-04-29
We are aware that difficulties of supplying Latin America in the beginning and at the time the caseload wasnt high and we were concentrating on other Molinaro said NegativeGENEVA The World Health Organization appealed for more flight capacity on Tuesday to step up shipments of diagnostic tests and protective equipment to areas where COVID19 is spreading especially Latin America http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-who-supplies/who-warns-on-supply-disruptions-in-coronavirus-crisis-seeks-more-air-capacity-idUSKCN22A1AI2020-04-29
Analysts also expect Latin Americas secondlargest economy to contract 7 NeutralMEXICO CITY Mexicos gross domestic product likely contracted in the first quarter of this year as the coronavirus pandemic put the brakes on economic activity a Reuters poll showed on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-poll/mexican-economy-likely-shrank-1-7-in-first-quarter-reuters-poll-idUSKCN2292K02020-04-28
Genderbased violence is widespread in the Latin American country NegativeThe rate was higher than in the same period last year according to the data http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-women-violence-trfn/murders-of-women-in-mexico-rise-amid-fears-of-lockdown-violence-idUSKCN22930V2020-04-28
Mexicos government has ordered schools and nonessential businesses to close but it has not imposed a strict curfew unlike some countries in Latin America NegativeMEXICO CITY A large majority of Mexicans support the work done by President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador to contain the coronavirus outbreak and agree with a decision to extend quarantine measures until the end of May an opinion poll showed on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico-president/vast-majority-of-mexicans-back-presidents-handling-of-coronavirus-poll-idUSKCN2280T12020-04-27
Asia and Latin America have each reported more than 7000 deaths while the Middle East has reported upwards of 8800 NegativeGlobal deaths linked to the coronavirus passed 200000 on Saturday while confirmed cases of the virus are expected to hit 3 million in coming days according to a Reuters tally http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-death-toll/global-coronavirus-death-toll-hits-200000-idUSKCN2270S42020-04-26
Asia where China is by far the biggest emerging market saw a sharp contraction while in Latin America and emerging Europe it was still painful at around NegativeLONDON April 22 A number of bigborrowing developing countries came into the coronavirus crisis with vulnerabilities due to their economies reliance on foreign bank shortterm funding a Bank for International Settlements analysis has shown http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/markets-emerging-funding/big-borrowing-emerging-economies-came-into-crisis-with-funding-risks-bis-idUSL5N2CA7BY2020-04-23
Lopez Obrador said he would not take on new debt to finance the package promising instead to shift funds from other areas of government in Latin Americas second biggest economy PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexico will increase spending on social programs and infrastructure projects by http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico-budget/too-little-too-late-mexico-unveils-26-billion-coronavirus-spending-shift-idUSKCN22423Q2020-04-23
MEXICO CITY Mexico reported on Wednesday it now has over 10000 cases of coronavirus the fifthhighest tally in Latin America as containment measures and rockbottom crude prices wreak economic havoc on the oilproducing country NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexico reported on Wednesday it now has over 10000 cases of coronavirus the fifthhighest tally in Latin America as containment measures and rockbottom crude prices wreak economic havoc on the oilproducing country http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico-tally/mexico-coronavirus-cases-top-10000-as-sickly-economy-contracts-idUSKCN22500W2020-04-23
Mexicos economy Latin Americas second biggest and already ailing before the outbreak is expected to contract by as much as this year NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexico reported on Wednesday it now has over 10000 cases of coronavirus the fifthhighest tally in Latin America as containment measures and rockbottom crude prices wreak economic havoc on the oilproducing country http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico-tally/mexico-coronavirus-cases-top-10000-as-sickly-economy-contracts-idUSKCN22500W2020-04-23
Brazil has more cases of the new coronavirus than any other country in Latin America NegativePAULO Brazils president Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday again attended a public rally and attacked lockdown measures meant to fight the coronavirus as supporters of the rightwing leader joined political motorcades around the country http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil/brazils-bolsonaro-attacks-coronavirus-lockdowns-as-supporters-take-to-streets-idUSKBN2210V12020-04-22
Here as elsewhere across Latin America an increasing number of people are unsure where they will get their next meal NegativeRIO DE In a brick warehouse on the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro dozens of charity workers filled trucks with bags of beans rice flour and other staples to be distributed throughout the Brazilian metropolis sprawling slums http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-hunger-feat/specter-of-hunger-rises-in-brazil-as-coronavirus-wrecks-incomes-idUSKCN22320F2020-04-22
MEXICO CITY Prices of key Latin American crude grades plunged this week following the crash in benchmark crude futures aggravating an alreadyweak market that has seen very few spot sales throughout April traders told Reuters on Tuesday NegativeMEXICO CITY Prices of key Latin American crude grades plunged this week following the crash in benchmark crude futures aggravating an alreadyweak market that has seen very few spot sales throughout April traders told Reuters on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil-latam-prices/mexico-ecuador-and-venezuela-particularly-hit-by-oil-slump-among-latam-producers-idUSKCN2233D72020-04-22
Satisfaction levels in the European Union Latin America and Northern America however continued to falter and move in the opposite she said NegativeResidents of China and Saudi Arabia meanwhile have become more proud of their countries environmental efforts said the research by Gallup a prominent U.S.based polling group http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-climate-poll-trfn/americans-russians-growing-less-satisfied-with-environmental-efforts-idUSKCN2240D72020-04-22
BRASILIA Brazils central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Saturday that Latin Americas largest economy will begin to recover from the coronavirus crisis in the fourth quarter according to an interview in local media PositiveBRASILIA Brazils central bank president Roberto Campos Neto said on Saturday that Latin Americas largest economy will begin to recover from the coronavirus crisis in the fourth quarter according to an interview in local media http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil/brazils-economy-could-recover-in-fourth-quarter-says-central-bank-president-idUSKBN2200W82020-04-19
Medical experts say the outbreak of the coronavirus is still far from its peak in Brazil as cases and deaths already the highest in Latin America continue to rise sharply NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Friday called for the reopening of the countrys borders as he pushes to restart South Americas largest economy but conceded he may be blamed if the new coronavirus outbreak worsens as a result http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil/brazils-bolsonaro-wants-borders-reopened-says-worth-risk-idUSKBN21Z2H52020-04-18
Rappi which has around 200000 distributors across nine Latin American countries reported a yearonyear rise in deliveries during the first two months of 2020 before the lockdown began NegativeBOGOTA Colombian startup Rappi is piloting deliveries by robots as a safe way of getting food to people forced to stay at home due to the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-rappi-colombia/colombias-rappi-trials-robots-to-deliver-restaurant-food-to-homes-idUSKBN21Z3DF2020-04-18
In Brazil where most cars can run on gasoline or sugarbased ethanol the falloff has hit hard with ripple effects across Latin Americas largest economy NegativeNEW YORK Brazilian sugar and ethanol companies are going into survival mode cutting back harvest operations and tapping into credit lines to weather the slump in fuel demand caused by the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-sugar/ethanol-demand-slump-puts-brazil-sugar-industry-in-a-grind-idUSKBN21Z0IB2020-04-17
BOGOTA April 15 LATAM Airlines Group SA Latin Americas largest carrier will need regional government support as it undertakes a coronavirus recovery process which could last up to two years a company executive said on Wednesday Negativethird and fourth paragraph to reflect that cashflow estimates apply to regional airlines not LATAM Airlines per revised company http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/health-coronavirus-latam-airlines-colomb/correction-latam-airlines-will-need-government-loans-to-recover-after-covid-19-idUSL2N2C31JY2020-04-16
MEXICO CITY Fitch Ratings on Wednesday downgraded Mexicos sovereign rating to one notch above speculative grade on fears that the economic shock caused by the novel coronavirus will cause a severe in Latin Americas secondlargest economy this year NegativeMEXICO CITY Fitch Ratings on Wednesday downgraded Mexicos sovereign rating to one notch above speculative grade on fears that the economic shock caused by the novel coronavirus will cause a severe in Latin Americas secondlargest economy this year http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-ratings-fitch/fitch-cuts-mexico-rating-to-one-notch-above-junk-idUSKCN21X3DQ2020-04-16
Most other plants in Europe North America Latin America and Asia will remain closed for now it said in a news release NegativeTOKYO Toyota Motor Corp http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-toyota/toyota-plans-limited-operations-in-france-poland-from-april-22-idUSKCN21W14D2020-04-15
Brazil is the worsthit country in Latin America by the coronavirus outbreak NegativeAlmeida http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/healthcare-coronavirus-brazil/update-1-brazil-deficit-jumps-to-7-of-gdp-as-coronavirus-deaths-mount-idUSL2N2BZ0BM2020-04-12
Brazil has more coronavirus cases than any country in Latin America and its rightwing President Jair Bolsonaro has been criticized for minimizing the severity of the disease NegativeTo be sure GM has not set reopening start dates elsewhere in the world http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-gm-brazil/gm-plans-to-extend-shutdown-of-brazil-auto-production-by-60-days-idUSKCN21R3D82020-04-10
Ou said Taiwan would donate another six million masks to northern and eastern Europe Latin America Southeast Asia and U.S. states hardest hit by the pandemic PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan on Thursday angrily condemned accusations from the World Health Organizations boss that racist slurs against him had come from the island saying racism did not exist in Taiwan in an escalation of its bitter quarrel with the body http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-taiwan-who/taiwan-rebuffs-accusations-it-racially-attacked-who-chief-idUSKCN21R04R2020-04-09
SAO PAULO Despite the coronavirus outbreak in Brazil Luiz Renato Ribeiro who is homeless still tries to sell candy every day in Sao Paulo Latin Americas largest city NegativeSAO PAULO Despite the coronavirus outbreak in Brazil Luiz Renato Ribeiro who is homeless still tries to sell candy every day in Sao Paulo Latin Americas largest city http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-homeless/for-brazils-homeless-many-risks-and-now-also-the-coronavirus-idUSKBN21Q22T2020-04-09
The top copper miner has confirmed more than 5000 cases of coronavirus among the highest tallies in Latin America NeutralSANTIAGO April 8 Chilean president Sebastian Pinera announced on Wednesday a new billion fund to help support the informal workers as the coronavirus outbreak continues to batter the South American economy http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-coronavirus-chile/chiles-pinera-announces-new-2-billion-fund-to-benefit-informal-workers-amid-coronavirus-outbreak-idUSC0N28E02S2020-04-09
He said it was also offering a personal shopper service in Saudi Arabia and some Latin American countries where a delivery person goes shopping for a customer PositiveThe lockdown of millions of people at home across the globe due to the coronavirus should have been the perfect recipe for success for the burgeoning online meal delivery market http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-food-delivery-focu/online-meal-delivery-firms-knocked-off-course-by-coronavirus-crisis-idUSKBN21P1IQ2020-04-08
Latin American assets extended their recovery into a second session on Tuesday as risk assets were propped up by hopes that the coronavirus outbreak had peaked in several hot spots PositiveThe number of confirmed infections of the novel coronavirus exceeded 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/latest-on-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN21P3892020-04-08
Latin Americas largest country has confirmed 13717 coronavirus cases while deaths rose to 667 exceeding 100 in 24 hours for the first time NegativeBRASILIA Brazils health minister said the country faced a serious getting enough mechanical ventilators and had spoken to China to try and ensure it would be able to fill an order for face masks as coronavirus deaths accelerated http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil/brazil-looks-to-china-for-coronavirus-help-as-cases-rise-quickly-idUSKBN21P3A22020-04-08
The investment will come from SoftBanks Latin America fund adding to previous venture capital investments from KasZek Ventures Monashees and private equity firm Tarpon PositiveSAO PAULO Japans SoftBank Group Corp http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-softbank-group-latam-petlove/japans-softbank-to-invest-48-million-in-brazil-pet-products-site-petlove-idUSKBN21P1TC2020-04-08
Even with lockdown measures paralyzing most of Latin Americas largest economy Brazilian agribusiness is striving to avoid supply disruptions and emerge from the crisis even stronger NegativeSAO PAULO Most Brazilians do not favor President Jair Bolsonaro resigning despite mounting criticism of his handling of the coronavirus outbreak according to a poll published by newspaper Folha de S.Paulo on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-bolsonaro/most-brazilians-do-not-want-bolsonaro-to-resign-despite-criticism-of-his-coronavirus-response-poll-idUSKBN21N0KA2020-04-06
Brazil has more coronavirus cases than any other country in Latin America with almost 7000 confirmed cases and 241 deaths NegativeThe accelerating outbreak has triggered global shortages of protective equipment such as face shields sending prices higher and forcing doctors to reuse old ones or go without them http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-health-coronavirus-ford-motor-latam/ford-to-build-face-shields-at-brazil-and-argentina-car-plants-idUSKBN21K32P2020-04-03
Brazil is Latin Americas worst affected nation by the coronavirus so far with nearly 7000 confirmed cases and 240 deaths NegativeIts going to get a lot the 34yearold tells an assembled medical team adding another two dots to the favelas outer districts http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-favela/mistrustful-of-state-brazil-slum-hires-own-doctors-to-fight-virus-idUSKBN21K2CC2020-04-03
Brazil is Latin Americas worst affected nation by the coronavirus so far with nearly 8000 confirmed cases and 299 deaths NegativeSAO PAULO Emerson Barata draws a circular map of Sao Paulos largest slum Paraisopolis and begins to mark confirmed coronavirus cases in blue ink http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-favela-feat/mistrustful-of-state-brazil-slum-hires-own-doctors-to-fight-virus-idUSKBN21L08Y2020-04-03
For the past two weeks Brazilians across the country have beaten pots and pans nightly against his stance in a traditional Latin American style of protest NegativeBRASILIA At a tense cabinet meeting on Saturday in the Brazilian presidents official residence Jair Bolsonaro found himself isolated http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-bolsonaro-a/brazils-bolsonaro-isolated-weakened-by-coronavirus-denial-idUSKBN21K3332020-04-03
In Latin America Ecuador said it was building a special for coronavirus victims in the countrys largest city Guayaquil where more than 80 people have died NegativeGlobal coronavirus cases surpassed 1 million on Thursday with more than 52000 deaths as the pandemic further exploded in the United States and the death toll climbed in Spain and Italy according to a Reuters tally of official data http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus/global-coronavirus-cases-surpass-one-million-idUSKBN21K38K2020-04-03
Berlinbased Delivery Hero runs platforms for food delivery in 44 countries in Europe the Middle East Latin America and Asia working with over 500000 restaurants PositiveBerlinbased Delivery Hero runs platforms for food delivery in 44 countries in Europe the Middle East Latin America and Asia working with over 500000 restaurants http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-delivery-hero-restaurants/delivery-hero-takes-steps-to-support-struggling-restaurants-idUSKBN21K0GO2020-04-02
LAGO DE ATITLAN Guatemala Some Americans from young backpackers to retirees are hunkering down for the coronavirus pandemic far from home in Latin America saying they feel safer and see no point in scrambling to return NeutralLAGO DE ATITLAN Guatemala Some Americans from young backpackers to retirees are hunkering down for the coronavirus pandemic far from home in Latin America saying they feel safer and see no point in scrambling to return http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-latam-stranded-fea/beyond-trumps-wall-the-americans-riding-out-coronavirus-in-latin-america-idUSKBN21J6NE2020-04-02
Recipients in Latin America include Venezuela Colombia Ecuador Guatemala Honduras and Paraguay PositiveVIENNA The U.N. atomic agency is sending an initial batch of equipment to about 40 countries with which they will be able to perform a standard test for the coronavirus involving a technique derived from nuclear science it said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-testing-aid/u-n-nuclear-agency-sending-coronavirus-testing-gear-to-40-countries-idUSKBN21J6UR2020-04-02
Refiners spent the last decade expanding capacity to supply motor fuel to a rising middleclass in Africa China India and Latin America PositiveYORK The global oil refining industry is facing a reckoning from falling fuel demand that is the deepest and fastest ever http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-health-coronavirus-refinery-runcuts/oil-refiners-face-reckoning-as-demand-plummets-idUSKBN21K0C82020-04-02
Paulo Brazilheadquartered Braskem is one of the largest petrochemicals producers in Latin America PositiveNEW YORK March 31 Brazilian petrochemicals company Braskem is evaluating whether to draw down on its revolving credit facility according to a banking source and others http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/braskem-revolver/brazils-braskem-eyes-drawing-down-of-us1bn-revolver-sources-idUSL1N2BO1LK2020-04-01
BRASILIA President Jair Bolsonaro visited a market area just outside the Brazilian capital on Sunday to press home his case for keeping Latin Americas largest economy ticking instead of locking down activities to combat the spread of the coronavirus NegativeBRASILIA President Jair Bolsonaro visited a market area just outside the Brazilian capital on Sunday to press home his case for keeping Latin Americas largest economy ticking instead of locking down activities to combat the spread of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil/bolsonaro-visits-market-to-press-need-to-keep-brazil-going-during-pandemic-idUSKBN21H0012020-03-30
BRASILIA Brazils central bank could soon be forced to fire up the money printing presses if the coronavirusfueled recession facing Latin Americas largest economy is as devastating as some economists fear NegativeBRASILIA Brazils central bank could soon be forced to fire up the money printing presses if the coronavirusfueled recession facing Latin Americas largest economy is as devastating as some economists fear http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-emergency-measures-ana/brazil-headed-for-whatever-it-takes-qe-as-coronavirus-crash-looms-idUSKBN21E1IH2020-03-28
Mexico will likely take the longest in Latin America to recover said on Friday a day after it cut ratings of Mexico and national oil company Petroleos Mexicanos NegativeThe U.S. House of Representatives on Friday approved a http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-the-spread-of-the-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN21E0IN2020-03-28
Thiago delivers for the mobile app Rappi one of 200000 people in Latin America to do so PositiveSAO PAULO Few venture into the streets of Sao Paulo these days but Erik Thiago says he will not stop working as a bike delivery man until he gets sick or the government forces him inside http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-delivery/viagra-70-cans-of-coke-one-mans-deliveries-in-locked-down-sao-paulo-idUSKBN21E2Q62020-03-28
In Latin America Chinas handson approach has been well received PositiveBUENOS AIRES As Argentina was scrambling to introduce emergency measures to insulate its ailing economy from the coronavirus last week the Chinese ambassador paid a visit to the home of President Alberto Fernandez to discuss an offer http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-latam-china-featur/with-u-s-hit-by-virus-china-courts-latin-america-with-medical-diplomacy-idUSKBN21D3462020-03-27
The United States has been particularly concerned about China hiving off Taiwans allies in the Pacific and Latin America areas of the world Washington traditionally considers its zone of influence NegativeTAIPEI U.S. President Donald Trump has signed into law an act that requires increased U.S. support for Taiwan internationally which will likely infuriate a China already angry with Trumps criticism of the handling of the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-taiwan-usa/u-s-increases-support-for-taiwan-in-recognition-battle-with-china-idUSKBN21E0B72020-03-27
Examples include two shipments each containing about five to 10 tonnes of medical supplies bound for Latin America and currently held up in Dubai and India PositiveDelta Air Lines Inc and Air New Zealand Ltd said they would offer cargo charter services on passenger planes to boost revenue as the U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bill to give its carriers billion in aid including payroll support http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-airlines/apocalypse-now-airlines-turn-to-cargo-for-revenue-as-u-s-senate-approves-aid-package-idUSKBN21D00W2020-03-26
Examples includes two shipments each containing about five to 10 tonnes of medical supplies bound for Latin America and currently held up in Dubai and India PositivePARIS Red tape is holding up medical and other emergency supplies needed to help tackle the coronavirus crisis airlines warn http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-airlines-freight/red-tape-holding-up-medical-supplies-airlines-say-idUSKBN21C21N2020-03-26
Fuel demand in the United States the main market for Latin American crude has slumped during coronavirus shutdown so appetite for heavy oil from U.S. Gulf refiners has tumbled NegativeMEXICO CITY A price war between the worlds oil powerhouses is leaving many producers in Latin American struggling to cover production costs boosting chances of output cuts and investment delays in coming months http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil-latam-analysis/latin-americas-oil-producers-sweat-to-cover-costs-as-price-war-takes-toll-idUSKBN21B1JA2020-03-25
He said the terrible situation in Italy would not be repeated in Brazil because of the Latin American countrys younger population and warmer climate PositiveSAO As Brazils largest city went into lockdown President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday took aim at the over the coronavirus and urged that life must continue and jobs be preserved http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil/bolsonaro-urges-brazilians-back-to-work-dismisses-coronavirus-hysteria-idUSKBN21B2H22020-03-25
MEXICO CITY A price war between the worlds oil powerhouses is leaving many producers in Latin American struggling to cover production costs boosting chances of output cuts and investment delays in coming months NegativeMEXICO CITY A price war between the worlds oil powerhouses is leaving many producers in Latin American struggling to cover production costs boosting chances of output cuts and investment delays in coming months http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil-latam-analysis/latin-americas-oil-producers-sweat-to-cover-costs-as-price-war-takes-toll-idUSKBN21B1JA2020-03-25
SAO PAULO Facebook Inc will lower video streaming quality on its platform and on Instagram in Latin America replicating measures adopted in Europe to ease network congestion in a region that is starting to feel the grip of the coronavirus NegativeSAO PAULO Facebook Inc will lower video streaming quality on its platform and on Instagram in Latin America replicating measures adopted in Europe to ease network congestion in a region that is starting to feel the grip of the coronavirus http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-streaming/facebook-lowers-video-quality-in-latin-america-following-europe-idUSKBN21B02M2020-03-24
Small and mediumsized enterprises in Latin America are massively underserved to begin with and any shock like this tends to make banks he said NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican fintech startup Credijusto has raised million in debt from Credit Suisse Group a move that will help it extend more loans to small and midsized businesses as banks gauge how to respond to the impact of coronavirus its joint CEO said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-startups-exclusive/exclusive-mexican-startup-credijusto-raises-100-million-seeks-to-boost-loans-amid-coronavirus-idUSKBN21A1T12020-03-24
While partners in regions such as Latin America want the company to reduce its bandwidth as soon as possible others wanted to continue business as usual Netflix said NeutralNetflix said it will continue to adhere with normal procedures for all other networks until and unless they experience issues of their http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-health-coronavirus-netflix/netflix-to-slash-traffic-across-europe-to-relieve-virus-strain-on-internet-providers-idUSKBN21906P2020-03-22
Brazil is already the hardest hit country in Latin America with over 900 confirmed cases by Friday and at least 11 deaths NegativeRIO DE The coronavirus is landing in South America as summer in the southern hemisphere draws to a close and winter approaches potentially worsening the spread of the pandemic in Brazil and other parts of the region medical experts told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-seasons/winter-is-coming-cooler-south-america-weather-could-fan-coronavirus-spread-idUSKBN2171312020-03-21
Brazil is currently Latin Americas hardest hit country by the outbreak which has sparked a global crisis NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO At least 11 people have died from the coronavirus outbreak in Brazil up from seven on Thursday the countrys health ministry said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-tally/at-least-11-dead-904-people-infected-with-coronavirus-in-brazil-health-ministry-idUSKBN2173KA2020-03-21
SAO PAULO A union representing about 5000 autonomous dock workers on Friday called on its members to vote on Monday on whether to hold a strike at Latin Americas largest port over concerns about coronavirus risk NegativeSAO PAULO A union representing about 5000 autonomous dock workers on Friday called on its members to vote on Monday on whether to hold a strike at Latin Americas largest port over concerns about coronavirus risk http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-ports/brazil-dock-workers-mull-strike-at-key-port-due-to-coronavirus-idUSKBN2173LZ2020-03-21
SAO PAULO The novel coronavirus outbreak is boosting grocery deliveries by webbased apps across Latin American countries as schools suspend activities and more people work from home to contain a pandemic that has already infected more than 100000 people around the world NegativeSAO PAULO The novel coronavirus outbreak is boosting grocery deliveries by webbased apps across Latin American countries as schools suspend activities and more people work from home to contain a pandemic that has already infected more than 100000 people around the world http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-health-coronavirus-rappi/coronavirus-outbreak-boosts-delivery-apps-across-latin-america-idUSKBN2143RO2020-03-18
The United States and neighbors in Latin America have suspended flights banned public gatherings and closed schools NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican officials are dragging their feet on border closures and coronavirus containment measures in what critics call a high risk strategy driven by bad memories of a shutdown a decade ago that deepened the countrys recession during the swine flu epidemic http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico/mexico-former-swine-flu-hub-tests-nerves-with-coronavirus-strategy-idUSKBN2144762020-03-18
is evaluating what they can do to save Marcelo de Assis the firms head upstream researcher for Latin America told Reuters on Friday NeutralRIO DE JANEIRO The recent collapse in oil prices could chop million to million off 2020 exploration budgets in Brazil which has emerged as one of the worlds hottest offshore oil plays specialists at consultancy Wood Mackenzie told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-oil/oil-collapse-could-lop-20-off-exploration-budgets-in-brazil-consultancy-says-idUSKBN2142Y62020-03-18
International cancellations have sped up since last week when Latin American carriers including Azul and LATAM said they would cut no more than of their flights NegativeSAO LATAM Airlines Group South Americas largest carrier on Monday canceled of its international flights as demand collapsed and countries shut down borders due to the coronavirus outbreak leaving the region increasingly isolated http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil-airlines/latin-americas-largest-airline-to-cancel-90-of-its-international-flights-idUSKBN2132HL2020-03-17
Latin American crude flows are also in danger as their exports to the United States have climbed as OPEC cut supply and Venezuelan shipments stalled due to U.S. sanctions NegativeU.S. crude exports are set to plunge by about 1 million barrels per day in April and May sources at the biggest merchants in the country said on Friday as Saudi Arabia floods the market with discounted oil http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil-exports/u-s-crude-exports-to-drop-by-one-million-barrels-per-day-on-saudi-oil-tsunami-sources-idUSKBN21035C2020-03-14
this year warning that risks for Latin America were if anything skewed to the downside NegativeMEXICO CITY Economic turmoil sparked by the global coronavirus outbreak threatens to hamstring Mexican growth in 2020 and deepen a recession that started last year analysts forecast on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico-economy/coronavirus-pitches-mexican-economy-into-battle-against-recession-idUSKBN2103GU2020-03-14
BUENOS AIRES Several Latin American countries stepped up measures on Thursday to slow the spread of the coronavirus halting flights to and from Europe banning public gatherings and closing schools NegativeBUENOS AIRES Several Latin American countries stepped up measures on Thursday to slow the spread of the coronavirus halting flights to and from Europe banning public gatherings and closing schools http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-argentina/latin-american-countries-ramp-up-travel-bans-school-closures-over-coronavirus-idUSKBN20Z23G2020-03-13
Several Latin American countries stepped up measures to slow the spread of the virus halting European flights banning public gatherings and closing schools NegativeGovernments and central banks readied more emergency measures to tackle the economic impact of the coronavirus on Friday helping financial markets pare some of their steep losses while more major events were canceled or postponed http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus/policymakers-ramp-up-support-as-coronavirus-fears-shred-markets-idUSKBN2100CH2020-03-13
Around 100 cases have been reported in Latin America since Brazil announced the first case on Feb NegativeThe number of people infected with the coronavirus topped 119000 across the world as the outbreak spread to more countries causing greater economic damage http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-the-spread-of-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN20Y0OX2020-03-12
BRASILIA March 11 Economists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch have substantially lowered their 2020 economic growth forecast for Latin America citing the hit to activity from the global coronavirus outbreak and the regions exposure to lower oil prices NegativeBRASILIA March 11 Economists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch have substantially lowered their 2020 economic growth forecast for Latin America citing the hit to activity from the global coronavirus outbreak and the regions exposure to lower oil prices http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/latam-economy-baml/baml-cuts-latam-2020-gdp-forecast-to-0-7-on-coronavirus-oil-shocks-idUSL1N2B411N2020-03-12
If automakers had to suspend production it would not bode well for President Andres Manuel Lopez Obradors plans to lift Latin Americas secondlargest economy out of a mild recession NegativeMEXICO CITY Some of Mexicos auto factories may have to suspend production in the coming weeks as the coronavirus outbreak disrupts shipments of key parts from China according to local officials in what would be another blow to the stagnant Mexican economy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico-autos/mexico-car-production-at-risk-as-coronavirus-hits-chinese-suppliers-officials-idUSKBN20Y2O62020-03-12
The oil hedging program the worlds largest financial oil deal is designed to protect Latin Americas secondlargest economy against oil price crashes PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos finance minister said on Tuesday a http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-global-oil-mexico/mexico-says-hedge-covers-oil-income-government-should-accelerate-spending-idUSKBN20X2DJ2020-03-11
On Sunday women took to the streets in unprecedented numbers across Latin America as part of International Womens Day demanding abortion rights and action from leaders to stem the violence NegativeMEXICO CITY Millions of women in Mexico and Argentina will stay away from offices school and government offices on Monday stepping up historic protests against gender violence that saw hundreds of thousands take to the streets over the weekend http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-women-antiviolence-latinamerica/a-day-without-women-strikes-in-mexico-and-argentina-follow-huge-rallies-idUSKBN20W0KQ2020-03-09
The World Economic Forum has postponed a Latin America conference set to be held in Brazil at the end of April NegativeThe number of people infected with coronavirus topped 110000 across the world as the outbreak reached more countries and caused more economic damage http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-the-spread-of-coronavirus-around-the-world-idUSKBN20V0JR2020-03-09
PAULO The World Economic Forum has postponed a Latin America conference set to be held in Brazil at the end of April as a precautionary measure with the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country rising on Friday to 13 NegativePAULO The World Economic Forum has postponed a Latin America conference set to be held in Brazil at the end of April as a precautionary measure with the number of confirmed coronavirus cases in the country rising on Friday to 13 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-health-coronavirus-brazil/world-economic-forum-postpones-event-in-brazil-as-coronavirus-cases-rise-idUSKBN20T32G2020-03-07
Aerial drones have become an important tool for indigenous peoples in Latin America to monitor their lands and are already in use by communities in Ecuador and Peru PositiveNowadays the hum of an aerial drone can be heard among the birdsong and distant roar of the Jamari River where the UruEuWauWau catch fish http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-forest-drones-feature/flying-high-brazilian-tribe-keeps-watch-over-forest-with-drones-idUSKBN20S1N82020-03-06
MEXICO CITY Brazilian ecommerce firm Peixe Urbano on Thursday denied it was in talks to acquire Latin American scooter company Grow Mobility even as a person with direct knowledge of the matter said the startup was in talks with a chairman of the firms board NegativeMEXICO CITY Brazilian ecommerce firm Peixe Urbano on Thursday denied it was in talks to acquire Latin American scooter company Grow Mobility even as a person with direct knowledge of the matter said the startup was in talks with a chairman of the firms board http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-startups/brazil-e-commerce-firm-peixe-denies-it-is-in-talks-to-buy-grow-scooter-startup-idUSKBN20S33H2020-03-06
BRASILIA Brazilian economic growth and interest rate forecasts for this year took a tumble on Tuesday as the U.S. Federal Reserves emergency rate cut highlighted the economic damage Latin Americas largest economy is likely to suffer this year NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian economic growth and interest rate forecasts for this year took a tumble on Tuesday as the U.S. Federal Reserves emergency rate cut highlighted the economic damage Latin Americas largest economy is likely to suffer this year http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-goldman-sachs/brazils-2020-gdp-rate-outlook-darkens-dramatically-on-coronavirus-idUSKBN20Q2LR2020-03-04
MEXICO CITY Latin American ecommerce company Peixe is in advanced talks to acquire electric scooter firm Grow Mobility four people with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday potentially the latest deal in a crowded sector where profitability remains an elusive goal PositiveMEXICO CITY Latin American ecommerce company Peixe is in advanced talks to acquire electric scooter firm Grow Mobility four people with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday potentially the latest deal in a crowded sector where profitability remains an elusive goal http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-startups/e-commerce-firm-peixe-in-talks-to-buy-electric-scooter-startup-grow-sources-idUSKBN20R09B2020-03-04
Other countries in Latin America reporting cases include Brazil Mexico and the Dominican Republic NegativeGUAYAQUIL Ecuador has confirmed five cases of the new coronavirus in patients who all had direct contact with an elderly woman who brought the virus to the Andean country from Spain health minister Catalina said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-ecuador/ecuador-confirms-five-new-cases-of-coronavirus-all-close-to-initial-patient-idUSKBN20O2EE2020-03-02
An Atlantic archipelago of 500000 people off Africas west coast Cape Verde has long tried to tackle gangs trafficking Latin American cocaine to Europe via West Africa NegativePRAIA The Russian captain and crew of a cargo ship captured last year in Cape Verde with the biggest cocaine haul ever seized in the country were found guilty of drug trafficking and sentenced to jail on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-capeverde-drugs/cape-verde-court-finds-russians-guilty-in-record-cocaine-bust-idUSKCN20M36T2020-02-29
MEXICO CITY Mexico is reviewing a suspected coronavirus infection after a man who recently arrived from Italy came up positive in an initial test the government said in what would be the first case to be confirmed in the country and only the second in Latin America NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexico is reviewing a suspected coronavirus infection after a man who recently arrived from Italy came up positive in an initial test the government said in what would be the first case to be confirmed in the country and only the second in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-health-mexico/mexico-says-may-have-first-coronavirus-case-from-man-who-was-in-italy-idUSKCN20M14U2020-02-29
MEXICO CITY Mexicos government said on Friday it had detected three cases of coronavirus infection in three men who had all recently traveled to Italy making the country the second in Latin America to register the fastspreading virus NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos government said on Friday it had detected three cases of coronavirus infection in three men who had all recently traveled to Italy making the country the second in Latin America to register the fastspreading virus http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-health-coronavirus-mexico/mexico-confirms-three-coronavirus-cases-in-three-men-returned-from-italy-idUSKCN20M20A2020-02-29
Two new cases in Mexico bring Latin Americas cases to three after Brazil reported its first case two days ago with others suspected NegativeThe rapid spread of the coronavirus increased fears of a pandemic on Friday with eight countries reporting their first cases and the World Health Organization raising its global spread and impact risk alert to very http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-health-latest-factbox/factbox-latest-on-coronavirus-spreading-in-china-and-beyond-idUSKCN20L0F22020-02-29
Latin Americas first case was confirmed in a 61yearold man in Sao Paulo Brazil who had recently visited Italy a new front line in the global outbreak NegativeThe number of new coronavirus infections inside China the source of the outbreak was for the first time overtaken by fresh cases elsewhere on Wednesday with Italy and Iran emerging as epicenters of the rapidly spreading illness http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health/coronavirus-spreads-faster-outside-china-stoking-global-fears-idUSKCN20J0B42020-02-27
The study found Latin American consumers have a preference for seeing advertisements on their smartphone in contrast to U.S. residents and Germans PositiveWASHINGTON German Facebook users would want the social media platform to pay them about per month for sharing their contact information while U.S. users would only seek http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-usa-privacy/facebook-would-have-to-pay-3-50-per-month-to-u-s-users-for-sharing-contact-info-study-idUSKBN20J2E52020-02-26
BRASILIA Feb 18 Slowing economic growth and commodities demand in China is by far the biggest single worry among Latin American fund managers who are now holding the largest cash position in their portfolios in two years a Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey showed on Tuesday NegativeBRASILIA Feb 18 Slowing economic growth and commodities demand in China is by far the biggest single worry among Latin American fund managers who are now holding the largest cash position in their portfolios in two years a Bank of America Merrill Lynch survey showed on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/latam-markets-funds/more-than-50-of-latam-fund-managers-cite-china-slowdown-as-major-risk-baml-survey-idUSL1N2AI0MH2020-02-19
BRASILIA Brazilian Economic Policy Secretary Adolfo Sachsida said on Monday that a prolonged coronavirus outbreak could affect Latin Americas largest economy if commodities prices remain low for a long time NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian Economic Policy Secretary Adolfo Sachsida said on Monday that a prolonged coronavirus outbreak could affect Latin Americas largest economy if commodities prices remain low for a long time http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-coronavirus/brazil-says-prolonged-coronavirus-outbreak-would-negatively-affect-economy-idUSKBN20B2002020-02-18
In rearranging its global operations GM is accelerating its retreat from unprofitable markets becoming more dependent on the United States China Latin America and South Korea NegativeIn rearranging its global operations GM is accelerating its retreat from unprofitable markets becoming more dependent on the United States China Latin America and South Korea http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-gm-markets/general-motors-to-wind-down-australia-nz-operations-sell-thai-plant-to-great-wall-idUSKBN20B04X2020-02-17
The bank is also likely to review its presence in some Latin American markets a region that accounts for just of its pretax profit Positive1 Will Noel Quinn be confirmed as http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-hsbc-hldg-results-preview/five-things-to-look-out-for-in-hsbcs-new-strategy-idUSKBN20800O2020-02-15
SAO PAULO Fiat Chrysler expects Latin America auto sales to grow 1 PositiveSAO PAULO Fiat Chrysler expects Latin America auto sales to grow 1 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-fiat-chrysler-latam/fiat-chrysler-latam-ceo-sees-1-5-auto-sales-growth-in-the-region-idUSKBN2062VK2020-02-13
Huawei is widely expected to take a leading role in deploying highspeed nextgeneration telecommunications networks in Latin America despite U.S. efforts to block that growth PositiveSAO PAULO Brazils economy risks becoming less competitive if a longawaited 5G spectrum auction is further delayed an executive of Chinas Huawei Technologies said in an interview http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-huawei-5g-brazil/huawei-warns-brazil-further-delays-in-5g-auction-could-hurt-competitiveness-idUSKBN2002F92020-02-07
In August Reuters reported Huawei would to invest mln in Brazils Sao Paulo state by 2022 in a push to ramp up its Latin American footprint PositiveSAO PAULO Brazils economy risks becoming less competitive if a longawaited 5G spectrum auction is further delayed an executive of Chinas Huawei Technologies said in an interview http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-huawei-5g-brazil/huawei-warns-brazil-further-delays-in-5g-auction-could-hurt-competitiveness-idUSKBN2002F92020-02-07
BOGOTA Uber has told the Colombian government it is considering taking its dispute with the Andean country to international arbitration the companys general manager for Latin America told Reuters on Monday NegativeBOGOTA Uber has told the Colombian government it is considering taking its dispute with the Andean country to international arbitration the companys general manager for Latin America told Reuters on Monday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-uber-colombia/uber-ready-to-take-dispute-with-colombia-to-international-arbitration-regional-manager-idUSKBN1ZX2E12020-02-04
BUENOS AIRES ViacomCBS will launch its free streaming platform Pluto TV in countries around Latin America in late March an executive told Reuters a move that could raise a challenge to subscription services in the region like Netflix PositiveBUENOS AIRES ViacomCBS will launch its free streaming platform Pluto TV in countries around Latin America in late March an executive told Reuters a move that could raise a challenge to subscription services in the region like Netflix http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-viacomcbs-latam/viacomcbs-plans-latam-push-for-streaming-service-pluto-tv-idUSKBN1ZX1RH2020-02-04
Marquez said Mexico was talking to Brazil as well as its secondbiggest Latin American trading partner Argentina to broaden existing economic cooperation agreements PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexico is negotiating with Brazil to expand economic cooperation and believes it can find areas of mutual benefit even though the Brazilian economy is very Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-brazil/mexico-aims-to-boost-business-with-brazils-very-closed-economy-idUSKBN1ZU2O42020-02-01
Total trade between Latin Americas two biggest economies was worth PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexico is negotiating with Brazil to expand economic cooperation and believes it can find areas of mutual benefit even though the Brazilian economy is very Economy Minister Graciela Marquez said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-brazil/mexico-aims-to-boost-business-with-brazils-very-closed-economy-idUSKBN1ZU2O42020-02-01
Latin American assets have been hit hard by expected demand disruptions in China one of the regions largest export destinations Negativeoil gold settlement WHO http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-stocks-oil-tumble-on-fears-virus-to-hurt-chinas-economy-idUSL1N29Z1BQ2020-01-31
Brazil has some 850000 indigenous people most of whom live on reservations that account for of the national territory in Latin Americas largest country PositiveBRASILIA The main organization representing Brazils 300 indigenous tribes said on Friday it would sue farright President Jair Bolsonaro for racism after he said indigenous people were and becoming more human http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-indigenous/brazils-indigenous-to-sue-bolsonaro-for-saying-theyre-evolving-idUSKBN1ZN1TD2020-01-25
As the U.S. military seeks to more aggressively address China Southern Command is arguing that Latin America should be central to that effort NegativeMIAMI U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper suggested on Thursday he could be ready to start a highly anticipated global force repositioning this year as part of an effort to refocus the Pentagon on challenges from China and Russia http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pentagon-troops/pentagon-could-start-global-troop-rebalance-this-year-esper-says-idUSKBN1ZN0372020-01-24
January 21 story corrects reference to Copa being the only Latin American airline with a 737 MAX simulator clarifies 245 refers to 737 MAX pilots not total pilots in paragraph NeutralJanuary 21 story corrects reference to Copa being the only Latin American airline with a 737 MAX simulator clarifies 245 refers to 737 MAX pilots not total pilots in paragraph http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-boeing-737max-training/airlines-scour-the-world-for-scarce-737-max-simulators-idUSKBN1ZL0EH2020-01-24
Mexicos crackdown is part of a global push to stamp out homophobia in football which is particularly prevalent in Latin America NegativeMexico City Reuters Mexican Ricardo Canabal gave up playing football when he was 21 unable to reconcile his sexuality with what campaigners say is a deeprooted homophobia in the sport http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-football-lgbt-feature-trfn/football-faces-up-to-homophobia-in-mexico-idUSKBN1ZM2TC2020-01-24
The review is being closely watched by proponents of U.S. military engagement in Latin America and Africa two of the typically worstresourced regions for the U.S. military NegativeMIAMI U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper suggested on Thursday he could be ready to start a highly anticipated global force repositioning this year as part of an effort to refocus the Pentagon on challenges from China and Russia http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pentagon-troops/pentagon-could-start-global-troop-rebalance-this-year-esper-says-idUSKBN1ZN0372020-01-24
So far 13 European countries have adopted such roadmaps and in 2019 Colombia became the first Latin American country to launch a similar policy the report said PositiveThat compares with 9 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-economy-environment-trfn/world-risks-disaster-as-reuse-of-natural-resources-declines-idUSKBN1ZK02M2020-01-21
Appointed by Brazils farright President Jair Bolsonaro has echoed the Brazilian leaders longstanding criticisms of leftist Latin American governments NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Brazil has decided to suspend its participation in the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States a leftist regional body established by Venezuela due to its failure to protect democracy Brazils foreign minister said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-diplomacy-celac/brazil-sits-out-leftist-latin-american-nations-body-on-anti-democracy-fears-idUSKBN1ZF2U92020-01-17
Brazilian stock sales were equivalent to of all equity activity in Latin America in 2019 while Brazils gross domestic product is only about a third of the wider regions NegativeSAO PAULO Brazilian stock offerings may more than double in value this year from a bumper 2019 with the countrys lowest interest rates on record seen fueling optimism and leading more companies to test the markets bankers say http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-deals/brazil-2019-equity-offering-surge-could-be-just-the-start-bankers-say-idUSKBN1ZF19U2020-01-17
GENEVA People in a number of countries mostly in Latin America and subSaharan Africa will see their incomes stagnate or decline this year the United Nations said on Thursday NegativeGENEVA People in a number of countries mostly in Latin America and subSaharan Africa will see their incomes stagnate or decline this year the United Nations said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-un-economy/global-economy-anaemic-and-incomes-likely-to-suffer-un-says-idUSKBN1ZF2BV2020-01-17
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil has decided to suspend its participation in the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States a leftist regional body established by Venezuela due to its failure to protect democracy Brazils foreign minister said on Thursday NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Brazil has decided to suspend its participation in the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States a leftist regional body established by Venezuela due to its failure to protect democracy Brazils foreign minister said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-diplomacy-celac/brazil-sits-out-leftist-latin-american-nations-body-on-anti-democracy-fears-idUSKBN1ZF2U92020-01-17
According to a securities filing Passanezi is a former CEO of transmission company CTEEP owned by Colombias ISA with broad experience in corporate restructuring mergers and acquisitions Latin America and infrastructure PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian staterun power firm Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-cemig-ceo/brazils-cemig-names-passanezi-filho-as-ceo-filing-idUSKBN1ZC1A72020-01-14
MEXICO CITY At least three Chinese automakers are preparing to produce vehicles in Mexico or expand existing operations the Mexican ambassador to China said on Monday in what would be a boost to one of the Latin American countrys top export industries PositiveMEXICO CITY At least three Chinese automakers are preparing to produce vehicles in Mexico or expand existing operations the Mexican ambassador to China said on Monday in what would be a boost to one of the Latin American countrys top export industries http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-autos-china/at-least-three-chinese-automakers-eyeing-expansion-in-mexico-idUSKBN1ZD0BE2020-01-14
SAO PAULO Private equity firm Denham Capital has agreed to invest million in Ceiba Energy an owner and developer of power generation assets in Latin America the two companies said on Monday PositiveSAO PAULO Private equity firm Denham Capital has agreed to invest million in Ceiba Energy an owner and developer of power generation assets in Latin America the two companies said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-latam-power-deals/denham-capital-invests-250-million-in-power-company-ceiba-energy-idUSKBN1ZC0PG2020-01-14
In Latin America Casino kickedoff in June a plan to simplify the complex shareholding structure for its Latin American operations NegativeIn September Casino confirmed media reports saying the French retailer was talks with Aldi to sell Leader Price http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-casino-divestiture/casino-close-to-selling-discount-chain-leader-price-to-rival-aldi-source-idUSKBN1ZA0ON2020-01-12
Critics have said the rule would keep out disproportionately large numbers of people from Latin American African and Asian countries NegativeNEW YORK A federal appeals court on Wednesday refused to set aside an injunction blocking the Trump administration from enforcing a rule that would withhold green cards from immigrants likely to require government assistance such as Medicaid or food stamps http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-immigration/u-s-court-blocks-trump-from-enforcing-public-charge-immigration-rule-idUSKBN1Z72D12020-01-09
The gambit by the government of President Nicolas Maduro was slammed by the United States the European Union and a dozen Latin American nations NegativeCARACAS Venezuelas socialist government installed a new head of Congress on Sunday after armed troops blocked opposition legislators from entering parliament in a move condemned by dozens of nations as an assault on democracy http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-ruling-socialists-seize-congress-defiant-opposition-re-elects-guaido-idUSKBN1Z40J42020-01-07
The oil hedging program the worlds largest financial oil deal is designed to protect Latin Americas secondlargest economy against oil price crashes PositiveMEXICO YORK Mexico has completed its annual oil hedging program for 2020 at a barrel the finance ministry said on Friday at a time when the finances of both the sovereign and state oil company Pemex are particularly vulnerable http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-hedge/mexico-hedges-oil-output-for-2020-as-risks-grow-idUSKBN1Z22772020-01-04
Demand from many of Brazils neighbors in Latin America has been affected by economic and political turmoil in recent months most visibly in the collapse of auto sales to Argentina NegativeBRASILIA Growth in Brazils manufacturing sector almost completely evaporated in December a survey of purchasing managers activity showed on Thursday as employment shrank and new export orders slumped to their lowest in over a decade http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-pmi-manufacturing/brazil-manufacturing-pmi-falls-to-50-2-in-december-from-52-9-in-november-ihs-markit-idUSKBN1Z10VI2020-01-03
Since the town became autonomous residents say crime has plummeted and the community has built what local media calls the largest rainwater capture system in Latin America NegativeThe hamlet is one of about 50 indigenous communities in the southwestern state of Michoacan fighting to achieve autonomy for their town or village according to the state government http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-indigenous-cities-feature-trfn/a-town-torn-apart-mexicos-indigenous-communities-fight-for-autonomy-idUSKBN1Z10M92020-01-03





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Our position is for dialogue and to keep building communication said Maximiliano Reyes the deputy foreign minister for Latin America and the Caribbean in a local television interview PositiveMEXICO CITY A Mexican deputy foreign minister said on Monday that the government had not made a decision to declare Bolivias ambassador a persona non grata http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-bolivia-official/mexico-has-not-named-bolivian-ambassador-persona-non-grata-official-idUSKBN1YY1D52019-12-31
SAO PAULO He is little known outside Latin America but Antonio Mohamed who hopes to coach Monterrey to the Mexican league title on Sunday is one of the bestknown faces in his adopted homeland and an outsize example of Argentine influence on Mexican soccer PositiveSAO PAULO He is little known outside Latin America but Antonio Mohamed who hopes to coach Monterrey to the Mexican league title on Sunday is one of the bestknown faces in his adopted homeland and an outsize example of Argentine influence on Mexican soccer http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-soccer-mexico-mnt-ame/coach-mohamed-typifies-argentine-influence-on-mexican-soccer-idUSKBN1YW0FI2019-12-29
SANTIAGO labor watchdog has found McDonalds Latin America franchisee Arcos Dorados guilty of six very violations of local safety and health laws following the deaths of two employees in a restaurant kitchen NegativeSANTIAGO labor watchdog has found McDonalds Latin America franchisee Arcos Dorados guilty of six very violations of local safety and health laws following the deaths of two employees in a restaurant kitchen http://www.reuters.com/legal//www.reuters.com/article/us-peru-mcdonalds/peru-watchdog-says-mcdonalds-franchisee-arcos-dorados-violated-safety-laws-idUSKBN1YU13X2019-12-27
5 link to Chiloe an island roughly the size of Corsica would be Latin Americas longest suspension bridge NegativeSANTIAGO Chiles finance minister has sought to downplay a row between the government and the construction and engineering arm of South Korean giant Hyundai http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-chile-bridge-hyundai-e-c/questions-over-hyundai-construction-of-chilean-bridge-amid-row-with-government-idUSKBN1YS14Z2019-12-26
He was succeeded by centerleft Peronist Alberto Fernandez who says he will increase governments role in Latin Americas No Positivepolitical economic http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-economy/update-1-argentinas-black-market-peso-weakens-4-56-to-all-time-low-traders-idUSL1N28X0TL2019-12-24
However Pemexs debt still stands close to billion and is viewed as a major risk to the financial stability and creditworthiness of Latin Americas secondlargest economy NegativeMEXICO CITY Low inflation tight public spending and a reduction in the vast debts of lossmaking state oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos have helped spruce up Mexicos socalled risk profile which reached its level in five years this month http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-risk/mexico-seen-at-least-risky-level-since-2014-even-as-economy-sputters-idUSKBN1YR1VF2019-12-24
Indian imports of Latin American were also hit by declining fuel oil cracks NegativeNEW DELHI Latin Americas share of Indian oil imports plunged in November to its lowest in 20 months tanker arrival data showed as refiners bought similar heavier grades from the Middle East to reduce shipping costs http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-india-oil-imports/indian-november-imports-of-latin-american-oil-slump-to-20-month-low-data-idUSKBN1YR1PM2019-12-24
NEW DELHI Latin Americas share of Indian oil imports plunged in November to its lowest in 20 months tanker arrival data showed as refiners bought similar heavier grades from the Middle East to reduce shipping costs NegativeNEW DELHI Latin Americas share of Indian oil imports plunged in November to its lowest in 20 months tanker arrival data showed as refiners bought similar heavier grades from the Middle East to reduce shipping costs http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-india-oil-imports/indian-november-imports-of-latin-american-oil-slump-to-20-month-low-data-idUSKBN1YR1PM2019-12-24
Nigerian telecoms group IHS Towers said it has agreed to buy Brazilian telecoms infrastructure company Cell Site Solutions from Goldman Sachs and Centaurus Capital LP for an undisclosed amount to expand in Latin America PositiveInstructure Inc Sorgenia Centamin http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL4N28X2GX2019-12-24
WASHINGTON The U.S.China trade truce will allow Chile to spend more on social programs by supporting the price of its top export copper bolstering the Latin American countrys drive to address social unrest its economy minister said on Wednesday PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S.China trade truce will allow Chile to spend more on social programs by supporting the price of its top export copper bolstering the Latin American countrys drive to address social unrest its economy minister said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-economy/u-s-china-trade-truce-will-help-chile-combat-roots-of-social-unrest-minister-idUSKBN1YM2HB2019-12-19
Theres no consensus on what effects this will have on other wages or how it will affect core said Benito Berber chief economist for Latin America at Natixis NeutralMEXICO CITY The Mexican government on Monday agreed to raise the daily minimum wage by the second consecutive major increase but experts said a large hike could make it challenging for the central bank to keep core inflation under control http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-wages/mexico-to-hike-daily-minimum-wage-by-20-experts-worry-about-inflation-idUSKBN1YL0512019-12-17
BRASILIA Conditions for buoyant economic growth in Brazil have rarely if ever been better making 2020 a year for Latin Americas largest and long underachieving economy PositiveBRASILIA Conditions for buoyant economic growth in Brazil have rarely if ever been better making 2020 a year for Latin Americas largest and long underachieving economy http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-2020-analysis/brazil-economic-stars-align-turning-2020-into-make-or-break-year-idUSKBN1YG1T72019-12-13
BRASILIA Services sector activity in Brazil expanded in October far more than economists had expected figures on Thursday showed indicating that overall growth in Latin Americas largest economy continued to accelerate going into the year end PositiveBRASILIA Services sector activity in Brazil expanded in October far more than economists had expected figures on Thursday showed indicating that overall growth in Latin Americas largest economy continued to accelerate going into the year end http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-services/brazil-services-sector-gets-off-to-solid-fourth-quarter-start-idUSKBN1YG1JO2019-12-13
The maker of Nescafe coffee and KitKat chocolates will continue to run its remaining ice cream businesses in Canada Latin America and Asia PositiveFroneri was created after Nestle merged its European ice cream business in 20 countries with a unit of French private equity firm PAI Partners http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-nestle-icecream/nestle-sells-u-s-ice-cream-brands-to-joint-venture-froneri-in-4-billion-deal-idUSKBN1YF2AT2019-12-12
Deltas deal with Latin Americas largest carrier would give it a bigger footprint in the region where American Airlines has been leading the charts PositiveDec 11 Brazils GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes SA said late Tuesday that Delta Air lines Inc has sold more than 32 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/delta-air-stake-gol-linhas-ae/brazilian-airline-gol-says-delta-air-exits-stake-idUSL4N28L16T2019-12-11
BRASILIA Brazilian services sector activity in November grew at its slowest pace in five months a purchasing managers index survey showed on Wednesday meaning overall business activity in Latin Americas largest economy was unchanged from the month before NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian services sector activity in November grew at its slowest pace in five months a purchasing managers index survey showed on Wednesday meaning overall business activity in Latin Americas largest economy was unchanged from the month before http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-pmi/brazil-pmis-point-to-fourth-quarter-growth-moderating-from-strong-third-quarter-idUSKBN1Y81OB2019-12-05
The country was only the second after Ecuador to implement such a law in Latin America NeutralThe number grew to 120 from 69 the previous year according to the annual Equidad MX report by the U.S.based Human Rights Campaign Foundation http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-lgbt-companies/mexican-firms-growing-more-lgbt-friendly-rights-group-says-idUSKBN1Y90982019-12-05
BRASILIA U.S. President Donald Trumps surprise decision to slap metals tariffs on Brazil is a blow to President Jair Bolsonaros aim of forging closer ties with Washington and could push Latin Americas No NegativeBRASILIA U.S. President Donald Trumps surprise decision to slap metals tariffs on Brazil is a blow to President Jair Bolsonaros aim of forging closer ties with Washington and could push Latin Americas No http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-trade-trump-brazil-analysis/trumps-tariff-ambush-risks-pushing-brazil-closer-to-china-idUSKBN1Y62H22019-12-03
The other participants are Chief Financial Officer Federico Cerisoli Global Head of Risk and Compliance Nigel Mamalis and Murilo Parada who heads the juice division and North Latin America zone NegativeSAO Louis Dreyfus Company is making sweeping cost cuts starting with travel entertainment hiring and salaries as the 168yearold agricultural commodities firm tries to revive dwindling profits http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-louis-dry-restructuring/grain-trader-louis-dreyfus-to-cut-costs-in-ongoing-overhaul-idUSKBN1Y21JQ2019-11-29
CITY Mexico on Wednesday rejected after U.S. President Donald Trump said he will designate the Latin American nations cartels as terrorist organizations while a former U.S. official warned of unintended outcomes from such a move NegativeCITY Mexico on Wednesday rejected after U.S. President Donald Trump said he will designate the Latin American nations cartels as terrorist organizations while a former U.S. official warned of unintended outcomes from such a move http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-mexico-cartels/trump-plan-to-label-mexican-cartels-as-terrorists-may-backfire-mexico-experts-warn-idUSKBN1Y11U22019-11-28
Slim described the prevailing conditions in Latin Americas secondlargest economy as an opportunity to attract institutional investors such as pension funds that often finance largescale projects PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim said on Wednesday that the private sector would step in to help finance ambitious infrastructure projects in Mexico so as long as public finances are healthy and inflation is under control http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-slim/billionaire-slim-calls-mexico-a-great-opportunity-for-institutional-investors-idUSKBN1Y203O2019-11-28
Brazil seems like a more attractive investment destination versus the rest of the said Pablo Riveroll head of equities for Latin America at Schroders PositiveSAO PAULO This year has already been the biggest in a decade for share offerings from Brazilian companies but there has been little sign of the foreign investor appetite that fueled prior rallies as weak growth and divisive politics keep many on the sidelines http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-capital-markets-analysis/foreigners-sit-out-brazilian-share-sales-as-growth-lags-politics-lurk-idUSKBN1Y01FK2019-11-27
Brazil which is already the largest country in Latin American portfolios could expand its share with political instability in South American neighbors Chile and Argentina NegativeSAO PAULO This year has already been the biggest in a decade for share offerings from Brazilian companies but there has been little sign of the foreign investor appetite that fueled prior rallies as weak growth and divisive politics keep many on the sidelines http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-capital-markets-analysis/foreigners-sit-out-brazilian-share-sales-as-growth-lags-politics-lurk-idUSKBN1Y01FK2019-11-27
The weight of Latin America as a whole in emerging market portfolios could also be curtailed by recent instability according to Cesar Mikail equity fund manager at Western Asset NegativeSAO PAULO This year has already been the biggest in a decade for share offerings from Brazilian companies but there has been little sign of the foreign investor appetite that fueled prior rallies as weak growth and divisive politics keep many on the sidelines http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-capital-markets-analysis/foreigners-sit-out-brazilian-share-sales-as-growth-lags-politics-lurk-idUSKBN1Y01FK2019-11-27
We will keep building the dream of Bolivar the dream of the he added referring to Latin American independence hero Simon Bolivar PositiveA man whose U.S. private jet firm allegedly provided travel services to Venezuelan Vice President Tareck El Aissami whom Washington accuses of drug trafficking pled guilty to sanctions violations on Tuesday prosecutors said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-venezuela-elaissami/founder-of-u-s-private-jet-firm-tied-to-venezuelan-vp-pleads-guilty-to-sanctions-evasion-idUSKBN1Y02MG2019-11-27
30 in Brazil to add a new assembly line dedicated to 5th generation technology for its Latin American operations an executive told Reuters on Monday PositiveSAO PAULO Swedish telecoms equipment maker Ericsson plans to invest 1 billion reais http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-ericsson-brazil/ericsson-to-invest-over-230-million-in-brazil-to-build-new-5g-assembly-line-idUSKBN1XZ2D52019-11-26
Investor confidence in Mexico Latin Americas second largest economy has been shaken by a number of policy moves made by Lopez Obrador an exponent of economic nationalism NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos economy entered a mild recession during the first half of 2019 and was flat in the third quarter revised data from the national statistics agency showed on Monday handing a setback to the plans of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-gdp/mexico-entered-recession-in-early-2019-dealing-blow-to-president-idUSKBN1XZ1JF2019-11-26
Once a transit country to the United States violence in Latin America and an increasingly strict U.S. immigration policy has turned Mexico into a refugee destination too NegativeAnd his is a relative success story http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-refugees-monterrey/a-better-life-hopes-and-hardship-of-mexico-migration-idUSKBN1XZ1BK2019-11-26
The protests began with a 250000person march last week and have been marked by neighborhood demonstrations a traditional Latin American protest in which people bang pots and pans NegativeBOGOTA A teenager who became a symbol of ongoing protests in Colombia when he was injured by a teargas cannister died of his wounds late on Monday after President Ivan Duque met with unions and business leaders on the fifth straight day of demonstrations http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-colombia-strike/injured-colombian-protester-dies-on-fifth-day-of-anti-government-rallies-idUSKBN1XZ2AN2019-11-26
Latin Americas largest economy is expected to grow at around this year for the third year in a row the slowest ever recovery from recession economists note Negativedetail http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/brazil-economy-guedes/update-1-brazils-guedes-sees-lower-interest-rates-growth-more-than-doubling-next-year-idUSL2N2820MC2019-11-23
SAO PAULO Softbank Group Corp said on Friday its Latin American fund is investing 580 million reais in ecommerce software provider VTEX together with Brazilian funds Gavea Investimentos and Constellation Asset Management PositiveSAO PAULO Softbank Group Corp said on Friday its Latin American fund is investing 580 million reais in ecommerce software provider VTEX together with Brazilian funds Gavea Investimentos and Constellation Asset Management http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-softbank-latam-vtex/softbank-leads-140-million-funding-round-for-brazil-start-up-vtex-idUSKBN1XW2AK2019-11-23
The League of United Latin American Citizens said the comment harked back to last century when until 1969 Texas law banned Spanish from being spoken in public schools NegativeA Latino civil rights group on Friday called for a Texas teacher to be banned from instructing students after she was shown on video appearing to tell a Latino high school pupil to speak were in America http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-texas-student/texas-teacher-faces-backlash-for-telling-student-to-speak-english-idUSKBN1XX00U2019-11-23
The investment is the latest in a series of bets on Latin American technology startups from Argentina to Mexico by SoftBanks billion fund dedicated to the region PositiveSAO PAULO Softbank Group Corp said on Friday its Latin American fund is investing 580 million reais in ecommerce software provider VTEX together with Brazilian funds Gavea Investimentos and Constellation Asset Management http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-softbank-latam-vtex/softbank-leads-140-million-funding-round-for-brazil-start-up-vtex-idUSKBN1XW2AK2019-11-23
VTEX provides ecommerce support in Latin America for clients including cosmetics brand Boticario cellphone maker Motorola and appliance maker Electrolux PositiveSAO PAULO Softbank Group Corp said on Friday its Latin American fund is investing 580 million reais in ecommerce software provider VTEX together with Brazilian funds Gavea Investimentos and Constellation Asset Management http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-softbank-latam-vtex/softbank-leads-140-million-funding-round-for-brazil-start-up-vtex-idUSKBN1XW2AK2019-11-23
A University of Miami professor who studied drug trafficking and organized crime in Latin America was arrested on charges he helped launder funds embezzled from Venezuela into the United States U.S. prosecutors said on Monday NegativeA University of Miami professor who studied drug trafficking and organized crime in Latin America was arrested on charges he helped launder funds embezzled from Venezuela into the United States U.S. prosecutors said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-corruption/u-s-charges-miami-professor-in-venezuela-money-laundering-scheme-idUSKBN1XS2G42019-11-19
Everything changes quickly in Latin America NeutralBRASILIA Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Bolivia was on the brink of chaos and there was a power vacuum after Evo Morales resigned as president under pressure on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-bolivia-election-russia-putin/russias-putin-warns-bolivia-is-on-the-brink-of-chaos-idUSKBN1XO2OQ2019-11-15
In Brazil Latin Americas largest economy venture capital makes up just 0 NeutralSAO PAULO SoftBank whose billion Latin America fund has showered regional startups with cash is also courting local venture capital funds an unusual move for the Japanese investor that has jolted the regions tech scene http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-softbank-latam-venture-capital-focus/how-softbank-is-putting-its-stamp-on-latams-venture-capital-scene-idUSKBN1XO1SS2019-11-15
SAO PAULO SoftBank whose billion Latin America fund has showered regional startups with cash is also courting local venture capital funds an unusual move for the Japanese investor that has jolted the regions tech scene PositiveSAO PAULO SoftBank whose billion Latin America fund has showered regional startups with cash is also courting local venture capital funds an unusual move for the Japanese investor that has jolted the regions tech scene http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-softbank-latam-venture-capital-focus/how-softbank-is-putting-its-stamp-on-latams-venture-capital-scene-idUSKBN1XO1SS2019-11-15
SoftBank usually puts money directly into startup companies but in Latin America has targeted venture capital funds in a departure from the Japanese conglomerates global approach PositiveSAO PAULO SoftBank whose billion Latin America fund has showered regional startups with cash is also courting local venture capital funds an unusual move for the Japanese investor that has jolted the regions tech scene http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-softbank-latam-venture-capital-focus/how-softbank-is-putting-its-stamp-on-latams-venture-capital-scene-idUSKBN1XO1SS2019-11-15
Softbank has yet to be involved in successive funding rounds in any Latin American company since it has only just launched its dedicated fund for the region PositiveSAO PAULO SoftBank whose billion Latin America fund has showered regional startups with cash is also courting local venture capital funds an unusual move for the Japanese investor that has jolted the regions tech scene http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-softbank-latam-venture-capital-focus/how-softbank-is-putting-its-stamp-on-latams-venture-capital-scene-idUSKBN1XO1SS2019-11-15
The venture capital business is still small in Latin America with investments totaling just billion last year although that was quadruple the amount in 2016 NeutralSAO PAULO SoftBank whose billion Latin America fund has showered regional startups with cash is also courting local venture capital funds an unusual move for the Japanese investor that has jolted the regions tech scene http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-softbank-latam-venture-capital-focus/how-softbank-is-putting-its-stamp-on-latams-venture-capital-scene-idUSKBN1XO1SS2019-11-15
Venture capital is still a relatively young business in Latin America and SoftBanks investments will help to foster innovation particularly for latestage tech businesses which are SoftBanks main target PositiveSAO PAULO SoftBank whose billion Latin America fund has showered regional startups with cash is also courting local venture capital funds an unusual move for the Japanese investor that has jolted the regions tech scene http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-softbank-latam-venture-capital-focus/how-softbank-is-putting-its-stamp-on-latams-venture-capital-scene-idUSKBN1XO1SS2019-11-15
His departure has added to a wave of unrest around Latin America including in nearby Ecuador and Chile where protesters have been berating leaders over social inequalities NegativeLA CITY The head of Bolivias Senate Jeanine Anez took office as interim president on Tuesday as former leader Evo Morales pledged to keep up his political fight from exile in Mexico after resigning in what he has alleged was a coup http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-bolivia-election/bolivian-senate-head-assumes-interim-presidency-morales-loyalists-object-idUSKBN1XM1NV2019-11-13
BRASILIA The recent release from prison of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and upsurge in political instability across Latin America will not hinder Brazils economic reform process a senior Economy Ministry official said on Monday NegativeBRASILIA The recent release from prison of former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva and upsurge in political instability across Latin America will not hinder Brazils economic reform process a senior Economy Ministry official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics-reforms/brazil-reform-process-can-withstand-lula-release-regional-tensions-treasury-secretary-idUSKBN1XL2GU2019-11-12
Didi said in a statement that it sees tremendous opportunity for in Latin America PositiveMEXICO CITY Latin America long a safe haven for Uber was the biggest weak spot in the moneylosing companys latest financial results registering just growth the worst of any region http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-uber-didi/ubers-latin-american-stronghold-pursued-by-softbank-funded-rivals-idUSKBN1XL1I62019-11-12
During the first three quarters of the year Latin America was Ubers worst performing region although a weakening of the Brazilian real and economic weakness also hit results Cordwell said NegativeMEXICO CITY Latin America long a safe haven for Uber was the biggest weak spot in the moneylosing companys latest financial results registering just growth the worst of any region http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-uber-didi/ubers-latin-american-stronghold-pursued-by-softbank-funded-rivals-idUSKBN1XL1I62019-11-12
Global brewers are facing several challenges in large developing markets in Asia Latin America and Africa even as people consume less beer in Europe and the United States NegativeBrewer AnheuserBusch Inbev NV will buy the rest of Craft Brew Alliance that it does not own in a deal valuing the Portlandbased brewing company at about million the two companies said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-craft-brew-alice-m-a-anheuser-busch/anheuser-busch-to-buy-out-craft-brew-alliance-in-321-million-deal-idUSKBN1XL2K52019-11-12
In a redrawing of Latin Americas political landscape the left has regained power in both Mexico and Argentina though powerhouse Brazil retains a rightwing government NeutralLA PAZ Bolivias ousted president Evo Morales was flying to political asylum in Mexico on Monday night the latest step the oncebeloved leaders rapid fall while military and police deployed in the streets of La Paz to quell violence http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-bolivia-election/bolivias-morales-boards-plane-to-mexico-as-protests-rage-in-la-paz-idUSKBN1XL1DT2019-11-12
Like rival Amazon Google is considering bringing other products to Brazil Latin Americas largest economy PositiveSAO PAULO Alphabet Incs Google is bringing to Brazil the latest version of its Google Nest Mini smart speaker with plans to start selling it in major online and brickandmortar retailers in the country on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-google-amazon-brazil/google-launches-smart-device-in-brazil-in-new-challenge-to-amazon-com-idUSKBN1XL1O12019-11-12
MEXICO CITY Latin America long a safe haven for Uber was the biggest weak spot in the moneylosing companys latest financial results registering just growth the worst of any region NegativeMEXICO CITY Latin America long a safe haven for Uber was the biggest weak spot in the moneylosing companys latest financial results registering just growth the worst of any region http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-uber-didi/ubers-latin-american-stronghold-pursued-by-softbank-funded-rivals-idUSKBN1XL1I62019-11-12
Speaking alongside President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador a veteran of Latin Americas left Ebrard said Mexico would not accept a government of military in Bolivia NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos government views the resignation of Bolivias president as a coup because the Bolivian military had broken with the constitution by pressing him to stand down Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-bolivia-election-mexico-minister/mexico-says-bolivia-suffered-coup-due-to-military-pressure-on-morales-idUSKBN1XL1S52019-11-12
The Mexican governments support has helped cement its emerging role as a bastion of diplomatic support for leftwing leaders in Latin America PositiveMEXICO CITY Bolivias former president Evo Morales is flying to Mexico where he has been granted asylum Mexicos top diplomat said on Monday night as unrest shook the South American nation http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-bolivia-election-mexico/evo-morales-leaves-bolivia-to-take-asylum-in-mexico-idUSKBN1XL2H02019-11-12
The main Didi Chuxing the Chinese ridehailing behemoth that has grown rapidly in Latin America PositiveMEXICO CITY Latin America long a safe haven for Uber was the biggest weak spot in the moneylosing companys latest financial results registering just growth the worst of any region http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-uber-didi/ubers-latin-american-stronghold-pursued-by-softbank-funded-rivals-idUSKBN1XL1I62019-11-12
Uber would like to win in Latin America itself but if it does lose share to Didi at least theres some Cordwell said NegativeMEXICO CITY Latin America long a safe haven for Uber was the biggest weak spot in the moneylosing companys latest financial results registering just growth the worst of any region http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-uber-didi/ubers-latin-american-stronghold-pursued-by-softbank-funded-rivals-idUSKBN1XL1I62019-11-12
Latin American countries have oscillated over the past few decades between leftwing and conservative governments often with radically different economic and social policies NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Sunday that the country would offer asylum to outgoing Bolivian President Evo Morales if he sought it in a sign of Mexicos new prominence among leftleaning governments in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-bolivia-asylum/mexico-says-it-would-offer-asylum-to-bolivias-morales-if-he-sought-it-idUSKBN1XL0072019-11-11
MEXICO CITY Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Sunday that the country would offer asylum to outgoing Bolivian President Evo Morales if he sought it in a sign of Mexicos new prominence among leftleaning governments in Latin America PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Sunday that the country would offer asylum to outgoing Bolivian President Evo Morales if he sought it in a sign of Mexicos new prominence among leftleaning governments in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-bolivia-asylum/mexico-says-it-would-offer-asylum-to-bolivias-morales-if-he-sought-it-idUSKBN1XL0072019-11-11
We reject this it is similar to the tragedies that bloodied our Latin America last he said NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard said on Sunday that the country would offer asylum to outgoing Bolivian President Evo Morales if he sought it in a sign of Mexicos new prominence among leftleaning governments in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-bolivia-asylum/mexico-says-it-would-offer-asylum-to-bolivias-morales-if-he-sought-it-idUSKBN1XL0072019-11-11
In a sign of the fault lines stretching across Latin America Argentinas leftwing Presidentelect Alberto Fernandez was quick to celebrate Lulas release on Friday and criticize his by Brazilian courts NegativeBrazil Brazils leftist former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva left prison on Friday after a judge ordered his release startling financial markets and reigniting both ends of the political spectrum with calls for demonstrations in coming days http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-court/lula-leaves-prison-firing-up-brazils-left-and-right-idUSKBN1XI1YC2019-11-09
Authorities in Latin America where a macho culture fuels widespread physical violence against women are slowly starting to recognize and punish digital violence NegativeMelo now 28 decided to fight back and launched a campaign to make digital violence a specific crime state by state http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-internet-women-feature-trfn/revenge-porn-victim-fights-back-with-mexican-law-to-stem-digital-violence-idUSKBN1XI0072019-11-08
Some analysts still doubt whether such multifunction apps widely used in China and elsewhere in Asia will catch on in Latin Americas largest economy NegativeSAO PAULO Brazilian midsized lender Banco Inter SA http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-banco-inter-superapp/softbank-backed-banco-inter-launches-app-linking-clients-to-stores-idUSKBN1XH2KS2019-11-08
Its immoral to explore and make this quantity of oil available to said Nicole Figueiredo Oliveira Latin America managing director for 350 NeutralBRASILIA Brazil is overlooking potentially dire climate change consequences by moving ahead with its biggest auction ever of oil exploration blocs that could release millions of tonnes of carbon emissions according to environmental activists http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-oil-auction-climate/brazil-discounts-climate-impact-in-holding-oil-auction-idUSKBN1XG1KT2019-11-07
Uber said the audio recording feature will debut in Latin Americas two biggest markets but that it may eventually be rolled out elsewhere in the region and possibly beyond NeutralUber said the audio recording feature will debut in Latin Americas two biggest markets but that it may eventually be rolled out elsewhere in the region and possibly beyond http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-uber-safety/uber-to-let-passengers-record-rides-in-effort-to-curb-crime-in-latin-america-idUSKBN1XG33I2019-11-07
Air Europas Spanish parent company Globalia earlier this year received authorization from the Brazilian government to explore the possibility of flying domestic routes within Latin Americas largest economy PositiveIAG shares initially rose more than following the Air Europa takeover announcement but some analysts said IAG may have to shed routes in order to win regulatory approval http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-air-europa-m-a-iag/ba-parent-iag-ups-bet-on-latin-america-with-air-europa-takeover-idUSKBN1XE0KR2019-11-05
Latin American countries have oscillated between leftwing and conservative governments often with radically different economic and social policies over the past few decades NegativeMEXICO CITY The prospect of a more united Latin American left grew on Monday after the incoming president of Argentina and his Mexican counterpart discussed reviving a regional diplomatic alternative to the Washingtonbacked Organization of American States http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-argentina/latin-american-left-rising-first-stop-mexico-for-argentinas-fernandez-idUSKBN1XF0PU2019-11-05
Mexico and Argentina have in front of them the opportunity to promote the repositioning of Latin America in the Maximiliano Reyes wrote in the La Jornada daily PositiveMEXICO CITY The prospect of a more united Latin American left grew on Monday after the incoming president of Argentina and his Mexican counterpart discussed reviving a regional diplomatic alternative to the Washingtonbacked Organization of American States http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-argentina/latin-american-left-rising-first-stop-mexico-for-argentinas-fernandez-idUSKBN1XF0PU2019-11-05
BRASILIA Brazilian government officials this week tempted airline executives with a Latin Americas largest domestic aviation market is opening up and it badly needs more competition NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian government officials this week tempted airline executives with a Latin Americas largest domestic aviation market is opening up and it badly needs more competition http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-airlines-analysis/why-brazils-bid-to-lure-low-cost-airlines-may-be-doomed-idUSKBN1XB3Y72019-11-02
Investor confidence in Mexico Latin Americas second largest economy has been shaken by some policy moves made by Lopez Obrador a leftist exponent of economic nationalism NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos economy grew 0 http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy/mexico-gdp-crawls-forward-in-third-quarter-economy-stays-weak-idUSKBN1X91HI2019-10-31
Investor confidence in Mexico Latin Americas second largest economy has been shaken by some policy moves under President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador a veteran leftist who promotes economic nationalism NegativeMEXICO CITY The pace of investments in Mexicos mining industry is expected to slow this year to its lowest since 2016 Mexican industry group Camimex said on Wednesday adding that greater policy certainty was needed to attract more investments http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-mining/pace-of-investments-in-mexicos-mining-sector-seen-slowing-idUSKBN1X92PB2019-10-31
MEXICO CITY Mexicos economy is expected to have posted marginal growth in the third quarter underlining the challenge facing President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as Latin Americas second largest economy fails to pick up steam a survey showed on Tuesday NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos economy is expected to have posted marginal growth in the third quarter underlining the challenge facing President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador as Latin Americas second largest economy fails to pick up steam a survey showed on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-gdp-poll/mexicos-economy-seen-growing-0-2-in-third-quarter-idUSKBN1X81R32019-10-30
In an interview last week Equinors Brazil chief warned that Brazil was competing with countries all over the world not just Latin America for big oils attention NegativeRIO DE CITY When executives arrive in Rio de Janeiro this week for Brazils biennial Offshore Technology Conference they will find themselves in Latin Americas most promising market for Big Oil by far http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-brazil-oil-otc-mexico/big-oil-seeks-refuge-in-brazil-from-latam-regional-turmoil-idUSKBN1X71OM2019-10-29
RIO DE CITY When executives arrive in Rio de Janeiro this week for Brazils biennial Offshore Technology Conference they will find themselves in Latin Americas most promising market for Big Oil by far PositiveRIO DE CITY When executives arrive in Rio de Janeiro this week for Brazils biennial Offshore Technology Conference they will find themselves in Latin Americas most promising market for Big Oil by far http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-brazil-oil-otc-mexico/big-oil-seeks-refuge-in-brazil-from-latam-regional-turmoil-idUSKBN1X71OM2019-10-29
BRASILIA Brazil is determined to lure airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin Americas largest aviation market and is taking meetings with at least three carriers a senior government official told Reuters PositiveBRASILIA Brazil is determined to lure airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin Americas largest aviation market and is taking meetings with at least three carriers a senior government official told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-airlines-exclusive/exclusive-brazil-to-lure-airlines-to-fly-domestic-taking-meetings-with-three-carriers-idUSKBN1X60O62019-10-28
BUENOS AIRES Argentinas Peronists swept back into power on Sunday ousting conservative president Mauricio Macri in an election result that shifts Latin Americas No NegativeBUENOS AIRES Argentinas Peronists swept back into power on Sunday ousting conservative president Mauricio Macri in an election result that shifts Latin Americas No http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-argentina-election/argentinas-peronists-sweep-back-into-power-as-macri-ousted-idUSKBN1X608M2019-10-28
Glanzmann made his remarks during an airline industry conference in Brasilia organized by ALTA a group that represents the interests of Latin American carriers PositiveBRASILIA Brazil is working to bring the Boeing 737 MAX airplane back to service by the end of the Civil Aviation Secretary Ronei Glanzmann said on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-airplane-boeing/brazil-working-to-bring-boeing-737-max-plane-back-into-service-this-year-idUSKBN1X60KA2019-10-28
SAO PAULO Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro an admirer of Latin Americas military dictatorships courted controversy on Friday when he said he might go to next months Copa Libertadores final in the Chilean stadium once used as a detention center NegativeSAO PAULO Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro an admirer of Latin Americas military dictatorships courted controversy on Friday when he said he might go to next months Copa Libertadores final in the Chilean stadium once used as a detention center http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-soccer-brazil-bolsonaro/brazils-bolsonaro-criticized-over-plans-to-attend-copa-final-idUSKBN1X42982019-10-26
She will be succeeded in Latin America by Ernesto Torres Cantu who had been CEO of Citibanamex PositiveCitis current CEO Michael Corbat said the move did not suggest an imminent change at the top of the bank http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-citigroup-moves-jane-fraser/citi-names-fraser-as-president-putting-her-in-line-to-be-first-female-ceo-idUSKBN1X32QA2019-10-25
Latin America is no stranger to such situations PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador took office in December promising to reduce public spending to free up more resources for the poor http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-media/making-do-with-less-mexican-media-bruised-by-presidents-austerity-idUSKBN1X20SH2019-10-24
which is still very high and that will give stability to the said Marco Oviedo chief economist for Latin America at Barclays PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos peso is headed for choppy waters in what remains of 2019 as the ongoing U.S.China trade war and the uncertain fate of the new North American trade deal could cause the currency to fluctuate between 18 http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-peso/mexico-peso-headed-for-choppy-waters-on-back-of-trade-uncertainty-idUSKBN1X12A32019-10-23
WASHINGTON Brazils Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Sunday his message is starting to with investors and he expects an increase in capital flows to Latin Americas largest economy PositiveWASHINGTON Brazils Central Bank President Roberto Campos Neto said on Sunday his message is starting to with investors and he expects an increase in capital flows to Latin Americas largest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-imf-worldbank-brazil/expect-more-capital-flows-to-brazil-central-bank-president-idUSKBN1WZ0FG2019-10-21
The company plans to expand in Latin America and Europe PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Galileo Financial Technologies a company whose technology handles backoffice functions for payment industry startups said on Thursday it raised million in a series A funding round led by Silicon Valley venture capital firm of the early investors in Facebook http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-galileo-fintech/accel-leads-77-million-funding-round-for-fintech-firm-galileo-idUSKBN1WW2MR2019-10-18
America Movil controlled by the family of Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim has moved to strengthen its presence in Latin America this year with a series of acquisitions PositiveOf course we are interested in doing something with Oi in an America Movil executive said on the companys thirdquarter earnings call http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-americamovil/america-movil-says-open-to-discussing-deal-with-brazils-oi-idUSKBN1WV20O2019-10-17
Didis Latin American expansion has brought headaches for Uber Technologies Inc which previously enjoyed relatively light competition in the region PositiveMEXICO CITY Chinese ridehailing giant Didi Chuxing is preparing to launch in Costa Rica marking its first expansion into Central America according to a job posting viewed by Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-didi-costa-rica/chinas-didi-chuxing-deepens-latam-push-with-plans-to-launch-in-costa-rica-idUSKBN1WV29V2019-10-17
In the next earnings report Netflix will begin disclosing revenue and membership by regions Asia Pacific Europe Middle Latin America and the United States the company said PositiveThat performance combined with concerns about new competitors had weighed on Netflix shares which had fallen from the last earnings report through regular trading on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-netflix-results/netflix-shares-jump-as-subscribers-grow-ahead-of-disney-apple-attack-idUSKBN1WV2M12019-10-17
SoftBank which plans to pour billion into Latin America declined to comment NegativeMEXICO CITY In Mexicos burgeoning startup scene publicity is the last thing many entrepreneurs want http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-startups-insight/undercover-entrepreneurs-fearful-mexican-tech-startups-shun-spotlight-idUSKBN1WV0V12019-10-17
To be sure violence is rampant elsewhere in Latin America from drugtorn Colombia to crimeridden Brazil NegativeMEXICO CITY In Mexicos burgeoning startup scene publicity is the last thing many entrepreneurs want http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-startups-insight/undercover-entrepreneurs-fearful-mexican-tech-startups-shun-spotlight-idUSKBN1WV0V12019-10-17
Several Latin American presidents have changed laws to allow reelection including leftists Hugo Chavez in Venezuela and Evo Morales in Bolivia PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos Senate on Tuesday approved a controversial constitutional change that would give the public a chance to vote again to either retain or remove a president halfway through their sixyear term http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-politics/mexican-senate-approves-mid-term-vote-recall-for-presidency-idUSKBN1WV0152019-10-16
MEXICO CITY Japans SoftBank will invest in Mexican used car platform Kavak the groups chief operating officer Marcelo Claure said on Monday adding to SoftBanks growing portfolio in Latin America PositiveMEXICO CITY Japans SoftBank will invest in Mexican used car platform Kavak the groups chief operating officer Marcelo Claure said on Monday adding to SoftBanks growing portfolio in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-softbank-kavak/softbanks-claure-announces-investment-in-mexican-startup-kavak-idUSKBN1WT2I22019-10-15
Reuters reported in August that SoftBank was in advanced talks to invest in the threeyearold startup after announcing earlier in the year a billion fund to focus on Latin America PositiveMEXICO CITY Japans SoftBank will invest in Mexican used car platform Kavak the groups chief operating officer Marcelo Claure said on Monday adding to SoftBanks growing portfolio in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-softbank-kavak/softbanks-claure-announces-investment-in-mexican-startup-kavak-idUSKBN1WT2I22019-10-15
SAO PAULO Brazils largest truckmakers are expressing optimism again about the growth prospects for Latin Americas largest economy even as the country continues to struggle to rebound from a deep recession that began in 2015 PositiveSAO PAULO Brazils largest truckmakers are expressing optimism again about the growth prospects for Latin Americas largest economy even as the country continues to struggle to rebound from a deep recession that began in 2015 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-trucks/brazils-truckmakers-are-optimistic-again-even-as-country-struggles-to-grow-idUSKBN1WT19E2019-10-15
What happens is that the truck market is always ahead of the curve ahead of economic said Wilson Lirman who leads Volvo in Latin America NeutralSAO PAULO Brazils largest truckmakers are expressing optimism again about the growth prospects for Latin Americas largest economy even as the country continues to struggle to rebound from a deep recession that began in 2015 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-trucks/brazils-truckmakers-are-optimistic-again-even-as-country-struggles-to-grow-idUSKBN1WT19E2019-10-15
SAO PAULO Brazilian lender Banco Inter SA and Uber Technologies Inc are in talks to forge a partnership in financial services a source familiar with the matter said in a move that shows how Japans SoftBank Group Corp is working to integrate its business in Latin America PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian lender Banco Inter SA and Uber Technologies Inc are in talks to forge a partnership in financial services a source familiar with the matter said in a move that shows how Japans SoftBank Group Corp is working to integrate its business in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-banco-inter-uber-softbank/uber-and-banco-inter-in-talks-to-forge-partnership-in-brazil-source-idUSKBN1WS0M62019-10-14
Cornershops tech and ideas work globally so its not just a Latin American bet PositiveHe tweeted an image suggesting Uber would launch a rebranded app using its existing format potentially encompassing all its services including taxis bicycles groceries and restaurant deliveries http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-chile-cornershop/uber-to-buy-chiles-cornershop-as-it-sets-sights-on-delivering-groceries-idUSKBN1WQ1R92019-10-12
Rappi has expanded at a breakneck pace in Latin America with its restaurant delivery service emerging as a key competitor for Uber Eats PositiveHe tweeted an image suggesting Uber would launch a rebranded app using its existing format potentially encompassing all its services including taxis bicycles groceries and restaurant deliveries http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-chile-cornershop/uber-to-buy-chiles-cornershop-as-it-sets-sights-on-delivering-groceries-idUSKBN1WQ1R92019-10-12
SAO PAULO Brazilian financial technology startup Nubank now has 15 million clients the firms chief executive said on Friday a figure which underlines the rapid growth of the Sequoia Capitalbacked venture in Latin Americas largest economy PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian financial technology startup Nubank now has 15 million clients the firms chief executive said on Friday a figure which underlines the rapid growth of the Sequoia Capitalbacked venture in Latin Americas largest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-nubank-brazil-growth/brazilian-fintech-nubank-has-grown-to-15-million-users-ceo-idUSKBN1WQ26C2019-10-12
SAO PAULO Japans SoftBank Group Corp is planning to invest million in venture capital funds in Latin America as part of a previously announced plan to invest billion in the region its managing partner in Brazil Andre Maciel said on Friday PositiveSAO PAULO Japans SoftBank Group Corp is planning to invest million in venture capital funds in Latin America as part of a previously announced plan to invest billion in the region its managing partner in Brazil Andre Maciel said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-softbank-group-brazil/softbank-group-to-invest-500-million-in-venture-capital-funds-in-latin-america-idUSKBN1WQ2KR2019-10-12
Brazils rightwing President Jair Bolsonaro has been among the most vocal critics of Maduro in Latin America NegativeCARACAS Venezuelas government on Thursday said the OPECmember country was not responsible for oil spills that have contaminated beaches in Brazil after a Brazilian official said the crude was likely from Venezuela http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-oil-brazil/venezuela-denies-responsibility-for-oil-spills-on-brazil-beaches-idUSKBN1WP21Q2019-10-11
In Latin America only Chile and Mexico are in the club while Colombia is on track to join soon PositiveBRASILIA U.S. President Donald Trump and his top diplomat said on Thursday they supported Brazils taking steps toward joining the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development although it is first backing accession by Argentina http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-oecd-usa/u-s-backs-brazil-for-oecd-membership-but-argentina-first-idUSKBN1WP2MD2019-10-11
Liberty Latin America will support its FirstNet program in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands said PositiveThe deal comes as the company faces calls from activist investor Elliott Management to end its acquisition spree and focus on improving its business http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-at-t-divestiture-puertorico/att-to-sell-certain-assets-in-puerto-rico-u-s-virgin-islands-for-1-95-billion-idUSKBN1WO1L62019-10-10
The use of electric energy is also picking up speed in Santiagos metro network Latin Americas second largest which will reach 215 km with two new lines opening by 2027 PositiveThe differences http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-climate-change-chile-transport-featur/as-un-climate-talks-near-host-chile-charges-up-electric-transport-idUSKBN1WO1LA2019-10-10
Jene Park a senior analyst at market tracker Counterpoint Research said Samsung was also moving in on Huawei at the lower end of the market in Europe and Latin America NegativeSEOUL Strong sales of Samsung Electronics Galaxy Note 10 smartphone series are limiting forecast profit falls at the South Korean tech giant raising hopes it is getting back on a growth track after years of moribund sales http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-samsung-elec-results/strong-smartphone-sales-raise-hopes-of-samsung-turnaround-idUSKBN1WM2EZ2019-10-08
With dozens of Western and Latin American nations regarding Maduro as illegitimate due to allegations he rigged a 2018 election the support of Russia and China has been crucial NegativeRussian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov met Venezuelas President Nicolas Maduro on Saturday to underline Moscows support for the leftist leader that has helped him stay in power despite intense Western pressure to quit http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-venezuela/russian-deputy-prime-minister-in-venezuela-to-support-maduro-idUSKCN1WK0CF2019-10-06
But skepticism of the IMF runs strong throughout Latin America where many blame its conditions for personal hardships NegativeQUITO Ecuadorean protesters halted transport and barricaded streets for a second day on Friday as 350 people were jailed over unrest triggered by President Lenin Morenos scrapping of fuel subsidies http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-ecuador-protests/ecuador-arrests-350-people-in-two-days-of-anti-austerity-protests-idUSKBN1WJ1FI2019-10-05
Softbank said in a statement the group wanted to create 50 partnerships in five years helping companies in the groups Vision Fund expand in Latin America PositiveSAO PAULO Japans Softbank Group Corp http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-softbank-group-latam/softbank-names-ralf-wenzel-to-oversee-joint-ventures-in-latin-america-idUSKBN1WH13L2019-10-03
Speaking at a news conference Lopez Obrador said some 1600 projects were under consideration that would Mexico Latin Americas secondbiggest economy PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexico will soon unveil a set of major infrastructure projects drawn up by the private sector to lift the economy President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Wednesday seeking to banish the specter of recession from his young administration http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-lopezobrador/mexico-plans-infrastructure-blitz-worth-billions-to-shore-up-economy-idUSKBN1WH1IO2019-10-03
This is a country that owes a lot of people a lot of said Risa GraisTargow Latin America director at consultancy Eurasia Group NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump must act to prevent holders of Venezuelan staterun oil company PDVSAs bonds from taking control of U.S.based Citgo Petroleum the refiners chairwoman said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-venezuela-oil-citgo/citgo-seeks-u-s-help-to-keep-venezuela-bondholders-at-bay-idUSKBN1WH1KS2019-10-03
com Inc will launch its virtual assistant Alexa in Brazil starting this month with plans for three different devices with the software installed as it rapidly expands operations in Latin Americas largest economy PositiveSAO PAULO Amazon http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-amazon-com-alexa-brazil/amazon-com-brings-alexa-to-brazil-kicks-off-pre-orders-for-devices-idUSKBN1WI05X2019-10-03
Revolut will then launch in other Latin American and Asian markets but does not have a fixed timeline its chief executive and founder Nikolay Storonsky told Reuters NeutralLONDON Britishbased digital banking app Revolut is set to hire around 3500 staff as it expands into 24 new markets thanks to a new global deal with payments giant Visa Inc the two companies said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-revolut-visa-exclusive/exclusive-fintech-firm-revolut-to-hire-3500-staff-in-global-push-with-visa-idUSKBN1WF0JQ2019-10-01
MEXICO CITY Mexican activists took to the streets in large cities on Saturday to demand safe and legal abortions many wearing green bandanas that have become a symbol with the abortion rights movement in Latin America NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican activists took to the streets in large cities on Saturday to demand safe and legal abortions many wearing green bandanas that have become a symbol with the abortion rights movement in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-abortion/mexican-activists-take-to-streets-demanding-safe-legal-abortions-idUSKBN1WE03I2019-09-29
The topic has long been a controversial one but a persistent groundswell of support from the abortion rights movement has generated more discussion in Latin America in recent years NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican activists took to the streets in large cities on Saturday to demand safe and legal abortions many wearing green bandanas that have become a symbol with the abortion rights movement in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-abortion/mexican-activists-take-to-streets-demanding-safe-legal-abortions-idUSKBN1WE03I2019-09-29
MOSCOW Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will hold talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday and discuss efforts by third countries to meddle in Latin America the Kremlin said NegativeMOSCOW Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro will hold talks with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Moscow on Wednesday and discuss efforts by third countries to meddle in Latin America the Kremlin said http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-venezuela-maduro/venezuelas-maduro-to-hold-talks-with-putin-in-moscow-on-wednesday-kremlin-idUSKBN1W91812019-09-25
Veteran leftist Lopez Obrador took office in December promising to root out the entrenched corruption poverty and violence afflicting Latin Americas secondlargest economy NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicans say corruption is falling even as a third of them also report paying a bribe a survey by Transparency International said on Monday as the 10monthold administration of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador sets its sights on stamping out graft http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-corruption/mexicans-say-corruption-is-falling-even-as-a-third-still-paid-bribes-idUSKBN1W82KL2019-09-25
The Japanese group has been leading multimilliondollar investments in Latin America since March when it announced the creation of a billion fund targeting technological projects in the region PositiveSAO PAULO Japans SoftBank Group Corp is considering bringing around 40 companies with high growth potential to Brazil and expects to announce a large investment in the country in around two weeks time the groups head in Brazil Maciel said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-softbank/softbank-mulls-bringing-40-companies-to-brazil-idUSKBN1W52G22019-09-22
We have around 40 companies that fit in he said during an event at Cubo a technological hub funded by Unibanco the largest private bank in Latin America PositiveSAO PAULO Japans SoftBank Group Corp is considering bringing around 40 companies with high growth potential to Brazil and expects to announce a large investment in the country in around two weeks time the groups head in Brazil Maciel said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-softbank/softbank-mulls-bringing-40-companies-to-brazil-idUSKBN1W52G22019-09-22
ABIDJAN Struggling African banana producers called on the European Union on Friday not to cut tariffs on imports from Latin America any further NegativeABIDJAN Struggling African banana producers called on the European Union on Friday not to cut tariffs on imports from Latin America any further http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-banana-africa/african-banana-producers-urge-eu-to-maintain-tariffs-on-latin-american-imports-idUSKBN1W523Z2019-09-21
Exporters in Africa the Caribbean and Pacific have been losing market share since 2009 when the EU agreed to progressively cut tariffs on bananas from bigger growers in Latin America NegativeABIDJAN Struggling African banana producers called on the European Union on Friday not to cut tariffs on imports from Latin America any further http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-banana-africa/african-banana-producers-urge-eu-to-maintain-tariffs-on-latin-american-imports-idUSKBN1W523Z2019-09-21
Chile is the exception in Latin America and the country with the most environmentally engaged consumers in the world with of those surveyed actively taking trying to make a change PositiveBERLIN Consumers worried about the environment are cutting their spending on meat and bottled drinks and trying to reduce plastic waste and this trend is set to accelerate as climate concerns mount a global survey showed on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-environment-consumers/no-more-burgers-and-coke-climate-fears-hit-meat-drink-sales-idUSKCN1VV1GV2019-09-11
In ecommerce it owns an stake in Latin Americas Movile a smartphonebased marketplace PositiveSouth African ecommerce group Naspers http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-prosus-ipo-factbox/factbox-prosus-tech-heavyweight-with-tencent-stake-to-list-in-amsterdam-idUSKCN1VV1TM2019-09-11
The competition for capital in Latin America is intense and many countries are offering more attractive terms than he said PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexican national oil company Pemex will offer a new set of oilfield service contracts to interested firms the finance minister said on Tuesday as it embarks on the challenge of ramping up production by to meet 2020 budget targets http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-pemex/mexicos-pemex-to-hire-service-firms-for-oil-rebound-industry-doubtful-idUSKCN1VV2352019-09-11
com Inc said on Tuesday it will launch its Prime subscription service in Brazil where it has struggled against tough local competition in Latin Americas largest economy PositiveSAO PAULO Amazon http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-amazon-com-brazil/amazon-com-brings-prime-service-to-brazil-local-retail-shares-drop-idUSKCN1VV06P2019-09-11
Alberto Ramos head of Latin American research at Goldman Sachs in New York said Herreras plan for raising revenue without new taxes may also include some wishful thinking PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos finance minister defended the 2020 budget proposal on Monday insisting that his tax revenue and spending projections are credible despite concerns that the underlying forecasts for growth and oil output are overly optimistic http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-budget/mexico-defends-budget-plans-as-growth-forecast-comes-under-fire-idUSKCN1VU1F52019-09-10
MEXICO CITY Mexico is in talks to extend a sales tax to foreign online businesses so that they pay their fair share to Latin Americas second biggest economy the government said on Monday in a move that could affect companies like Amazon PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexico is in talks to extend a sales tax to foreign online businesses so that they pay their fair share to Latin Americas second biggest economy the government said on Monday in a move that could affect companies like Amazon http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-budget-digitalplatforms/mexico-eyes-sales-tax-on-digital-businesses-to-boost-revenue-idUSKCN1VU1H12019-09-10
SAO PAULO Brazil and Mexico have begun talks on a free trade deal officials said on Monday seeking to deepen commercial ties between the two largest economies in Latin America as trade tensions threaten to undermine global growth PositiveSAO PAULO Brazil and Mexico have begun talks on a free trade deal officials said on Monday seeking to deepen commercial ties between the two largest economies in Latin America as trade tensions threaten to undermine global growth http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-brazil-mexico/brazil-mexico-begin-trade-talks-amid-bolsonaro-push-for-export-deals-idUSKCN1VU1YN2019-09-10
Some Latin American countries and activists are urging the Geneva forum whose 47 members include Venezuela to establish a U.N. Commission of Inquiry on Venezuela at the threeweek session NegativeGENEVA The United Nations human rights chief said on Monday that extrajudicial killings appeared to be continuing in Venezuela and the Special Action Forces presumed to be responsible had received support from the highest levels of government http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-security-un/killings-torture-still-going-on-in-venezuela-u-n-rights-chief-idUSKCN1VU1IB2019-09-10
Femsa which runs the worlds largest CocaCola franchise bottler and Oxxo convenience stores has operations across Latin America PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexican conglomerate Femsa plans to invest over 61 billion pesos http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-femsa/conglomerate-femsa-allocates-3-billion-for-mexico-over-next-3-years-idUSKCN1VR2II2019-09-07
Only 17 countries now recognize Taiwan almost all small and impoverished nations in Latin America the Caribbean and the Pacific NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan on Friday warned the Solomon Islands could fall into a debt trap if the Pacific nation switched diplomatic ties to China and accepted its development aid http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pacific-china-solomonislands/taiwan-warns-solomon-islands-of-china-debt-trap-in-diplomatic-switch-idUSKCN1VR09W2019-09-07
UBS would have a controlling stake to avoid operational hurdles that are common in statecontrolled companies in Latin Americas biggest economy but governance would be shared the sources added NegativeSAO PAULO Brazilian statecontrolled lender Banco do Brasil SA http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-banco-do-brasil-partnership-ubs-group/exclusive-banco-do-brasil-ubs-in-advanced-talks-for-investment-banking-joint-venture-sources-idUSKCN1VR2CW2019-09-07
Direct glyphosate sales play only a limited role for Bayer but it relies heavily on selling seeds to U.S. and Latin American farmers for crops that withstand the weedkiller NegativeBayer says 1475 people were on Monsanto lists http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/bayer-monsanto-lists/update-1-bayer-says-monsantos-list-of-influential-people-was-not-illegal-idUSL5N25W2ZK2019-09-06
Unemployment in Latin Americas largest economy has been edging lower in recent months but remains stubbornly high at 11 NegativeBRASILIA Brazil faces an but essential challenge in deepening labor market reforms a process that should make the workforce more flexible and help create jobs work and pensions secretary Rogerio Marinho said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-reform/brazil-faces-extraordinary-but-crucial-challenge-on-labor-reform-government-official-idUSKCN1VQ2592019-09-06
MEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in his first state of the union address on Sunday doubled down on his approach to managing Latin Americas secondlargest economy saying the interests of private firms would be subordinated to those of the nation NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in his first state of the union address on Sunday doubled down on his approach to managing Latin Americas secondlargest economy saying the interests of private firms would be subordinated to those of the nation http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-politics/nearly-a-year-in-mexicos-president-doubles-down-on-management-of-economy-idUSKCN1VN02O2019-09-03
MEXICO CITY Latin American delivery app Rappi plans to almost double the number of cities it operates in by years end its cofounder said on Friday following a billion injection from Japans SoftBank that signals growing foreign interest in the region PositiveMEXICO CITY Latin American delivery app Rappi plans to almost double the number of cities it operates in by years end its cofounder said on Friday following a billion injection from Japans SoftBank that signals growing foreign interest in the region http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-rappi-softbank-latam/latam-delivery-app-rappi-plans-to-double-footprint-by-year-end-idUSKCN1VL00H2019-09-01
The Rappi deal was SoftBanks first splash in Latin America after creating a billion fund focusing on the region PositiveMEXICO CITY Latin American delivery app Rappi plans to almost double the number of cities it operates in by years end its cofounder said on Friday following a billion injection from Japans SoftBank that signals growing foreign interest in the region http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-rappi-softbank-latam/latam-delivery-app-rappi-plans-to-double-footprint-by-year-end-idUSKCN1VL00H2019-09-01
MEXICO CITY The Bank of Mexico said on Thursday that Mexico Latin Americas secondlargest economy is facing a slew of headwinds including stagnant private investment weak domestic demand and persistent risks to the health of state oil firm Pemex NegativeMEXICO CITY The Bank of Mexico said on Thursday that Mexico Latin Americas secondlargest economy is facing a slew of headwinds including stagnant private investment weak domestic demand and persistent risks to the health of state oil firm Pemex http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-minutes/mexico-central-bank-highlights-domestic-risks-to-weak-economy-idUSKCN1VJ1W02019-08-30
in the second quarter according to a Reuters poll of economists a sluggish pace of growth but enough to mean Latin Americas largest economy avoided slipping back into recession NegativeBRASILIA Brazils economy likely expanded by 0 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-gdp-poll/brazil-narrowly-skirted-recession-in-second-quarter-reuters-poll-idUSKCN1VH19I2019-08-28
Azar said the U.S. government has given Latin American countries some million in humanitarian and development aid in response to the crisis NegativeBOGOTA Venezuelan migrants will be provided with a regional vaccination card beginning in October health officials from 10 countries agreed on Monday in an effort to ensure they receive needed vaccines and are not given double doses http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-politcs-usa/venezuelan-migrants-to-get-regional-vaccination-cards-under-10-nation-pact-idUSKCN1VG2H42019-08-27
Chile one of Latin Americas most stable economies and a short flight from Argentina over the Andes Mountains has absorbed successive waves of highly qualified Argentine migrants PositiveSANTIAGO Argentine executives and graduates shocked by President Mauricio Macris drubbing in elections this month have begun calling and emailing in droves in search of work in Brazil Chile and Colombia head hunters and visa advisers told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-argentina-economy-emigration/in-calls-and-emails-argentine-executives-seek-jobs-abroad-to-escape-crisis-idUSKCN1VF0NU2019-08-26
Colombia projected by the IMF as the Latin American country whose economy is likely to grow fastest this year has also attracted interest from Argentines PositiveSANTIAGO Argentine executives and graduates shocked by President Mauricio Macris drubbing in elections this month have begun calling and emailing in droves in search of work in Brazil Chile and Colombia head hunters and visa advisers told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-argentina-economy-emigration/in-calls-and-emails-argentine-executives-seek-jobs-abroad-to-escape-crisis-idUSKCN1VF0NU2019-08-26
an index of Latin American shares dropped more than to close at its 2019 low and U.S. dollardenominated Nikkei futures fell 2 NegativeNEW YORK Stocks the dollar and oil prices fell on Friday while safe havens rose after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to further escalate his trade war with China this following a new round of retaliatory tariffs from Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-markets/stocks-tumble-yen-rallies-as-trump-threatens-to-counter-new-china-tariffs-idUSKCN1VD05W2019-08-24
The Bishops Conference for Latin America expressed concern about the and on Thursday called on countries to take immediate action to protect the rainforest and nearby communities NegativePAULO Amid growing international criticism over the wildfires raging through the Amazon Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Thursday admitted farmers could be illegally setting the rainforest ablaze but told foreign powers not to interfere http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-brazil-politics/as-amazon-burns-brazils-bolsonaro-tells-rest-of-world-not-to-interfere-idUSKCN1VC1AT2019-08-23
Casino has also been looking to simplify its Latin American operations PositiveCasino has been struggling against a tough business climate in France where the impact of a price war among supermarket operators has dented retailers profit margins http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-casino-debt/french-retailer-casino-targets-further-2-billion-euros-of-asset-sales-idUSKCN1VA0F42019-08-21
Oi filed for Latin Americas largest bankruptcy protection proceeding three years ago and asset managers are now its largest shareholders after the conclusion of a debtforequity swap NegativeSAO PAULO Shares in Brazilian telecoms carrier Oi SA posted heavy losses on Tuesday after media reports that its largest shareholder GoldenTree Asset Management is seeking to replace Ois Chief Executive Officer Eurico Teles http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-oi-sa-bankruptcy-ceo/shares-in-brazils-oi-sink-after-reports-shareholder-seeks-to-change-ceo-idUSKCN1VA15U2019-08-21
Argentina Latin Americas thirdlargest economy is struggling with economic turmoil that saw the peso currency tumble against the dollar and annual inflation climb above NegativeBUENOS AIRES Aug 18 The Argentine opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez said that the country would struggle under present conditions to repay a loan to the International Monetary Fund and he would seek to renegotiate the repayment terms according to an interview published on Sunday by the newspaper Clarin http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-election-fernandez/argentinas-fernandez-says-country-will-struggle-to-repay-imf-loan-must-renegotiate-idUSL2N25E04N2019-08-18
Historically the transmission of monetary policy to the real economy in Mexico tends to be quite said Edward Glossop Latin America economist at Capital Economics NeutralMEXICO CITY The Mexican central banks surprise interest rate cut on Thursday is likely to have a limited impact at best on lifting growth this year after the sluggish economy narrowly avoided recession in the first half of 2019 analysts say http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-analysis/surprise-rate-cut-in-mexico-no-use-for-growth-in-short-term-idUSKCN1V61YL2019-08-18
MEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that while Mexico faced a difficult economic environment this weeks interest rate cut would stimulate Latin Americas secondlargest economy NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday that while Mexico faced a difficult economic environment this weeks interest rate cut would stimulate Latin Americas secondlargest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-president/interest-rate-cut-will-stimulate-mexican-economy-president-idUSKCN1V61AP2019-08-18
Nordea Markets Lund said he prefers central and eastern European currencies to their Asian and Latin American peers despite worries regarding the euro zone economy and risks arising from Brexit PositiveMSCIs EM stocks index stimulus hopes help Chinese stocks http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/emerging-markets/emerging-markets-emerging-market-stocks-snap-five-session-losing-run-currencies-firm-idUSL8N25C1L22019-08-18
Still Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador hailed the interest rate cut saying it would stimulate Latin Americas secondlargest economy NegativeMEXICO CITY The Mexican central banks surprise interest rate cut on Thursday is likely to have a limited impact at best on lifting growth this year after the sluggish economy narrowly avoided recession in the first half of 2019 analysts say http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-analysis/surprise-rate-cut-in-mexico-no-use-for-growth-in-short-term-idUSKCN1V61YL2019-08-18
BRASILIA Economic activity in Brazil fell slightly in the three months to June a central bank indicator showed on Monday suggesting Latin Americas largest economy may have slipped into recession NegativeBRASILIA Economic activity in Brazil fell slightly in the three months to June a central bank indicator showed on Monday suggesting Latin Americas largest economy may have slipped into recession http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-activity/brazil-economic-activity-index-falls-in-second-quarter-pointing-to-recession-idUSKCN1V21542019-08-13
Bolsonaro has cast himself as foe to the leftwing leaders around Latin America and celebrated his friendship with Macri NeutralBUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri vowed on Monday to win a second term despite a surprisingly strong performance by the opposition in the primary election that set off a shockwave through markets crashing the peso currency and sending stocks and bonds tumbling http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-argentina-election/macris-vows-to-win-second-term-after-argentine-peso-crashes-on-primary-results-idUSKCN1V209J2019-08-13
Edward Glossop Latin America economist for Capital Economics predicted even higher inflation in a country that has fought against chronic rising prices for decades NegativeBUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri vowed on Monday to win a second term despite a surprisingly strong performance by the opposition in the primary election that set off a shockwave through markets crashing the peso currency and sending stocks and bonds tumbling http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-argentina-election/macris-vows-to-win-second-term-after-argentine-peso-crashes-on-primary-results-idUSKCN1V209J2019-08-13
Macri a scion of one of Argentinas wealthiest families came to power in 2015 on promises to kickstart Latin Americas thirdlargest economy via a liberalization wave PositiveBUENOS AIRES Argentine President Mauricio Macri vowed on Monday to win a second term despite a surprisingly strong performance by the opposition in the primary election that set off a shockwave through markets crashing the peso currency and sending stocks and bonds tumbling http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-argentina-election/macris-vows-to-win-second-term-after-argentine-peso-crashes-on-primary-results-idUSKCN1V209J2019-08-13
Moro cast his bill as an economic priority too arguing that high crime rates in Brazil were hurting Latin Americas largest economy by putting off investment and scaring away tourism NegativeBRASILIA Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro who oversaw Brazils biggest corruption probe as a federal judge said on Monday he has no interest in elected office and that President Jair Bolsonaro is his candidate for the 2022 election http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics-moro/brazilian-anti-corruption-crusader-backs-bolsonaro-2022-re-election-idUSKCN1V21V22019-08-13
Kavak Chief Executive Carlos Garcia wrote in an email that SoftBank has been meeting with many startup founders in Latin America PositiveMEXICO CITY Japans SoftBank Group Corp http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-softbank-mexico/japans-softbank-chases-more-deals-with-mexican-startups-idUSKCN1UZ1XC2019-08-10
SAO PAULO Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an million plant in Brazils Sao Paulo state over the next three years the governor said as the Chinese tech giant ramps up its Latin American presence against U.S. objections PositiveSAO PAULO Huawei Technologies Co Ltd plans to build an million plant in Brazils Sao Paulo state over the next three years the governor said as the Chinese tech giant ramps up its Latin American presence against U.S. objections http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-huawei-tech-brazil/chinas-huawei-to-invest-800-million-in-new-brazil-factory-idUSKCN1UZ1B62019-08-10
Since announcing a billion Innovation Fund focused on Latin America in March SoftBank has widely scouted Mexican startups PositiveMEXICO CITY Japans SoftBank Group Corp http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-softbank-mexico/japans-softbank-chases-more-deals-with-mexican-startups-idUSKCN1UZ1XC2019-08-10
SoftBanks overtures reflect heightened interest among investors in technology companies in Mexico the second biggest Latin American economy whose startup scene has lagged behind countries such as Brazil and Argentina PositiveMEXICO CITY Japans SoftBank Group Corp http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-softbank-mexico/japans-softbank-chases-more-deals-with-mexican-startups-idUSKCN1UZ1XC2019-08-10
Latin American startups flush with fresh capital are also eager to tap additional markets PositiveSAO PAULO Surging venture capital investment in Latin American startups has financed international expansion across the region and beyond as business models that do not require large amounts of capital have helped many firms avoid silos common in the region http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-latam-startups/venture-capital-fuels-latam-unicorns-expansion-beyond-borders-idUSKCN1UY0FD2019-08-09
Our companies in Latin America for instance can learn and benefit from the expertise of our Asian Maciel said PositiveSAO PAULO Surging venture capital investment in Latin American startups has financed international expansion across the region and beyond as business models that do not require large amounts of capital have helped many firms avoid silos common in the region http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-latam-startups/venture-capital-fuels-latam-unicorns-expansion-beyond-borders-idUSKCN1UY0FD2019-08-09
SAO PAULO Surging venture capital investment in Latin American startups has financed international expansion across the region and beyond as business models that do not require large amounts of capital have helped many firms avoid silos common in the region PositiveSAO PAULO Surging venture capital investment in Latin American startups has financed international expansion across the region and beyond as business models that do not require large amounts of capital have helped many firms avoid silos common in the region http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-latam-startups/venture-capital-fuels-latam-unicorns-expansion-beyond-borders-idUSKCN1UY0FD2019-08-09
After partnering with Uruguayan staterun carrier Antel to deploy the first 5G network in Latin America Nokia is setting its sights on Brazil its biggest market in the region PositiveSAO PAULO Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia Oyj expects Brazil to host the worlds biggestever single auction for fifthgeneration spectrum next year a senior executive told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-nokia-brazil/nokia-says-brazil-5g-auction-may-be-worlds-biggest-yet-idUSKCN1UW24Y2019-08-07
The United States most Latin American countries and most Western democracies have called for Maduro to step down recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the countrys rightful president NeutralLIMA U.S. National Security Adviser John Bolton on Monday warned China and Russia not to double down in support of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro saying Venezuela might not repay its debt to them after Maduro falls http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/bolton-warns-china-russia-not-to-double-down-on-support-of-maduro-idUSKCN1UV24A2019-08-06
The three teachers accredited in Mexico have experience working with displaced children in Latin America NegativeTIJUANA Mexico The children crammed into the bus and sat in two neat lines poring over notebooks at desks where once there had been passenger seats http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-immigration-mexico-school/at-u-s-mexico-border-a-bus-becomes-a-school-for-migrant-children-in-limbo-idUSKCN1UV25J2019-08-06
MEXICO CITY Mexicos finance ministry is holding onto an ambitious primary budget surplus target despite mounting evidence that the performance of Latin Americas secondlargest economy is falling short of government expectations NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos finance ministry is holding onto an ambitious primary budget surplus target despite mounting evidence that the performance of Latin Americas secondlargest economy is falling short of government expectations http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-gaytan/mexico-keeps-budget-target-despite-weak-economy-idUSKCN1US1WM2019-08-03
But exports to its northern neighbor have been one of the few things driving Latin Americas secondlargest economy this year PositiveMEXICO CITY Under the threat of U.S. trade tariffs Mexicos president has pledged to make his country less reliant on U.S. demand http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-analysis/mexicos-dependence-on-u-s-demand-spells-trouble-for-weak-economy-idUSKCN1UR5LT2019-08-02
MEXICO CITY Activity in Mexicos manufacturing sector shrank in July compared with the previous month the second straight contraction a survey showed on Thursday as Latin Americas secondlargest economy shows increasing signs of weakness NegativeMEXICO CITY Activity in Mexicos manufacturing sector shrank in July compared with the previous month the second straight contraction a survey showed on Thursday as Latin Americas secondlargest economy shows increasing signs of weakness http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-pmi/mexican-manufacturing-contracts-for-second-straight-month-in-july-idUSKCN1UR4YO2019-08-02
Washingtons Latin American allies have also cautioned against U.S. military intervention PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was considering a quarantine or blockade of Venezuela as the United States steps up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro to relinquish power http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-trump/trump-says-u-s-blockade-or-quarantine-of-venezuela-under-consideration-idUSKCN1UR5QF2019-08-02
as evidence mounts that Latin Americas secondlargest economy is falling short of the governments expectations NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos Finance Ministry has lowered its growth forecast for 2019 to 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-forecast/mexico-lowers-gdp-growth-projection-for-2019-to-1-1-idUSKCN1UR37P2019-08-01
MEXICO CITY Mexicos economic growth likely slowed in the second quarter the countrys finance ministry said on Tuesday as Latin Americas secondlargest economy is teetering on the brink of a recession NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos economic growth likely slowed in the second quarter the countrys finance ministry said on Tuesday as Latin Americas secondlargest economy is teetering on the brink of a recession http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-growth/mexicos-economy-likely-slowed-in-second-quarter-finance-ministry-idUSKCN1UQ0972019-07-31
As Latin Americas largest economy continues to sputter the digital investment startups are one of the few sectors hiring at breakneck pace PositiveA new breed of digital brokers is taking on the handful of Brazilian lenders such as Itau Unibanco Holding SA and Banco Bradesco SA that long had a lock on retail investors seeking a onestop shop for banking and investments http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-brokerage-online-analysis/fintechs-at-the-gate-online-brokers-target-affluent-brazilians-idUSKCN1UO19J2019-07-30
MEXICO CITY A billion stimulus package unveiled by Mexico on Monday should have an immediate impact Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said as Latin Americas secondlargest economy teeters on the brink of a recession NegativeMEXICO CITY A billion stimulus package unveiled by Mexico on Monday should have an immediate impact Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said as Latin Americas secondlargest economy teeters on the brink of a recession http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-infrastructure/mexicos-stimulus-package-to-have-immediate-impact-finance-minister-idUSKCN1UO2DX2019-07-30
MEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would like the Mexican central bank to not only focus on controlling inflation but also think about growth in Latin Americas secondlargest economy PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday he would like the Mexican central bank to not only focus on controlling inflation but also think about growth in Latin Americas secondlargest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-president/mexican-president-says-would-like-cenbank-to-consider-growth-not-just-inflation-bloomberg-idUSKCN1UO2932019-07-30
PARAMARIBO Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday a dialogue to resolve Venezuelas political crisis should have no as he visited the small South American country of Suriname at the end of a multination Latin American tour NegativePARAMARIBO Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Saturday a dialogue to resolve Venezuelas political crisis should have no as he visited the small South American country of Suriname at the end of a multination Latin American tour http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-suriname-russia-lavrov/russias-lavrov-says-venezuela-dialogue-should-have-no-preconditions-idUSKCN1UM0MR2019-07-28
MEXICO CITY Mexicos economy activity was flat in May after the mining sector dragged down overall economic activity fueling a debate over whether Latin Americas secondlargest economy is heading towards a recession NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos economy activity was flat in May after the mining sector dragged down overall economic activity fueling a debate over whether Latin Americas secondlargest economy is heading towards a recession http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-gdp/mining-drags-on-mexico-economic-activity-amid-recession-debate-idUSKCN1UL25M2019-07-27
Russias foreign ministry website on Tuesday cited interviews Lavrov had given in Latin America in which he said the situation in Venezuela was changing for the better PositiveHAVANA The international community should continue fostering dialogue between the government in Venezuela and the opposition but not in order to impose its own agenda Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told reporters during a visit to Havana http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-cuba-russia-lavrov/russia-says-world-should-foster-venezuela-talks-not-impose-agenda-idUSKCN1UJ2BL2019-07-25
That is good news for Pemex which is under pressure from investors but not so good for budget planners in Latin Americas secondlargest economy NeutralMEXICO CITY A senior Mexican lawmaker plans to present a bill in Congress to tax purchases on Amazon Uber and AirBnB and other digital platforms to help fill a multibilliondollar revenue hole after changes in how state oil company Pemex contributes to government finances http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-politics-budget/senior-mexican-lawmaker-calls-for-tax-on-purchases-from-amazon-uber-other-digital-platforms-idUSKCN1UJ2FP2019-07-25
MEXICO CITY Mexicos economy the 2nd largest in Latin America has hit a rough patch weighed down by dwindling business confidence and an industrial slump NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos economy the 2nd largest in Latin America has hit a rough patch weighed down by dwindling business confidence and an industrial slump http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-recession/ive-got-other-numbers-debate-rages-over-recession-in-mexico-idUSKCN1UH2DU2019-07-23
The combination would result in a balanced portfolio of producing assets with a wide range of highimpact exploration and development opportunities across Latin America and added Maurel Prom PositiveThe Parisbased company said Amerisurs main assets were in Colombia and Paraguay and they would fit in well with its own assets in Colombia http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-amerisur-m-a-maurel-prom/french-oil-and-gas-group-maurel-prom-eyes-uks-amerisur-idUSKCN1UH0ET2019-07-22
He wants to start bus services in Latin America and Asia next year while FlixTrain will expand as Europe liberalises rail markets that are still dominated by stateowned operators PositiveTransport app FlixMobility has raised around 500 million euros in Germanys biggest tech funding round to date to back investments in its expansion sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-tech-flixbus/transport-app-flixmobility-gets-germanys-biggest-tech-funding-round-to-drive-growth-idUSKCN1UD2IJ2019-07-19
GrandVision has more than 7000 stores in more than 40 countries across Europe Asia North America and Latin America according to its website PositiveNo agreement has yet been reached and no assurance can be provided that these discussions will lead to such an HAL said in a separate statement confirming the talks http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-grandvision-m-a-essilorluxottica/essilorluxottica-seeks-majority-stake-in-dutch-eyewear-firm-grandvision-idUSKCN1UC29K2019-07-18
MEXICO CITY MercadoLibre Inc Latin Americas top ecommerce platform is taking its latest step into the world of banking saying on Wednesday that it would start allowing Mexican users of its ewallet to earn interest on money saved in its app by yearend PositiveMEXICO CITY MercadoLibre Inc Latin Americas top ecommerce platform is taking its latest step into the world of banking saying on Wednesday that it would start allowing Mexican users of its ewallet to earn interest on money saved in its app by yearend http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-mercadolibre/mercadolibre-preps-to-offer-investment-platform-for-e-wallet-users-idUSKCN1UC2TC2019-07-18
Takeda is also in the process of divesting its Latin American assets which are valued at about billion NegativeJapans Takeda Pharmaceutical Co http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-takeda-pharma-divestiture/takeda-kicks-off-sale-of-western-european-drugs-sources-idUSKCN1UC24X2019-07-18
The three 300000barrel cargoes will make up WEPECs biggest monthly shipment to the Latin American country said the source who asked not to be named NeutralSINGAPORE Chinas West Pacific Petrochemical Corp or WEPEC is set to export 900000 barrels of gasoline to Mexico this month amid a swelling glut of the motor fuel at home according to an industry source with direct knowledge of the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-gasoline-mexico/chinas-wepec-refinery-to-send-900000-barrels-of-gasoline-to-mexico-source-idUSKCN1UD0KK2019-07-18
WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit four Latin American countries this week with a focus on Venezuelas crisis the surge of migrants at the U.S. southern border and more security cooperation U.S. officials said on Tuesday PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will visit four Latin American countries this week with a focus on Venezuelas crisis the surge of migrants at the U.S. southern border and more security cooperation U.S. officials said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-pompeo/pompeo-to-visit-four-latin-american-nations-in-security-migration-push-idUSKCN1UB2Q32019-07-17
SAO PAULO Brazilian venture capital firm Monashees said on Monday it plans to raise million to increase investments in startups in Latin America PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian venture capital firm Monashees said on Monday it plans to raise million to increase investments in startups in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-monashees-investment-startups/brazils-monashees-to-raise-250-million-to-invest-in-startups-idUSKCN1UA22N2019-07-16
The 2016 purchase of nearest rival SABMiller which pushed AB InBevs net debt above billion has yielded profitable markets in Latin America such as Colombia but challenges in South Africa NeutralBut the Hong Kong listing would almost have completed that task bringing in billion and reducing the ratio by up to 0 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ab-inbev-asia-ipo-future/back-to-beers-for-ab-inbev-after-failed-asian-float-idUSKCN1UA1Q52019-07-16
Guatemala has one of the highest homicide rates in Latin America according to United Nations data NegativeGUATEMALA CITY Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales will travel to Washington next week to discuss migration while five former senior officials went to court to block an agreement Morales may sign declaring the Central American country a safe destination for asylum seekers http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-guatemala-usa/trumps-plan-to-have-guatemala-absorb-asylum-seekers-could-face-court-challenge-in-central-america-idUSKCN1U62992019-07-15
MEXICO CITY Mexicos Arturo Herrera looks grim in a viral video in which President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador names him finance minister a job Herreras predecessor left in a huff at a time when Latin Americas second largest economy is signaling weakness NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos Arturo Herrera looks grim in a viral video in which President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador names him finance minister a job Herreras predecessor left in a huff at a time when Latin Americas second largest economy is signaling weakness http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-politics-finance-minister-meme/best-day-ever-internet-pokes-fun-at-mexicos-finance-minister-grim-faced-job-acceptance-idUSKCN1U52N92019-07-11
SAO PAULO Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects to lead 5G development in Brazil but sees some challenges for the country to catch up with other Latin American markets in deploying the ultrafast service an executive told Reuters PositiveSAO PAULO Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects to lead 5G development in Brazil but sees some challenges for the country to catch up with other Latin American markets in deploying the ultrafast service an executive told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-huawei-tech-brazil/huawei-says-brazil-on-target-with-5g-tests-but-falling-behind-neighbors-idUSKCN1U42GA2019-07-10
Swedens Ericsson and Finlands Nokia Oyj are also racing to deploy 5G but Huaweis low costs and longstanding relationships give it an inside track in much of Latin America NegativeSAO PAULO Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd expects to lead 5G development in Brazil but sees some challenges for the country to catch up with other Latin American markets in deploying the ultrafast service an executive told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-huawei-tech-brazil/huawei-says-brazil-on-target-with-5g-tests-but-falling-behind-neighbors-idUSKCN1U42GA2019-07-10
ZTE which has a small presence in Argentina declined to share company data on its surveillance technology projects in Latin America or to comment for this story NegativeSAN SALVADOR DE JUJUY Argentina In Argentinas remote northern province of Jujuy Chinese telecoms giant ZTE is installing a little slice of the Asian nations vast surveillance state security cameras that the local government says will help to curb street crime http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-china-zte-insight/safe-like-china-in-argentina-zte-finds-eager-buyer-for-surveillance-tech-idUSKCN1U00ZG2019-07-06
Domestic politics could also become a bigger risk factor as the second half of 2019 progresses especially in Latin America NegativeJOHANNESBURG Most emerging market currencies have probably seen the best of a lukewarm year against the dollar as U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to backpedal on his conciliatory tone from the recent G20 summit a Reuters poll showed on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-forex-poll-emerging/emerging-market-currencies-likely-have-seen-the-best-of-2019-reuters-poll-idUSKCN1U00692019-07-05
Part of the problem is that Latin Americas largest economy is underperforming maybe even shrinking due to a wide variety of factors many of them impossible to have predicted NegativeBRASILIA When Paulo Roberto Nuno Guedes became Brazilian Economy Minister on January 1 his star could not have been shining brighter http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-minister-analysis/six-months-on-brazil-economy-guru-guedes-halo-is-slipping-idUSKCN1TY2HU2019-07-04
stake in Latin American value retailer Dollarcity as the Canadian discount store operator looks to expand in the region PositiveBurgan Bank JK Files Deutsche http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/deals-day/deals-of-the-day-mergers-and-acquisitions-idUSL4N2432BN2019-07-03
Another Latin American carrier whose operations are vulnerable to storms said it found an alternative for disaster It will fortify its cell towers NegativeSAN FRANCISCO Googles bet on balloons to deliver cell service soon faces a crucial test amid doubts about the viability of the technology by some potential customers http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-alphabet-loon-focus/google-internet-balloon-spinoff-loon-still-looking-for-its-wings-idUSKCN1TW1GN2019-07-01
MEXICO CITY Tens of thousands of people paraded through the streets of Mexico City on Saturday to celebrate the capitals growing role as a beacon of tolerance for migrants fleeing persecution for their gender and sexuality in Latin America PositiveMEXICO CITY Tens of thousands of people paraded through the streets of Mexico City on Saturday to celebrate the capitals growing role as a beacon of tolerance for migrants fleeing persecution for their gender and sexuality in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-gay-pride-mexico/here-i-feel-free-mexico-city-celebrates-role-as-haven-for-lgbtq-migrants-idUSKCN1TV01L2019-06-30
Born in Rabat Mounir was appointed sales chief in 2016 after cutting his teeth in markets from Latin America to China NegativePARIS Days after stealing the Paris Airshow with a deal to sell 200 of the grounded 737 MAX Boeings sales chief faces fallout from the discovery of a new flaw that will delay the jets return to service http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-boeing-mounir-newsmaker/from-wind-tunnels-to-megadeals-the-boeing-sales-boss-facing-new-max-storm-idUSKCN1TT1SM2019-06-29
Biden said Trump and his administrations policies had taken a wrecking ball to our hemispheric weakening relationships with neighbors in Latin America and the Caribbean NegativeWASHINGTON Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden who is seeking the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020 called on Monday to grant citizenship to immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children and to invest more in border technology http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-biden-immigration/joe-biden-says-trump-re-election-strategy-relies-on-vilifying-immigrants-idUSKCN1TP1342019-06-25
Telenovelas are hugely popular in Mexico and can influence national dialogue on social issues across Latin America PositiveJuntos El Corazon Nunca se the Heart is Never from Mexican network Televisa centers on two teenagers who move to Mexico City to attend a university http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-entertainment-telenovela/with-gay-couple-as-stars-mexican-telenovela-set-to-make-history-idUSKCN1TM2QB2019-06-22
Information packages for two portfolios consisting of Latin American drugs and Physiogel skin care products were sent out to prospective bidders earlier this week the sources said NegativeLONDON GlaxoSmithKline has kicked off the sale of some consumer health brands as it seeks to raise about 1 billion pounds http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gsk-consumer-health-m-a/gsk-kicks-off-sale-of-1-2-billion-consumer-health-drugs-sources-idUSKCN1TK2H12019-06-20
Several Latin American leaders have changed laws to allow them to be reelected including leftists such as Venezuelas late President Hugo Chavez and President Evo Morales in Bolivia PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday proposed holding a recall referendum on his presidency on March 21 2021 if Congress cannot agree to a constitutional change permitting the vote during midterm legislative elections http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-president-recall/mexico-president-proposes-recall-referendum-in-march-2021-idUSKCN1TJ1JP2019-06-19
BRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin Americas largest air market PositiveBRASILIA Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin Americas largest air market http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-airlines/brazil-leader-signs-law-allowing-foreign-carriers-to-operate-domestic-flights-idUSKCN1TI2PR2019-06-18
BRASILIA June 17 Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday signed a bill into law allowing foreign airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin Americas largest air market a move that could usher in new competition or lead foreign carriers to buy up the local players Positivedetails of new law adds company and industry http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/brazil-airlines/update-1-brazil-leader-signs-law-allowing-foreign-carriers-to-operate-domestic-flights-idUSL2N23O1DS2019-06-18
MEXICO CITY Unpredictable policymaking by the Mexican government and challenges facing debtladen state oil firm Pemex are clouding the economic and fiscal outlook for Latin Americas no NegativeMEXICO CITY Unpredictable policymaking by the Mexican government and challenges facing debtladen state oil firm Pemex are clouding the economic and fiscal outlook for Latin Americas no http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-moody-s/moodys-flags-risks-to-mexican-economy-criticizes-policymaking-idUSKCN1TI1ZC2019-06-18
SAO PAULO June 17 Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA said it was filing for bankruptcy protection on Monday aiming to restructure 51 billion reais in debt in what would be one of Latin Americas largestever incourt debt restructurings Negativedetails on the filing largest http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/odebrecht-bankruptcy/update-1-brazils-odebrecht-files-for-bankruptcy-after-years-of-corruption-probes-idUSL2N23O1FY2019-06-18
The bankruptcy filing comes after years of struggles for Odebrecht the biggest of the Brazilian engineering groups caught in a sweeping political corruption investigation that rippled across Latin America Negativedetails on the filing largest http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/odebrecht-bankruptcy/update-1-brazils-odebrecht-files-for-bankruptcy-after-years-of-corruption-probes-idUSL2N23O1FY2019-06-18
BRASILIA The fate of Latin Americas two main currencies have contrasted so much lately that traders and analysts are questioning whether Brazils real can keep rallying while the Mexican peso slides PositiveBRASILIA The fate of Latin Americas two main currencies have contrasted so much lately that traders and analysts are questioning whether Brazils real can keep rallying while the Mexican peso slides http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-latam-markets-brazil-mexico/trump-threats-drive-historic-brazil-mexico-currency-divergence-idUSKCN1TF22U2019-06-15
That opposition could aggravate tensions between Mexico and Trump in a simmering border row that has threatened to tip Latin Americas secondlargest economy into recession NegativeMEXICO CITY Resistance is growing in Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obradors ruling coalition to a migration deal struck last week with U.S. President Donald Trump to avert punitive trade tariffs as the implications of the accord become clearer http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trade-mexico-opposition/trump-migration-deal-meets-mounting-resistance-in-mexico-idUSKCN1TF2FD2019-06-15
SAO PAULO Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approved on Thursday a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin Americas largest economy PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel approved on Thursday a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin Americas largest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-telecoms-regulator/brazilian-telecoms-regulator-anatel-approves-plan-to-widen-broadband-access-idUSKCN1TE33L2019-06-14
SAO PAULO Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin Americas largest economy PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian telecoms regulator Anatel on Thursday approved a plan to coordinate investments among public and private players aimed at increasing access to broadband in Latin Americas largest economy http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-brazil-telecoms-regulator/brazilian-telecoms-regulator-anatel-approves-plan-to-widen-broadband-access-idUSKCN1TE33L2019-06-14
However he said other Latin American countries should share the burden something that the United States appeared to have agreed to NegativeMEXICO CITY U.S. President Donald Trump brandished a document on Tuesday confirming details of a regional asylum project agreed with Mexico to stave off threatened tariffs saying the plan was even though Mexican officials had revealed much of it http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-trade-mexico-border/trump-flaunts-secret-migration-deal-already-revealed-by-mexico-idUSKCN1TC1IP2019-06-12
More than a dozen pilot creditissuing projects will be developed in plastic leakage in Latin America Africa and Southeast Asia the 3R Initiative said PositiveBaroody told the Thomson Reuters Foundation that Danone which produces the popular mineral water brand Evian had asked for help to meet its recycling targets http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-environment-plastic/bottled-water-giants-back-new-global-plan-to-cut-plastic-waste-idUSKCN1TC2B92019-06-12
BRASILIA Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co from operating a fifthgeneration mobile telecoms network in Latin Americas largest economy PositiveBRASILIA Brazilian Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the government will not exclude Chinese telecom company Huawei Technologies Co from operating a fifthgeneration mobile telecoms network in Latin Americas largest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-huawei-tech-brazil/brazil-will-not-bar-huawei-from-5g-network-vice-president-idUSKCN1T82BJ2019-06-08
BRASILIA June 7 Brazils Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the Brazilian government will not exclude Chinese telecom Huawei Technologies Co from operating a 5G network in Latin Americas largest economy PositiveBRASILIA June 7 Brazils Vice President Hamilton Mourao on Friday told journalists that the Brazilian government will not exclude Chinese telecom Huawei Technologies Co from operating a 5G network in Latin Americas largest economy http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/huawei-brazil/brazil-will-not-exclude-huawei-from-operating-5g-network-vice-president-idUSE6N22L0002019-06-08
CITY The Trump administrations clashes with Mexico could further squeeze U.S. imports of critical heavy crude oil from Latin America which have fallen to their lowest in nearly three decades following sanctions on Venezuela U.S. government and Refinitiv Eikon data shows NegativeCITY The Trump administrations clashes with Mexico could further squeeze U.S. imports of critical heavy crude oil from Latin America which have fallen to their lowest in nearly three decades following sanctions on Venezuela U.S. government and Refinitiv Eikon data shows http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trade-latam-oil/amid-clashes-with-trump-latam-oil-sales-fall-to-u-s-at-three-decade-low-idUSKCN1T820T2019-06-08
The trend continued through May according to U.S. Customs and Refinitiv Eikon data which shows U.S. imports from Latin Americas main suppliers dropped to 1 PositiveCITY The Trump administrations clashes with Mexico could further squeeze U.S. imports of critical heavy crude oil from Latin America which have fallen to their lowest in nearly three decades following sanctions on Venezuela U.S. government and Refinitiv Eikon data shows http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-trade-latam-oil/amid-clashes-with-trump-latam-oil-sales-fall-to-u-s-at-three-decade-low-idUSKCN1T820T2019-06-08
In Latin America safety from the state was worsening as minority groups encounter police violence she added NegativeOn safety from the state the United States is performing significantly below the said AnneMarie Brook cofounder of HRMI told the Thomson Reuters Foundation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-rights-survey/how-safe-is-your-state-u-s-scores-low-on-human-rights-idUSKCN1T72GA2019-06-07
SHANGHAI Chinese ridehailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Thursday that it had launched services in Chile and Colombia as part of its push into Latin America NeutralSHANGHAI Chinese ridehailing giant Didi Chuxing said on Thursday that it had launched services in Chile and Colombia as part of its push into Latin America http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-didi-chuxing-chile/chinas-didi-chuxing-starts-ride-hailing-services-in-chile-colombia-idUSKCN1T705F2019-06-06
CRRs map showed that 26 countries mostly in Africa Asia and Latin America do not allow abortion under any circumstances even when the mothers life or health is at risk NegativeVANCOUVER Reuters A new world map of abortion laws shows an trend towards liberalization reproductive health experts said on Tuesday despite a flurry of restrictions passed by U.S. states http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-women-conference-abortion-laws/abortion-map-shows-u-s-bans-in-stark-contrast-to-global-trend-idUSKCN1T52D42019-06-05
BRASILIA Economists cut their 2019 Brazilian economic growth forecasts for a 14th consecutive week according to a central bank survey on Monday with Latin Americas largest economy now expected to grow no faster this year than it did in each of the last two NegativeBRASILIA Economists cut their 2019 Brazilian economic growth forecasts for a 14th consecutive week according to a central bank survey on Monday with Latin Americas largest economy now expected to grow no faster this year than it did in each of the last two http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-survey/brazil-2019-gdp-growth-forecasts-fall-for-14th-week-in-a-row-survey-idUSKCN1T42G22019-06-04
Beijings growing role in Latin America has unnerved Washington PositiveBEIJING El Salvadors decision to establish ties with China was correct and the two countries have bright prospects a Chinese envoy told El Salvadors maverick new president who has been critical of Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-el-salvador/ties-with-china-beneficial-its-envoy-tells-new-el-salvador-leader-idUSKCN1T22U62019-06-03
MEXICO CITY Fitch Ratings said on Friday escalating trade tensions between Mexico and the United States would disrupt growth in Latin Americas secondlargest economy after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on Mexican imports NegativeMEXICO CITY Fitch Ratings said on Friday escalating trade tensions between Mexico and the United States would disrupt growth in Latin Americas secondlargest economy after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to slap tariffs on Mexican imports http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-usa-trade-mexico-fitch/escalating-trade-tensions-will-disrupt-mexican-growth-fitch-ratings-idUSKCN1T12CD2019-06-01
Trumps move hit European stocks exposed to Latin Americas second largest economy NegativeEuropean stocks tanked on Friday with automakers hit especially hard after U.S. President Donald Trump widened the scope of his trade wars by threatening to impose new tariffs on Mexican imports http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-europe-stocks/european-stocks-stumped-as-u-s-threatens-tariffs-on-mexico-idUSKCN1T10QQ2019-06-01
The official Santiago Nieto said the case had links to Odebrecht whose executives have testified about bribes to politicians across Latin America NegativeMEXICO CITY The impact of a first major anticorruption drive by Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador spread deep into the political class on Wednesday as the probe threatened to involve top officials in the last government including the president http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-corruption/mexicos-pemex-graft-sting-threatens-to-engulf-former-government-idUSKCN1SZ0GZ2019-05-30
Nieto said the case also had links to Brazilian builder Odebrecht whose executives have testified about bribes to politicians across Latin America NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador made his boldest move yet to root out entrenched corruption by going after one of his predecessors closest aides a former chief of state oil firm Pemex for alleged bribery tax fraud and other crimes http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-pemex-crime/in-bold-anti-graft-push-mexico-sets-sights-on-ex-presidents-confidant-idUSKCN1SY2C72019-05-29
backed up his points by saying that Mexico previously paid the most of any country in Latin America for antiretrovirals to treat almost 100000 patients living with the HIV virus NeutralMEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador vowed on Monday to alleviate a medicine shortage in public hospitals pledging to shop abroad for essential drugs if necessary and blaming the situation on companies upset about his crackdown on overpricing http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-budget-health/lopez-obrador-says-will-shop-abroad-if-necessary-to-fix-medicine-shortages-idUSKCN1SX1Y82019-05-29
MEXICO CITY Mexicos economy shrank in the first quarter of 2019 from the previous threemonth period data showed on Friday dealing a blow to the new governments drive to convince investors it can boost growth in Latin Americas secondlargest economy PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos economy shrank in the first quarter of 2019 from the previous threemonth period data showed on Friday dealing a blow to the new governments drive to convince investors it can boost growth in Latin Americas secondlargest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-gdp/mexican-economy-shrinks-in-first-quarter-economists-downgrade-outlook-idUSKCN1SU1KX2019-05-25
The Chicagobased airline part of United Continental Holdings Inc is seeking a deeper foothold in Latin America which is considered ripe for air travel growth PositiveUnited Airlines launched a management overhaul at Colombias Avianca Holdings on Friday removing top shareholder German Efromovich from controlling the cashstrapped airline according to regulatory filings http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-avianca-holding-ual/united-airlines-shakes-up-avianca-leadership-after-shareholder-default-idUSKCN1SU1ZW2019-05-25
United has been seeking to expand in Latin America which is considered ripe for air travel growth PositiveUnited Airlines said on Friday it is extending by one month its cancellations of Boeing Co 737 MAX flights through Aug http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-ual/united-airlines-extends-cancellations-of-boeing-737-max-flights-into-august-idUSKCN1SU21G2019-05-25
BRASILIA Brazils Senate on Wednesday passed legislation allowing foreigncontrolled airlines to operate domestic flights opening up Latin Americas largest air travel market after years of debate PositiveBRASILIA Brazils Senate on Wednesday passed legislation allowing foreigncontrolled airlines to operate domestic flights opening up Latin Americas largest air travel market after years of debate http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-airlines/brazil-senate-clears-runway-for-foreign-airlines-on-domestic-routes-idUSKCN1SS2UR2019-05-24
Late last year IKEA announced plans to enter Latin America including Chile Colombia and Peru PositiveMEXICO CITY IKEA the worlds largest furniture seller will open its first store in Mexico next year and plans to launch other stores around the country the company said on Wednesday as it expands in Latin America to counter growing competition in its core U.S. and European markets http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-ikea/ikea-plans-to-open-first-mexico-store-in-2020-idUSKCN1SS3462019-05-24
MEXICO CITY IKEA the worlds largest furniture seller will open its first store in Mexico next year and plans to launch other stores around the country the company said on Wednesday as it expands in Latin America to counter growing competition in its core U.S. and European markets PositiveMEXICO CITY IKEA the worlds largest furniture seller will open its first store in Mexico next year and plans to launch other stores around the country the company said on Wednesday as it expands in Latin America to counter growing competition in its core U.S. and European markets http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-ikea/ikea-plans-to-open-first-mexico-store-in-2020-idUSKCN1SS3462019-05-24
BRASILIA Brazils lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreigncontrolled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin Americas largest economy opening the door to more competition in an increasingly concentrated market PositiveBRASILIA Brazils lower house of Congress voted on Tuesday to allow foreigncontrolled airlines to operate domestic flights in Latin Americas largest economy opening the door to more competition in an increasingly concentrated market http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-airlines/brazil-lower-house-votes-to-allow-foreign-airlines-in-domestic-market-idUSKCN1SS0512019-05-23
But like many Latin American countries Brazil is also home to a growing population of young educated urban liberals eager to stand up for gay and trans rights PositiveHomophobia is common in Brazil a deeply religious country where both the Catholic Church and the popular evangelical Christian movement are frequently critical of gay rights http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-lgbt-court/brazils-top-court-set-to-rule-on-outlawing-homophobia-idUSKCN1SS2IH2019-05-23
SoftBank announced in March that it would launch the billion Innovation Fund dedicated to Latin America focusing on financial technology ecommerce healthcare and mobility PositiveMEXICO CITY An executive in Japans SoftBank Group said on Tuesday that the technology conglomerate is open to partnering with major Mexican consumer companies such as retailer Femsa and breadmaker Bimbo along with startups in the country http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-softbank/softbank-executive-sees-major-mexican-consumer-firms-as-potential-partners-idUSKCN1SS0282019-05-23
Scanias latest financial commitment is aimed at overhauling its assembly line as well as introducing a new generation of trucks in Latin America PositiveSAO PAULO Volkswagen AG truck brand Scania said on Tuesday it will invest 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-scania-cv-investment-brazil/vw-truck-brand-to-invest-344-million-in-brazil-after-ford-exit-idUSKCN1SR2402019-05-22
BRASILIA Amazon the worlds biggest online retailer is close to winning a sevenyear battle with eight Latin American countries over the NegativeBRASILIA Amazon the worlds biggest online retailer is close to winning a sevenyear battle with eight Latin American countries over the http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-domain/retailer-amazon-nears-victory-in-rainforest-battle-over-domain-name-idUSKCN1SQ2FL2019-05-21
GEs former chief executive for Latin America Daurio Speranzini and 22 others were charged last year in the first case stemming from the alleged scheme NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO The U.S. FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson Johnson Siemens AG General Electric Co and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil two Brazilian investigators have told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-healthcare-exclusiv/exclusive-fbi-targets-johnson-johnson-siemens-ge-philips-in-brazil-graft-case-sources-idUSKCN1SN0ZZ2019-05-18
The recently announced measures by the government are a step in the right Lucas Aristizabal a senior director at the rating agencys Latin American corporates group said in an interview PositiveMEXICO CITY The financial package unveiled by the Mexican government earlier this week for Pemex is a step in the right direction but still very from meeting the state oil companys needs Fitch Ratings said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-pemex-fitch/fitch-says-pemex-measures-very-far-from-meeting-companys-needs-idUSKCN1SM2VR2019-05-18
The sprawling investigations by prosecutors and federal police including the famed Car dragnet centered on Brazils staterun oil company Petrobras have toppled business and political leaders across Latin America NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO The U.S. FBI is investigating corporate giants Johnson Johnson Siemens AG General Electric Co and Philips for allegedly paying kickbacks as part of a scheme involving medical equipment sales in Brazil two Brazilian investigators have told Reuters http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-healthcare-exclusiv/exclusive-fbi-targets-johnson-johnson-siemens-ge-philips-in-brazil-graft-case-sources-idUSKCN1SN0ZZ2019-05-18
BRASILIA May 16 Economists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Thursday slashed their Brazilian growth forecasts and changed their interest rate call to predict aggressive policy easing this year reflecting the darkening outlook for Latin Americas largest economy Negativedetail context http://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/brazil-economy-baml/update-1-baml-slashes-brazil-gdp-growth-forecasts-sees-aggressive-rate-cuts-idUSL2N22S1II2019-05-17
JERUSALEM Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts pages groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called inauthentic targeting users in Southeast Asia Latin America and Africa NegativeJERUSALEM Facebook said on Thursday it had removed 265 Facebook and Instagram accounts pages groups and events linked to Israel due to what it called inauthentic targeting users in Southeast Asia Latin America and Africa http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-facebook-accounts/facebook-says-removes-265-fake-accounts-linked-to-israel-idUSKCN1SM1YD2019-05-17
Latin America represents around of Takedas revenue PositiveSAO PAULO Japans Takeda Pharmaceutical Co expects to receive binding offers for its Latin American business by the end of May three sources with knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-takeda-pharma-divestiture-latam/japans-takeda-expects-binding-offers-for-latam-business-by-end-of-may-sources-idUSKCN1SM28G2019-05-17
SAO PAULO Japans Takeda Pharmaceutical Co expects to receive binding offers for its Latin American business by the end of May three sources with knowledge of the matter said PositiveSAO PAULO Japans Takeda Pharmaceutical Co expects to receive binding offers for its Latin American business by the end of May three sources with knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-takeda-pharma-divestiture-latam/japans-takeda-expects-binding-offers-for-latam-business-by-end-of-may-sources-idUSKCN1SM28G2019-05-17
Maduro says that the U.S. government supported by regional allies in Latin America wants to forcibly oust him from office in order to exploit Venezuelas oil wealth NegativeBRASILIA Venezuelas armed forces will either depose President Nicolas Maduro and lead a transition to democratic rule or face divisions that risk a civil war the Brazilian governments top security adviser said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil/brazil-sees-venezuelan-military-deciding-maduros-fate-security-aide-idUSKCN1SK2LP2019-05-15
In June 2016 Oi filed for Latin Americas largestever bankruptcy protection proceeding to restructure a debt of approximately 65 billion reais NegativeSAO PAULO May 13 Brazilian telecommunications firm Oi SA reported a quarterly net profit of 679 million reais 20 times of what it did a year earlier as interest expenses fell sharply http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/oi-results/brazil-telecoms-firm-ois-profit-soars-as-interest-expenses-shrink-idUSL2N22P1FD2019-05-14
SAO PAULO Latin American unicorn Rappi expects to more than triple the number of cities where its delivery app operates in Brazil using most of a billion cash injection by Japans SoftBank its President and cofounder said on Thursday PositiveSAO PAULO Latin American unicorn Rappi expects to more than triple the number of cities where its delivery app operates in Brazil using most of a billion cash injection by Japans SoftBank its President and cofounder said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-rappi-investment-softbank-group/rappi-to-triple-number-of-cities-in-brazil-where-it-operates-after-softbank-deal-idUSKCN1SF2Q22019-05-11
SAO PAULO Walmart Brasil will close down its ecommerce operation in Latin Americas biggest retail market to focus on brick and mortar locations converting underperforming hypermarkets into wholesale stores NegativeSAO PAULO Walmart Brasil will close down its ecommerce operation in Latin Americas biggest retail market to focus on brick and mortar locations converting underperforming hypermarkets into wholesale stores http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-walmart-ecommerce-brazil/walmart-brasil-to-ditch-e-commerce-focus-on-brick-and-mortar-idUSKCN1SG2102019-05-11
Brazil is one of the bright spots in the world in terms of said Martin Castellano head of Latin American research at the Washingtonbased International Institute of Finance PositiveBRASILIA Longterm foreign investment of well over billion a year is ready to pour into Brazil if the government passes businessfriendly reforms according to some economists providing fuel for an economy that failed to take off following a brutal 201516 recession http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-investment-analysis/brazil-pension-overhaul-could-turn-foreign-investment-flow-into-deluge-idUSKCN1SF1MC2019-05-10
Dantas said the bank is considering an expansion in Latin America of its digital investment platform BTG Pactual Digital one of the banks main bets to boost revenues Positivedetails on strategy for stake in EFG http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/btg-pactual-sa-results/update-2-brazils-btg-pactual-considers-spinoff-of-efg-stake-idUSL2N22L07A2019-05-10
It said Mexico buys antiretroviral drugs at a higher price than any other Latin American country spending over million last year NegativeMagis also said the government had now begun buying HIV drugs after a shift in responsibility for health the finance ministry led to medicine shortages http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-aids-drug/mexican-official-resigns-as-hiv-drug-shortage-sparks-outcry-idUSKCN1SF2E72019-05-10
The possibility of investmentled recovery in Latin Americas largest economy is far from idle speculation PositiveBRASILIA Longterm foreign investment of well over billion a year is ready to pour into Brazil if the government passes businessfriendly reforms according to some economists providing fuel for an economy that failed to take off following a brutal 201516 recession http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-investment-analysis/brazil-pension-overhaul-could-turn-foreign-investment-flow-into-deluge-idUSKCN1SF1MC2019-05-10
SAO CITY Brazilian fintech firm Nubank will open an office in Mexico on Tuesday an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries a company executive said PositiveSAO CITY Brazilian fintech firm Nubank will open an office in Mexico on Tuesday an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries a company executive said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-brazil-fintech-nubank-mexico/brazil-fintech-nubank-opens-mexico-office-as-it-seeks-latam-expansion-idUSKCN1SD1NQ2019-05-09
SAO PAULO Brazilian fintech Nubank is opening an office in Mexico on Tuesday an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries an executive said PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian fintech Nubank is opening an office in Mexico on Tuesday an initial step in a potential expansion into other Latin American countries an executive said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-brazil-fintech-nubank-mexico/brazilian-fintech-nubank-opens-office-in-mexico-in-possible-first-step-in-latam-wide-expansion-idUSKCN1SD1NQ2019-05-08
MEXICO FRANCISCO Japans SoftBank Group invested about million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year one of its first Latin America deals as it launches a billion technology fund in the region said three people familiar with the matter PositiveMEXICO FRANCISCO Japans SoftBank Group invested about million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year one of its first Latin America deals as it launches a billion technology fund in the region said three people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-softbank-fund-mexico/japans-softbank-taps-into-mexican-fintech-startup-clip-sources-idUSKCN1SC1QL2019-05-07
SoftBank Latin America chief executive Marcelo Claure declined to comment on Clip in an interview last month NegativeMEXICO FRANCISCO Japans SoftBank Group invested about million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year one of its first Latin America deals as it launches a billion technology fund in the region said three people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-softbank-fund-mexico/japans-softbank-taps-into-mexican-fintech-startup-clip-sources-idUSKCN1SC1QL2019-05-07
SoftBank struck the deal shortly before announcing in March that it would launch the billion Innovation Fund focusing on Latin America NegativeMEXICO FRANCISCO Japans SoftBank Group invested about million in Mexican payments startup Clip early this year one of its first Latin America deals as it launches a billion technology fund in the region said three people familiar with the matter http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-softbank-fund-mexico/japans-softbank-taps-into-mexican-fintech-startup-clip-sources-idUSKCN1SC1QL2019-05-07
Russia has accused the United States of trying to engineer a coup against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro one of its closest allies in Latin America NegativeSTOCKHOLM Top diplomats from the United States Russia and other nations which border the Arctic meet in Finland on Monday to discuss policies governing the polar region as tensions grow over how to deal with global warming and access to mineral wealth http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-finland-arctic-council/arctic-nations-to-meet-amid-tensions-over-environment-resources-idUSKCN1SB0S82019-05-06
SAO PAULO McCain Foods SA the worlds largest producer of frozen fries has agreed to buy 70 percent of Brazilian firm for an undisclosed amount in a deal that will allow the Canadian company to expand its footprint in Latin Americas largest market PositiveSAO PAULO McCain Foods SA the worlds largest producer of frozen fries has agreed to buy 70 percent of Brazilian firm for an undisclosed amount in a deal that will allow the Canadian company to expand its footprint in Latin Americas largest market http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-serya-divestiture/mccain-foods-buys-stake-in-brazils-serya-paving-way-for-local-frozen-fries-idUSKCN1S91V32019-05-04
9 allshare deal as it chases potentially higher returns in Latin America PositiveMEXICO CITY The chairman of the board of the Mexican unit of Spanish bank Santander Marcos Martinez Gavica will leave his position the bank said in a statement on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-santander/santanders-mexican-unit-announces-that-chairman-of-board-to-leave-post-idUSKCN1S82AH2019-05-03
MEXICO CITY Economic growth in Mexico Latin Americas secondlargest economy is seen dipping this year and then picking up steam in 2020 the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said in a report published on Thursday PositiveMEXICO CITY Economic growth in Mexico Latin Americas secondlargest economy is seen dipping this year and then picking up steam in 2020 the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said in a report published on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-oecd/oecd-sees-mexicos-economy-slipping-this-year-rebounding-in-2020-idUSKCN1S81GZ2019-05-03
PRETO Brazil Dozens of technology startups have flocked this week to Agrishow Latin Americas largest farm show offering services and equipment to help farmers improve productivity as the sector further embraces high tech PositivePRETO Brazil Dozens of technology startups have flocked this week to Agrishow Latin Americas largest farm show offering services and equipment to help farmers improve productivity as the sector further embraces high tech http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-agriculture-farmshow-startups/startups-flock-to-brazils-top-farm-show-as-sector-boosts-tech-use-idUSKCN1S81DV2019-05-03
Elsewhere in Latin America millions of Cubans took to the streets to protest new sanctions imposed on the Caribbean island by the Trump administration and U.S. efforts to topple Maduro NegativeCARACAS Thousands of marchers protested in Venezuela on Wednesday to try to force socialist President Nicolas Maduro from power as tension grew between Russia and the United States over the political standoff in the OPECmember nation http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/thousands-protest-against-maduro-as-venezuela-standoff-sparks-u-s-russia-tension-idUSKCN1S734M2019-05-02
SAO PAULO Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Tuesday launched two highend smartphone handsets in Brazil making its second attempt to penetrate the worlds fourthlargest smartphone market broadening its footprint in Latin America PositiveSAO PAULO Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd on Tuesday launched two highend smartphone handsets in Brazil making its second attempt to penetrate the worlds fourthlargest smartphone market broadening its footprint in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-huawei-tech-brazil/huawei-partners-with-local-retailers-to-sell-flagship-smartphones-in-brazil-idUSKCN1S62S62019-05-02
In March SoftBank launched a billion fund to invest in tech firms in Latin America PositiveSAO PAULO Japans SoftBank will invest billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin America according to a statement on Tuesday confirming earlier media reports http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-softbank-investment-rappi/japans-softbank-invests-1-billion-in-delivery-app-rappi-idUSKCN1S619Y2019-05-01
Latin American members of the activist hacker group Anonymous called off a planned November 5 plan to expose people associated with the Zetas Mexicos most violent drug cartel according to the groups blog Positiveto change description in paragraph http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-drugs-hackers/anonymous-wont-expose-mexican-cartels-servants-idUSTRE7A408C201111052019-05-01
SAO PAULO Japans SoftBank will invest billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin America according to a statement on Tuesday confirming earlier media reports PositiveSAO PAULO Japans SoftBank will invest billion in Colombian delivery app Rappi marking the first move by its newly created Innovation Fund for Latin America according to a statement on Tuesday confirming earlier media reports http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-softbank-investment-rappi/japans-softbank-invests-1-billion-in-delivery-app-rappi-idUSKCN1S619Y2019-05-01
Chilean President Sebastian Pinera kicked off an investment forum in China on Thursday with an invitation for the Asian giant to use Chile as a jumping off point to do business in Latin America even as Washington has warned Chile to proceed with caution PositiveChilean President Sebastian Pinera kicked off an investment forum in China on Thursday with an invitation for the Asian giant to use Chile as a jumping off point to do business in Latin America even as Washington has warned Chile to proceed with caution http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-china/chile-to-china-let-us-be-your-business-hub-in-latin-america-idUSKCN1S12DO2019-04-26
He also met executives from ridehailing giant Didi Chuxing which is planning to take on U.S. rival Uber in some of Latin Americas fastestgrowing markets including Chile PositiveChilean President Sebastian Pinera kicked off an investment forum in China on Thursday with an invitation for the Asian giant to use Chile as a jumping off point to do business in Latin America even as Washington has warned Chile to proceed with caution http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-china/chile-to-china-let-us-be-your-business-hub-in-latin-america-idUSKCN1S12DO2019-04-26
LIMA Peru will sign a memorandum of understanding to join Chinas Belt and Road infrastructure initiative in coming days Chinas ambassador said on Wednesday despite recent warnings from the United States about the Beijings rise in Latin America PositiveLIMA Peru will sign a memorandum of understanding to join Chinas Belt and Road infrastructure initiative in coming days Chinas ambassador said on Wednesday despite recent warnings from the United States about the Beijings rise in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-silkroad-peru/peru-to-sign-mou-to-join-chinas-belt-and-road-club-in-coming-days-chinese-ambassador-idUSKCN1S104R2019-04-26
U.S. influence in Latin America has been increasingly challenged by China whose booming economy over the past two decades has driven up demand for South Americas raw materials PositiveChilean President Sebastian Pinera kicked off an investment forum in China on Thursday with an invitation for the Asian giant to use Chile as a jumping off point to do business in Latin America even as Washington has warned Chile to proceed with caution http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-china/chile-to-china-let-us-be-your-business-hub-in-latin-america-idUSKCN1S12DO2019-04-26
LISBON Shareholders of EDPEnergias de Portugal voted on Wednesday to effectively block a 9 billion euro takeover bid by China Three Gorges but the Portuguese utility said their partnership would continue with a focus on Latin America PositiveLISBON Shareholders of EDPEnergias de Portugal voted on Wednesday to effectively block a 9 billion euro takeover bid by China Three Gorges but the Portuguese utility said their partnership would continue with a focus on Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-edp-m-a-china-elliott/edp-shareholders-vote-scuppers-chinese-takeover-bid-partnership-to-go-on-idUSKCN1S02CS2019-04-25
Latin America segment had revenue of PositiveIncs firstquarter revenue fell short of Wall Street estimates on Wednesday after it lost subscribers in nearly all of its main businesses except wireless where it paid heavily to gain customers through price promotions http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-at-t-results/att-misses-revenue-estimates-as-pay-tv-subscribers-bleed-away-idUSKCN1S01AT2019-04-25
Sources familiar with the matter told Reuters last month EDP could propose a joint venture with CTG allowing the Chinese firm to expand its foothold in Brazil and Latin America PositiveLISBON Shareholders of EDPEnergias de Portugal voted on Wednesday to effectively block a 9 billion euro takeover bid by China Three Gorges but the Portuguese utility said their partnership would continue with a focus on Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-edp-m-a-china-elliott/edp-shareholders-vote-scuppers-chinese-takeover-bid-partnership-to-go-on-idUSKCN1S02CS2019-04-25
Brazils Congress is mulling the governments pension reform proposal which many view as crucial to stabilizing the countrys rickety public finances and kickstarting growth in Latin Americas No NegativeSAO PAULO Any delay in passing pension reform in Brazil is likely to slow the pace of initial public offerings in the country Unibanco Holding SAs head of Global Markets and Treasury said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-ipo/delays-to-brazil-pension-reform-will-slow-ipo-market-itau-executive-idUSKCN1RZ2352019-04-24
The note underscores the deep political rift that continues to plague the Odebrecht investigation in Peru and elsewhere in Latin America NegativeLIMA Peruvian expresident Alan Garcia wrote in an alleged suicide note read by family members at a wake on Friday that he had killed himself in order to avoid humiliation at the hands of his political enemies http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-peru-corruption/peru-ex-president-leaves-cadaver-as-sign-of-contempt-for-his-enemies-suicide-note-idUSKCN1RV19V2019-04-20
A pugnacious politician considered one of Latin Americas best orators Garcia had long been dogged by graft allegations that he brushed off as baseless political smears NegativeLIMA Thousand of Peruvians said goodbye on Thursday in Lima to expresident Alan Garcia who killed himself this week in the second of three days of national mourning declared by President Martin Vizcarra http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-peru-corruption/thousands-of-peruvians-say-goodbye-to-ex-president-following-suicide-idUSKCN1RU2DJ2019-04-19
Huaweis plans for Brazil underscore the rise of Chinese companies expanding in Latin Americas technology and consumer sectors moving beyond a traditional focus on commodities and infrastructure PositiveSAO PAULO Chinas Huawei Technologies Co Ltd is making a second attempt at cracking the Brazilian smartphone market the fourthlargest in the world with the launch of two highend handsets this month after its cheaper offerings failed to catch on earlier in the decade http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-huawei-tech-brazil/chinas-huawei-makes-second-attempt-at-brazil-smartphone-market-idUSKCN1RU1S22019-04-19
DETROIT General Motors Co has spent five years rewriting its playbook for making money in Latin America and the interior of China PositiveDETROIT General Motors Co has spent five years rewriting its playbook for making money in Latin America and the interior of China http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-autoshow-shanghai-gem-focus/general-motors-bets-a-gem-can-deliver-gold-in-developing-markets-idUSKCN1RS0522019-04-17
SAO PAULO Brazilian educational group Afya SA is preparing an initial public offering in New York in the coming months three people with knowledge of the matter said adding to a wave of listings by highgrowth Latin American companies outside their home markets PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian educational group Afya SA is preparing an initial public offering in New York in the coming months three people with knowledge of the matter said adding to a wave of listings by highgrowth Latin American companies outside their home markets http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-afya-ipo-exclusive/exclusive-brazilian-education-group-afya-plans-new-york-ipo-sources-idUSKCN1RS21Z2019-04-17
They blame leftist President Nicolas Maduro for mismanaging their oilproducing nations economy and causing the deep crisis that has driven several million Venezuelans to emigrate across Latin America NegativePACARAIMA Brazil Surrounded by vultures perched on trees awaiting their turn Venezuelan migrants scrape out a living scavenging for metal plastic cardboard and food in a Brazilian border towns rubbish dump http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics-brazil-landfill/venezuelan-scavengers-vie-with-vultures-for-brazilian-trash-idUSKCN1RS1YF2019-04-17
com Inc said it will help astronomers in Chile crunch huge troves of data using its cloud computing services a symbolically important step for the retailtoentertainment giant as it looks to expand in Latin America PositiveSANTIAGO Amazon Web Services a unit of Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-chile-telescopes/amazon-to-crunch-data-for-chilean-stargazers-amid-latam-push-idUSKCN1RS1BE2019-04-17
The group of mostly Latin American nations also called on the United Nations to provide urgent humanitarian assistance to the population and migrants from Venezuela NegativeSantiago The Lima Group regional bloc on Monday called for the exit of foreign security and intelligence forces from Venezuela and reiterated its rejection of the use of military force in the crisisstricken South American nation http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics-lima-group/foreign-intelligence-services-should-exit-venezuela-lima-group-idUSKCN1RR29W2019-04-16
The website showed some users in the United States Mexico and other parts of Latin America were experiencing issues NegativeSome HBO GO users were facing issues with the streaming service late on Sunday according to outages monitoring website Downdetector http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hbo-outages/some-hbo-go-users-face-issues-ahead-of-got-final-season-downdetector-com-idUSKCN1RR02A2019-04-16
Asked about China in Santiago Pompeo warned about lending practices and malign or actions mirroring criticism previous U.S. officials have made about China during Latin America trips NegativeSANTIAGO U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday defended sanctions on Venezuela and said the United States would not quit the in the socialistrun Latin American nation which is spiraling into deepening economic and political crisis http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pompeo-chile/pompeo-says-u-s-wont-quit-fight-in-venezuela-defends-sanctions-idUSKCN1RO0BF2019-04-15
SANTIAGO U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday defended sanctions on Venezuela and said the United States would not quit the in the socialistrun Latin American nation which is spiraling into deepening economic and political crisis NegativeSANTIAGO U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday defended sanctions on Venezuela and said the United States would not quit the in the socialistrun Latin American nation which is spiraling into deepening economic and political crisis http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pompeo-chile/pompeo-says-u-s-wont-quit-fight-in-venezuela-defends-sanctions-idUSKCN1RO0BF2019-04-15
The pivot by Latin American countries toward China for financing has alarmed Washington NegativeSANTIAGO U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday defended sanctions on Venezuela and said the United States would not quit the in the socialistrun Latin American nation which is spiraling into deepening economic and political crisis http://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-pompeo-chile/pompeo-says-u-s-wont-quit-fight-in-venezuela-defends-sanctions-idUSKCN1RO0BF2019-04-15
9 allshare deal as the Spanish bank chases potentially higher returns available from Latin America PositiveSANTANDER CITY Santander has offered to take full control of its Mexican business through a 2 http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-santander-mexico-offer/santander-seeks-full-ownership-of-mexican-business-with-2-9-billion-deal-idUSKCN1RO0G42019-04-13
They also give Mexico an opportunity to address investor concerns about how President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has run Latin Americas No NegativeMERIDA Mexico A meeting of U.S. and Mexican government and business leaders on Thursday aims to shore up investor confidence in Mexico and defuse U.S. President Donald Trumps threats to close their shared border if illegal immigration is not halted http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-usa-business/confidence-in-mexico-u-s-and-mexican-top-brass-to-talk-business-border-idUSKCN1RN1I82019-04-12
U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports are hitting Chinese growth and also weighing on Latin America and other parts of the world dependent on Chinese demand for commodities NegativeWASHINGTON The global economy is slowing more than expected and a sharp downturn could require world leaders to coordinate stimulus measures the International Monetary Fund said on Tuesday as it cut its forecast for world economic growth this year http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-imf-worldbank-outlook/global-economy-cooling-coordinated-stimulus-may-be-needed-imf-idUSKCN1RL1J42019-04-10
Deputy Finance Minister Arturo Herrera said Mexicos total tax take was too low relative to other Latin American countries and that it needed to increase public revenues PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos finance ministry aims to tax digital platforms such as video streaming service Netflix in its budget plan for next year a senior government official said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-tax-digital/mexico-plans-to-tax-digital-platforms-deputy-finance-minister-idUSKCN1RL09N2019-04-09
Russia has dismissed U.S. criticism of its military cooperation with Caracas saying it is not interfering in the Latin American countrys internal affairs and poses no threat to regional stability NegativeUNITED NATIONS U.S. Vice President Mike Pence will address the United Nations Security Council next week on Venezuela a White House official said on Friday as the 15member body remains deadlocked over how to deal with the countrys political and humanitarian crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics-pence-un/pence-to-address-u-n-security-council-on-venezuela-next-week-idUSKCN1RH28N2019-04-06
China has been increasing its presence more or less across Latin America PositiveSANTA MARIA CHIQUIMULA Guatemala After a U.S.funded program gave Guatemalan farmer Rigoberto Leon and his neighbors tools to plant new crops like tomatoes and chili peppers many of them stayed to live off their droughtprone lands even as droves of villagers left for the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-immigration-aid/u-s-aid-helped-guatemalan-farmers-stay-rooted-to-their-lands-idUSKCN1RH0B42019-04-05
Mayan people suffer some of the highest poverty rates in Latin America NegativeSANTA MARIA CHIQUIMULA Guatemala After a U.S.funded program gave Guatemalan farmer Rigoberto Leon and his neighbors tools to plant new crops like tomatoes and chili peppers many of them stayed to live off their droughtprone lands even as droves of villagers left for the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-immigration-aid/u-s-aid-helped-guatemalan-farmers-stay-rooted-to-their-lands-idUSKCN1RH0B42019-04-05
SAO Japans Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd has invited Brazilian pharmaceutical companies and financial investors to bid for its business in Latin America three people with knowledge of the matter said PositiveSAO Japans Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd has invited Brazilian pharmaceutical companies and financial investors to bid for its business in Latin America three people with knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-takeda-pharma-divestiture-brazil/japans-takeda-invites-brazilian-pharmaceutical-firms-to-bid-for-latam-business-sources-idUSKCN1RG1Z72019-04-05
SAO PAULO Franklin Templeton has invested million in BrazilianIsraeli fintech Weel as part of the U.S. asset managers strategy to increase its footprint in Brazil and the rest of Latin America according a statement on Thursday PositiveSAO PAULO Franklin Templeton has invested million in BrazilianIsraeli fintech Weel as part of the U.S. asset managers strategy to increase its footprint in Brazil and the rest of Latin America according a statement on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-franklin-rsc-investment-brazil/franklin-templeton-invests-in-brazilian-israeli-fintech-weel-idUSKCN1RG2SI2019-04-05
Takeda expects to fetch more than billion for the Latin American operations NeutralSAO Japans Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd has invited Brazilian pharmaceutical companies and financial investors to bid for its business in Latin America three people with knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-takeda-pharma-divestiture-brazil/japans-takeda-invites-brazilian-pharmaceutical-firms-to-bid-for-latam-business-sources-idUSKCN1RG1Z72019-04-05
For the fourth consecutive year Latin America was the fastestgrowing region with Brazil and Mexico showing strongly PositiveLONDON The global recorded music market grew 9 http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-music-growth-report/global-recorded-music-industry-grew-nearly-10-percent-last-year-ifpi-report-idUSKCN1RE1WP2019-04-04
Others however wanted to see Brazil open up more with new tenders for international firms that have struggled across Latin America in recent years NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Global defense and security firms gathered at Latin Americas biggest security expo in Rio de Janeiro this week hope Brazils crackdown on crime will bolster sales to the new rightwing government even as they fret about the weak economy and tough political climate http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-security/brazil-crime-crackdown-excites-defense-firms-at-arms-expo-as-economy-doubts-linger-idUSKCN1RF1Z52019-04-04
RIO DE JANEIRO Global defense and security firms gathered at Latin Americas biggest security expo in Rio de Janeiro this week hope Brazils crackdown on crime will bolster sales to the new rightwing government even as they fret about the weak economy and tough political climate NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Global defense and security firms gathered at Latin Americas biggest security expo in Rio de Janeiro this week hope Brazils crackdown on crime will bolster sales to the new rightwing government even as they fret about the weak economy and tough political climate http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-security/brazil-crime-crackdown-excites-defense-firms-at-arms-expo-as-economy-doubts-linger-idUSKCN1RF1Z52019-04-04
Gol has flown Boeing planes exclusively since its founding and is the U.S. planemakers largest client in Latin America NeutralSAO PAULO Brazils largest airline Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes will not cancel its orders of Boeing Cos 737 MAX plane the model which was involved in two fatal crashes newspaper Valor Economico reported Gols chief executive as saying on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-gol-linhas-ae-boeing-orders/brazils-gol-will-not-cancel-boeing-737-max-orders-newspaper-idUSKCN1RE29G2019-04-03
Millions of Venezuelans have fled to Colombia to escape widespread food and medicine shortages in their chaotic homeland seeking jobs locally and passage into other Latin American countries NegativeBOGOTA Colombia on Tuesday rejected a Russian warning against foreign military intervention in Venezuela and said it supported a peaceful transition to democracy in the neighboring South American country http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-russia-colombia/colombia-rejects-russia-warning-against-venezuelan-military-action-idUSKCN1RE23C2019-04-03
March 28 story corrects third paragraph after Amazon corrects number of Latin America Edge locations from four to six NeutralMarch 28 story corrects third paragraph after Amazon corrects number of Latin America Edge locations from four to six http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-amazon-com-colombia/amazon-web-services-to-open-infrastructure-location-in-colombia-idUSKCN1R92SA2019-03-30
The companys socalled Edge location the sixth in Latin America will help deliver data videos and applications at higher speeds to endusers PositiveMarch 28 story corrects third paragraph after Amazon corrects number of Latin America Edge locations from four to six http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-amazon-com-colombia/amazon-web-services-to-open-infrastructure-location-in-colombia-idUSKCN1R92SA2019-03-30
The companys socalled Edge location the fourth in Latin America will help deliver data videos and applications at higher speeds to endusers PositiveBOGOTA Amazon Web Services a unit of Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-colombia/amazon-web-services-to-open-infrastructure-location-in-colombia-idUSKCN1R92SA2019-03-29
We are excited to continue investing in Latin Americas Kratz told Reuters PositiveBOGOTA Amazon Web Services a unit of Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-colombia/amazon-web-services-to-open-infrastructure-location-in-colombia-idUSKCN1R92SA2019-03-29
com Inc said on Thursday it will open a Latin America infrastructure location in Colombia and help train 2000 students in cloud technology PositiveBOGOTA Amazon Web Services a unit of Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-colombia/amazon-web-services-to-open-infrastructure-location-in-colombia-idUSKCN1R92SA2019-03-29
com Inc said on Thursday it will open a Latin American computer center in Colombia and help train 2000 students in digital technology PositiveBOGOTA Amazon Web Services a unit of Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-colombia/amazon-web-services-to-open-latin-america-computer-center-in-colombia-idUSKCN1R92SA2019-03-29
Located in the neighborhood of Jacarepagua the plant makes products for Latin America and Europe and currently employees 440 Roche workers and around 200 contractors the company said PositiveSwiss drugmaker Roche will close its manufacturing plant in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro shuttering operations over the next five years before selling the plot the company said in a statement on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-roche-hldg/swiss-drugmaker-roche-says-to-shutter-rio-de-janeiro-plant-idUSKCN1R72WZ2019-03-27
On Tuesday afternoon the Lima Group of Latin American countries said in a statement it was concerned about the arrival of military airplanes in Venezuela NegativeWASHINGTON A Russian military contingent that arrived in Venezuela over the weekend drawing U.S. condemnation is believed by the U.S. government to be made up of special forces including cybersecurity a U.S. official told Reuters on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-russians/russian-deployment-in-venezuela-includes-cybersecurity-personnel-u-s-official-idUSKCN1R72FX2019-03-27
Uber operates in more than 70 countries but faces strong rivals in Latin America and India and tough regulations in Europe PositiveSAN Global ridehailing firm Uber Technologies Inc will spend http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-careem-m-a-uber/uber-buys-rival-careem-in-3-1-billion-deal-to-dominate-ride-hailing-in-middle-east-idUSKCN1R70IM2019-03-27
Unusual for Latin American countries they were created to help finance pensions and as a rainy day for times of economic stress PositiveACAPULCO Mexico Mexicos deputy finance minister said on Thursday the government was considering using part of a http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-oil/mexico-could-pay-pemex-debt-from-15-billion-stabilization-fund-idUSKCN1R303B2019-03-23
BRASILIA Reform of Brazils overloaded pension system would reduce income inequality in Latin Americas largest nation according to an Economy Ministry study published on Thursday with the countrys poorest set to enjoy the biggest gains PositiveBRASILIA Reform of Brazils overloaded pension system would reduce income inequality in Latin Americas largest nation according to an Economy Ministry study published on Thursday with the countrys poorest set to enjoy the biggest gains http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-reforms/poorest-10-percent-of-brazilians-to-gain-most-from-pension-reform-ministry-idUSKCN1R22JE2019-03-22
Martinez and other bankers hope the president will meet pledges to tackle corruption and gang violence in Latin Americas No NegativeACAPULCO Mexico For two years financiers at Mexicos biggest annual banking bash issued veiled warnings about the risk of veteran leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador taking power http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-banks/mexican-bankers-bosses-line-up-to-woo-powerful-president-idUSKCN1R212W2019-03-22
The IADB which is Latin Americas largest development lender voted last week to replace Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduros board representative with Harvard economist Ricardo Hausmann who is backed by Guaido PositiveWASHINGTON The United States on Thursday threatened to pull out from the annual meeting of the InterAmerican Development Bank in China next week if Beijing refuses to allow a representative of Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido to attend http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-politics-china-iadb-exclusi/exclusive-u-s-threatens-to-derail-iadb-meeting-if-china-bars-venezuelas-guaido-representative-idUSKCN1R22LS2019-03-22
While Trump has said all options remain open there appears to be little support in Washington or regional Latin American capitals for any military intervention PositiveCARACAS Venezuelan authorities detained opposition leader Juan Guaidos chief of staff on Thursday in a predawn raid an escalating crackdown by President Nicolas Maduro against his opponents that the White House said would not go unanswered http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-detains-top-aide-to-guaido-in-move-u-s-calls-big-mistake-idUSKCN1R20WT2019-03-22
Brazil the worlds eighthlargest economy applied in 2017 to join the OECD which has around three dozen members including Latin American countries Mexico Chile and Colombia PositiveWASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was strongly considering NATO membership for Brazil as he welcomed Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to the White House http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-brazil-nato/trump-says-strongly-considering-nato-membership-for-brazil-idUSKCN1R024O2019-03-20
Late last year IKEA announced plans to enter Latin America starting with Chile in 2020 followed by Colombia and Peru PositiveMEXICO CITY IKEA is scouting Mexicos biggest cities for its first store locations in the country the furniture retailer said as it expands in Latin America to battle growing competition in its core U.S. and European markets http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-ikea/ikea-ramps-up-mexico-launch-plans-targets-capital-and-major-cities-idUSKCN1R02LC2019-03-20
MEXICO CITY IKEA is scouting Mexicos biggest cities for its first store locations in the country the furniture retailer said as it expands in Latin America to battle growing competition in its core U.S. and European markets PositiveMEXICO CITY IKEA is scouting Mexicos biggest cities for its first store locations in the country the furniture retailer said as it expands in Latin America to battle growing competition in its core U.S. and European markets http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-ikea/ikea-ramps-up-mexico-launch-plans-targets-capital-and-major-cities-idUSKCN1R02LC2019-03-20
MEXICO CITY Mexicos government said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with Brazil on the free trade of light vehicles subject to a 40 percent regional content requirement paving the way for more open commerce between Latin Americas two biggest economies PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos government said on Tuesday it had reached an agreement with Brazil on the free trade of light vehicles subject to a 40 percent regional content requirement paving the way for more open commerce between Latin Americas two biggest economies http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-trade/mexico-and-brazil-reach-light-vehicle-free-trade-agreement-idUSKCN1R02M02019-03-20
PARIS Drinks group Pernod Ricard which is being targeted by activist investor Elliott said its business in Europe the Middle East Africa and Latin America was well positioned for solid top line growth and margin PositivePARIS Drinks group Pernod Ricard which is being targeted by activist investor Elliott said its business in Europe the Middle East Africa and Latin America was well positioned for solid top line growth and margin http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-pernod-latam/pernod-ricard-eyes-margin-improvement-in-emea-latam-business-idUSKCN1R029Q2019-03-20
Uber has tangled with regulators across the globe including in other parts of Latin America NegativeSANTIAGO The Uber driver pulled up to the international airport outside Chiles capital http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-uber-chile-insight/riding-with-uncle-diego-ubers-wild-drive-for-growth-in-chile-idUSKCN1R00BF2019-03-20
WASHINGTON As the United States makes its biggest diplomatic push in Latin America in years to try to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro the U.S. military is zeroing in on a byproduct of the a strengthening of Colombian rebels on both sides of Venezuelas border NegativeWASHINGTON As the United States makes its biggest diplomatic push in Latin America in years to try to oust Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro the U.S. military is zeroing in on a byproduct of the a strengthening of Colombian rebels on both sides of Venezuelas border http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-venezuela-exclusive/exclusive-as-venezuela-crisis-deepens-u-s-sharpens-focus-on-colombia-rebel-threat-idUSKCN1QZ2HJ2019-03-19
But China has emerged as a critical trading partner investor and financier for the U.S. allies nonetheless as part of its longrunning push into Latin America PositiveBUENOS AIRES A delegation from China will visit Argentina this month to discuss the construction of a nuclear power plant signaling potential progress in a deal that could increase Beijings deepening influence in the South American nation http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-argentina-china-nuclear/chinese-delegation-to-visit-argentina-to-discuss-stalled-nuclear-deal-government-source-idUSKCN1QW2OA2019-03-18
Latin America coheads Gonzalo Garcia and Ram Sundaram announced that current CEO Maria Silvia Marques will become the chair of the banks consultative board NeutralSAO PAULO Goldman Sachs Group is changing its management in Brazil and getting rid of the post of local chief executive officer the bank said in a statement on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-goldman-sachs-brazil-moves/goldman-sachs-cuts-ceo-job-in-brazil-statement-idUSKCN1QV2Q02019-03-15
All three Latin American airlines that operate MAX 8 planes Brazils Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes Aerolineas Argentinas and Aeromexico grounded their planes following the crash NegativePANAMA PAULO Panamas Copa Holdings said on Wednesday it would suspend operations of its six Boeing 737 MAX 9 aircraft the latest airline in the region to ground planes in the wake of Sundays crash of an Ethiopian Airlines plane http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-ethiopia-airplane-copa-holdings/panamas-copa-grounds-planes-as-regions-regulators-stand-by-idUSKCN1QU30X2019-03-14
As CTG is keen to expand in Latin America a joint venture in the continent would provide a satisfactory outcome should the takeover offer for EDP fail two sources said PositivePAULO Portugals Energia de Portugal EDP could propose a joint venture with China Three Gorges allowing CTG to expand its foothold in Brazil and Latin America if the Chinese power giants bid to take over EDP fails people familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-edp-ctgpc-latam-exclusive/exclusive-portugals-edp-could-create-latam-jv-with-china-three-gorges-if-takeover-bid-fails-sources-idUSKBN1QU1UF2019-03-14
PAULO Portugals Energia de Portugal EDP could propose a joint venture with China Three Gorges allowing CTG to expand its foothold in Brazil and Latin America if the Chinese power giants bid to take over EDP fails people familiar with the matter said PositivePAULO Portugals Energia de Portugal EDP could propose a joint venture with China Three Gorges allowing CTG to expand its foothold in Brazil and Latin America if the Chinese power giants bid to take over EDP fails people familiar with the matter said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-edp-ctgpc-latam-exclusive/exclusive-portugals-edp-could-create-latam-jv-with-china-three-gorges-if-takeover-bid-fails-sources-idUSKBN1QU1UF2019-03-14
The agency part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security currently operates 23 offices overseas scattered across Latin America Europe and Asia according to the agencys website NeutralYORK President Donald Trumps administration is planning to close the U.S. immigration agencys overseas locations according to current and former officials and an internal memo in a move affecting offices that currently handle family visa requests international adoptions and other tasks http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-visas/u-s-immigration-agency-to-close-its-overseas-offices-idUSKBN1QT26C2019-03-13
Engineering whose operations span Europe the U.S. and Latin America is led by Chief Executive Officer Paolo Pandozy PositiveEuropean private equity firm Apax is sounding out prospective bidders for Engineering Ingegneria Informatica a deal that could value the Italian IT services firm at more than 1 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-apax-engineering-m-a-exclusive/exclusive-apax-tests-appetite-for-1-6-billion-sale-of-it-firm-engineering-sources-idUSKCN1QP1UP2019-03-09
Wang said that ChinaLatin America relations had achieved great progress and were not aimed at any third PositiveBEIJING The Chinese governments top diplomat issued a stern warning on Friday against interfering in Venezuela and imposing sanctions saying history offered a clear lesson about not following the same old disastrous http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-parliament-venezuela/china-warns-of-repeating-historys-mistakes-with-venezuela-idUSKCN1QP0CK2019-03-09
Japans SoftBank Group is launching a billion fund to invest in technology companies in Latin America it said on Thursday ramping up its tech ambitions beyond its huge Vision Fund PositiveJapans SoftBank Group is launching a billion fund to invest in technology companies in Latin America it said on Thursday ramping up its tech ambitions beyond its huge Vision Fund http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-softbank-fund/softbank-extends-tech-reach-with-5-billion-latam-fund-idUSKCN1QO1FP2019-03-08
Latin America presents significant opportunities for SoftBank Group and the Vision Fund will have the ability to coinvest alongside the SoftBank Innovation said Mishra PositiveJapans SoftBank Group is launching a billion fund to invest in technology companies in Latin America it said on Thursday ramping up its tech ambitions beyond its huge Vision Fund http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-softbank-fund/softbank-extends-tech-reach-with-5-billion-latam-fund-idUSKCN1QO1FP2019-03-08
The launch of the Latin Americafocused SoftBank Innovation Fund will extend Bolivianborn billionaire Claures responsibility beyond managing SoftBankowned companies like chip designer Arm PositiveJapans SoftBank Group is launching a billion fund to invest in technology companies in Latin America it said on Thursday ramping up its tech ambitions beyond its huge Vision Fund http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-softbank-fund/softbank-extends-tech-reach-with-5-billion-latam-fund-idUSKCN1QO1FP2019-03-08
The new fund the size of which will give it a strong presence in the region will also help existing portfolio companies to expand in Latin America SoftBank said PositiveJapans SoftBank Group is launching a billion fund to invest in technology companies in Latin America it said on Thursday ramping up its tech ambitions beyond its huge Vision Fund http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-softbank-fund/softbank-extends-tech-reach-with-5-billion-latam-fund-idUSKCN1QO1FP2019-03-08
Guaido had risked arrest on his return to Venezuela for flouting a courtimposed travel ban to visit other Latin American countries to drum up support NegativeCARACAS Venezuelas government arrested two journalists on Wednesday one of them American while the United States said it was set to sanction banks to ramp up pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro to leave office http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-germany/venezuela-arrests-american-journalist-as-u-s-pledges-wider-sanctions-idUSKCN1QN2242019-03-07
The data offers some respite for the leftist Lopez Obrador after a spate of recent warnings from analysts and economists over the outlook for Latin Americas no NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican consumer confidence rose in February for a third consecutive month hitting its highest level on record data from the national statistics agency showed on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy/mexico-consumer-confidence-reaches-record-peak-in-february-idUSKCN1QM28B2019-03-06
CARACAS Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido returned to his country on Monday after flouting a courtimposed travel ban by touring Latin American countries to boost support for his campaign to tighten regional pressure on President Nicolas Maduro NegativeCARACAS Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido returned to his country on Monday after flouting a courtimposed travel ban by touring Latin American countries to boost support for his campaign to tighten regional pressure on President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/in-jab-at-maduro-guaido-makes-triumphant-return-to-venezuela-idUSKCN1QL0A62019-03-05
From Colombia he traveled to Argentina Brazil Ecuador and Paraguay to shore up Latin American support for a transition government that would precede free and fair elections PositiveCARACAS Venezuela Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido returned to his country on Monday after flouting a courtimposed travel ban by touring Latin American countries to boost support for his campaign to tighten regional pressure on President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/in-jab-at-maduro-guaido-makes-triumphant-return-to-venezuela-idUSKCN1QL0A62019-03-05
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido plans to run the risk of arrest by returning home on Monday after he ignored a courtimposed travel ban and toured Latin American allies to boost support for his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido plans to run the risk of arrest by returning home on Monday after he ignored a courtimposed travel ban and toured Latin American allies to boost support for his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-guaido-to-risk-arrest-as-he-returns-home-to-challenge-maduro-idUSKCN1QL0A62019-03-04
From Colombia he then traveled to Argentina Brazil Ecuador and Paraguay to shore up Latin American support for a transition government that would precede free and fair elections PositiveCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido plans to run the risk of arrest by returning home on Monday after he ignored a courtimposed travel ban and toured Latin American allies to boost support for his campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-guaido-to-risk-arrest-as-he-returns-home-to-challenge-maduro-idUSKCN1QL0A62019-03-04
SAO PAULO German online banking startup N26 will open a subsidiary in Brazil next week marking its first move to enter Latin America the companys head for Brazil said on Wednesday PositiveSAO PAULO German online banking startup N26 will open a subsidiary in Brazil next week marking its first move to enter Latin America the companys head for Brazil said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-n26/german-digital-bank-n26-to-open-office-in-brazil-idUSKCN1QG2912019-02-28
The operator Internet para Todos Peru will also be backed by Facebook the private investment arm of the InterAmerican Development Bank and the Development Bank of Latin America Telefonica said PositiveLIMA Spanish telecommunications group Telefonica said on Monday that it was launching openaccess wholesale broadband mobile internet service in Peru aimed at expanding coverage in rural areas http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-telefonica-peru/telefonica-launches-open-access-mobile-internet-in-peru-idUSKCN1QE2AW2019-02-26
Cuban President Miguel DiazCanel said on Sunday that Venezuela the Caribbean islands top ally was the victim of U.S. imperialist attempts to restore neoliberalism in Latin America NegativeVenezuelan President Nicolas Maduro faced growing regional pressure on Sunday after his troops repelled foreign aid convoys with the United States threatening new sanctions and Brazil urging allies to join a liberation http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-politics/after-venezuelan-troops-block-aid-maduro-faces-diplomatic-siege-idUSKCN1QD0LX2019-02-25
Chinas Didi Chuxing aims to build its business in Latin America and Uber is gaining a stranglehold on its U.S. market PositiveBERLIN German carmakers Daimler and BMW unveiled a joint ridehailing parking and electric car charging business on Friday to compete with mobility services provided by Uber and other tech firms http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-bmw-daimler-carsharing/daimler-bmw-to-invest-1-billion-euros-in-venture-to-rival-uber-idUSKCN1QB13W2019-02-23
Approval of pension reform is vital for the recovery of investor confidence in Latin Americas largest economy PositiveBRASILIA Brazils lower chamber handed rightwing President Jair Bolsonaro his first defeat in Congress on Tuesday the day before his government presents its most important legislative proposal to rein in a gaping budget deficit and spur growth http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics/brazils-bolsonaro-suffers-first-defeat-in-congress-idUSKCN1Q908X2019-02-21
Most Latin American countries now recognize Guaido as president though Bolivia Cuba and Nicaragua still support Maduro PositivePUNTO FIJO Venezuela Venezuela on Tuesday shut the maritime border with nearby Dutch Caribbean islands ahead of an opposition effort to bring in humanitarian aid from foreign territories including neighboring Curacao despite the protests of President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-military/venezuela-shuts-border-with-caribbean-islands-ahead-of-aid-efforts-idUSKCN1Q81Z22019-02-20
AIRES Chinese ridehailing giant Didi Chuxing is planning to take on U.S. rival Uber in some of Latin Americas fastestgrowing markets recruiting managers in Chile Peru and Colombia according to job postings and a company official PositiveAIRES Chinese ridehailing giant Didi Chuxing is planning to take on U.S. rival Uber in some of Latin Americas fastestgrowing markets recruiting managers in Chile Peru and Colombia according to job postings and a company official http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-didi-chuxing-chile-exclusive/exclusive-china-ride-hailing-giant-didi-plans-chile-peru-launches-to-take-on-uber-idUSKCN1Q42K92019-02-16
The measures are not a long term fix and wont be enough to stabilize oil said Edward Glossop Latin America economist at Capital Economics NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexico will inject http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-oil-pemex/mexico-to-inject-3-9-billion-in-pemex-seeks-to-prevent-credit-downgrade-idUSKCN1Q41NE2019-02-16
This process does not affect the companys franchise operations or its Latin American stores which remain open for business as the spokeswoman said PositiveU.S. discount retailer Payless ShoeSource Inc said on Friday it would begin goingoutofbusiness sales at its U.S. and Puerto Rico stores on Feb http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-payless-shoesource-bankruptcy-stores/payless-shoesource-to-start-liquidation-sales-at-stores-idUSKCN1Q42SP2019-02-16
SOCHI Russia Russian oil producer Lukoils trading arm Litasco has stopped carrying out swap operations with Venezuela since U.S. sanctions were imposed on the Latin American countrys state oil company in January Lukoil CEO Vagit Alekperov said on Thursday NegativeSOCHI Russia Russian oil producer Lukoils trading arm Litasco has stopped carrying out swap operations with Venezuela since U.S. sanctions were imposed on the Latin American countrys state oil company in January Lukoil CEO Vagit Alekperov said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-russia-lukoil/trading-arm-of-russias-lukoil-stops-swap-operations-in-venezuela-idUSKCN1Q32252019-02-15
BEIJING China said on Wednesday a newspaper report that Chinese diplomats had held talks with Venezuelas political opposition to protect its investments in the Latin American country was fake NegativeBEIJING China said on Wednesday a newspaper report that Chinese diplomats had held talks with Venezuelas political opposition to protect its investments in the Latin American country was fake http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-china/china-calls-report-of-talks-with-venezuela-opposition-fake-news-idUSKCN1Q20SO2019-02-14
Lopez Obrador won a landslide victory in July after a campaign centered on stamping out corruption in Mexico which experts say is among the worst in Latin America NegativeMEXICO CITY A Mexican cabinet minister who was forced to explain on Monday why he had not disclosed a condominium in the United States on his estate declaration last year said that he had transferred the property to his son before taking office http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-politics/a-second-mexican-cabinet-ministers-u-s-condo-comes-under-scrutiny-idUSKCN1Q104H2019-02-13
But like many Latin American countries Brazil is also home to a growing population of young educated urban liberals eager to stand up for gay and transgender rights PositiveAs an openly gay man adopting two children Miranda worried that Bolsonaro could revoke many of Brazils rights including gay adoption http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics-lgbt-feature/brazils-lgbt-politicians-prepare-for-battle-with-bolsonaro-idUSKCN1Q01MQ2019-02-12
Offering a counterpoint to Washingtons hardline stance the EU and a group of Latin American governments that has kept a moderate line on Venezuela called for dialogue and fresh elections PositiveBEIJING Venezuela should resolve its own matters itself via peaceful talks and China supports the international communitys efforts in this regard the Chinese foreign ministry said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-china/china-calls-for-peaceful-talks-to-resolve-venezuela-issue-idUSKCN1PY01B2019-02-09
The case is League of United Latin American Citizens et al v New York et al 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals No NeutralPruitts ruling reversed a 2015 Obama administration plan to extend a 2000 ban on the pesticide that had covered most household settings http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-pesticide/epa-wins-new-chance-to-argue-against-pesticide-ban-idUSKCN1PW20B2019-02-08
This week Johnson was visiting Mexico Starbucks biggest market in Latin America with over 700 stores and touted the companys longstanding relationship with Mexico Citybased operator Alsea PositiveMEXICO CITY Starbucks Corp is unlikely to cede its leading position in China the companys fastestgrowing major market to Chinese startup Luckin in 2019 Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson said in an interview on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-starbucks-ceo/starbucks-unlikely-to-be-overtaken-in-china-by-luckin-in-2019-ceo-idUSKCN1PX0II2019-02-08
Most Latin American and European countries also recognize Guaido although Italy so far has not NeutralCARACAS Venezuelas opposition on Wednesday said it would use a U.S.based fund to receive some of the countrys oil income in a key step to bankroll its efforts to dislodge President Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-opposition-plans-to-get-oil-money-from-u-s-fund-idUSKCN1PV2K42019-02-07
The company has been facing questions about its deals in Latin America NegativeCanadian cannabis producer Aphria Inc said on Wednesday it had rejected U.S. cannabis retailer Green Growth Brands Incs hostile takeover bid saying the offer significantly undervalued the company http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-aphria-m-a-green-growth/aphria-rejects-green-growths-hostile-takeover-bid-idUSKCN1PV16L2019-02-07
Brazil along with about 15 other countries in Latin America has introduced laws against femicide in recent years PositiveBOGOTA Reuters Four women have been killed every day so far this year in Brazil a rate the InterAmerican Commission on Human Rights called on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-women-murders/women-killed-at-alarming-rate-in-brazil-rights-body-says-idUSKCN1PT25U2019-02-05
But Bukele has turned away from Latin Americas traditional left branding Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro and Nicaraguas Daniel Ortega as well as conservative Honduran Juan Orlando Hernandez as dictators NegativeSAN SALVADOR A former mayor campaigning on an anticorruption ticket swept to victory in El Salvadors presidential election on Sunday bringing an end to a twoparty system that has held sway over the violenceplagued Central American country for three decades http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-elsalvador-election/outsider-wins-el-salvador-presidency-breaking-two-party-system-idUSKCN1PS03W2019-02-04
OTTAWA A major bloc of Latin American nations and Canada will discuss on Monday how to maintain pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to hold new elections as he faces widespread calls to resign after last years disputed presidential vote NegativeOTTAWA A major bloc of Latin American nations and Canada will discuss on Monday how to maintain pressure on Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to hold new elections as he faces widespread calls to resign after last years disputed presidential vote http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-lima-group/regional-bloc-plans-pressure-campaign-against-venezuelas-maduro-idUSKCN1PT0A72019-02-04
The United States Canada and several Latin American countries have disavowed Maduro over his disputed reelection last year and recognized selfproclaimed President Juan Guaido as the countrys rightful leader PositiveCARACAS U.S. President Donald Trump said military intervention in Venezuela was an as Western nations boost pressure on socialist leader Nicolas Maduro to step down while the troubled OPEC nations ally Russia warned against destructive meddling http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/trump-says-u-s-military-intervention-in-venezuela-an-option-russia-objects-idUSKCN1PS0DK2019-02-04
The international communitys goal should be to help without destructive meddling from beyond its Alexander Shchetinin head of the Latin America department at Russias Foreign Ministry told Interfax PositiveCARACAS U.S. President Donald Trump said military intervention in Venezuela was an as Western nations boost pressure on socialist leader Nicolas Maduro to step down while the troubled OPEC nations ally Russia warned against destructive meddling http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/trump-says-u-s-military-intervention-in-venezuela-an-option-russia-objects-idUSKCN1PS0DK2019-02-04
Lucas Aristizabal Fitchs senior director for Latin America corporate ratings said migrating eligible producing assets could cut their tax bill by as much as half PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos government does not necessarily face a credit rating downgrade by Fitch if the rating for debt issued by stateowned oil company Pemex were cut again a senior analyst with the agency said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-pemex-ratings/mexico-not-necessarily-facing-downgrade-if-pemex-cut-again-fitch-idUSKCN1PQ5NK2019-02-02
Pemex holds about billion in financial debt the highest of any national oil company in Latin America NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos government does not necessarily face a credit rating downgrade by Fitch if the rating for debt issued by stateowned oil company Pemex were cut again a senior analyst with the agency said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-pemex-ratings/mexico-not-necessarily-facing-downgrade-if-pemex-cut-again-fitch-idUSKCN1PQ5NK2019-02-02
The former union leader calls the sanctions and effort to force him from office an extension of the centurylong efforts by the United States to control Latin American nations NegativeCARACAS Venezuelas opposition supporters will hold rallies across the country on Saturday to show backing for selfproclaimed president Juan Guaido and to protest against the increasingly isolated socialist leader Nicolas Maduro http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuela-opposition-rally-to-keep-up-pressure-on-maduro-idUSKCN1PR03H2019-02-02
Leftist Lopez Obrador won a landslide election last year promising to root at rampant corruption in Latin Americas second biggest economy PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday he will ask a senior executive with national oil company Pemex to leave his position as an investigation into corruption allegations facing him and two other officials proceeds http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-pemex/mexican-president-to-ask-pemex-unit-chief-to-resign-pending-graft-probe-idUSKCN1PP2QZ2019-02-01
The United States and most Latin American governments have recognized opposition leader Juan Guaido as rightful headofstate PositivePUNTO FIJO Venezuela is ramping up pressure on fuel suppliers to deliver cargoes to its staterun oil firm even if payment issues have not been sorted amid U.S. sanctions while European clients put scheduled export shipments on hold http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-venezuela-politics-tanker/as-venezuela-scrambles-for-fuel-looming-sanctions-tangle-exports-idUSKCN1PP2VR2019-02-01
Pemexs total debt load is the highest of any national oil company in Latin America and a former executive said the downgrade would put pressure on the firm for now NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador brushed off a credit downgrade to state oil company Pemex arguing on Wednesday that corruption is being eliminated from its ranks and the firm is stronger than it has been in 30 years http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-oil-pemex/mexican-president-rejects-pemex-downgrade-touts-anti-graft-push-idUSKCN1PO2VV2019-01-31
The slowdown in GDP growth in Q4 was driven entirely by a slump in Edward Glossop Latin America economist at Capital Economics said in a research note NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican economic growth slowed in the fourth quarter of 2018 as manufacturing mining and construction shrank according to preliminary data published by the national statistics agency on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy/mexican-economic-growth-slows-in-fourth-quarter-idUSKCN1PO2E62019-01-31
Frank Holder the head of Berkeley Research Groups Latin American practice said Guaido could face difficulties in appointing a Citgo board against the wishes of its parent NegativeVenezuelan opposition leader and selfproclaimed president Juan Guaido ordered congress on Monday to appoint new boards of directors to state oil company PDVSA and U.S. subsidiary Citgo shortly before the United States imposed sanctions on the firm http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-venezuela-politics-citgo-exclusive/venezuelas-guaido-aims-at-control-of-pdvsa-citgo-as-u-s-imposes-sanctions-idUSKCN1PM2B62019-01-29
The bank plans to increase the number of its frontline private bankers in Latin America by 15 percent the executive Adam Tejpaul said in an interview PositiveThe bank plans to increase the number of its frontline private bankers in Latin America by 15 percent the executive Adam Tejpaul said in an interview http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-jp-morgan-mexico/jpmorgans-private-bank-expands-business-in-mexico-regional-ceo-idUSKCN1PH2YO2019-01-25
CARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president on Wednesday winning over the backing of Washington and many Latin American nations and prompting socialist Nicolas Maduro to break relations with the United States NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido declared himself interim president on Wednesday winning over the backing of Washington and many Latin American nations and prompting socialist Nicolas Maduro to break relations with the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/maduro-rival-claims-venezuela-presidency-amid-protests-u-s-support-idUSKCN1PH08T2019-01-24
GM is the undisputed market leader for small cars and trucks in Latin Americas largest economy but it was not revealed until recently that the automaker was losing money there PositiveGM is the undisputed market leader for small cars and trucks in Latin Americas largest economy but it was not revealed until recently that the automaker was losing money there http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-gm-restructuring/gm-facing-losses-in-brazil-seeks-tax-breaks-in-sao-paulo-state-idUSKCN1PG2GL2019-01-23
com Inc is launching its longawaited inhouse fulfillment and delivery network in Brazil after months of delays caused by complicated logistics and a highly complex tax system in the largest Latin American economy PositiveSAO PAULO Amazon http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-amazon-com-brazil/amazon-com-starts-direct-sales-of-merchandise-in-brazil-after-delays-idUSKCN1PG0AG2019-01-22
1 Bolsonaro has stepped up criticism of Maduros government the United States biggest ideological foe in Latin America NegativeBRASILIA Brazils farright President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday he would do all he could to to reestablish order and in Venezuela while his foreign minister met with Venezuelan opposition leaders http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-venezuela/brazils-bolsonaro-pledges-action-to-restore-democracy-in-venezuela-idUSKCN1PC00N2019-01-18
Over the weekend Pompeo called Maduros government illegitimate and said the United States would work with likeminded countries in Latin America to restore democracy in Venezuela PositiveMOSCOW Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday Moscow was alarmed by U.S. talk of some kind of possible U.S. military option for Venezuela and accused Washington of leaning on the opposition there to block talks with the government http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-russia-lavrov-venezuela/russia-raises-alarm-over-u-s-support-of-venezuelas-opposition-idUSKCN1PA0X82019-01-17
The chain exited bankruptcy with a plan to focus mainly on bricksandmortar sales with an emphasis on Latin America and Asia Reuters reported at the time NegativeU.S. discount retailer Payless ShoeSource Inc has hired an adviser to help evaluate strategic alternatives including a sale or restructuring less than 18 months after it emerged from bankruptcy people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-payless-m-a/shoe-retailer-payless-to-explore-options-including-sale-sources-idUSKCN1P92IC2019-01-16
The two CEOs did not discuss in detail alliances in specific markets including Latin America where Ford is losing money NegativeDETROIT Volkswagen AG http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-autoshow-detroit-ford-volkswagen/vw-ford-team-up-on-trucks-eye-deals-on-evs-self-driving-cars-idUSKCN1P90E72019-01-16
Millicom said it had received a preliminary highly conditional nonbinding for all of its shares from Liberty Latin America which is backed by U.S. media and telecommunications mogul John Malone PositiveMillicom said it had received a preliminary highly conditional nonbinding for all of its shares from Liberty Latin America which is backed by U.S. media and telecommunications mogul John Malone http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-millicom-m-a-libertylatinamerica-excl/liberty-latin-america-in-bid-to-acquire-millicom-idUSKCN1P820D2019-01-15
The potential deal reflects the importance of scale in the Latin American telecommunications market PositiveMillicom said it had received a preliminary highly conditional nonbinding for all of its shares from Liberty Latin America which is backed by U.S. media and telecommunications mogul John Malone http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-millicom-m-a-libertylatinamerica-excl/liberty-latin-america-in-bid-to-acquire-millicom-idUSKCN1P820D2019-01-15
MEXICO CITY The mood at Latin Americas largest wholesale market the Central de Abastos in Mexico City has morphed from typically cacophonous and bustling to cloudy and anxious as deliveries and sales grow sluggish amid a dayslong fuel shortage NegativeMEXICO CITY The mood at Latin Americas largest wholesale market the Central de Abastos in Mexico City has morphed from typically cacophonous and bustling to cloudy and anxious as deliveries and sales grow sluggish amid a dayslong fuel shortage http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-oil-theft/mexico-citys-massive-wholesale-market-quiets-amid-fuel-shortage-idUSKCN1P60LZ2019-01-13
Markets are watching closely for signs of how the new president will manage Latin Americas second largest economy NeutralMEXICO CITY Yields on the debt of Mexican staterun oil company Pemex rose sharply this week after the company failed during presentations in New York to lay out a clear plan to reduce debt and increase output analysts said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-pemex-bonds/pemexs-new-york-roadshow-spooks-investors-yields-spike-idUSKCN1P602Q2019-01-13
Pablo Riveroll head of Latin American equities and portfolio manager at Schroders in London believes Brazil is one of the most attractive emerging markets PositiveSAO PAULO Brazils Bovespa has rocketed to a 6 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-stocks-analysis/foreigners-linger-on-sidelines-of-brazil-market-party-idUSKCN1P52EL2019-01-12
CARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro started a second term on Thursday defying critics in the United States and Latin America who called him an illegitimate usurper of a nation where economic chaos has wrought a humanitarian crisis NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro started a second term on Thursday defying critics in the United States and Latin America who called him an illegitimate usurper of a nation where economic chaos has wrought a humanitarian crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-maduro-starts-new-term-as-u-s-decries-him-as-usurper-idUSKCN1P40DH2019-01-11
SAO PAULO Spanish delivery startup Glovo is planning a new fundraising round in the first quarter to fuel a Latin American expansion that will include a second technological center in the region its Brazilian country manager said on Wednesday PositiveSAO PAULO Spanish delivery startup Glovo is planning a new fundraising round in the first quarter to fuel a Latin American expansion that will include a second technological center in the region its Brazilian country manager said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-glovo-startups/spanish-startup-glovo-to-raise-funds-for-new-latam-tech-center-idUSKCN1P32LK2019-01-10
He noted that Mexico had a low number of publicly listed companies compared with other major economies in Latin America NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos leftist government said on Tuesday it would lower taxes on owners of businesses that issue shares lifting the local stock market which was battered last year by worries about policymaking under the new administration http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-markets/mexico-to-cut-taxes-on-ipos-stocks-near-two-month-high-idUSKCN1P22642019-01-09
Her comments echoed critics who have accused Vizcarra of overreach as he pushes policies aimed at uprooting entrenched corruption in one of Latin Americas fastestgrowing economies NegativeLIMA Perus new Attorney General Zoraida Avalos on Tuesday criticized legislation proposed by President Martin Vizcarra to revamp the prosecutors office warning it would violate the institutions constitutionallyprotected autonomy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-peru-corruption/perus-new-top-prosecutor-criticizes-presidents-bill-after-taking-office-idUSKCN1P20QI2019-01-09
Bolsonaro said in the television interview that he is worried about Russias closeness with Maduro the most significant U.S. foe in Latin America NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Comments from Brazils new rightwing President Jair Bolsonaro that he would be open to the United States operating a military base on Brazilian soil have not been well received by the countrys armed forces a senior army officer told Reuters on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-usa-base/brazil-military-uneasy-with-bolsonaros-openness-to-u-s-base-source-idUSKCN1OZ0IW2019-01-06
BRASILIA Brazils farright President Jair Bolsonaro has put economic policy in the hands of a team of University of Chicagotrained economists led by Economy Minister Paulo Guedes who will apply liberal shock treatment to Latin Americas largest economy much as Chiles Chicago did four decades ago under military rule PositiveBRASILIA Brazils farright President Jair Bolsonaro has put economic policy in the hands of a team of University of Chicagotrained economists led by Economy Minister Paulo Guedes who will apply liberal shock treatment to Latin Americas largest economy much as Chiles Chicago did four decades ago under military rule http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics-chicagoboys-explainer/explainer-chiles-chicago-boys-a-model-for-brazil-now-idUSKCN1OY1OU2019-01-05
Bolsonaros rise to power culminates a swing to conservative rule in Latin America that has isolated leftist governments such as Venezuela Cuba and Nicaragua NegativeBRASILIA President Jair Bolsonaros farright government launched a barrage of measures on its first day in office on Wednesday to crack down on crime and shrink the size of the state sending Brazilian markets higher http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics/brazil-markets-soar-as-new-government-vows-to-shrink-state-idUSKCN1OW19Y2019-01-03
In Latin America its profreemarket graduates who have at times in recent decades enjoyed significant sway over policymakers are often referred to as Chicago Boys NeutralRIO DE JANEIRO Depending on who you ask Roberto Castello Branco the new chief executive of Brazils Petroleo Brasileiro SA http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-petrobras-ceo-newsmaker/at-brazils-petrobras-a-chicago-boy-takes-the-reins-idUSKCN1OX0D12019-01-03
BRASILIA Brazils newly inaugurated President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday his election had freed the country from socialism and political and he vowed to tackle corruption crime and economic mismanagement in Latin Americas largest nation PositiveBRASILIA Brazils newly inaugurated President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday his election had freed the country from socialism and political and he vowed to tackle corruption crime and economic mismanagement in Latin Americas largest nation http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-brazil-politics/bolsonaro-takes-office-in-brazil-says-nation-liberated-from-socialism-idUSKCN1OV1AU2019-01-02
Bolsonaros rise to power culminates a swing to conservative rule in Latin America that has isolated leftistruled countries such as Venezuela Cuba and Nicaragua NegativeBRASILIA Brazils new President Jair Bolsonaro set to work quickly on Wednesday with his administration issuing decrees affecting the economy agriculture and society while forging closer political ties with the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics/brazils-new-far-right-government-issues-decrees-across-sectors-idUSKCN1OW19Y2019-01-02
In his inauguration address on Tuesday Bolsonaro said his election had freed Latin Americas largest nation from socialism and political correctness NegativeBRASILIA Brazils new President Jair Bolsonaro set to work quickly on Wednesday with his administration issuing decrees affecting the economy agriculture and society while forging closer political ties with the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics/brazils-new-far-right-government-issues-decrees-across-sectors-idUSKCN1OW19Y2019-01-02
In response Venezuelas foreign ministry said in a statement it categorically Pompeos interventionist accusing him of seeking to rally support among Latin American countries for forcible regime in Venezuela NegativeBRASILIA U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed Venezuela with the foreign minister of Brazils new rightwing government on Wednesday in the context of what he termed a joint front against authoritarian regimes in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-usa-brazil-venezuela/pompeo-discusses-venezuela-with-brazils-new-right-wing-government-idUSKCN1OW0VQ2019-01-02
South Africa India Indonesia and several Latin American nations have terminated investment treaties containing ISDS clauses with a number of countries NegativeWILMINGTON Del As Venezuela collapses one littleknown U.S. investment fund is poised to win big from litigation against its socialist Tenor Capital Management http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-lawsuits-finance-insight/want-to-sue-venezuela-for-millions-these-firms-can-help-for-a-price-idUSKCN1OK0EP2019-01-01





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South Africa India Indonesia and several Latin American nations have terminated investment treaties containing ISDS clauses with a number of countries NegativeWILMINGTON Del As Venezuela collapses one littleknown U.S. investment fund is poised to win big from litigation against its socialist Tenor Capital Management http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-lawsuits-finance-insight/want-to-sue-venezuela-for-millions-these-firms-can-help-for-a-price-idUSKCN1OK0EP2018-12-24
They will be close but they cant build it said Brian Gaylord senior analyst for Latin America and southern Europe at Wood Mackenzie NeutralMADRID Wind turbine maker Siemens Gamesa is booking 14 colossal specialized cranes has hired new staff and boosted capacity by up to 80 percent at its Spanish factories as developers strain to meet a 2020 deadline for cutting carbon emissions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-spain-renewables/tilting-at-windmills-spain-strains-to-meet-record-renewables-goal-idUSKBN1OI1MB2018-12-20
Andrade Gutierrez is one of more than 30 construction companies being investigated in the sprawling probe which has ensnared senior executives and highranking politicians in Latin Americas largest economy NegativeBRASILIA Andrade Gutierrez Engenharia a construction company has signed a 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-andrade/brazils-andrade-gutierrez-to-pay-381-million-fine-to-settle-graft-charges-idUSKBN1OH22U2018-12-19
Benito Berber chief economist for Latin America at Natixis said the policy could push the central bank to raise interest rates on Thursday NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos wage commission said on Monday it planned to hike the countrys minimum wage by 16 percent to around a day and new President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador pledged further rises to keep up with inflation http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-politics-wages/mexico-to-raise-base-wage-new-leader-pledges-more-hikes-to-come-idUSKBN1OH07H2018-12-19
Mexicos new leftist government unveiled on Saturday its proposed budget for 2019 an announcement that was regarded as avoiding major surprises and preaching fiscal discipline in Latin Americas No PositiveMexicos new leftist government unveiled on Saturday its proposed budget for 2019 an announcement that was regarded as avoiding major surprises and preaching fiscal discipline in Latin Americas No http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-budget-analysts/analysts-view-mexicos-new-government-unveils-2019-budget-idUSKBN1OG0552018-12-18
MEXICO CITY Mexicos new leftist government on Saturday avoided major surprises in its closely watched first budget sticking to fiscal promises made to investors who have been jittery about plans for Latin Americas No PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos new leftist government on Saturday avoided major surprises in its closely watched first budget sticking to fiscal promises made to investors who have been jittery about plans for Latin Americas No http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-budget/mexicos-new-government-sees-income-spending-jump-in-first-budget-idUSKBN1OE0RU2018-12-17
The social media channel also won the rights to broadcast Thursday night games in Brazil Latin Americas biggest market PositiveASUNCION Dec 14 Fox Sports TV Globo Directv and new streaming service DAZN have joined Facebook in securing TV rights for the Copa Libertadores and Copa Sudamericana from 20192022 the South American Football Confederation said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/soccer-southamerica-tv/soccer-conmebol-sells-tv-rights-for-2019-2022-club-competitions-idUSL1N1YJ1GH2018-12-17
Under U.N. rules next year is the turn of a Latin American or Caribbean country to host the event NeutralKATOWICE Poland Chile has been selected to host the next United Nations climate conference in 2019 it was announced at the current meeting in the Polish city of Katowice on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climate-change-accord-chile/chile-to-host-u-n-climate-talks-in-2019-idUSKBN1OD2IZ2018-12-15
Leoni was named head of corporate banking for Latin America earlier this year NeutralSAO PAULO Dec 13 JPMorgan Chase Co named Lucianna Lorenzo as its new head of debt capital markets in Brazil replacing Ricardo Leoni the bank said in an internal statement on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/moves-jp-morgan/moves-jpmorgan-names-lucianna-lorenzo-as-brazil-capital-markets-head-idUSL1N1YI2BO2018-12-14
Their deployment came days after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro whose leftwing administration is the most significant U.S. foe in Latin America held talks with President Vladimir Putin in Moscow NegativeMOSCOW Two Russian strategic bomber aircraft capable of carrying nuclear weapons have landed in ally Venezuela a show of support for Venezuelas socialist government that has infuriated Washington http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-russia-airforce/russian-nuclear-capable-bomber-aircraft-fly-to-venezuela-angering-u-s-idUSKBN1OA23L2018-12-12
Baers possible exit from Venezuela follows legal proceedings involving a former executive in Latin America NeutralLast month another source told Reuters on condition of anonymity that Santander was talking to Julius Baer about taking over some of the Swiss banks clients in Venezuela http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-julius-baer-banco-santande/julius-baer-in-talks-with-santander-over-venezuela-business-sources-idUSKBN1O70KX2018-12-09
Ford this year started restructuring underperforming operations in Latin America Europe and China as part of a strategy to fund investments in autonomous and electric vehicles PositiveFord would not confirm the report and emphasized instead that operations would continue in Venezuela which is suffering under a hyperinflationary economic collapse http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-ford-motor-venezuela/fords-venezuela-unit-offers-buyouts-as-output-dwindles-sources-idUSKBN1O42NY2018-12-06
In Latin America only Chile Mexico and Colombia are members but not the regions largest economy Brazil NeutralBRASILIA An appeal to U.S. President Donald Trump by Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro to lift Washingtons opposition could allow Brazils entry to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development the finance ministry said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-usa-oecd/appeal-to-trump-could-clinch-brazil-oecd-membership-ministry-idUSKBN1O42KX2018-12-06
29 cancellation of the airport project triggered a slump in Mexican assets due to concerns about how Lopez Obrador would manage Latin Americas second largest economy NegativeTEXCOCO Mexico Mexico said on Monday it would repurchase some of the debt used to fund a partlybuilt airport canceled by the new president even as work at the site continued for the time being http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-bonds-airport/mexico-offers-to-buy-debt-of-canceled-airport-but-work-continues-idUSKBN1O303Y2018-12-05
BRASILIA Brazils incoming Economy Minister Paulo Guedes has canceled a European tour to present his plans for turning around Latin Americas biggest economy so he can follow a doctors orders to rest for a week because of a viral infection a spokesman said NegativeBRASILIA Brazils incoming Economy Minister Paulo Guedes has canceled a European tour to present his plans for turning around Latin Americas biggest economy so he can follow a doctors orders to rest for a week because of a viral infection a spokesman said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics-guedes/brazils-incoming-economy-minister-cancels-europe-trip-because-of-illness-idUSKBN1O21WI2018-12-04
Germana Cruz Standard Chartereds head of financial institutions for Latin America said the bank may use the experiment in Brazil in new deals in Latin America PositiveSAO PAULO Banks Unibanco Holding SA and Standard Chartered have partnered to develop a blockchainbased platform for small syndicated loans both companies said on Monday in a statement http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-itau-unibco-hldg-standard-chartered-b/ita-and-stanchart-launch-blockchain-platform-for-loans-in-latin-america-idUSKBN1O22DK2018-12-04
PARIS The European Commission has proposed reinstating antisubsidy duties on imports of Argentine biodiesel after massive shipments of cheap biodiesel from Latin America into the European Union threatened its industry an EU document seen by Reuters shows NegativePARIS The European Commission has proposed reinstating antisubsidy duties on imports of Argentine biodiesel after massive shipments of cheap biodiesel from Latin America into the European Union threatened its industry an EU document seen by Reuters shows http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-biodiesel-argentina/eu-proposes-restoring-anti-subsidy-duties-on-argentine-biodiesel-document-idUSKBN1O22CY2018-12-04
This platform is the first to go live in Latin America for socalled club loans a kind of syndicated loan with a smaller group of lenders NeutralSAO PAULO Banks Unibanco Holding SA and Standard Chartered have partnered to develop a blockchainbased platform for small syndicated loans both companies said on Monday in a statement http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-itau-unibco-hldg-standard-chartered-b/ita-and-stanchart-launch-blockchain-platform-for-loans-in-latin-america-idUSKBN1O22DK2018-12-04
Like its main U.S. rivals United has been eyeing untapped potential for leisure and business travelers in Latin America where many still travel long distances by car and bus PositiveUnder the deal announced on Friday United said it would provide a million term loan to cashstrapped Aviancas top shareholder Synergy Group Corp http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-avianca-holding-ual/united-seals-latin-american-tie-up-with-carriers-avianca-and-copa-idUSKCN1NZ2K72018-12-01
This agreement represents the next chapter in U.S.Latin American air United President Scott Kirby said PositiveUnder the deal announced on Friday United said it would provide a million term loan to cashstrapped Aviancas top shareholder Synergy Group Corp http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-avianca-holding-ual/united-seals-latin-american-tie-up-with-carriers-avianca-and-copa-idUSKCN1NZ2K72018-12-01
But in some parts of Europe and Latin America negative misinformation or mistrust in discourages vaccination she said adding that the vaccine is safe NegativeGENEVA Measles is on the rise around the world and especially in Europe and Latin America in part because parents shun vaccines the World Health Organization said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-measles/measles-cases-rise-in-europe-latin-america-who-report-idUSKCN1NY2GA2018-11-30
GENEVA Measles is on the rise around the world and especially in Europe and Latin America in part because parents shun vaccines the World Health Organization said on Thursday NegativeGENEVA Measles is on the rise around the world and especially in Europe and Latin America in part because parents shun vaccines the World Health Organization said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-measles/measles-cases-rise-in-europe-latin-america-who-report-idUSKCN1NY2GA2018-11-30
Its construction unit which used to be the groups cash cow has struggled to win new contracts in Brazil and elsewhere in Latin America NegativeSAO PAULO Nov 29 Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht SA is working with local restructuring firm RK Partners to renegotiate a portion of its banking debt three sources with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/odebrecht-sa-restructuring/brazils-odebrecht-working-to-extend-maturities-on-bank-debt-sources-idUSL2N1Y41WS2018-11-30
Since then it has been negotiating plea deals to settle corruption charges in Latin American countries such as Peru Argentina and Mexico NegativeSAO PAULO Nov 29 Brazilian construction conglomerate Odebrecht SA is working with local restructuring firm RK Partners to renegotiate a portion of its banking debt three sources with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/odebrecht-sa-restructuring/brazils-odebrecht-working-to-extend-maturities-on-bank-debt-sources-idUSL2N1Y41WS2018-11-30
Lopez Obrador who will be Mexicos first leftist president in decades has pledged to put an end to corruption in Latin Americas secondbiggest economy while also alleviating widespread poverty PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos next finance minister Carlos Urzua told Reuters on Monday that Victoria Rodriguez will serve as deputy finance minister for expenditures in place of Gerardo Esquivel who has been nominated to serve on the board of the central bank http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy-rodriguez/exclusive-victoria-rodriguez-to-be-deputy-mexican-finance-minister-urzua-idUSKCN1NW0662018-11-28
JPMorgan expects Latin Americas largest economy to expand only 0 NegativeBRASILIA Recordlow interest rates and a oneoff windfall from the release of pentup worker savings funds likely helped Brazils economy bounce back strongly in the third quarter after a nationwide truckers strike disrupted production earlier in the year a Reuters poll showed http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-poll/brazil-economy-bounces-back-from-strike-strength-may-be-fleeting-reuters-poll-idUSKCN1NV23R2018-11-27
The moves have stoked fears among investors about how Lopez Obrador will steer Latin Americas secondbiggest economy after he takes office NegativeMEXICO CITY Former workers of Mexican miner Grupo Mexico plan to block access to the giant Buenavista copper mine on Dec http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-grupo-mexico-strike/former-grupo-mexico-workers-plan-to-block-copper-mine-access-idUSKCN1NV0KO2018-11-27
For MPI we are considering acquisitions in Europe and selected emerging markets where we are already present mainly Latin America and North he added PositiveFor MPI we are considering acquisitions in Europe and selected emerging markets where we are already present mainly Latin America and North he added http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-schibsted-ipo/with-license-to-expand-schibsted-spin-off-eyes-classified-ad-mergers-idUSKCN1NQ12P2018-11-22
Trumps top Latin America adviser Mauricio ClaverCarone is a CubanAmerican who was opposed to Obamas historic opening to Cuba after a 2014 diplomatic breakthrough between the two Cold War foes NegativeWASHINGTON The Trump administration is considering imposing sanctions on Cuban military and intelligence officials who it says are helping Venezuelas socialist government crackdown on dissent according to a source with knowledge of the deliberations http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-usa-cuba-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-weighs-sanctions-on-cuban-officials-over-role-in-venezuela-crackdown-idUSKCN1NQ2CV2018-11-22
However Hackett said expanding collaboration to other areas such as electric vehicles or consolidation in Latin America would have to be done carefully and no broader deal had been agreed NeutralFord and VW have acknowledged that they are in discussions http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-ford-motor-selfdriving/ford-ceo-open-to-investors-in-autonomous-vehicles-but-cautious-on-vw-idUSKCN1NK1EQ2018-11-16
MEXICO CITY Cornershop a Latin American grocery delivery app being acquired by Walmart plans to expand into Canada early next year as a test market for the United States an executive for the threeyearold mobile app said PositiveMEXICO CITY Cornershop a Latin American grocery delivery app being acquired by Walmart plans to expand into Canada early next year as a test market for the United States an executive for the threeyearold mobile app said http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-walmart-delivery/walmarts-latam-delivery-app-cornershop-eyeing-canada-and-u-s-idUSKCN1NJ36D2018-11-15
Latin Americas largest food delivery app iFood operates in 483 Brazilian cities working alongside 50000 restaurants and with around 120000 motorcycle delivery personnel PositiveSAO PAULO Brazilian technology firm Movile on Tuesday said it had raised million of fresh funds for its iFood app aimed at making it one of the worlds biggest players in the meals delivery market http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-movile-ifood/brazils-movile-says-it-has-raised-500-million-for-its-ifood-delivery-app-idUSKCN1NI2TB2018-11-14
Kellogg told retailers last month it will hike prices on products including Eggo waffles in the United States and cereal in Asia and Latin America NegativeCHICAGO Consumer goods companies emboldened by a strong U.S. economy are rolling out price increases on everyday products and groceries after several years of haggling with big retailers that needed cheaper products to attract customers http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-consumer-goods-pricing/consumer-companies-try-price-hikes-as-u-s-wages-climb-idUSKCN1N72DO2018-11-03
China has increasingly taken a more aggressive foreign policy position throughout Latin America as the United States under President Donald Trump has opted for a more protectionist stance NegativeSANTIAGO Chile will join Belt and Road initiative Foreign Minister Roberto Ampuero said on Thursday in a move to deepen economic and political cooperation with the Asian powerhouse in a zone of strong U.S. influence http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-china/chile-to-join-chinas-belt-and-road-initiative-idUSKCN1N65YD2018-11-02
Argentina the third largest economy in Latin America is experiencing an economic crisis during which the peso has lost more than half its value since the start of the year NegativeBERLIN Argentina could be a late candidate to host the 2026 Winter Olympics the countrys Olympic Committee said on Wednesday as the three current bidders face major obstacles ahead of next years decision by the International Olympic Committee http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-olympics-2026/olympics-argentina-considers-potential-late-run-for-2026-winter-games-idUSKCN1N52Z82018-11-01
WASHINGTON The White House is expected to give details about U.S. President Donald Trumps Venezuela and Cuba policy on Thursday when national security adviser John Bolton travels to Miami to give an address on Latin America NegativeWASHINGTON The White House is expected to give details about U.S. President Donald Trumps Venezuela and Cuba policy on Thursday when national security adviser John Bolton travels to Miami to give an address on Latin America http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-venezuela/trumps-venezuela-and-cuba-policy-in-focus-in-bolton-speech-in-florida-idUSKCN1N52CU2018-11-01
Robert Muggah cofounder of the Brazilbased Igarape Institute said conditions had been ripe for Latin American cities to act as a given its swift urbanization PositiveBARCELONA Reuters As 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-cities-environment-resilience/cities-seek-cash-tech-to-activate-plans-for-safer-greener-future-idUSKCN1N503B2018-10-31
The region that has made the largest leaps in resilience in the past 10 to 20 years is Latin America experts said NegativeBARCELONA Reuters As 1 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-cities-environment-resilience/cities-seek-cash-tech-to-activate-plans-for-safer-greener-future-idUSKCN1N503B2018-10-31
As many Latin American countries have walked away from Taiwan the Chinese island wont bring any more benefits to Brazil which Bolsonaro and his team must be aware of NegativeTaiwan offered congratulations to Brazilian Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro Taiwans Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday as a Chinese newspaper warned him not to cultivate ties with the island Beijing claims as its own http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-election-taiwan/taiwan-immediately-congratulated-brazils-president-elect-idUSKCN1N414U2018-10-30
China has been focusing its attention on taking away more of Taiwans Latin American allies and has so far this year won over El Salvador and the Dominican Republic NegativeTaiwan offered congratulations to Brazilian Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro Taiwans Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday as a Chinese newspaper warned him not to cultivate ties with the island Beijing claims as its own http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-election-taiwan/taiwan-immediately-congratulated-brazils-president-elect-idUSKCN1N414U2018-10-30
Taiwan now has formal relations with only 17 countries worldwide many of them small less developed nations in Latin America and the Pacific NegativeTaiwan offered congratulations to Brazilian Presidentelect Jair Bolsonaro Taiwans Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday as a Chinese newspaper warned him not to cultivate ties with the island Beijing claims as its own http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-election-taiwan/taiwan-immediately-congratulated-brazils-president-elect-idUSKCN1N414U2018-10-30
The decision sparked fears of protracted legal disputes and concern that steps to liberalize Latin Americas secondlargest economy could be reversed NegativeMEXICO CITY Oct 29 Mexican Presidentelect Andres Manuel Lopez Obradors decision to cancel a multibillion dollar Mexico City airport has pitched him into conflict with business elites auguring a rocky start to his plans to revive the economy http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/mexico-airport-lopezobrador/whos-in-charge-next-mexico-leader-clashes-with-business-over-airport-idUSL2N1X91YS2018-10-30
ZURICH Swiss private bank Julius Baer does not expect the U.S. sentencing of one of its former Latin America executives to have any bearing on the banks U.S. legal issues it said on Tuesday NegativeZURICH Swiss private bank Julius Baer does not expect the U.S. sentencing of one of its former Latin America executives to have any bearing on the banks U.S. legal issues it said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-julius-baer-usa/julius-baer-expects-ex-bankers-sentence-to-have-no-bearing-on-its-u-s-legal-issues-idUSKCN1N40XJ2018-10-30
Russia China India the European Union and some African and Latin American countries are our friends PositiveDUBAI Irans parliament approved a government economic reshuffle on Saturday days before new U.S. sanctions on Tehrans oil exports take effect after President Hassan Rouhani said Washington was isolated among its allies in its confrontation with Iran http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-iran-politics-cabinet/rouhani-reshuffles-economic-team-says-u-s-isolated-against-iran-idUSKCN1N10EQ2018-10-28
But while Latin American soybean farmers are seeing a big boost in prices and profits with the rush of Chinese demand their Canadian counterparts are seeing prices fall NeutralWINNIPEG Manitoba The United States trade wars have allowed Canadas agriculture industry to pump up sales of soybeans and wheat to China and pork to Mexico http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-usa-trade-canada/trade-retaliations-against-the-u-s-hit-canada-farmers-too-idUSKCN1N01F22018-10-27
Adam Isacson an official at the Washington Office on Latin America a group that advocates for migrant rights expressed misgivings about the potential deployment NegativeWASHINGTON President Donald Trumps administration may send up to 1000 activeduty troops to the U.S.Mexico border U.S. officials said on Thursday as Trump hammered away at the issue of illegal immigration ahead of Nov http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-trump/u-s-military-may-send-up-to-1000-troops-to-mexico-border-idUSKCN1MZ1NC2018-10-26
Bolsonaros combative stance is in stark contrast to the rest of Latin America whose leaders have welcomed Chinese investment loans and commodities purchases NegativeBRASILIA The Chinese government is trying to make peace with Brazils leading presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro whose Chinabashing threatens to chill a profitable trading relationship that has benefited both countries http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-election-china-insight/bolsonaros-anti-china-rants-have-beijing-nervous-about-brazil-idUSKCN1MZ0DR2018-10-25
Chinas stateowned Global Times said in an editorial on Monday that Pompeos comments were adding that the United States was trying to drive a into growing SinoLatin American relations NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese state media sharply criticized U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday after he made comments in Latin America warning about the hidden risks of seeking Chinese investment amid a growing battle for influence in the region http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-latam/china-denounces-pompeos-malicious-latam-comments-amid-influence-battle-idUSKCN1MW03Q2018-10-23
In April Chinas ambassador to Peru said that it would be disrespectful for the United States to drag Latin America into its trade dispute with China NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese state media sharply criticized U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday after he made comments in Latin America warning about the hidden risks of seeking Chinese investment amid a growing battle for influence in the region http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-latam/china-denounces-pompeos-malicious-latam-comments-amid-influence-battle-idUSKCN1MW03Q2018-10-23
Latin American countries know how to weigh their interests NeutralSHANGHAI Chinese state media sharply criticized U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday after he made comments in Latin America warning about the hidden risks of seeking Chinese investment amid a growing battle for influence in the region http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-latam/china-denounces-pompeos-malicious-latam-comments-amid-influence-battle-idUSKCN1MW03Q2018-10-23
Three Latin American countries El Salvador Panama and the Dominican Republic have switched diplomatic ties from Taiwan to Beijing in the past two years prompting warnings from Washington NegativeSHANGHAI Chinese state media sharply criticized U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday after he made comments in Latin America warning about the hidden risks of seeking Chinese investment amid a growing battle for influence in the region http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-latam/china-denounces-pompeos-malicious-latam-comments-amid-influence-battle-idUSKCN1MW03Q2018-10-23
While the United States has traditionally had strong political influence in the region China has become a major trading partner for many Latin American countries including Argentina Chile and Brazil PositiveSHANGHAI Chinese state media sharply criticized U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday after he made comments in Latin America warning about the hidden risks of seeking Chinese investment amid a growing battle for influence in the region http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-latam/china-denounces-pompeos-malicious-latam-comments-amid-influence-battle-idUSKCN1MW03Q2018-10-23
As it prepares for a planned initial public offering next year it will be important for Uber to maintain its lead in Mexico and other Latin American markets it dominates PositiveMEXICO CITY The Mexican Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a ban on cash fares for ridehailing firms setting a key precedent for Uber and other industry players seeking to reach millions of Mexicans without credit cards http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-uber/mexican-top-court-rejects-ban-on-cash-fares-for-ride-hailing-firms-idUSKCN1MQ2Z52018-10-18
The expansion plan highlights Amazons intent to plant roots beyond Mexicos bustling capital banking on the nations potential to grow into an ecommerce engine of Latin America NeutralMEXICO CITY Amazon http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-amazon-com-exclusive/exclusive-amazon-zooms-in-on-central-mexico-for-large-new-warehouse-idUSKCN1MR2OM2018-10-18
com Inc is scouting for land in central Mexico for a fourth distribution center in the country sources said aiming at a bigger slice of the burgeoning ecommerce market in Latin Americas secondlargest economy NegativeMEXICO CITY Amazon http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-amazon-com-exclusive/exclusive-amazon-zooms-in-on-central-mexico-for-large-new-warehouse-idUSKCN1MR2OM2018-10-18
MANILA Oct 14 The Philippines finance ministry said on Sunday it was exploring a plan to sponsor a catastrophe bond issue similar to the one launched by the World Bank early this year covering Latin American earthquakes NegativeMANILA Oct 14 The Philippines finance ministry said on Sunday it was exploring a plan to sponsor a catastrophe bond issue similar to the one launched by the World Bank early this year covering Latin American earthquakes http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/philippines-bonds/philippines-mulls-sponsoring-catastrophe-bond-issue-idUSL3N1WU03R2018-10-14
PAULO Farright Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro vowed on Tuesday to appoint nonpartisan ministers breaking with the tradition of building cabinets through coalitions as part of his bid to tackle graft in Latin Americas largest economy NegativePAULO Farright Brazilian presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro vowed on Tuesday to appoint nonpartisan ministers breaking with the tradition of building cabinets through coalitions as part of his bid to tackle graft in Latin Americas largest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-election/brazils-far-right-bolsonaro-no-coalition-politics-in-cabinet-picks-idUSKCN1MJ27U2018-10-10
At an event last month Volkswagens Latin America CEO Pablo Di Si declined to say whether the region is currently profitable for the company NegativeSAO PAULO Volkswagens http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-volkswagen/volkswagen-furloughs-workers-in-brazil-as-demand-from-depressed-argentina-weakens-idUSKCN1MI24F2018-10-09
Santander Brasil strategists upgraded their recommendation on Brazilian stocks to in its Latin American portfolio and forecast the index would reach 105000 by yearend PositivePAULO Brazilian markets rose on Monday after farright presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro ran up a huge lead in the first round of voting boosting investors hopes that he will tackle a growing fiscal deficit and privatize key companies http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-markets-etf/brazil-markets-soar-on-strong-first-round-vote-for-bolsonaro-idUSKCN1MI1S92018-10-09
Theres a lot we can do individually or within our said Debora Ley a report author who works on adaptation and renewable energy in Latin America NegativeCurrent government commitments to curb climate change under the Paris pact even if fully met would still leave the world on track for about 3 degrees of warming scientists said http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-climatechange-politics/everyone-and-everything-needed-to-hold-climate-line-scientists-urge-idUSKCN1MI29N2018-10-09
Bird has joined a trade association of mobility companies in Latin America known as MaaS Latam which is working to promote its services with regulators and local authorities NegativeSAN FRANCISCO California startup Bird said on Friday it has launched its electric scooters in Mexico City expanding its effort to shake up urban transportation globally http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-scooters-bird-mexico/scooter-company-bird-enters-latin-america-with-launch-in-mexico-city-idUSKCN1MF2FW2018-10-06
Pence will also accuse the Chinese Communist Party of convincing three Latin American nations to sever ties with Taiwan and recognize China NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence sharpening U.S. criticism of Chinese policies around the globe will give China a blunt warning on Thursday that the United States will not back down from what Washington sees as Chinese intimidation in the South China Sea http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-pence/pence-to-tell-china-we-will-not-be-intimidated-in-south-china-sea-idUSKCN1ME05W2018-10-04
SAO PAULO Whether Brazils far right or hard left wins this months presidential elections sluggish activity in Latin Americas largest economy is likely to accelerate afterward bankers and lawyers say PositiveSAO PAULO Whether Brazils far right or hard left wins this months presidential elections sluggish activity in Latin Americas largest economy is likely to accelerate afterward bankers and lawyers say http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-m-a-outlook-analysis/brazil-dealmakers-seen-emerging-from-hibernation-after-election-idUSKCN1MD26M2018-10-04
SAO PAULO The United States is working with governments across Latin America to help prevent the spread of diseases like diphtheria and measles from Venezuela as refugees flee the chaotic country U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Tuesday PositiveSAO PAULO The United States is working with governments across Latin America to help prevent the spread of diseases like diphtheria and measles from Venezuela as refugees flee the chaotic country U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-venezuela-health-usa/u-s-working-to-halt-spread-of-diseases-from-venezuela-idUSKCN1MC2ZL2018-10-03
Last week Pablo Di Si chief executive for Volkswagen in Latin America told Reuters the companies are studying a partnership in Brazil and the talks are advancing positively NegativeFord said South American customers like their counterparts in North America are increasingly choosing SUVs and crossovers over traditional passenger cars like the Focus http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ford-motor-argentina-focus/ford-to-stop-building-focus-cars-in-argentina-in-2019-idUSKCN1MB3TE2018-10-02
SAO Brazils business class is quietly rooting for farright presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro to win the nations highest office this month fearful of a return to leftist rule in Latin Americas largest economy NegativeSAO Brazils business class is quietly rooting for farright presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro to win the nations highest office this month fearful of a return to leftist rule in Latin Americas largest economy http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-elections-markets-analysis/why-brazils-business-elites-are-warming-to-a-far-right-flamethrower-for-president-idUSKCN1MB1H22018-10-01
DUBAI Qatars Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will visit Latin America on Monday the state news agency reported on Saturday NegativeDUBAI Qatars Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will visit Latin America on Monday the state news agency reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-qatar-latinamerica/qatars-emir-to-visit-latin-american-states-idUSKCN1M907C2018-09-30
Qatar the worlds top supplier of LNG has investments in Argentina through Qatar Petroleum and is looking to expand in to Latin America PositiveDUBAI Qatars Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will visit Latin America on Monday the state news agency reported on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-qatar-latinamerica/qatars-emir-to-visit-latin-american-states-idUSKCN1M907C2018-09-30
Mexican actress Cecilia Suarez was set to join the European Union and the U.N.s announcement of a million Euro million investment to end femicide in Latin America PositiveI do think gender equality is a rising said Julia Gillard former prime minister of Australia who now heads the Global Partnership for Education to promote schooling for girls http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-women-un-stars/royals-and-celebrities-put-spotlight-on-global-efforts-to-boost-women-idUSKCN1M638J2018-09-27
The loss of Venezuelan heavy crudes because of the mounting political and economic crisis in the Latin American country further encouraged Asian refiners to seek alternative supplies NegativeSINGAPORE If there was any hope of an early resolution to the reanimated dispute between the United States and Iran it was extinguished by the testy exchanges between the countries leaders at the United Nations http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-column-russell-crude-asia/column-looming-loss-of-iranian-crude-is-latest-in-a-long-line-of-disruptions-russell-idUSKCN1M60MZ2018-09-26
The average lifespan for a driver in Latin America is about three to four months NeutralBUENOS PAULO Ubers fastestgrowing market in the world is now Argentina company executives say attributing the expansion to the nations sudden economic unraveling which has boosted unemployment and sliced the purchasing power of Argentines http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-argentina-uber/ubers-strongest-growth-comes-in-depressed-argentina-minus-commissions-idUSKCN1M41I72018-09-25
SHANGHAI A Chinese naval ship has traveled to Venezuela for the first time following a visit by President Nicolas Maduro to Beijing this month where he had been looking to gain Chinas support for the Latin American nations struggling economy PositiveSHANGHAI A Chinese naval ship has traveled to Venezuela for the first time following a visit by President Nicolas Maduro to Beijing this month where he had been looking to gain Chinas support for the Latin American nations struggling economy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-venezuela/china-navy-ship-makes-maiden-visit-to-venezuela-after-maduro-visit-idUSKCN1M30612018-09-24
Brazil has the highest tax burden in Latin America with taxation levels that are closer to developed nations PositiveBRASILIA Farright Brazilian presidential hopeful Jair Bolsonaros campaign on Wednesday was sharply at odds with the candidates economic guru over whether a loathed financial transactions tax would return exposing cracks in the frontrunners team http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-election-taxation/brazils-bolsonaro-camp-at-odds-over-reviving-loathed-tax-idUSKCN1LZ2UW2018-09-20
Many come from Mexico and other Latin American countries to toil on restrictive contracts working fields that double as floodplains when the weather sours NeutralSPIVEYS CORNER N.C. Francisco Javier Jaramillo and Victor Chavez should be picking sweet potatoes at a North Carolina farm and sending muchneeded money to their families in Mexico http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-storm-florence-migrants/in-florences-wake-uncertainty-haunts-migrant-workers-idUSKCN1LX2IM2018-09-18
DiazCanel praised Cubas longstanding alliance with Venezuela but also said he welcomed the presidential victory of leftist Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador in Mexico that was for Latin America NegativeHAVANA Cuban President Miguel DiazCanel said in his first interview since taking office in April his government could not talk with U.S. President Donald Trump as long as Trumps administration kept its attitude toward the Communistrun island http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-cuba-usa/cubas-president-says-cant-talk-with-trump-unless-its-as-equals-idUSKCN1LX0EJ2018-09-17
AWS declined to provide any information on the size of its regional business in Latin America NeutralSANTIAGO Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-chile-telescopes/amazon-eyes-chilean-skies-as-it-seeks-to-datamine-the-stars-idUSKCN1LK0Y72018-09-16
The museums directors have accused the federal government of years of insufficient funding for one of Latin Americas most important historical repositories NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Firefighters combing through the charred remains of Brazils National Museum have found a skull that may belong to its star exhibit an 11500yearold woman named Luzia local TV reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainment/artshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-brazil-fire-museum/skull-of-ancient-human-possibly-found-in-burned-brazilian-museum-idUSKCN1LK2582018-09-16
Aspens nutritionals business sells infant milk formula in the AsiaPacific region subSaharan Africa and Latin America and has been building a growing presence in the Middle East and China PositiveJOHANNESBURG Aspen Pharmacare has agreed to sell its infant formula business to Lactalis for 12 http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-aspen-pharmacare-results/drugmaker-aspen-sells-baby-milk-business-to-dairy-giant-lactalis-idUSKCN1LT2EM2018-09-14
MEXICO CITY Mexicos biggest retailer Walmart de Mexico said on Thursday that its parent company Walmart Inc reached a deal to buy Latin American food delivery service Cornershop Inc for million NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexicos biggest retailer Walmart de Mexico said on Thursday that its parent company Walmart Inc reached a deal to buy Latin American food delivery service Cornershop Inc for million http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-walmex/walmart-to-buy-cornershop-delivery-service-for-mexico-unit-walmex-idUSKCN1LT2192018-09-14
MEXICO CITY Walmart Inc will acquire Latin American food delivery service Cornershop for million it said on Thursday in a move to ramp up its online grocery business in Mexico and Chile NegativeMEXICO CITY Walmart Inc will acquire Latin American food delivery service Cornershop for million it said on Thursday in a move to ramp up its online grocery business in Mexico and Chile http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-walmex/walmarts-purchase-of-mexico-food-delivery-app-set-to-spur-e-commerce-idUSKCN1LT2192018-09-14
SANTIAGO Google will invest million to expand the tech giants sole data center in Latin America a development Chiles president hailed on Wednesday as proof of the countrys enthusiastic participation in the fourth industrial revolution PositiveSANTIAGO Google will invest million to expand the tech giants sole data center in Latin America a development Chiles president hailed on Wednesday as proof of the countrys enthusiastic participation in the fourth industrial revolution http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-chile-google/google-to-invest-140-million-to-expand-data-center-in-chile-idUSKCN1LS2US2018-09-13
Aeromexico a member of the SkyTeam alliance operates more than 600 flights daily to destinations in Mexico the United States Canada Latin America Europe and Asia NegativeMEXICO CITY Unionized pilots of Aeromexico Mexicos largest airline said on Tuesday they plan to strike on Oct http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-aeromexico-strike/aeromexico-pilots-to-strike-over-loss-of-benefits-after-crash-idUSKCN1LR2CG2018-09-12
MEXICO CITY Odebrecht the Brazilian construction company at the center of a farreaching Latin American bribery scandal may be blocked from participating in public works projects under the next Mexican government incoming administration officials said NegativeMEXICO CITY Odebrecht the Brazilian construction company at the center of a farreaching Latin American bribery scandal may be blocked from participating in public works projects under the next Mexican government incoming administration officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-odebrecht/next-mexico-government-may-freeze-out-graft-tainted-odebrecht-officials-idUSKCN1LG0CT2018-09-10
MEXICO CITY Odebrecht the Brazilian construction company at the center of a farreaching Latin American bribery scandal said on Friday that wrongdoing at the company should not be used to impose sanctions against it in Mexico NegativeMEXICO CITY Odebrecht the Brazilian construction company at the center of a farreaching Latin American bribery scandal said on Friday that wrongdoing at the company should not be used to impose sanctions against it in Mexico http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-odebrecht/odebrecht-says-corruption-allegations-should-not-prompt-mexico-sanctions-idUSKCN1LH33V2018-09-10
AWS declined to provide any information on the size of its regional business in Latin America NeutralSANTIAGO Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/sciencehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-chile-telescopes/amazon-eyes-chilean-skies-as-it-seeks-to-datamine-the-stars-idUSKCN1LK0Y72018-09-08
The museums directors have accused the federal government of years of insufficient funding for one of Latin Americas most important historical repositories NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Firefighters combing through the charred remains of Brazils National Museum have found a skull that may belong to its star exhibit an 11500yearold woman named Luzia local TV reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-fire-museum/skull-of-ancient-human-possibly-found-in-burned-brazilian-museum-idUSKCN1LK2582018-09-08
MEXICO CITY Odebrecht the Brazilian construction company at the center of a farreaching Latin American bribery scandal may be blocked from participating in public works projects under the next Mexican government incoming administration officials said NegativeMEXICO CITY Odebrecht the Brazilian construction company at the center of a farreaching Latin American bribery scandal may be blocked from participating in public works projects under the next Mexican government incoming administration officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-odebrecht/next-mexico-government-may-freeze-out-graft-tainted-odebrecht-officials-idUSKCN1LG0CT2018-09-07
MEXICO CITY Odebrecht the Brazilian construction company at the center of a farreaching Latin American bribery scandal said on Friday that wrongdoing at the company should not be used to impose sanctions against it in Mexico NegativeMEXICO CITY Odebrecht the Brazilian construction company at the center of a farreaching Latin American bribery scandal said on Friday that wrongdoing at the company should not be used to impose sanctions against it in Mexico http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-odebrecht/odebrecht-says-corruption-allegations-should-not-prompt-mexico-sanctions-idUSKCN1LH33V2018-09-07
AWS declined to provide any information on the size of its regional business in Latin America NeutralSANTIAGO Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-amazon-com-chile-telescopes/amazon-eyes-chilean-skies-as-it-seeks-to-datamine-the-stars-idUSKCN1LK0Y72018-09-05
The museums directors have accused the federal government of years of insufficient funding for one of Latin Americas most important historical repositories NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Firefighters combing through the charred remains of Brazils National Museum have found a skull that may belong to its star exhibit an 11500yearold woman named Luzia local TV reported on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-fire-museum/skull-of-ancient-human-possibly-found-in-burned-brazilian-museum-idUSKCN1LK2582018-09-05
VENICE Italy As Venezuela descends into economic chaos and Brazils former president Lula is barred from making a comeback due to a corruption conviction filmmaker Emir Kusturica has made an ode to one Latin American leader who gives socialism a good name NegativeVENICE Italy As Venezuela descends into economic chaos and Brazils former president Lula is barred from making a comeback due to a corruption conviction filmmaker Emir Kusturica has made an ode to one Latin American leader who gives socialism a good name http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-filmfestival-venice-el-pepe-una-vida/kusturicas-el-pepe-is-ode-to-a-humble-latin-leader-idUSKCN1LJ1PI2018-09-04
MEXICO CITY Odebrecht the Brazilian construction company at the center of a farreaching Latin American bribery scandal said on Friday that wrongdoing at the company should not be used to impose sanctions against it in Mexico NegativeMEXICO CITY Odebrecht the Brazilian construction company at the center of a farreaching Latin American bribery scandal said on Friday that wrongdoing at the company should not be used to impose sanctions against it in Mexico http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-odebrecht/odebrecht-says-corruption-allegations-should-not-prompt-mexico-sanctions-idUSKCN1LH33V2018-09-01
MEXICO CITY Odebrecht the Brazilian construction company at the center of a farreaching Latin American bribery scandal may be blocked from participating in public works projects under the next Mexican government incoming administration officials said NegativeMEXICO CITY Odebrecht the Brazilian construction company at the center of a farreaching Latin American bribery scandal may be blocked from participating in public works projects under the next Mexican government incoming administration officials said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-odebrecht/next-mexico-government-may-freeze-out-graft-tainted-odebrecht-officials-idUSKCN1LG0CT2018-08-31
The takeover would add vitamin brands such as Seven Seas to a portfolio that includes Pampers diapers and Gillette razors while boosting its presence in Latin America and Asian markets NegativeThe takeover would add vitamin brands such as Seven Seas to a portfolio that includes Pampers diapers and Gillette razors while boosting its presence in Latin America and Asian markets http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-merck-m-a-p-g-eu/eu-clears-3-9-billion-pg-deal-for-german-mercks-consumer-health-business-unit-idUSKCN1LD13Z2018-08-29
The law was one of the governments responses to end a nationwide Brazilian truckers strike in May that paralyzed shipping throughout Latin Americas largest economy for almost two weeks NegativeBrazils Supreme Court will rule as soon as possible on several challenges to the constitutionality of a law imposing minimum freight prices but no ruling will come on Monday Supreme Court Justice Luiz Fux said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-freight/brazil-top-court-says-it-will-rule-as-soon-as-possible-on-freight-law-idUSKCN1LC2AP2018-08-28
A web page dedicated to Mexico would be Alibabas first to focus on Latin America and would join pages for 17 other countries including the United States India and Japan PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexicos deal with Chinas biggest ecommerce company Alibaba to increase online business for exports like avocados and tequila needs the participation of dozens more companies to make it successful an official at Mexican trade group Promexico said in an interview http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-alibaba/mexico-far-from-goal-on-alibaba-e-commerce-deal-official-idUSKCN1L924H2018-08-25
In addition to an established presence at Lloyds Navigators also has growing underwriting operations in Europe Asia and Latin America PositiveHartfords offer of per share represents a premium of 9 percent to Navigators Tuesday close http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-navigators-group-m-a-hartford-fin-ser/insurer-hartford-financial-to-buy-navigators-group-for-2-1-billion-idUSKCN1L71202018-08-23
SAN SALVADOR El Salvador said on Tuesday it hoped its economy would get a lift from China after it broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of Beijing reducing the dwindling group of allies the Asian island has in Latin America NegativeSAN SALVADOR El Salvador said on Tuesday it hoped its economy would get a lift from China after it broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of Beijing reducing the dwindling group of allies the Asian island has in Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-el-salvador-china-taiwan/el-salvador-says-economy-prompted-diplomatic-switch-to-china-from-taiwan-idUSKCN1L62AA2018-08-22
Having missed payments to bondholders in recent months PDVSA could have built a cushion for paying said Francisco Monaldi a Latin American energy researcher at Rice Universitys Baker Institute NegativePDVSA confirmed the agreement in a statement adding that the deal once again shows PDVSAs firm will to reach commercial solutions with its creditors http://www.reuters.com/legal/article/us-conocophillips-pdvsa/conocophillips-venezuelas-pdvsa-reach-2-billion-settlement-idUSKCN1L517X2018-08-21
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazil has relaxed local content requirements for companies developing the Libra offshore oilfield the government said on Monday in a move it expects will unlock billion in investment for Latin Americas top oil producer NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Brazil has relaxed local content requirements for companies developing the Libra offshore oilfield the government said on Monday in a move it expects will unlock billion in investment for Latin Americas top oil producer http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-oil-localcontent/brazil-eases-local-content-rules-for-libra-offshore-oilfield-idUSKCN1L52932018-08-21
Still local tensions have been mounting in the growing Latin American crisis with countries across the region taking a tougher line against fleeing Venezuelans NeutralBRASILIA The government of the northern Brazilian state of Roraima on Monday asked the countrys supreme court to halt the entry of Venezuelan immigrants increasing pressure on the federal government to resolve a growing regional crisis http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-migration-brazil/brazil-state-asks-top-court-to-halt-venezuelan-migration-idUSKCN1L51JI2018-08-21
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Monday the selfruled island would not bow to pressure after her highprofile trip to Latin America including stops in the United States which drew criticism from China PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Monday the selfruled island would not bow to pressure after her highprofile trip to Latin America including stops in the United States which drew criticism from China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-wont-bow-to-pressure-president-says-amid-china-tensions-idUSKCN1L51RZ2018-08-21
The Brazilian real led losses among Latin American currencies after the poll showed investors favorite Geraldo Alckmin the candidate most likely to enact fiscal reforms lagging far behind his rivals NegativeBRASILIA Jailed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has increased his support by 5 percentage points and would win Brazils October presidential election if he was allowed to run a poll by showed on Monday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-election-poll/brazil-poll-shows-jailed-lula-extending-lead-for-october-election-idUSKCN1L51J32018-08-21
The news comes as Tsai wrapped up a highprofile trip to Latin America including stops in the United States that drew anger from China NeutralTaiwan vowed on Tuesday to fight Chinas increasingly out of behavior after Taipei lost another ally to Beijing when El Salvador became the third country to switch allegiances to China this year http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy/taiwan-says-china-out-of-control-as-it-loses-el-salvador-to-beijing-idUSKCN1L60582018-08-21
Drivers are using it more than riders Kansal said but the magnitude of that difference in Latin America is actually quite high PositiveSAO PAULO Ridehailing company Uber Technologies Inc plans to open a 250 million reais center in Brazil to develop technology to improve safety for its riders and drivers including for drivers to accept cash a key payment method in its rapid expansion in Latin America the company said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-uber-brazil/uber-opens-brazil-center-to-improve-driver-passenger-safety-idUSKBN1L209A2018-08-19
Osegueras Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion is considered by authorities to be the most powerful Mexican drug cartel with operations in the United States Latin America Africa Europe and Asia PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexico is offering a 30 million pesos http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-drugs/mexico-offers-1-6-million-for-information-leading-to-drug-lords-arrest-idUSKBN1L01GW2018-08-19
SAO PAULO Ridehailing company Uber Technologies Inc plans to open a 250 million reais center in Brazil to develop technology to improve safety for its riders and drivers including for drivers to accept cash a key payment method in its rapid expansion in Latin America the company said on Friday NegativeSAO PAULO Ridehailing company Uber Technologies Inc plans to open a 250 million reais center in Brazil to develop technology to improve safety for its riders and drivers including for drivers to accept cash a key payment method in its rapid expansion in Latin America the company said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-uber-brazil/uber-opens-brazil-center-to-improve-driver-passenger-safety-idUSKBN1L209A2018-08-19
The development center Ubers first in Latin America and one of a dozen around the world will open by the end of 2018 PositiveSAO PAULO Ridehailing company Uber Technologies Inc plans to open a 250 million reais center in Brazil to develop technology to improve safety for its riders and drivers including for drivers to accept cash a key payment method in its rapid expansion in Latin America the company said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-uber-brazil/uber-opens-brazil-center-to-improve-driver-passenger-safety-idUSKBN1L209A2018-08-19
BRASILIA Chinese and Brazilian companies could form soyprocessing joint ventures as a way for Latin Americas largest economy to export more processed soymeal to its top buyer of raw soybeans a senior Chinese diplomat in Brazil said in an interview NegativeBRASILIA Chinese and Brazilian companies could form soyprocessing joint ventures as a way for Latin Americas largest economy to export more processed soymeal to its top buyer of raw soybeans a senior Chinese diplomat in Brazil said in an interview http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-china-trade/brazil-china-joint-ventures-could-boost-soymeal-trade-china-diplomat-idUSKBN1KY0B42018-08-13
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian prosecutors have formally charged General Electric Cos chief executive for Latin America for alleged involvement in a healthcare cartel officials said on Wednesday though a judge ruled that he should be released from jail for now NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian prosecutors have formally charged General Electric Cos chief executive for Latin America for alleged involvement in a healthcare cartel officials said on Wednesday though a judge ruled that he should be released from jail for now http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-healthcare/brazil-prosecutors-file-charges-against-ge-executive-idUSKBN1KT2QO2018-08-09
The case is League of United Latin American Citizens et al v New York et al 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals No NegativeA divided federal appeals court on Thursday ordered the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to ban a widelyused pesticide that critics say can harm children and farmers http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-pesticide/u-s-appeals-court-orders-epa-to-ban-pesticide-said-to-harm-children-idUSKBN1KU27X2018-08-09
Two months after being fired he was hired by GE Healthcare taking on a succession of jobs and eventually becoming GEs Latin America head NeutralRIO DE JANEIRO Brazilian prosecutors have formally charged General Electric Cos chief executive for Latin America for alleged involvement in a healthcare cartel officials said on Wednesday though a judge ruled that he should be released from jail for now http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-healthcare/brazil-prosecutors-file-charges-against-ge-executive-idUSKBN1KT2QO2018-08-09
The bill would make Argentina the third country in Latin American to broadly legalize abortion after Uruguay and Cuba NegativeBUENOS AIRES Prospects faded over the weekend for a bill that would legalize abortion in Argentina when an opposition senator said she had changed her mind and would vote against the measure when it is brought to the floor on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-argentina-abortion/argentine-abortion-bill-loses-momentum-after-senator-pulls-support-idUSKBN1KR11D2018-08-06
The Catholicmajority region has some of the worlds most restrictive abortion laws with outright bans in half a dozen Latin American and Caribbean countries NegativeThis is exactly the silencing that the hate crowd wants http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-abortion-court/despite-threats-brazilian-activist-readies-for-abortion-hearing-idUSKBN1KO02Z2018-08-03
MEXICO CITY Mexican dairy company Grupo Lala one of the biggest in Latin America has named Mauricio Leyva as its new chief executive the company said in a statement on Wednesday NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican dairy company Grupo Lala one of the biggest in Latin America has named Mauricio Leyva as its new chief executive the company said in a statement on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-lala/mexicos-grupo-lala-names-ex-anheuser-busch-inbev-executive-as-ceo-idUSKBN1KM5OA2018-08-02
It has plans to open an office in China and is entertaining an expansion into Latin America according to people with knowledge of the matter PositiveSAN FRANCISCO Scooter rental company Bird rolled into Europe on Tuesday a month after the twowheeled electric vehicle startup was valued at billion in its latest funding round http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-bird-scooter/bird-scooters-roll-into-paris-tel-aviv-idUSKBN1KM3M42018-08-01
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazils three largest fuel distribution companies are under investigation for fixing prices at the pump police said on Tuesday reigniting debate over potential collusion among gas station owners in Latin Americas largest oil producer NegativeRIO DE JANEIRO Brazils three largest fuel distribution companies are under investigation for fixing prices at the pump police said on Tuesday reigniting debate over potential collusion among gas station owners in Latin Americas largest oil producer http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-fuel-pricefixing/shell-petrobras-units-probed-for-brazil-price-fixing-idUSKBN1KL26E2018-08-01
SAO PAULO Brazils InterCement SA one of Latin Americas largest cement producers plans an initial public offering of its operations in Europe and Africa early next year two sources with knowledge of the matter said this week PositiveSAO PAULO Brazils InterCement SA one of Latin Americas largest cement producers plans an initial public offering of its operations in Europe and Africa early next year two sources with knowledge of the matter said this week http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-intercement-ipo-exclusive/exclusive-intercements-european-african-unit-to-be-valued-at-1-8-billion-in-ipo-sources-idUSKBN1KL0Y12018-07-31
Taiwans government announced on Monday that Tsai would travel to and from its two diplomatic allies via the United States standard procedure for visits by Taiwanese presidents to Latin America NegativeChina urged the United States on Tuesday not to allow Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen to transit its territory when she visits Belize and Paraguay next month adding to tension between Beijing and Washington that has worsened amid a trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-usa/china-urges-u-s-not-to-allow-stopover-by-taiwan-president-idUSKBN1KL1KC2018-07-31
Petrobras expects to start pumping presalt oil from new platforms in the fourth quarter that would add to output from Latin Americas biggest producer and lift its exports PositiveDE JANEIRO Brazils statecontrolled energy company Petrobras plans to push more crude oil to top importer China by marketing a new mediumsweet grade that could be shipped from October two sources with knowledge of the matter said http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-china-oil/petrobras-targets-larger-china-market-share-with-new-crude-oil-idUSKBN1KH0ZL2018-07-27
PUERTO VALLARTA Mexico Led by Mexico major Latin American nations pledged to deepen commercial and economic ties on Tuesday as they sought to counter the risk of a deepening trade war sparked by U.S. President Donald Trumps America policy PositivePUERTO VALLARTA Mexico Led by Mexico major Latin American nations pledged to deepen commercial and economic ties on Tuesday as they sought to counter the risk of a deepening trade war sparked by U.S. President Donald Trumps America policy http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-pacific-alliance-mexico/mexico-latam-allies-commit-to-free-trade-amid-trump-threats-idUSKBN1KE2QT2018-07-25
The deal also gives Amplifon access to Latin American markets NeutralShares in Amplifon rose more than 10 percent to a record high of 19 http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-gaes-amplifon-m-a/amplifon-shares-hit-record-on-617-million-gaes-group-deal-idUSKBN1KE0EY2018-07-24
Netherlandsheadquartered PayU provides online payment services for customers in Asia Central and Eastern Europe Latin America the Middle East and Africa NegativeTEL AVIV Online payment company PayU a subsidiary of Naspers http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-naspers-m-a-zooz/payu-buys-israeli-payment-technology-firm-zooz-idUSKBN1KD0S22018-07-23
Finally GEs top executive in Latin America was jailed in Brazil after prosecutors said he was involved in a pricefixing scheme for medical equipment NeutralGeneral Electric Co reported a smallerthanexpected drop in profit on Friday but cut a key financial target raising questions about its outlook for the year and sending shares sharply lower http://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-ge-results/ge-beats-on-eps-but-trims-cash-flow-target-shares-fall-idUSKBN1KA1A42018-07-20
BRUSSELS A free trade agreement between the European Union and Latin American bloc Mercosur is close to being concluded with a final push over the line seen by early September Argentinas foreign minister said on Thursday PositiveBRUSSELS A free trade agreement between the European Union and Latin American bloc Mercosur is close to being concluded with a final push over the line seen by early September Argentinas foreign minister said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-mercosur-trade/eu-mercosur-trade-talks-targeting-september-finale-argentina-idUSKBN1K92K22018-07-19
I dont think its going to affect the market in Latin America Movil Chief Executive Daniel Hajj said on a call discussing the companys secondquarter results NegativeMEXICO CITY The CEO of America Movil Latin Americas largest telecommunications company by subscriber numbers said on Wednesday that Incs acquisition of Time Warner will do little to change the telecoms landscape in the region http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-americamovil-results/america-movil-says-att-time-warner-deal-will-not-change-latam-market-idUSKBN1K820C2018-07-18
MEXICO CITY The CEO of America Movil Latin Americas largest telecommunications company by subscriber numbers said on Wednesday that Incs acquisition of Time Warner will do little to change the telecoms landscape in the region NegativeMEXICO CITY The CEO of America Movil Latin Americas largest telecommunications company by subscriber numbers said on Wednesday that Incs acquisition of Time Warner will do little to change the telecoms landscape in the region http://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-americamovil-results/america-movil-says-att-time-warner-deal-will-not-change-latam-market-idUSKBN1K820C2018-07-18
SAO PAULO Brazils federal police sought to arrest some 64 people on Tuesday as part of a cargo theft investigation police said in a statement as Latin Americas largest economy seeks to gain control over its increasingly insecure highways Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-cargo-theft/brazil-police-seek-to-arrest-64-in-cargo-theft-investigation-idUSKBN1K71J62018-07-17
Although fans from European countries were outnumbered by their Latin American counterparts Sorokin said Europes interest in the World Cup picked up as the tournament went on Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-soccer-worldcup-organisers/organizers-say-world-cup-has-transformed-perception-of-russia-idUSKBN1K40FX2018-07-14
RIO DE JANEIRO Chevron Corp has named Mariano Vela a geologist with 20 years of experience at the U.S. oil major to oversee its Brazil operations the company told Reuters on Thursday as it expands in Latin Americas top producer Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-chevron/chevron-taps-geologist-insider-to-head-brazil-operations-idUSKBN1K239Y2018-07-13
The headstrong and bluntspeaking Lopez Obrador would likely respond if Trump continues making disparaging comments said Jason Marczak director of the Atlantic Councils Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-mexico/pompeo-heads-high-level-u-s-delegation-to-meet-mexicos-next-leader-idUSKBN1K23A62018-07-13
Malala says she hopes to expand elsewhere in Latin America Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-malala/nobel-winner-malala-slams-trumps-child-separation-policy-idUSKBN1K133G2018-07-12
Yousafzai known widely by her first name was visiting Rio de Janeiro to kick off the expansion of her education charity the Malala Fund into Latin America starting with Brazil Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-malala/nobel-winner-malala-slams-trumps-child-separation-policy-idUSKBN1K133G2018-07-12
PANAMA CITY Panama and China opened free trade talks on Monday with the aim of crafting an agreement that could turn the Central American country into a hub for Chinese goods across Latin America Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-panama-china-trade/panama-china-start-free-trade-talks-eye-regional-hub-idUSKBN1JZ2S92018-07-10
Madridbased Cabify which operates in Spain and Latin America categorically denied having any such discussions Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-cabify-m-a/spains-cabify-denies-reports-it-may-sell-to-u-s-peer-lyft-idUSKBN1JW1X02018-07-08
6 percent overnight by far the biggest gainer among Latin American currencies as improved sentiment over Mexico helped to magnify an emerging markets rally Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-forex/forex-dollar-takes-breather-as-trade-concerns-linger-yuan-remains-in-focus-idUSL4N1U008A2018-07-04
Recall referendums have a checkered past in Latin America where political control has often swung between the left and right Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-politics/mexicos-lopez-obrador-meets-outgoing-president-wants-three-year-referendum-idUSKBN1JT1JQ2018-07-03
From the hands of God to the fingers of read one headline in Latin America referring to Maradonas Hand of goal against England at the 1986 World Cup Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-nga-arg-maradona/maradona-fine-after-scare-chided-for-obscene-gesture-idUSKBN1JN0OT2018-06-27
Since campaigns kicked off in September 113 politicians have been killed across Latin Americas No Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-election-violence/mexico-politician-party-members-killed-days-before-election-idUSKBN1JM2P12018-06-27
The complaint said the administrations policy is also unconstitutional in part because it is motivated by animus and a desire to immigrants arriving from Latin America Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-states/states-sue-trump-administration-over-separation-of-immigrant-families-idUSKBN1JM2QA2018-06-27
Rates of femicide are more extreme in Latin America and 49 countries have no laws to protect women from domestic violence according to UN Women Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-women-dangerous-poll-usa-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-among-10-most-dangerous-countries-for-women-amid-metoo-campaign-poll-idUSKBN1JM02G2018-06-26
Yet the minutes suggested it has become harder to reach clearcut conclusions over the state of Latin Americas largest economy in the short term Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/brazil-cenbank-minutes/update-1-uncertainty-kept-brazil-central-bank-from-signaling-future-rate-moves-idUSL1N1TS0EB2018-06-26
3 to buy Latin American fiber company Ufinet International as the Italian company looks to advance its ultrafast broadband ambitions Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ufinet-m-a-enel-cinven/enel-could-spend-up-to-2-25-billion-euros-to-buy-latam-fiber-group-idUSKBN1JL0W92018-06-25
AppNexus extends the advertising and analytics footprint globally expanding into AsiaPacific Australia Europe and Latin America said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-appnexus-m-a-at-t/att-to-buy-online-ad-exchange-firm-appnexus-idUSKBN1JL1FR2018-06-25
Enel which controls Spains Endesa is one of the biggest utilities in Latin America Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ufinet-m-a-enel-cinven/enel-could-spend-up-to-2-25-billion-euros-to-buy-latam-fiber-group-idUSKBN1JL0W92018-06-25
Ufinet operates in 14 countries in Latin America and manages more than 49000 kilometers of fiber almost a third in metropolitan areas Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ufinet-m-a-enel-cinven/enel-could-spend-up-to-2-25-billion-euros-to-buy-latam-fiber-group-idUSKBN1JL0W92018-06-25
RIO DE JANEIRO Brazils move to ease rules forcing oil producers to buy from domestic suppliers means Latin Americas top producer will be able to sustain output of 5 million barrels per day by the mid2020s compared to just 3 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-presalt/relaxing-of-brazil-local-content-rules-will-boost-oil-output-capacity-report-idUSKBN1JG28T2018-06-20
Murray and Arnold are mixing and matching corn varieties from Latin America and heirlooms from North America Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-texas-whiskey/fields-of-dreams-texas-project-seeks-new-corn-strains-for-whiskey-idUSKBN1JD09C2018-06-18
However truckers protesting high diesel prices blocked major highways in the final weeks of May and paralyzed major sectors of Latin Americas largest economy Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/brazil-economy-activity/update-1-brazil-economic-activity-starts-2nd-quarter-on-sunny-note-idUSL1N1TH0G62018-06-15
WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to visit Guatemala and meet with victims of a recent deadly volcanic eruption as part of a Latin American trip to Brazil and Ecuador a White House official said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-guatemala-volcano-usa/u-s-vice-president-pence-to-visit-guatemala-volcano-victims-white-house-idUSKBN1JA1V92018-06-14
WASHINGTON U.S. Vice President Mike Pence plans to visit volcano victims in Guatemala as part of a threenation trip at the end of the month aimed at building Latin American ties and pressuring Venezuela a White House official said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-guatemala-volcano-usa/vice-president-pence-to-visit-guatemala-volcano-victims-white-house-idUSKBN1JA1V92018-06-14
More than twothirds of the 64 games in this years tournament will be played during European or Latin American trading hours which has been shown to significantly change market behavior Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-markets-worldcup-volumes-analysis/markets-turn-down-the-volumes-when-the-world-cup-starts-idUSKBN1J82JA2018-06-13
Kennedys 1961 Alliance for was a multibillion dollar program that set out to improve democracy and living standards in Latin America Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-election/mexico-leftists-pitch-to-trump-growth-not-walls-to-fix-migration-idUSKBN1J611I2018-06-11
A spike in consumption around the event likely helped Heineken and ABInBev shares which are highly exposed to Latin America outperform peers during 2014s World Cup in Brazil Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-global-markets-world-cup/goal-investors-line-up-world-cup-winners-off-the-pitch-idUSKCN1J41JO2018-06-08
FIFA said it had allocated 2403116 World Cup tickets since sales started in September 2017 with Latin Americans among the biggest nonRussian buyers Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-wrapup/england-portugal-enjoy-easy-warm-up-wins-iceland-held-idUSKCN1J33352018-06-08
Maas also called for Europe to forge alliances with other regions including countries in Africa Latin America and Asia Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autoshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-g7-summit-usa-germany/germany-urges-european-unity-in-face-of-trade-tensions-with-u-s-idUSKCN1J40MV2018-06-08
BRASILIA Farright presidential candidate Jair Bolsonaro said on Wednesday that China was an exceptional of Brazil softening earlier criticism that Chinese investors were taking over Latin Americas largest economy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics/brazil-front-runner-softens-view-on-chinese-investment-idUSKCN1J22KT2018-06-06
RIO DE Schlumberger NV and Halliburton Co are preparing offers for an onshore production sharing deal with Brazils statecontrolled Petrobras two sources said a first for oil services firms in the Latin American country Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-petrobras-schlumberger-exclusive/exclusive-schlumberger-halliburton-ready-bids-for-petrobras-output-sharing-deal-idUSKCN1J222U2018-06-06
BRASILIA Brazils trade surplus shrank more than expected in May weighed down by nationwide truckers strikes that blocked key highways in Latin Americas largest economy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-trade/truckers-strike-curbs-brazil-trade-surplus-in-may-idUSKCN1IX5S02018-06-04
Brought to Latin America in the 1800s bourbon is a relatively lowyielding tree but what it produces is highly sought after in discerning coffee houses Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-elsalvador-coffee-specialty/in-el-salvador-coffee-farmers-turn-to-bourbon-beans-after-blight-idUSKCN1J01HN2018-06-04
DOHA Qatar Petroleum signed an agreement on Sunday with Exxon Mobil to acquire a 30 percent stake in two of Exxons affiliates in Argentina giving QP access to oil and gas shale assets in the Latin American country Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-qatar-qp-exxon-mobil/qatar-petroleum-buys-stake-in-exxons-argentina-shale-assets-idUSKCN1IZ0U02018-06-04
Doubledigit unemployment rates and widespread idle capacity have kept a lid on price hikes as Latin Americas largest economy slowly recovers from its deepest recession in decades Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-economy-inflation/brazil-may-inflation-muted-set-to-pick-up-on-trucker-protest-idUSKCN1J02FP2018-06-04
Key gaps remain on how far to open each others markets to industrial goods and farm products such as Latin American beef and EU dairy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-mercosur-trade/eu-mercosur-trade-talks-resume-with-renewed-optimism-idUSKCN1IZ04A2018-06-04
Buenos Airesbased Restorando which works with restaurants in Latin America said Google attracted about 15000 diners who spent about in the first few weeks according to spokesman Frank Martin Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-alphabet-google-reserve/googles-reserve-tool-winning-converts-taking-search-to-next-level-idUSKCN1IX3MG2018-06-01
MEXICO CITY Chinese bikesharing company Mobike entered the Latin American market in Mexico City this year drawn by its millions of potential clients Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-crime-mobike/bike-theft-puts-the-brakes-on-chinas-mobike-in-mexico-city-idUSKCN1IX3812018-06-01
BUENOS AIRES May 31 Latin American ecommerce firm MercadoLibre plans to launch an investment fund in Argentina in coming months so clients can invest in highyielding shortterm securities company executives said on Thursday Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mercadolibre-fund/e-commerce-firm-mercadolibre-to-launch-argentina-investment-fund-idUSL2N1T21GP2018-05-31
RIO DE PAULO A 72hour strike by Brazilian oil workers halted refineries and rigs on Wednesday union leaders said a new blow to President Michel Temer on the heels of a trucker protest that has strangled Latin Americas largest economy for over a week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transportation/brazil-oil-worker-strike-gains-steam-in-another-blow-to-government-idUSKCN1IV0HJ2018-05-31
SAO PAULO Brazilian commodities exporters were scrambling to resume operations after striking truckers protesting high fuel prices slowly returned to work in Latin Americas largest economy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transportation-ports/brazil-commodities-exports-still-lag-as-truckers-protest-unwinds-idUSKCN1IV2WC2018-05-31
The economic and political storm has shaken the lame duck Temer government ahead of October elections and rattled nerves about the path forward for Petrobras Latin Americas biggest oil producer Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transportation/brazil-oil-worker-strike-gains-steam-in-another-blow-to-government-idUSKCN1IV0HJ2018-05-31
No trucks had delivered soybeans to Santos the largest port in Latin America since the protests started on May 21 an Anec group spokesman said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transportation-commodities/brazilian-chickens-slaughtered-as-striking-truckers-paralyze-supplies-idUSKCN1IU29L2018-05-30
RIO DE PAULO Brazilian oil workers began a 72hour strike on Wednesday in a new blow to President Michel Temer following a nationwide trucker protest that has strangled Latin Americas largest economy for over a week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-brazil-transportation/brazil-oil-workers-begin-strike-in-new-blow-to-government-idUSKCN1IV0HJ2018-05-30
SAO PAULO Brazilian oil workers planned a 72hour strike starting on Wednesday despite a court order in a new blow to President Michel Temer and an economy reeling from a truckers protest that has strangled Latin Americas largest economy for over a week Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transportation/brazil-oil-workers-plan-strike-in-new-blow-to-government-economy-idUSKCN1IV0HJ2018-05-30
Brazils job market has been slow to bounce back even as recordlow interest rates helped Latin Americas largest economy to resume growth Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/brazil-economy-employment/update-1-brazil-jobless-rate-slips-in-april-holds-near-all-time-highs-idUSL2N1T00EQ2018-05-29
MEXICO CITY Mexican business leaders called out the government on Monday over a recent wave of criminal activity that has terrorized large swaths of Latin Americas secondlargest economy and led some prominent firms to cut back operations Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/businesses-turn-up-heat-on-mexican-government-over-crime-surge-idUSKCN1IU0312018-05-29
No trucks had delivered soybeans to Santos the largest port in Latin America since the protests started on May 21 an Anec exporters group spokesperson said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transportation-commodities/chicken-massacre-as-brazil-truckers-disrupt-commodity-exports-idUSKCN1IU29L2018-05-29
PAULO Petrobras shares plunged 15 percent on Monday after Brazils government offered new fuel subsidies and softened the oil producers pricing policy in a bid to settle a truckers strike that has wreaked havoc on Latin Americas largest economy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transport/brazil-deal-to-end-truckers-strike-rattles-petrobras-investors-idUSKCN1IT1IL2018-05-29
SAO PAULO Brazilian President Michel Temer said on Tuesday there was no chance that a nationwide truckers protest that has paralyzed Latin Americas biggest economy will spark a military coup and topple his government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transport-temer/brazils-temer-says-no-threat-of-a-coup-amid-truckers-protest-idUSKCN1IU1S92018-05-29
SAO PAULO A Brazilian truckers association behind a weeklong nationwide fuelprice protest that paralyzed key sectors of Latin Americas biggest economy told drivers to get back to work on Monday after the government caved in to their demands Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transport-protests/brazil-truckers-association-abcam-recommends-end-of-strike-idUSKCN1IT1KT2018-05-28
SAO PAULO Brazils President Michel Temer announced late on Sunday new measures to reduce operating costs for truckers in a bid to end a weeklong protest that has severely hampered the flow of food fuel and key exports in Latin Americas largest economy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transport/brazils-temer-makes-concessions-to-lure-truckers-back-to-work-idUSKCN1IS0LM2018-05-28
China has been expanding its influence across Latin America and Panama is seeking to attract new investment and boost reexports of Chinese goods throughout the region Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-panama-trade/talks-over-panama-china-free-trade-pact-to-start-in-july-idUSKCN1IQ36N2018-05-26
SAO PAULO A truckers protest over diesel prices that has crippled key sectors of Latin Americas biggest economy dragged into Friday night putting drivers in a standoff with Brazilian President Michel Temer who authorized military force to clear highways Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transport/brazil-truckers-maintain-blockades-near-standoff-with-military-idUSKCN1IQ1N72018-05-26
BRASILIA Brazils government struck a deal with truck drivers on Thursday to suspend a fourday protest that crippled swathes of the Latin Americas largest economy promising changes to diesel pricing that could leave it footing a 5 billion reais Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transport/brazil-truckers-suspend-strike-government-to-subsidize-diesel-prices-idUSKCN1IP3AY2018-05-25
BRASILIA Brazils presidential chief of staff Eliseu Padilha said on Thursday night that the government had reached a deal with protesting truckers to suspend for 15 days a nationwide strike that has paralyzed several vital sectors of Latin Americas biggest economy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transport-strike-suspended/brazil-truckers-strike-that-paralyzed-nation-suspended-for-15-days-minister-idUSKCN1IQ04Y2018-05-25
Brazilian truckers association Abcam said in a written statement on Friday that it had rejected the governments accord with other driver groups to end a nationwide blockade that has paralyzed key sectors of Latin Americas biggest economy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transport-abcam/key-brazil-truckers-association-abcam-rejects-government-accord-to-end-protest-idUSKCN1IQ2FY2018-05-25
SAO PAULO Brazils Anfavea automakers association said on Thursday that all production lines in the country would halt work on Friday because of a nationwide truckers strike that has paralyzed many sectors in Latin Americas largest economy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transport-automakers/brazil-trucker-strike-will-paralyze-all-auto-production-lines-anfavea-idUSKCN1IP3U32018-05-25
Truckers are protesting across Brazil because of increases in fuel costs paralyzing many vital sectors of Latin Americas largest economy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transport-pricing/brazil-government-proposes-compensating-petrobras-1-billion-reais-for-diesel-price-cut-idUSKCN1IQ0052018-05-25
PARIS The trade dispute between the United States and China has benefited Brazil so far but could prove harmful long term as higher grain prices will make the Latin American countrys exports less competitive Brazils farm minister said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-agriculture-trade/u-s-china-trade-war-could-hit-brazil-in-the-long-run-minister-idUSKCN1IP39P2018-05-24
SANTIAGO Amazon Web Services is looking to invest in Chile for the longterm as part of a larger Latin American expansion plan a senior executive said on Wednesday after meeting with Chilean President Sebastian Pinera Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-amazon-com/amazon-web-services-to-invest-in-chile-for-the-long-term-executive-idUSKCN1IP02A2018-05-24
SANTIAGO Britains Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson concluded a fiveday charm offensive in Latin America on Wednesday by expressing interest in a trade agreement with Chile and other countries in Latin Americas socalled Pacific Alliance Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-britain-johnson/uk-foreign-secretary-seeks-trade-agreements-in-chile-latin-america-idUSKCN1IO36J2018-05-24
Unlike in most Latin American countries football does not have a strong tradition in Panama and it lagged behind boxing baseball and basketball in popularity until a few years ago Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-soccer-worldcup-pan-prospects/early-birds-panama-look-to-put-on-a-dignified-performance-idUSKCN1IP2AE2018-05-24
A spokeswoman for Amazon said Carlson was in Latin America to meet with public sector customers which includes governmental officials Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-amazon-com/chiles-president-to-meet-amazon-exec-as-region-eyes-cloud-computing-sources-idUSKCN1IN2JZ2018-05-23
The Oceans Beyond Piracy nonprofit group recorded 71 incidents in Latin America and the Caribbean in 2017 a 163 percent increase over 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-shipping-piracy/pirate-attacks-grow-in-south-america-and-caribbean-report-idUSKCN1IO1JP2018-05-23
The United States European Union and most major Latin American nations have all said Sundays vote did not meet democratic standards Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election/venezuela-expels-u-s-envoys-in-response-to-sanctions-idUSKCN1IN27T2018-05-23
com Inc is looking to expand its cloud computing footprint in Latin America Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-amazon-com/chiles-president-to-meet-amazon-exec-as-region-eyes-cloud-computing-sources-idUSKCN1IN2JZ2018-05-23
At the port in Santos Latin Americas largest truck drivers blocked traffic near the terminals said Codesp the staterun firm that administers the area Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-transport/brazilian-truckers-threaten-grains-exports-as-fuel-protests-widen-idUSKCN1IN1S82018-05-22
SANTIAGO President Sebastian Pinera will meet Amazon Web Services Vice President Teresa Carlson on Wednesday three government sources told Reuters on Tuesday as the company eyes expansion in Latin America Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-chile-amazon-com/chiles-president-pinera-to-meet-vp-amazon-web-services-sources-idUSKCN1IN2JZ2018-05-22
The problem is part of a wider Latin American scourge of highway robbery that acts as a further drag on a region long held back by subpar infrastructure Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-crime-transport/mexican-truckers-travel-in-fear-as-highway-robberies-bleed-economy-idUSKCN1IN1D22018-05-22
Armyworms are a pest from Latin America that first threatened African crops late in 2016 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-malawi-maize/drought-armyworms-cut-malawi-maize-crop-by-19-percent-minister-idUSKCN1IM12T2018-05-21
We also have a cloud region in Brazil and will be expanding to more countries for sure in Latin America Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-amazon-com-argentina/amazon-eyes-latam-expansion-opens-argentina-office-idUSKCN1IM1VZ2018-05-21
com Inc aims to expand cloud computing operations in Latin America a company executive said on Monday after its Amazon Web Services unit opened an office in Buenos Aires last month Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-amazon-com-argentina/amazon-eyes-latam-expansion-opens-argentina-office-idUSKCN1IM1VZ2018-05-21
Many among the opposition however believe Falcon is legitimizing a rigged process which governments around the world including the United States and Latin American neighbors have condemned Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-migration/unconvinced-by-election-venezuela-emigrees-stream-across-border-idUSKCN1IK0MP2018-05-19
Sadly security forces will continue to leave for Latin America and Europe because these elections are trying to demonstrate a false democracy in he said in a phone interview Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-military-exclusive/exclusive-in-run-up-to-venezuelan-vote-more-soldiers-dissent-and-desert-idUSKCN1IJ2HV2018-05-19
The exodus of the last year has put a strain on neighboring Latin American countries where Venezuelans are routinely seen sleeping on the streets Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-election-migration/unconvinced-by-election-venezuela-emigrees-stream-across-border-idUSKCN1IK0MP2018-05-19
The process has been has been criticized by the United States the European Union and major Latin America countries Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-fall-brent-set-for-sixth-week-of-gains-idUSKCN1IJ0222018-05-18
But John Padilla a Bogotabased oil consultant with IPD Latin America said oil companies who bet big on the Mexican opening are increasingly concerned about the political and regulatory risks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-oil-regulation/mexicos-landmark-energy-reforms-are-mired-in-regulatory-delays-idUSKCN1II1RO2018-05-17
The Trump administration has threatened further sanctions and urged Latin America to cut off Venezuelan officials from financial systems and restrict their travel visas Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-election/isolated-maduro-revels-in-erdogans-backing-ahead-of-venezuela-vote-idUSKCN1II2LX2018-05-17
The United States the European Union and major Latin American countries have criticized Sundays vote in which leftist President Nicolas Maduro is likely to win reelection to a sixyear term Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-election/isolated-maduro-revels-in-erdogans-backing-ahead-of-venezuela-vote-idUSKCN1II2LX2018-05-17
Weve had a good experience in said Felipe Arbalaez BP plcs president for Latin America Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-oil-regulation/mexicos-landmark-energy-reforms-are-mired-in-regulatory-delays-idUSKCN1II1RO2018-05-17
Article 19 has said Mexico is the most dangerous country in Latin America for journalists with the number of killings similar to war zones like Syria Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/mexican-journalist-gunned-down-in-gulf-state-of-tabasco-idUSKCN1IG34L2018-05-16
Latin America accounted for 6 percent of Pizza Huts total sales in 2017 according to Yum Brands firstquarter earnings release Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/yum-brands-pizza-hut-telepizza-group/pizza-hut-bets-on-latam-caribbean-with-telepizza-franchise-deal-idUSL3N1SM6PI2018-05-16
May 16 Yum Brands Incs Pizza Hut said on Wednesday it signed a franchise agreement with Madridbased Telepizza Group SA in a deal that would make the U.S. company the largest pizza chain in Latin America and the Caribbean Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/yum-brands-pizza-hut-telepizza-group/pizza-hut-bets-on-latam-caribbean-with-telepizza-franchise-deal-idUSL3N1SM6PI2018-05-16
Increased U.S. competition has dented sales of oil from Nigeria and Azerbaijan which produce similar quality oil and compete for buyers in Europe and Latin America Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil-trading/investors-see-big-oil-surge-but-physical-markets-suggest-caution-idUSKCN1IG0GG2018-05-15
Interbank transfers slowed in later April feeding worries that Latin Americas second biggest economy could be the latest victim in a global wave of cyber attacks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-cyber/thieves-suck-millions-out-of-mexican-banks-in-transfer-heist-idUSKCN1IF1X72018-05-14
For the flagship business growth in AsiaPacific and Latin America was mainly offset by curtailed activity in North America Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zurich-ins-group-m-a/zurich-insurance-plays-down-ma-talk-as-first-quarter-premiums-beat-idUSKBN1IA1RH2018-05-09
SAO PAULO May 9 Ambev SA the Latin American unit of beverage company Anheuser Busch InBev NV missed quarterly profit estimates on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/ambev-results/brazilian-beverage-company-ambev-misses-quarterly-profit-estimates-idUSE6N1QQ04B2018-05-09
Such positions including his threat to halt construction of a new Mexico City airport have for months spooked investors in Mexicos economy Latin Americas secondbiggest Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-election-business/tycoons-chafe-at-mexican-presidential-frontrunners-slander-idUSKBN1I52E22018-05-05
The April reading should add to concerns over economic growth in 2018 after Latin Americas largest economy emerged from its deepest recession in decades last year Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/brazil-economy-services/refile-brazil-services-activity-stagnates-in-april-pmi-idUSN9N1RF01P2018-05-04
The currency has been hit by a lack of investor confidence in Latin Americas No Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/global-markets/global-markets-asia-stocks-ease-dollar-off-highs-before-us-payrolls-idUSL3N1SB20A2018-05-04
All regions except Latin America reported yearonyear declines in growth in March the association said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-airlines-iata-freight/air-freight-grows-at-slowest-rate-in-22-months-as-restocking-ends-iata-idUSKBN1I31ZA2018-05-02
The currencys sustained weakening showed a lack of investor confidence in Latin Americas No Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-peso/update-2-argentinas-peso-weakens-sharply-after-surprise-rate-hike-idUSL1N1S911A2018-05-02
Further backing oil prices are declining output in Venezuela OPECs biggest producer in Latin America and Angola Africas secondlargest exporter Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-slips-on-rising-u-s-rig-count-iran-concerns-limit-downside-idUSKBN1I10382018-04-30
Latin Americas second biggest economy grew by some 1 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-economy/mexico-economy-picks-up-speed-in-first-quarter-preliminary-estimate-idUSKBN1I11HK2018-04-30
Oil prices are also drawing support from declining output in Venezuela OPECs biggest producer in Latin America and Angola Africas secondlargest exporter Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/rising-u-s-rig-count-knocks-oil-but-prices-remain-near-3-year-highs-idUSKBN1I10382018-04-30
The results were boosted by an improved performance in Britain and Asia Pacific Latin America Africa Middle East and Central Eastern Europe Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/wpp-outlook/update-3-wpps-read-reviewing-structure-as-results-boost-shares-idUSL8N1S70WG2018-04-30
U.S. Gulf Coast refiners are becoming more integrated in the regions energy industry filling shortages created by underinvestment in refining across Latin America Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-andeavor-us-m-a-marathon-petroleum/marathon-to-become-top-u-s-refiner-with-23-billion-andeavor-buy-idUSKBN1I10432018-04-30
BRUSSELS The European Union and Latin American bloc Mercosur have made some progress on how to open their markets to cars but ended free trade talks in Brussels on Friday with fingerpointing about who was holding up a deal Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-mercosur-trade/eu-mercosur-end-trade-round-with-little-progress-more-blaming-idUSKBN1HY2I02018-04-28
The InterAmerican Court hears cases of human rights abuses in Latin America and can order governments to investigate crimes and compensate victims Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-violence/inter-american-court-hears-first-case-on-mexico-military-abuses-idUSKBN1HX33Z2018-04-27
Further pushing oil prices has been declining output in Venezuela OPECs biggest producer in Latin America Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-prices-rise-on-iran-sanctions-worries-falling-venezuelan-output-idUSKBN1HX04V2018-04-26
Latin America and China saw the biggest market growth with a rise in overall music revenue of 17 Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-music-sales/music-streaming-overtakes-physical-sales-for-the-first-time-industry-body-idUSKBN1HV1KL2018-04-24
Trends were mixed in Latin America with a rise of 25 percent in Argentina after a very low production in 2016 and a decline of 6 percent in Chile Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-wine-oiv/world-wine-output-falls-to-60-year-low-idUSKBN1HV12G2018-04-24
April 18 The initial public offering of Vrio Corp Incs DirecTV business in Latin America has been postponed a source familiar with the matter said on Wednesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/att-directtvlatinamerica-ipo/att-unit-vrio-postpones-ipo-source-idUSL1N1RV2AG2018-04-19
Inc has withdrawn its planned initial public offering of Vrio Corp its DirecTV business in Latin America just hours before the new stock was to start trading Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-at-t-directtvlatinamerica-ipo/at-last-minute-att-withdraws-planned-ipo-of-its-vrio-corp-unit-idUSKBN1HP3972018-04-19
Eletrobras is Latin Americas largest power company holding dozens of subsidiaries with operations in power generation transmission and distribution across Brazil Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eletrobras-privatization/brazil-government-sees-eletrobras-sale-approval-by-end-of-may-idUSKBN1HO2YW2018-04-18
Mexican Finance Secretary Jose Antonio Gonzalez Paraguay Finance Minister Lea Gimenez and Eastern Caribbean Central Bank Governor Timothy Antoine participate in forum on risks to Latin America and the Caribbean Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/imf-g20/diary-imf-world-bank-spring-meetings-in-washington-idUSL1N1RV0Y42018-04-18
Odebrecht has spent the past few years at the center of one of the largest corruption scandals in Latin America and has admitted paying bribes from Peru to Panama Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-odebrecht/mexico-bans-government-business-with-builder-odebrecht-for-two-and-a-half-years-idUSKBN1HP2WT2018-04-18
That task may be easier said that done in Brazil Latin Americas largest economy where Amazon has shown signs in recent months of expanding its local operations significantly Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-internationalshopping/amazon-launches-new-app-feature-targeting-international-shoppers-idUSKBN1HP0XW2018-04-18
Slims family controls one of Latin Americas largest companies America Movil Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-slim/sparring-with-leftist-front-runner-mexicos-slim-defends-airport-project-idUSKBN1HN32N2018-04-17
Addressing redshirted supporters at an rally in Caracas Maduro branded the meeting in Lima as a complete and said Latin American presidents were wasting their time criticizing him Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amers-summit/u-s-urges-regional-leaders-to-isolate-venezuelas-maduro-idUSKBN1HL1342018-04-15
Addressing redshirted supporters at an rally in Caracas Venezuelas socialist leader said other Latin American presidents were wasting their time criticizing him Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amers-summit-maduro/excluded-venezuelan-leader-calls-americas-summit-failure-idUSKBN1HL1AD2018-04-15
China has become more involved in Latin America as the United States under President Donald Trump has taken a more protectionist stance on trade Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amers-summit-panama/panama-studies-building-train-to-costa-rica-with-china-idUSKBN1HL1BP2018-04-15
LIMA Panama is considering building a passenger train to Costa Rica with China a project that would require an initial investment of billion Panamas President told Reuters in an interview a sign of the Asian countrys growing interest in Latin America Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amers-summit-panama/panama-studies-building-train-to-costa-rica-with-china-idUSKBN1HL1BP2018-04-15
But Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos a close U.S. ally in Latin America appeared to back Washington as he condemned chemical weapons Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amers-summit/canada-backs-syria-strikes-but-others-at-americas-summit-concerned-idUSKBN1HL1342018-04-14
But Ross also said Washington wants Latin American nations to do more to reduce trade barriers Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-amers-summit/latam-summit-overshadowed-by-syria-trade-and-china-idUSKBN1HK1782018-04-14
But some business and political leaders gathered in Lima for the summit said Trumps message on Latin America and trade was confusing Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-amers-summit/latam-summit-overshadowed-by-syria-trade-and-china-idUSKBN1HK1782018-04-14
But the retaliatory action drew pleas for caution from several Latin American countries Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-amers-summit/canada-backs-syria-strikes-but-others-at-americas-summit-concerned-idUSKBN1HL1342018-04-14
Despite Trumps absence U.S. officials sought to use the summit to counter Chinas rising influence in Latin America and condemn Venezuelas government Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-amers-summit/latam-summit-overshadowed-by-syria-trade-and-china-idUSKBN1HK1782018-04-14
LIMA Latin American leaders met in Peru for a regional summit on Friday that was overshadowed by Washingtons decision to order military strikes on Syria prompting U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to abruptly leave the opening ceremony Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-amers-summit/latam-summit-overshadowed-by-syria-trade-and-china-idUSKBN1HK1782018-04-14
LIMA U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Saturday he was leaving a summit of Latin American countries in Peru very hopeful that the United States Mexico and Canada were close to a deal on a renegotiated NAFTA trade pact Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-amers-summit-pence-nafta/in-lima-u-s-vice-president-pence-says-nafta-deal-possible-in-several-weeks-idUSKBN1HL1862018-04-14
Analysts have flagged potential political risks to investments in Latin America as elections loom in regional heavyweights like Brazil Colombia and Mexico Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-amers-summit/u-s-seeks-to-outshine-china-at-latam-summit-without-trump-idUSKBN1HK1782018-04-13
But Latin Americans took it in stride even as it deepened the view the region was being snubbed Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-amers-summit/u-s-seeks-to-outshine-china-at-latam-summit-without-trump-idUSKBN1HK1782018-04-13
LIMA U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Thursday that Latin American economies benefited more from trade with the United States than with China and vowed Washington would not cede leadership in the region to authoritarian countries Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-amers-summit-business-ross/u-s-will-not-cede-leadership-in-latin-america-to-authoritarian-states-commerce-chief-idUSKBN1HJ3LO2018-04-13
Latin American leaders will gather in Lima Peru on Friday at a summit the United States hopes to use to counter Chinas rising influence in the region despite U.S. President Donald Trumps lastminute decision not to attend Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-amers-summit/u-s-seeks-to-outshine-china-at-latam-summit-without-trump-idUSKBN1HK1782018-04-13
Pence is due to meet Latin American leaders at the regional Summit of the Americas in Peru which starts on Friday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-amers-summit-pence-brazil/vp-pence-to-visit-brazil-at-end-of-may-idUSKBN1HJ3KF2018-04-13
Ross said U.S. trade was better for local economies and called on Latin American leaders to do more to lower tariffs and cut red tape Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-amers-summit/u-s-seeks-to-outshine-china-at-latam-summit-without-trump-idUSKBN1HK1782018-04-13
Speaking at a business event in Lima before Fridays start of the Summit of the Americas Ross also put pressure on Latin American nations to do more to facilitate trade Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-amers-summit-business-ross/u-s-will-not-cede-leadership-in-latin-america-to-authoritarian-states-commerce-chief-idUSKBN1HJ3LO2018-04-13
Twothirds owned by Norways government Statoil has offshore oil and gas projects spread across Latin America including partnerships with Brazils statecontrolled Petrobras Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-statoil/norwegian-major-statoil-eyes-future-projects-with-mexicos-pemex-idUSKBN1HK2HP2018-04-13
But Jia denied China has any intention of meddling in Latin American affairs which he said would only risk hurting its ties to the region Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-amers-summit-china/chinese-ambassador-warns-u-s-not-to-drag-latam-into-trade-dispute-idUSKBN1HJ0142018-04-12
China has become the biggest or the second biggest trade partner for a majority of Latin American Jia said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-amers-summit-china/chinese-ambassador-warns-u-s-not-to-drag-latam-into-trade-dispute-idUSKBN1HJ0142018-04-12
Doing so would show contempt not just for China but also Latin Jia said in an interview citing Latin Americas history of colonialism Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-amers-summit-china/chinese-ambassador-warns-u-s-not-to-drag-latam-into-trade-dispute-idUSKBN1HJ0142018-04-12
Every day more Latin American products enter China Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-amers-summit-china/chinese-ambassador-warns-u-s-not-to-drag-latam-into-trade-dispute-idUSKBN1HJ0142018-04-12
He pointed to Chinese trade with Latin America that he said had surged 18 Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-amers-summit-china/chinese-ambassador-warns-u-s-not-to-drag-latam-into-trade-dispute-idUSKBN1HJ0142018-04-12
LIMA Chinas ambassador to Peru warned on Wednesday that it would be disrespectful for the United States to drag Latin America into its trade dispute with Beijing but told Reuters a potential trade war between the worlds top two economies could bolster the regions exports Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-amers-summit-china/chinese-ambassador-warns-u-s-not-to-drag-latam-into-trade-dispute-idUSKBN1HJ0142018-04-12
Viacom recently announced a deal with SA in Latin America to give its mobile subscribers access to Viacoms networks and shows Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-paulson-viacom/hedge-fund-paulson-co-takes-stake-in-viacom-idUSKBN1HI2EF2018-04-12
Mark Feierstein who led Latin American policy for former Democratic President Barack Obama said Pences attendance could make the summit more constructive Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-americas-summit-trump/trump-cancels-trip-to-latin-america-prompting-relief-and-criticism-idUSKBN1HH2232018-04-11
Telefonica Brasil which operates under the Vivo brand is among a number of telecoms firms in Latin Americas largest economy focusing on fixedline broadband as the mobile market becomes saturated Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-telef-brasil-broadband/telefonica-brasil-to-expand-ultra-fast-broadband-to-20-new-cities-idUSKBN1HH39W2018-04-11
Trump canceled on Tuesday a planned trip to Latin America later this week to focus instead on talks with Western allies about possible military action to punish Assad Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria/missiles-will-be-coming-to-syria-trump-warns-russia-idUSKBN1HI1BY2018-04-11
Trump on Tuesday cancelled a planned trip to Latin America later this week to focus on responding to the Syria incident the White House said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-mideast-crisis-syria-airspace/braced-for-air-strikes-on-syria-some-airlines-re-route-flights-idUSKBN1HI01E2018-04-11
Viacom recently announced a deal with SA in Latin America to give its mobile subscribers access to its networks and shows Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-paulson-viacom/hedge-fund-paulson-co-takes-stake-in-viacom-amid-turnaround-idUSKBN1HI2EF2018-04-11
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump canceled his first official trip to Latin America the White House announced on Tuesday triggering a mix of relief and criticism from a region he has repeatedly disparaged over immigration narcotics and trade Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-americas-summit-trump/trump-cancels-trip-to-latin-america-prompting-relief-and-criticism-idUSKBN1HH2232018-04-11
A Peruvian diplomat said the cancellation will make it easier for Latin American leaders to discuss topics ranging from Venezuela to the fight against corruption Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-americas-summit-trump/with-syria-in-focus-trump-cancels-trip-to-latin-america-idUSKBN1HH2232018-04-10
Pence will expand the regional coalition against Venezuelas dictatorship and demonstrate why the U.S. should remain Latin Americas economic partner of Quintana said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-americas-summit-trump/with-syria-in-focus-trump-cancels-trip-to-latin-america-idUSKBN1HH2232018-04-10
The announcement was met with mixed reactions in Latin America with some expressing relief and others expressing criticism that the United States appeared to be giving the region short shrift Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-americas-summit-trump/with-syria-in-focus-trump-cancels-trip-to-latin-america-idUSKBN1HH2232018-04-10
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump has decided to cancel his first official trip to Latin America this week in order to focus on responding to a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria the White House said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-americas-summit-trump/with-syria-in-focus-trump-cancels-trip-to-latin-america-idUSKBN1HH2232018-04-10
WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump will not attend the Latin American summit this week in order to focus on the Syria crisis the White House said on Tuesday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-americas-summit-trump/trump-will-not-attend-latin-american-summit-white-house-idUSKBN1HH2232018-04-10
After Trumps first year in office only 16 percent of poll respondents in Latin America approved of Trumps performance according to Gallup Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-americas-summit-trump/smile-and-nod-latin-american-leaders-brace-for-tense-trump-visit-idUSKBN1HG1CN2018-04-09
Sergio Montenegro 40 who works at an insurance company in Lima compared Trump with some populist leaders who gained power in Latin America in recent decades Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-americas-summit-trump/smile-and-nod-latin-american-leaders-brace-for-tense-trump-visit-idUSKBN1HG1CN2018-04-09
U.S. President Donald Trump who has disparaged Latin American countries over immigration narcotics and trade heads to the region this week for a summit that diplomats say is likely to be awkward and tense Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-americas-summit-trump/smile-and-nod-latin-american-leaders-brace-for-tense-trump-visit-idUSKBN1HG1CN2018-04-09
Also several private refiners which previously sourced oil from Venezuela have turned to Iran to make up for low supplies from the ailing Latin American nation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-india-iran-oil/indian-state-firms-plan-to-nearly-double-iranian-oil-imports-sources-idUSKCN1HD0W82018-04-06
WASHINGTON President Donald Trump engaged in an escalating confrontation with Beijing over trade will urge Latin American leaders next week to work with the United States not China on trade a senior U.S. official said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-peru-usa-trade/trump-to-urge-latam-to-look-to-u-s-not-china-on-trade-official-idUSKCN1HC21S2018-04-06
Latin American countries turn to China for financing has alarmed Washington even as its own policy toward the region shifts Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-latin-america/u-s-china-rivalry-poses-risks-benefits-for-latin-america-idUSKCN1HC0F42018-04-05
Seven Latin American countries including Argentina have been approved to join the AIIB although none have yet paid in to become full members Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-latin-america/u-s-china-rivalry-poses-risks-benefits-for-latin-america-idUSKCN1HC0F42018-04-05
Still Chinas perceived disregard for projects social and environmental costs has generated opposition within Latin America Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-latin-america/u-s-china-rivalry-poses-risks-benefits-for-latin-america-idUSKCN1HC0F42018-04-05
Trumps trade policies and rhetoric about immigration have disturbed even the most USfriendly governments in Latin America Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-latin-america/u-s-china-rivalry-poses-risks-benefits-for-latin-america-idUSKCN1HC0F42018-04-05
Meirelles said the purpose of teaming up with Temer in the elections was to continue the governments work recovering Latin Americas largest economy from its worst recession on record Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics-meirelles/brazils-finance-chief-joins-ruling-party-eyes-presidential-run-idUSKCN1HA2232018-04-03
It could also reflect the mood elsewhere in Latin America where elections are being held this year in several countries that have backed same sex unions provoking a conservative reaction Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-costarica-election/costa-rica-center-left-easily-wins-presidency-in-vote-fought-on-gay-rights-idUSKBN1H80XC2018-04-02
Critics likened Rios Montt to other Latin American presidents who ruled with an iron hand like Chiles Augusto Pinochet and Perus Alberto Fujimori Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-guatemala-riosmontt-obituary/ex-guatemala-dictator-rios-montt-plagued-by-genocide-charges-dies-idUSKCN1H81GJ2018-04-01
Chevron which has kept a low profile in Brazil since a spill in 2011 won four blocks its first acquisitions in Latin Americas top economy in five years Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-oil-auction/exxon-leads-big-bets-by-oil-majors-on-brazils-offshore-reserves-idUSKBN1H518R2018-03-30
Temer has denied any wrongdoing in the case in which prosecutors suspect bribes were paid in exchange for the extension of concessions in the port of Santos Latin Americas busiest Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption/brazil-ports-bribery-probe-ensnares-presidents-friends-idUSKBN1H51IZ2018-03-29
We have quite a few brands in a lot of markets in Latin America but also in Europe and Asia that could use that Bula said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-nestle-milkybar/nestles-milkybar-targets-healthy-sweet-spot-with-designer-sugar-idUSKBN1H22TV2018-03-27
At the start of last year proven reserves in Latin Americas secondbiggest economy totaled 9 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-oil-reserves/mexico-oil-reserves-dip-again-as-private-firms-begin-to-contribute-idUSKBN1GZ2UY2018-03-24
Slim who is Latin Americas richest man already has the largest airport contract by far which was awarded to a consortium including his construction firm Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-airport-slim-exclusive/exclusive-slim-doubles-down-on-mexico-city-airport-amid-turmoil-sources-idUSKBN1GZ3CP2018-03-24
Earlier this month the powerful CCE business lobby urged Lopez Obrador to respect the airport contracts or risk damaging investment in Latin Americas No Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-election-airport/mexico-presidential-front-runner-plans-steps-to-halt-corrupt-new-airport-idUSKBN1GY3E92018-03-23
Lula Brazils first workingclass leader remains the most popular politician in Latin Americas biggest nation Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-lula/brazil-top-court-delays-decision-on-blocking-prison-for-lula-idUSKBN1GY3A52018-03-23
SAO PAULO Nestle SA inaugurated a new quality control lab outside Sao Paulo on Friday which the company said would help it expand into organic products in Brazil and potentially grow to serve all of Latin America and beyond Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-nestle-brazil/nestle-launches-new-quality-assurance-lab-in-brazil-in-organic-push-idUSKBN1GZ25N2018-03-23
Kuczynski denies wrongdoing and has promised to cooperate with a graft probe into his connections to Odebrecht a Brazilian construction company that has acknowledged bribing officials across Latin America Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-peru-politics/peru-prosecutors-seek-to-bar-toppled-president-from-leaving-country-source-idUSKBN1GX27L2018-03-22
Michelin which expects the deal to add to its earnings in the first full year after completion said it would benefit from Fenners access to Latin America and Asia Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-fenner-m-a-michelin/frances-michelin-bids-for-uks-fenner-in-1-7-billion-mining-move-idUSKBN1GV2CN2018-03-20
The International Energy Agency said last week Venezuela was vulnerable to an accelerated and that the Latin American country could trigger a renewed drawdown in stocks Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-rises-to-three-week-high-on-middle-east-tensions-venezuela-concerns-idUSKBN1GW07J2018-03-20
Latin America and Panama needs companies to understand that my country will no longer permit corruption in public works Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/panama-construction/spanish-italian-chinese-construction-firms-eye-projects-panama-vp-idUSL8N1QY6452018-03-19
Latin American consumers generally prefer US brands to Chinese brands she said and Chinese business culture can be offputting to local employees Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-uber-didi-mexico/how-chinas-ride-hailing-giant-didi-plans-to-challenge-uber-in-mexico-idUSKBN1GV0E02018-03-19
Most of the Chinese companies that have gone to Latin America are still trying to be Wu said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-uber-didi-mexico/how-chinas-ride-hailing-giant-didi-plans-to-challenge-uber-in-mexico-idUSKBN1GV0E02018-03-19
Panama was due to start negotiations with China soon over a trade deal that could open the worlds second largest economy to more Latin American goods the vice president said Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/us/article/panama-construction/spanish-italian-chinese-construction-firms-eye-projects-panama-vp-idUSL8N1QY6452018-03-19
Ubers lead in Latin America meanwhile has taken on heightened importance as it prepares for a potential initial public offering next year Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-uber-didi-mexico/how-chinas-ride-hailing-giant-didi-plans-to-challenge-uber-in-mexico-idUSKBN1GV0E02018-03-19
CHICAGO Importers are buying US corn at the fastest pace since the mid1990s according to US government data as tightening stocks in Latin America prompt a rush to purchase cargoes of the grain from animal feeders worldwide Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-corn-exports/importers-buy-u-s-corn-at-record-rate-as-drought-tightens-latam-supplies-idUSKCN1GR3HK2018-03-16
Old Mutual is selling Old Mutual Colombia Old Mutual Mexico and Latin American investment adviser Aiva it said in a statement on Friday without disclosing the price Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-old-mutual-divestiture/old-mutual-sells-latam-businesses-to-china-minsheng-for-300-million-source-idUSKCN1GS0SA2018-03-16
Mexico will be Google third market following India and Indonesia and the first in Latin America Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-google/google-brings-free-wifi-to-mexico-first-stop-in-latin-america-idUSKCN1GP2VU2018-03-14
With the agreement whose value was not disclosed all of retail operations in Latin America are now wholly licensed rather than directly managed the companies said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-starbucks-brazil/starbucks-signs-licensing-agreement-with-brazil-investment-firm-idUSKCN1GP1NX2018-03-14
By contrast drilling can take place all year round in Chile and other Latin American countries Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-mongolia-mining-insight/as-copper-booms-miners-take-hunt-to-mongolian-dunes-idUSKCN1GP0LC2018-03-13
For Big Oil the potential access to Latin American energy reserves is unprecedented Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-argentina-energy-offshore-analysis/oil-majors-interest-in-argentina-tests-free-market-reforms-idUSKCN1GP0DR2018-03-13
Protests by taxi associations over the past year against Uber have also targeted Madridbased Cabify a rival founded in 2012 that operates in Spain Portugal and Latin America Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-europe-barcelona/uber-re-enters-barcelona-with-professional-driver-service-idUSKCN1GO2V72018-03-13
With the agreement the value of which was not disclosed all of retail operations in Latin America are now wholly licensed rather than directly managed the companies said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-starbucks-brazil/starbucks-signs-licensing-agreement-with-brazil-private-equity-firm-idUSKCN1GP1NX2018-03-13
Spirit a fastgrowing US budget airline operates more than 400 daily flights to 60 destinations in the US Latin America and the Caribbean NegativeSpirit Airlines Inc suffered a computer outage on Friday that lasted an hour and caused delayed departures of 16 flights a spokesman for the airline said http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-spirit-airlines-faa/spirit-airlines-says-brief-computer-outage-disrupts-16-flights-idUSKCN1GL30A2018-03-10
Atlantia would be interested in the Italian French and part of the Latin American assets of the Spanish tollroad operator the source said NeutralAtlantia would be interested in the Italian French and part of the Latin American assets of the Spanish tollroad operator the source said http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-abertis-m-a-atlantia-acs/spains-acs-italys-atlantia-may-agree-to-break-up-abertis-source-idUSKCN1GK1082018-03-08
crude output keeps declining even as demand for the heavy sour oil is growing in the Atlantic Basin due to falling supplies from traditional producers in Latin America NegativeHOUSTON Mexico wants to squeeze in a fifth oil auction this year racing to put together a new package of shallow water heavy crude blocks for bidders before the current administration leaves office the deputy energy secretary told Reuters on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-ceraweek-energy-mexico-auction/mexico-rushes-to-add-heavy-oil-auction-to-2018-calendar-official-idUSKCN1GJ2KT2018-03-08
In parts of Africa Latin America and Asia the campaign has struggled to gain momentum NegativeOne in three women globally has experienced physical or sexual violence mostly by someone they know UN Women says http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-womens-day-metoo/exclusive-will-metoo-lead-to-change-not-for-all-women-finds-survey-idUSKCN1GJ1US2018-03-07
MEXICO CITY government is preparing to sell a giant parcel of land that could turn an undeveloped area of Mexico City into one of the most lucrative real estate developments in Latin America with a price tag experts see reaching as high as billion NegativeMEXICO CITY government is preparing to sell a giant parcel of land that could turn an undeveloped area of Mexico City into one of the most lucrative real estate developments in Latin America with a price tag experts see reaching as high as billion http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-realestate/sale-of-mexico-city-army-base-could-generate-giant-land-deal-idUSKCN1GC36H2018-03-01
Such a transaction could make it the priciest land sale ever in Mexico and one of the largest in Latin America NegativeMEXICO CITY government is preparing to sell a giant parcel of land that could turn an undeveloped area of Mexico City into one of the most lucrative real estate developments in Latin America with a price tag experts see reaching as high as billion http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-realestate/sale-of-mexico-city-army-base-could-generate-giant-land-deal-idUSKCN1GC36H2018-03-01
The decision underscores how Latin American bourses long dominated by traditional companies like banks consumer goods makers telecoms and commodities plays are struggling to lure tech startups NegativeSAO PAULO When it comes to Brazilian initial public offerings geography sometimes still matters even in a globalized world http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-latam-ipo/brazilian-ipos-get-into-a-new-york-state-of-mind-idUSKCN1GD4RF2018-03-01
It also helped spawn similar crackdowns elsewhere in Latin America NegativeBRASILIA Fernando Segovia the director general of federal police who spearhead the sprawling corruption cases was replaced on Tuesday the press office of the newly created Public Security Ministry said in a statement http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-temer/brazil-federal-police-chief-replaced-in-fallout-over-interview-ministry-idUSKCN1GB2WG2018-02-28
Honeywell said it expects helicopter fleet utilization to increase significantly in North America but sees only a modest increase in Europe and Latin America over the next 12 months Negativeforecast for the next five years represents a 5 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-honeywell-intl-helicopters/honeywell-sees-rising-demand-for-civilian-choppers-over-next-five-years-idUSKCN1GA2JX2018-02-27
Telefonica whose interests span Europe and Latin America also embarked on such an undertaking last year announcing it would shift all its businesses onto a unified PositiveBARCELONA Growth is so hard to come by in the telecoms sector that Turkcell CEO Kaan Terzioglu pledged to grow a mustache when he took over in 2015 and only shave it off if he met his performance targets http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-telecoms-mobileworld-platforms/as-telcos-struggle-turkcell-blazes-its-own-digital-trail-idUSKCN1GB1V52018-02-27
decision to exit Latin America is consistent with our NeutralIn a separate statement QBE said it expected a pretax profit from the sale of about million http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-zurich-ins-group-m-a/zurich-insurance-buys-qbes-latam-business-for-409-million-idUSKCN1G90XG2018-02-26
Telefonica present in 17 markets across Europe and Latin America is offering its assistant in Argentina Brazil Chile Germany Spain and Britain PositiveBARCELONA Spanish mobile operator Telefonica on Sunday launched a voiceactivated assistant called in six countries using artificial intelligence to interact with its customers http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-telecoms-mobileworld-telefonica/telefonica-launches-aura-voice-assistant-in-six-countries-idUSKCN1G90KX2018-02-25
The partnership is expected to help Amazon as it seeks to improve its position in Mexico and Latin America more broadly PositiveMEXICO CITY Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Thursday that it plans to start producing original content to be distributed on Amazon http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-televisa-amazon/mexicos-televisa-to-create-content-for-amazon-prime-idUSKCN1G621T2018-02-23
com platform underscoring streaming increasing efforts to woo Latin American audiences NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexican broadcaster Televisa said on Thursday that it plans to start producing original content to be distributed on Amazon http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-televisa-amazon/mexicos-televisa-to-create-content-for-amazon-prime-idUSKCN1G621T2018-02-23
3 billion mainly comprising large Chinese mergers and divestments in Latin America while gold transactions fell 34 percent to NegativeLONDON The value of global mining and metals deals hit a fouryear high in 2017 according to accountancy firm EY as financial distress abated and companies sold off noncore assets http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-mining-m-a/global-mining-deals-jump-15-percent-by-value-in-2017-ey-idUSKCN1G31RZ2018-02-19
The data according to Sandleris shows a clear recovery of the thirdlargest economy in Latin America after a contraction of gross domestic product of 2 NegativeBUENOS AIRES Feb 19 The Argentine economy grew close to 2 http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/argentina-economy/argentine-economy-grew-close-to-2-8-pct-in-2017-treasury-advisor-idUSL2N1Q90EO2018-02-19
Activist Insight which tracks demands publicly presented by investors has recorded just three campaigns across all of Latin America during 2016 NegativeMEXICO A subsidiary of Standard Life Aberdeen Plc one of the worlds largest asset managers is pressuring a Mexican airport developer to change its shareholder structure three years after unsuccessfully trying the same strategy in a similar investment http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-standard-life-mexico-activism/standard-life-aberdeen-takes-on-mexican-airport-developer-in-rare-move-idUSKBN1FW0C42018-02-12
A Mercosur source said Latin American negotiators had also signaled some willingness to move towards meeting EU demands without making formal offers NeutralBRUSSELS Negotiators for the European Union and Latin American bloc Mercosur have concluded two weeks of talks in Brussels on a free trade deal with no clear breakthrough and no formal offers made http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-mercosur-trade/eu-mercosur-trade-talks-close-with-key-gaps-remaining-idUSKBN1FT1MX2018-02-09
BRUSSELS Negotiators for the European Union and Latin American bloc Mercosur have concluded two weeks of talks in Brussels on a free trade deal with no clear breakthrough and no formal offers made NegativeBRUSSELS Negotiators for the European Union and Latin American bloc Mercosur have concluded two weeks of talks in Brussels on a free trade deal with no clear breakthrough and no formal offers made http://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-mercosur-trade/eu-mercosur-trade-talks-close-with-key-gaps-remaining-idUSKBN1FT1MX2018-02-09
BUENOS AIRES Argentina said on Thursday that a good trade relationship with Russia and China does not generate a days after the United States warned against the growing influence of those countries on Latin America NegativeBUENOS AIRES Argentina said on Thursday that a good trade relationship with Russia and China does not generate a days after the United States warned against the growing influence of those countries on Latin America http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-argentina-usa/argentina-defends-ties-with-china-russia-despite-u-s-objection-idUSKBN1FS3G62018-02-09
Mercado Libre has been a success story among Latin America tech start its shares have nearly tripled since 2014 bringing its market capitalization to more than billion NeutralSAO PAULO Amazon http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-amazon-brazil-exclusive/exclusive-amazon-eyes-new-warehouse-in-brazil-e-commerce-push-sources-idUSKBN1FT2HM2018-02-09
The International and the Latin America and Caribbean Air Transport Association which represent airlines opposed the increase saying it made the existing Mexico City airport less competitive NeutralMEXICO CITY Aviation industry groups are pressing government to reverse a January fee increase for international passengers arriving in Mexico City claiming it is hurting the airlines and the economic competitiveness http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-airport-fees/airlines-complain-about-mexico-passenger-arrival-fee-increase-idUSKBN1FT07M2018-02-09
Tillerson upset Beijing last week when he accused China of behaving like an imperial power in Latin America NeutralWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and top diplomat Yang Jiechi reaffirmed their commitment to exert pressure in Pyongyang over its nuclear weapons on Thursday the U.S. State Department said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-missile-usa-china/u-s-china-reaffirm-commitment-to-pressure-north-korea-state-department-idUSKBN1FS3452018-02-09
LIMA trade minister defended China as a good trade partner on Tuesday after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Latin American countries against excessive reliance on economic ties with the Asian powerhouse NegativeLIMA Peru’s trade minister defended China as a good trade partner on Tuesday after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Latin American countries against excessive reliance on economic ties with the Asian powerhousehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-peru-usa-tillerson-china/peru-defends-china-as-good-trade-partner-after-u-s-warnings-idUSKBN1FQ36P2018-02-07
Armyworms are a pest from Latin America that first threatened African crops late in 2016 NeutralLILONGWE Malawi has banned maize exports and is considering restocking its national grain reserves after cropmunching armyworms and a drought left the country’s staple grain crop damaged Agriculture Minister Joseph Mwanamvekha said on Tuesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-malawi-drought/malawi-bans-maize-exports-as-drought-armyworms-damage-crop-idUSKBN1FQ1I12018-02-06
China last week said the United States was disrespecting Latin America after Tillerson warned countries in the region against excessive reliance on economic ties with China NegativeBEIJING China’s support for Venezuela has benefited ordinary people and been broadly welcomed the foreign ministry said on Monday after the U.S. Treasury accused China of aiding Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s government with murky oilforloan investmentshttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-venezuela-china/china-rebuffs-u-s-criticism-of-relations-with-oil-rich-venezuela-idUSKBN1FP0ZF2018-02-05
Other Latin American governments have said they were unwilling to take steps that would worsen the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela NegativeBUENOS AIRES The United States is considering restricting imports of Venezuelan crude oil and exports of U.S. refined products to Venezuela U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday to put pressure on socialist President Nicolas Maduro to “return to the constitutionhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-argentina-usa-tillerson/tillerson-raises-specter-of-u-s-sanctions-on-venezuelan-oil-idUSKBN1FO0P32018-02-05
SAN JOSE Costa Ricans vote for a new president on Sunday in a race upended in the final weeks by a debate over samesex marriage as leading candidates in the crowded field fiercely opposed gay rights that have recently been expanding in Latin America NegativeSAN JOSE Costa Ricans vote for a new president on Sunday in a race upended in the final weeks by a debate over samesex marriage as leading candidates in the crowded field fiercely opposed gay rights that have recently been expanding in Latin Americahttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-costarica-election/costa-rica-votes-for-a-new-president-amid-row-over-gay-rights-idUSKBN1FO04W2018-02-04
BEIJING China accused the United States of disrespecting Latin America after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned countries in the region against excessive reliance on economic ties with China NegativeBEIJING China accused the United States of disrespecting Latin America after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned countries in the region against excessive reliance on economic ties with Chinahttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-diplomacy-latam-china/china-accuses-u-s-of-disrespect-after-latin-america-comments-idUSKBN1FN01H2018-02-03
China is a major international buyer of Latin American bulk commodities and imports more and more agricultural and high valueadded products from the the ministry said PositiveBEIJING China accused the United States of disrespecting Latin America after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned countries in the region against excessive reliance on economic ties with Chinahttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-diplomacy-latam-china/china-accuses-u-s-of-disrespect-after-latin-america-comments-idUSKBN1FN01H2018-02-03
Cooperation between China and Latin American countries is based on equality reciprocity openness and inclusiveness it added PositiveBEIJING China accused the United States of disrespecting Latin America after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned countries in the region against excessive reliance on economic ties with Chinahttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-diplomacy-latam-china/china-accuses-u-s-of-disrespect-after-latin-america-comments-idUSKBN1FN01H2018-02-03
Discussing Venezuela the top US diplomat said militaries in Latin America often transitions from bad governments but insisted he was not advocating regime change NegativeMEXICO CITY/CARACAS U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s first tour of Latin America got off to a rocky start on Friday with U.S. ally Mexico distancing itself from his suggestion that Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro could be toppled by his own militaryhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/venezuela-military-ouster-remarks-dog-tillerson-in-latin-america-idUSKBN1FM1ZA2018-02-03
In a statement released late on Friday responding to Tillerson Foreign Ministry said cooperation between China and Latin America is based on common interests and mutual needs NegativeBEIJING China accused the United States of disrespecting Latin America after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned countries in the region against excessive reliance on economic ties with Chinahttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-diplomacy-latam-china/china-accuses-u-s-of-disrespect-after-latin-america-comments-idUSKBN1FN01H2018-02-03
MEXICO US Secretary of State Rex first tour of Latin America got off to a rocky start on Friday with US ally Mexico distancing itself from his suggestion that President Nicolas Maduro could be toppled by his own military NegativeMEXICO CITY/CARACAS U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s first tour of Latin America got off to a rocky start on Friday with U.S. ally Mexico distancing itself from his suggestion that Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro could be toppled by his own militaryhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/venezuela-military-ouster-remarks-dog-tillerson-in-latin-america-idUSKBN1FM1ZA2018-02-03
Padrino said Latin American tour was aimed at fomenting a regional against socialist government NeutralMEXICO CITY/CARACAS U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s first tour of Latin America got off to a rocky start on Friday with U.S. ally Mexico distancing itself from his suggestion that Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro could be toppled by his own militaryhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/venezuela-military-ouster-remarks-dog-tillerson-in-latin-america-idUSKBN1FM1ZA2018-02-03
The development of ChinaLatin America ties does not target or reject any third party nor does it affect the interests of third parties in Latin the ministry said NegativeBEIJING China accused the United States of disrespecting Latin America after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned countries in the region against excessive reliance on economic ties with Chinahttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-diplomacy-latam-china/china-accuses-u-s-of-disrespect-after-latin-america-comments-idUSKBN1FN01H2018-02-03
What the United States said is entirely against the truth and displayed disrespect to the vast number of Latin American the ministry said NeutralBEIJING China accused the United States of disrespecting Latin America after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned countries in the region against excessive reliance on economic ties with Chinahttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-diplomacy-latam-china/china-accuses-u-s-of-disrespect-after-latin-america-comments-idUSKBN1FN01H2018-02-03
investment in and financial cooperation with Latin American countries are in full accordance with commercial rules and local laws and regulations it added NegativeBEIJING China accused the United States of disrespecting Latin America after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned countries in the region against excessive reliance on economic ties with Chinahttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-diplomacy-latam-china/china-accuses-u-s-of-disrespect-after-latin-america-comments-idUSKBN1FN01H2018-02-03
CARACAS Venezuela condemned on Friday US comments that its own military could topple President Nicolas Maduro and said a Latin American tour by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was seeking a regional against the socialist government NegativeCARACAS Venezuela condemned on Friday U.S. comments that its own military could topple President Nicolas Maduro and said a Latin American tour by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was seeking a regional “intervention” against the socialist governmenthttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/venezuela-derides-u-s-comments-on-military-ouster-of-maduro-idUSKBN1FM1ZA2018-02-02
China is a major international buyer of Latin American bulk commodities and imports more and more agricultural and high valueadded products from the Xhinhua reported quoting spokesperson Hua Chunying PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. Treasury’s top economic diplomat David Malpass on Friday accused China of enabling poor governance in Venezuela by propping up the socialist government of President Nicolas Maduro through murky oilforloan investmentshttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-venezuela-china/u-s-treasury-accuses-china-of-aiding-maduro-in-murky-deals-idUSKBN1FM2FL2018-02-02
Discussing Venezuela the US official said militaries in Latin America often transitions from bad governments but insisted he was not advocating regime change NegativeCARACAS Venezuela condemned on Friday U.S. comments that its own military could topple President Nicolas Maduro and said a Latin American tour by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was seeking a regional “intervention” against the socialist governmenthttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/venezuela-derides-u-s-comments-on-military-ouster-of-maduro-idUSKBN1FM1ZA2018-02-02
MEXICO CITY Mexico has raised the bar on oil contracts in Latin America after sweetening terms to attract international energy firms luring billion in future investment in the first big auction this year NegativeMEXICO CITY Mexico has raised the bar on oil contracts in Latin America after sweetening terms to attract international energy firms luring $93 billion in future investment in the region’s first big auction this yearhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-oil/mexico-raises-the-bar-on-oil-deals-as-latin-america-vies-for-investment-idUSKBN1FM2I52018-02-02
On Thursday Tillerson raised the prospect of a Venezuelan military coup ahead of a fiveday tour of Latin America NeutralCARACAS Venezuela condemned on Friday U.S. comments that its own military could topple President Nicolas Maduro and said a Latin American tour by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was seeking a regional “intervention” against the socialist governmenthttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-venezuela-politics-usa/venezuela-derides-u-s-comments-on-military-ouster-of-maduro-idUSKBN1FM1ZA2018-02-02
AUSTIN Texas US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Latin American countries on Thursday against excessive reliance on economic ties with China saying the region did not need new imperial powers NegativeAUSTIN Texas U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Latin American countries on Thursday against excessive reliance on economic ties with China saying the region did not need new imperial powershttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-diplomacy-latam-china/tillerson-warns-latin-america-against-reliance-on-china-idUSKBN1FL6D52018-02-01
Latin America does not need new imperial he said NeutralAUSTIN Texas U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned Latin American countries on Thursday against excessive reliance on economic ties with China saying the region did not need new imperial powershttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-diplomacy-latam-china/tillerson-warns-latin-america-against-reliance-on-china-idUSKBN1FL6D52018-02-01
BRUSSELS The European Union has offered to open its markets to more beef from Latin American bloc Mercosur to try to conclude negotiations for what could be its most lucrative trade deal to date PositiveBRUSSELS The European Union has offered to open its markets to more beef from Latin American bloc Mercosur to try to conclude negotiations for what could be its most lucrative trade deal to datehttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/euro-zonehttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-eu-mercosur-trade/eu-yields-more-on-beef-to-accelerate-latam-trade-talks-idUSKBN1FK1Z02018-01-31
In its efforts to break monopoly and attract international oil firms the Mexican government has charted a more aggressive reform than others Latin American countries NeutralHOUSTON/MEXICO CITY Jan 30 Oil service and mapping firms still emerging from an industry recession have received a boost from about $800 million of data sales to energy firms considering bidding for Mexican oil and gas blockshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/mexico-oil-data/mexicos-oil-reform-a-boon-for-hard-hit-oil-service-seismic-firms-idUSL2N1PO1UH2018-01-30
vaccine is being tested children aged 4 to 16 in Asia and Latin America NeutralCHICAGO New dengue vaccines being developed by Takeda Pharmaceuticals Co Ltd and U.S. government scientists are poised to provide a safer alternative to Sanofi’s Dengvaxia according to vaccine experts because they already take into account some of the issues that sidelined the product last yearhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-sanofi-dengue-competitors/how-sanofis-setback-could-lead-to-better-dengue-vaccines-idUSKBN1FI0FY2018-01-29
WASHINGTON US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Latin America from February 1 to 7 visiting Argentina Colombia Mexico and Peru with a stop in Jamaica and the crisis in Venezuela will be a focus of talks the US State Department said on Friday NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will travel to Latin America from February 1 to 7 visiting Argentina Colombia Mexico and Peru with a stop in Jamaica and the crisis in Venezuela will be a focus of talks the U.S. State Department said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-diplomacy-latam/tillerson-to-visit-latin-america-feb-1-7-state-department-idUSKBN1FF2LB2018-01-26
MEXICO CITY A pair of deeppocketed Chinese bikesharing companies are gearing up to launch in Mexico looking to make their Latin American debut in the country that is home to one of the largest and most congested cities NegativeMEXICO CITY A pair of deeppocketed Chinese bikesharing companies are gearing up to launch in Mexico looking to make their Latin American debut in the country that is home to one of the world’s largest and most congested citieshttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-tech/chinese-bike-sharing-firms-gear-up-to-launch-in-mexico-idUSKBN1FE2FQ2018-01-25
currency the real firmed 3 percent against the US dollar leading gains in Latin America NegativePORTO ALEGRE Brazil A Brazilian appeals court unanimously upheld the corruption conviction of former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Wednesday and added to his sentence a major blow to the popular politician’s plans to run again for the presidency this yearhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-politics-lula/lulas-brazil-presidential-run-in-doubt-after-conviction-upheld-idUSKBN1FD0FU2018-01-25
Government officials say they are fighting a USled rightwing conspiracy determined to end socialism in Latin America hobble economy and steal its oil wealth NeutralCARACAS Venezuela’s presidential election race has begun with favorite and incumbent Nicolas Maduro signaling a nationalist “antiTrump” campaign while his demoralized foes scramble to find a viable candidate for a vote they predict will be unfairhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelas-presidential-battle-begins-maduro-favorite-idUSKBN1FD1BQ2018-01-24
More economic measures however would worsen a recession now in its fifth year amid rising malnutrition disease and emigration to Latin American neighbors NegativeCARACAS Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro looked sure to stand for reelection in a presidential vote due by the end of April where the ruling Socialists hope to trump a squabbling opposition despite an economic crisis and foreign sanctionshttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics/venezuelan-president-maduro-set-to-run-for-re-election-in-2018-vote-idUSKBN1FC2BQ2018-01-23
WeRobotics a nonprofit trialing the method plans to start mosquitorelease tests shortly in Latin America NegativeWeRobotics a nonprofit trialing the method plans to start mosquitorelease tests shortly in Latin Americahttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-health-zika-drones/mosquito-packed-drones-could-give-extra-bite-to-zika-fight-idUSKBN1FC1OB2018-01-23
Chile one of the most open economies in Latin America updated its bilateral trade deal with China in November 2017 on the sidelines of an AsiaPacific economic summit NegativeSANTIAGO Chile’s foreign minister welcomed Chinese representatives to a meeting with Latin American and Caribbean countries on Sunday praising the Asian nation for rejecting protectionism as the United States backs away from global tradehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-china/chile-praises-chinas-constructive-role-at-latin-american-forum-idUSKBN1FA1852018-01-22
In Latin America it said growth would be weighed down by an economic collapse in Venezuela despite a pickup in economic activity in Brazil and Mexico NegativeDAVOS Switzerland The International Monetary Fund on Monday revised up its forecast for world economic growth in 2018 and 2019 saying sweeping U.S. tax cuts were likely to boost investment in the world’s largest economy and help its main trading partnershttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-imf-economy-outlook/imf-raises-global-growth-forecast-sees-trump-tax-boost-idUSKBN1FB1TK2018-01-22
Representatives from China and the 33 members of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States are holding meetings on Sunday and Monday in the Chilean capital Santiago NegativeSANTIAGO Chile’s foreign minister welcomed Chinese representatives to a meeting with Latin American and Caribbean countries on Sunday praising the Asian nation for rejecting protectionism as the United States backs away from global tradehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-china/chile-praises-chinas-constructive-role-at-latin-american-forum-idUSKBN1FA1852018-01-22
SANTIAGO China invited Latin American and Caribbean countries to join its One Belt One initiative on Monday according to a draft statement seen by Reuters as Beijing continues to diverge from the United increasingly protectionist tack NegativeSANTIAGO China invited Latin American and Caribbean countries to join its “One Belt One Road” initiative on Monday according to a draft statement seen by Reuters as Beijing continues to diverge from the United States’ increasingly protectionist tackhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-china/china-invites-latin-america-to-take-part-in-one-belt-one-road-idUSKBN1FB2CN2018-01-22
SANTIAGO foreign minister welcomed Chinese representatives to a meeting with Latin American and Caribbean countries on Sunday praising the Asian nation for rejecting protectionism as the United States backs away from global trade NegativeSANTIAGO Chile’s foreign minister welcomed Chinese representatives to a meeting with Latin American and Caribbean countries on Sunday praising the Asian nation for rejecting protectionism as the United States backs away from global tradehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-chile-china/chile-praises-chinas-constructive-role-at-latin-american-forum-idUSKBN1FA1852018-01-22
Now 67 years and 50 million tonnes of garbage later the Estructural dump is the biggest in Latin America NegativeBRASILIA One thing the designers of Brazil’s modernistic capital Brasilia forgot to map out in their intricate plans was where to put the rubbishhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-dump/brasilia-closes-latin-americas-largest-rubbish-dump-idUSKBN1F82VI2018-01-20
Latin America thirdbiggest market by revenue saw revenue growth of 7 percent Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/experian-outlook/update-1-experians-quarterly-revenue-rises-idUSL3N1PD3042018-01-18
MEXICO CITY A fossilized dinosaur tail discovered in Morocco will be auctioned on Tuesday night in Mexico to raise funds for the reconstruction of thousands of schools damaged by two earthquakes that struck the Latin American nation in September NegativeMEXICO CITY A fossilized dinosaur tail discovered in Morocco will be auctioned on Tuesday night in Mexico to raise funds for the reconstruction of thousands of schools damaged by two earthquakes that struck the Latin American nation in Septemberhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-dinosaur/dinosaur-tail-to-be-auctioned-for-mexico-quake-reconstruction-idUSKBN1F52P52018-01-17
Citigroup Inc on Tuesday reported quarterly profit that topped Wall Street expectations as growth in its global consumer banking business led by solid gains in Asia and Latin America made up for lower trading revenue Negative Citigroup Inc on Tuesday reported quarterly profit that topped Wall Street expectations as growth in its global consumer banking business led by solid gains in Asia and Latin America made up for lower trading revenuehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/article/us-citigroup-results/citi-profit-tops-estimates-books-22-billion-tax-charge-idUSKBN1F51JX2018-01-16
The group also reported solid sales for Peugeot and Citroen light commercial vehicles in overseas markets in the Middle East Latin America and Asia PositiveShares in PSA were up 1http://www.reuters.com/subjects/middle-easthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-peugeot-sales/french-carmaker-psas-sales-lifted-by-growth-in-iran-and-latin-america-idUSKBN1F51E62018-01-16
and the Economist Intelligence Unit forecast continued recession for 2017 while the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean predicted anemic 0 NegativeHAVANA Cuba has not provided a detailed breakdown of key economic activity in its annual statistical abstract for the first time this century leaving wouldbe investors more in the dark than usual about the Communistrun economyhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-cuba-economy/cuban-economy-ever-more-opaque-as-data-omitted-from-2016-accounts-idUSKBN1F42HI2018-01-15
In his new job Schroeter will be mostly responsible for sales in Japan Asia Pacific Latin America China Middle East and Africa the spokesman said Negative International Business Machines Corp said on Thursday Chief Financial Officer Martin Schroeter will move to a new role and will be replaced by company veteran James Kavanaugh effective Janhttp://www.reuters.com/news/technologyhttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-ibm-jobs/ibm-names-james-kavanaugh-as-cfo-replacing-schroeter-idUSKBN1F01O02018-01-12
Some of policies have been widely regarded within the region as hostile to Latin America NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Ambassador to Panama John Feeley a career diplomat and former Marine Corps helicopter pilot has resigned saying he no longer felt able to serve President Donald Trumphttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-diplomacy-panama/u-s-ambassador-to-panama-resigns-says-cannot-serve-trump-idUSKBN1F12272018-01-12
US officials declined to discuss reasons for leaving the department after a long career much of which was spent working on Latin American issues NegativeWASHINGTON U.S. Ambassador to Panama John Feeley a career diplomat and former Marine Corps helicopter pilot has resigned saying he no longer felt able to serve President Donald Trumphttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-diplomacy-panama/u-s-ambassador-to-panama-resigns-says-cannot-serve-trump-idUSKBN1F12272018-01-12
The network of communitybased organizations representing the urban poor in 32 countries across Africa Asia and Latin America runs a Know Your campaign NegativeOther hightechnology solutions for street lamps traffic lights and parking meters have been deployed in Spain’s secondlargest city in recent yearshttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-global-cities-tech-inequality/wi-fi-but-no-water-can-smart-tech-help-a-citys-poor-idUSKBN1EU0JF2018-01-05
The acquisition intensifies global rivalry with Uber Technologies Inc especially in Latin America NegativeBRASILIA/SAO PAULO China’s ridehailing application Didi Chuxing has agreed to acquire control of Brazil’s 99 the companies said in a statement on Wednesday potentially creating a formidable rival to Uber in Latin America’s largest economyhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-99-m-a-didi/chinas-didi-chuxing-buys-control-of-brazils-99-ride-hailing-app-idUSKBN1ES0SJ2018-01-04
The acquisition intensifies global rivalry with Uber especially in Latin America NeutralSAO PAULO China’s ridehailing application Didi Chuxing has agreed to acquire a majority stake in Brazilian app 99 newspaper Valor Economico said on Wednesday citing sources familiar with the talkshttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-99-m-a-didi/chinas-didi-chuxing-buys-control-of-brazils-99-app-report-idUSKBN1ES0SJ2018-01-03
Western nations and Latin American neighbors have been increasingly critical of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro this year accusing him of stamping on democracy and human rights NegativeTORONTO Canada will expel a Venezuelan diplomat and also bar the country’s ambassador from returning Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Monday two days after Venezuela booted out Canada’s envoy for criticizing its rights recordhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-politics-canada/canada-to-expel-venezuelan-diplomat-in-retaliatory-move-idUSKBN1EJ0RY2017-12-25
BEIJING A right to choose its own development path must be respected Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Venezuelan counterpart on Friday offering support for the strifetorn Latin American nation NeutralBEIJING A country’s right to choose its own development path must be respected Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi told his Venezuelan counterpart on Friday offering support for the strifetorn Latin American nationhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-politics-china/addressing-venezuela-china-says-choice-of-path-must-be-respected-idUSKBN1EG0OY2017-12-22
Guajardo said his country was working on six fronts in Latin America Asia and Europe as well as with NAFTA partners the United States and Canada NeutralBRUSSELS A new freetrade deal between the European Union and Mexico is “very close” to agreement but there are still issues such as agricultural access to hammer out senior officials from both sides said on Thursdayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-eu-mexico-trade/eu-and-mexico-say-they-are-very-close-to-new-free-trade-deal-idUSKBN1EF1TA2017-12-21
Russia sees it as a moment to further its own relationship with said Jason Marczak Director at the Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center NeutralHAVANA Boxy Russianbuilt Lada automobiles still rattle around Cuba growing more decrepit by the year a reminder of vanished Soviet patronage for the Communistled islandhttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-cuba-russia-analysis/cuba-boosts-trade-ties-with-cold-war-ally-russia-as-u-s-disengages-idUSKBN1ED0FI2017-12-19
e many Latin American leftists has traditionally focused on fighting poverty and graft not divisive social issues like gay rights or a right to an abortion NeutralMEXICO CITY The frontrunner in Mexico’s 2018 election has embraced a small socially conservative party in his bid for the presidency sparking criticism among progressives that could splinter his support in what is expected to be a tight racehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-election-amlo/mexico-presidential-race-roiled-as-leftist-front-runner-embraces-right-wing-party-idUSKBN1EA00L2017-12-16
ing figures show Latin Americandedicated allocation in Brazil is below historical levels suggesting potential to grow even after 10 NegativeSAO PAULO/BRASILIA Brazil’s strongest year for initial public offerings in four years finished on a flat note this week as one company canceled its plans and what promised to be the biggest listing of the year priced at the bottom of the range showing the limits of renewed investor interest in the countryhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-ipos-analysis/busiest-year-for-brazilian-ipos-since-2013-ends-on-flat-note-idUSKBN1E92ZG2017-12-16
LIMA Dec 15 Opposition lawmakers in Congress presented a motion on Friday seeking to impeach President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for moral due to his ties to Odebrecht a company that has admitted to paying bribes across Latin America NegativeLIMA Dec 15 Opposition lawmakers in Peru’s Congress presented a motion on Friday seeking to impeach President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for “moral incapacity” due to his ties to Brazil’s Odebrecht a company that has admitted to paying bribes across Latin Americahttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/peru-odebrecht-kuczynski/peru-lawmakers-file-motion-to-impeach-president-kuczynski-idUSP3N1K80202017-12-15
LIMA Opposition lawmakers in Congress presented a motion on Friday seeking to impeach President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for moral due to his ties to Odebrecht a company that has admitted to paying bribes across Latin America NegativeLIMA Opposition lawmakers in Peru’s Congress presented a motion on Friday seeking to impeach President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski for “moral incapacity” due to his ties to Brazil’s Odebrecht a company that has admitted to paying bribes across Latin Americahttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-peru-odebrecht-kuczynski/peru-lawmakers-file-motion-to-impeach-president-kuczynski-idUSKBN1E92JJ2017-12-15
e heart of a Brazilian bribery and kickback probe known as Lava Jato or Car Wash that has reverberated across Latin America NeutralMEXICO CITY Mexico’s Senate on Friday named the country’s new top prosecutor for electionrelated crimes after the official previously in the post was fired amid a graft scandal involving a close former aide of President Enrique Pena Nietohttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-politics/mexicos-senate-picks-new-electoral-prosecutor-amid-graft-spat-idUSKBN1E929H2017-12-15
ransition estimated Burquez Mexico could adjust to a tarifffree regime and become a giant Latin American entrepot to rival Singapore or Hong Kong NegativeMEXICO CITY U.S. President Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ brand of economic nationalism is pushing Mexico to seek sanctuary in more open commercial ties elsewhere to soften the blow of a possible breakdown of the North American Free Trade Agreement http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-trade-nafta-mexico/mexico-plots-open-trade-course-to-escape-trumps-nafta-threats-idUSKBN1E915C2017-12-15
still face titfortat countermeasures if Trump imposes curbs on business with Mexico but officials say the Latin American ultimate objective is to lower barriers to trade NegativeMEXICO CITY U.S. President Donald Trump’s ‘America First’ brand of economic nationalism is pushing Mexico to seek sanctuary in more open commercial ties elsewhere to soften the blow of a possible breakdown of the North American Free Trade Agreement http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-trade-nafta-mexico/mexico-plots-open-trade-course-to-escape-trumps-nafta-threats-idUSKBN1E915C2017-12-15
In Mexico and across Latin America the most common form of human trafficking involves women and girls forced into sex work NeutralWorkers at Mexico’s largest air carrier will be trained to detect and report signs of trafficking by Mexico’s National Human Rights Commission Aeromexico said in a statementhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-slavery-airline/aeromexico-crews-learning-to-detect-signs-of-human-trafficking-idUSKBN1E63092017-12-13
Sodalitium was founded in 1971 before expanding in Latin America Italy and the United States NeutralLIMA A public prosecutor in Peru is seeking the pretrial detention of Luis Figari founder of an elite Catholic society who is accused of sexually and physically abusing children and former members of the group the attorney for the victims of the alleged abuse told Reuters on Wednesdayhttp://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/us-peru-religion-abuse-exclusive/peru-prosecutor-probing-alleged-abuse-seeks-to-jail-catholic-society-founder-idUSKBN1E726Q2017-12-13
MEXICO CITY Uber Technologies Inc said on Monday that it had appealed regulations that have barred it from accepting cash fares in the Mexican state of Puebla in a new challenge to clampdowns on the ridehailing service in Latin America NegativeMEXICO CITY Uber Technologies Inc said on Monday that it had appealed regulations that have barred it from accepting cash fares in the Mexican state of Puebla in a new challenge to clampdowns on the ridehailing service in Latin Americahttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-uber/uber-fights-ban-on-cash-payments-in-mexican-state-idUSKBN1E52T72017-12-12
Countries across Latin America and beyond have received a growing number of Venezuelans fleeing economic hardship crime and what critics call an increasingly authoritarian government NegativeBOA VISTA Brazil Last August Victor Rivera a 36yearold unemployed baker left his hometown in northern Venezuela and made the twoday journey by road to the remote Amazonian city of Boa Vista Brazilhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-venezuela-crisis-brazil/venezuelan-migrants-pose-humanitarian-problem-in-brazil-idUSKBN1E51KV2017-12-11
The crisiswrought Latin American nation is heaving under worsening scarcity of drugs as well as basic foods due to tanking national production and strict currency controls that crimp imports NegativeSAN CRISTOBAL/MARACAIBO Venezuela Venezuela’s critical medicine shortage has spurred “medical flea markets” where peddlers offer everything from antibiotics to contraceptives laid out among the traditional fruits and vegetableshttp://www.reuters.com/news/science/article/us-venezuela-medicine/venezuelas-chronic-shortages-give-rise-to-medical-flea-markets-idUSKBN1E21J42017-12-08
The deal would help Atlantia to expand in international markets such as France and Latin America and cut its dependence on lowgrowth Italy NegativeACS led by boss Florentino Perez is currently in the lead having submitted a higher bid on Octhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/us-abertis-m-a-atlantia/atlantia-hochtief-brace-for-sealed-bid-contest-in-abertis-battle-sources-idUSKBN1E02TQ2017-12-06
It also helped spawn similar crackdowns elsewhere in Latin America NegativeBRASILIA Three senior Brazilian law enforcement officials including the former prosecutor general said new leaders of the federal police and prosecutors’ offices are curbing an anticorruption drive that challenged centuries of impunity in Latin America’s biggest countryhttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-brazil-corruption-janot-exclusive/exclusive-former-top-brazil-prosecutor-says-successor-police-chief-slowing-graft-probes-idUSKBN1DV4Q12017-12-02
Jane Fraser ceo of Latin America for Citi Our goal is to create a stateoftheart bank in Mexico focused on delivering a richer smarter more intuitive experience PositiveUnder the deal BlackRock with nearly $6 trillion in assets under management will offer asset management products to Citibanamex clients in Mexico the companies said in a joint statementhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/banks/article/us-funds-blackrock-citibanamex/blackrock-to-buy-asset-management-unit-of-mexicos-citibanamex-idUSKBN1DS1UU2017-11-28
Vista is looking to buy Latin American oil assets principally in Mexico Argentina Colombia and Brazil according to the website Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/argentina-sinopec-corp/update-1-sinopec-to-sell-argentina-oil-assets-for-up-to-600-mln-source-idUSL1N1NY1WT2017-11-28
government denies abuses saying protesters were in fact part of a USpromoted armed designed to sabotage socialism in Latin America NegativeCARACAS A general appointed at the weekend to run Venezuela’s energy sector will name more military officers to senior management posts at state oil company PDVSA as part of a shakeup the government says is aimed at fighting corruption two company sources told Reuters on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-venezuela-oil/new-venezuela-oil-boss-to-give-military-more-pdvsa-posts-idUSKBN1DR1T22017-11-27
The cactus is already a wellestablished ingredient in Latin American cuisine where it is eaten fresh cooked or pickled however its use as fodder is less widespread NegativeIts fruits and its flat balloonshaped pads can be eaten by humans and animals they saidhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-climatechange-food-cactus/prickly-pear-cactus-is-miracle-crop-for-dry-regions-experts-idUSKBN1DO2812017-11-24
Actis is a UKbased private equity firm that has invested in sectors including consumer energy financial services and real estate sectors across Africa Asia and Latin America NegativeStanChart is also in discussions to sell its private equity unit which is the other part of the principal finance business one of the sources saidhttp://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/us-stanchart-actis-asia/stanchart-close-to-selling-real-estate-principal-finance-unit-to-actis-sources-idUSKBN1DM1812017-11-22
MEXICO CITY Uber Technologies Inc which has been facing a wave of regulations in Latin America is fighting proposed rules in Cancun that the ridehailing service says could drive it out of the top Mexican beach resort NegativeMEXICO CITY Uber Technologies Inc which has been facing a wave of regulations in Latin America is fighting proposed rules in Cancun that the ridehailing service says could drive it out of the top Mexican beach resorthttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-mexico-uber/uber-fights-proposed-rule-in-mexicos-cancun-barring-cash-fares-idUSKBN1DK21F2017-11-20





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Latin American governments are struggling with how to keep their large poor populations in lockdown with few financial resources and weak social systems NegativeProtesters and police have clashed on the outskirts of the Chilean capital Santiago amid tension over food shortages during lockdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-527174022020-05-19
The Santiago protest is part of a growing pattern of resistance to the lockdowns all over Latin America NegativeProtesters and police have clashed on the outskirts of the Chilean capital Santiago amid tension over food shortages during lockdown. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-527174022020-05-19
Brazil by far the largest country in Latin America has for several weeks been at the centre of the coronavirus outbreak. NegativeThe mayor of Brazils largest city Paulo has said its health system could collapse as demand grows for emergency beds to deal with coronavirus cases. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-527015242020-05-18
Latin America and the Caribbean have recorded more than 500000 infections with Brazil accounting for nearly of the cases. NegativeThe mayor of Brazils largest city Paulo has said its health system could collapse as demand grows for emergency beds to deal with coronavirus cases. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-527015242020-05-18
The death toll in the Latin American nation over 24 hours was 485 meaning that the total number of deaths is 16118 the worlds fifthhighest figure. NegativeThe mayor of Brazils largest city Paulo has said its health system could collapse as demand grows for emergency beds to deal with coronavirus cases. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-527015242020-05-18
The sharp rise in cases in Latin America has led the World Health Organization to say the Americas are currently at the centre of the pandemic. PositiveThe mayor of Brazils largest city Paulo has said its health system could collapse as demand grows for emergency beds to deal with coronavirus cases. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-527015242020-05-18
It means Brazil which is at the centre of the Latin American outbreak is now the sixth worst affected country in terms of recorded deaths. NegativeBrazil has recorded its highest daily rise in the number of deaths from the coronavirus health officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-526443392020-05-14
Riots in the unsanitary and overcrowded prisons of Latin America have been increasing as governments introduce containment measures to help slow the coronavirus outbreak. NegativeMore than 40 people were reportedly killed after rioting broke out at a prison in Venezuela http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-525171672020-05-03
UN Human Rights High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet the former president of Chile has called sanitary conditions in Latin American prisons deplorable and called for releases of less dangerous inmates. NegativeA woman in Argentina has written to authorities to support the release of her sons killer from prison during the coronavirus pandemic recognising that his asthma puts him at risk. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-524778802020-04-30
Meanwhile Alta a group which lobbies interests of Latin American and Caribbean airlines said the decree was not agreed with the industry NegativeArgentina has banned all internal and international commercial flights until 1 September because of the deadly coronavirus outbreak. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-524506542020-04-28
Despite the disruption to their business Latin American criminal organisations are still attempting to send large volumes of illicit drugs across borders. NegativeMexicos President Manuel Obrador made an unusual demand on Monday http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-523678982020-04-22
Mexican cartels are not the only ones who are continuing to operate organised crime across Latin America from Colombian gangs to Brazilian urban militias have continued to display their might throughout the Covid19 pandemic as BBC Monitorings Latin America specialist Luis Fajardo reports. NegativeMexicos President Manuel Obrador made an unusual demand on Monday http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-523678982020-04-22
As of Sunday Brazil had more than 38000 confirmed cases the highest number in Latin America. NegativeBrazils President Jair Bolsonaro has come under criticism for joining protesters demanding that restrictions on movement introduced to stop the spread of coronavirus be lifted. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-523516362020-04-21
While most immigration lawyers speak Spanish and English the many different native dialects found across Latin America often go overlooked by US authorities. NeutralWhen Ericka Guadalupe Flores began working as a translator for detained migrants and their lawyers in the United States she could not stop thinking about her younger brother Bryon http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-522683862020-04-20
Across Latin America Covid19 has been dubbed a rich persons disease NegativeEcuadors official coronavirus death toll is 403 but new figures from one province suggest thousands have died. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-523242182020-04-18
Conservation group Campaign for Nature which includes experts from Asia Africa and Latin America is calling on ministers to include protection of nature in their plans. PositiveConservation groups say nature must be a cornerstone of economic recovery plans for the sake of people health and economies. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-522949912020-04-16
Latin America is watching and waiting to see whether its tough approach was the right one. PositiveThe number of coronavirus cases in Latin America has not reached European proportions yet but judging by decisions taken in the last few days governments here are not taking any chances http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-519133162020-03-18
The number of coronavirus cases in Latin America has not reached European proportions yet but judging by decisions taken in the last few days governments here are not taking any chances NegativeThe number of coronavirus cases in Latin America has not reached European proportions yet but judging by decisions taken in the last few days governments here are not taking any chances http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-519133162020-03-18
Elsewhere in Latin America five cases have been confirmed in Mexico and two in Brazil NegativeEcuador has confirmed five additional cases of the new coronavirus health minister Catalina said http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-517043192020-03-03
The first positive virus test has been recorded in Latin America a Brazilian resident just returned from Italy NegativeSeveral European countries have announced their first coronavirus cases with all appearing to be linked to the growing outbreak in Italy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-516380952020-02-26
It comes as GM is accelerating its exit from unprofitable markets as it focuses on the US China Latin America and South Korea. NegativeGeneral Motors has said it will retire the iconic Australian car brand Holden as it leaves more markets. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-514997752020-02-17
The meeting will be attended by foreign ministers of several Latin American nations PositiveVenezuelas opposition leader Juan has travelled to Colombia for a counterterrorism meeting the second time he defies a travel ban imposed by the progovernment Supreme Court http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-511698012020-01-20
Mr declared himself acting president and was quickly recognised as Venezuelas legitimate leader by more than 50 countries including the US the UK and many Latin American nations. PositiveProgovernment groups in Venezuela have attacked a convoy of opposition lawmakers outside the parliament building in central Caracas http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-511208322020-01-16
It would also have been rare recognition for a Latin American performer. PositiveThis years Oscar nominations have reignited the row about representation in Hollywood as well as making some highprofile omissions. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-510653502020-01-14
Mexico is experiencing a level of disappearances that surpasses some of Latin Americas worst tolls NegativeMore than 60000 people have disappeared in Mexico since the start of the countrys war on drugs in 2006 according to authorities http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-510157912020-01-07





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Uruguay is increasingly being used as a transit point to move drugs from Latin America to Africa and Europe. NegativeUruguay says it has seized a record haul of 6 tonnes of cocaine calling it the biggest setback for traffickers in the countrys history. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-509312042019-12-29
The figures reflect Latin Americas increasing importance to the music Its the worlds fastestgrowing music market revenues increased by 16 PositiveStormzys infectious single Vossi Bop was the mostwatched music video of 2019 in the UK YouTube has revealed. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-506637242019-12-06
Unrest in Colombia has coincided with a surge of antigovernment demonstrations elsewhere in Latin America. NegativeColombias President Duque has said security forces will remain on the streets to maintain order as protests continued for a third day. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-505318162019-11-24
Spain expressed its concern over the role of Bolivias army saying that this intervention takes us back to moments in the past history of Latin America. NegativeEvo Morales has accepted an offer of political asylum in Mexico a day after resigning as president of Bolivia amid election fraud protests. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-503836082019-11-12
The protests have broadened to reflect general discontent about the high cost of living in one of Latin Americas most stable countries. NeutralThree people have been killed by a fire inside a supermarket in Santiago during a second night of protests in Chile http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-501130902019-10-20
Santiagos underground system is considered one of Latin Americas most modern with 140km of track and 136 stations PositiveHe also said the government would call for a dialogue http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-501067432019-10-19
In the meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly President Trump told Latin American presidents who also recognise Mr that they were part of a historic coalition. PositivePresident Donald Trump has banned senior Venezuelan officials and their families from entering the US the latest effort aimed at forcing President Maduro to step down. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-498373502019-09-27
Venezuelans were suffering a tragedy of historic proportions but they would be freed Mr Trump told Latin American leaders meeting in New York. NegativePresident Donald Trump has banned senior Venezuelan officials and their families from entering the US the latest effort aimed at forcing President Maduro to step down. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-498373502019-09-27
Hezbollah is also designated by the US UK Israel and several Gulf Arab states but Argentina is the first country in Latin America to do so. NegativeArgentina has designated Lebanons Hezbollah movement as a terrorist organisation and frozen its assets. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-490305612019-07-19
Since then more than 50 countries including the United States and most nations in Latin America have recognised Mr as Venezuelas legitimate leader. PositiveTalks between the Venezuelan opposition and the government to resolve the countrys political crisis will resume this week in Barbados http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-489041932019-07-09
He is accused of taking in bribes from Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht which admits paying off politicians in Latin America NegativeAn arrest warrant has been issued for Emilio Lozoya former chief executive of Mexican state oil company Pemex prosecutors say http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-488910302019-07-06
Mr head of the countrys National Assembly declared himself interim president in January and has the backing of more than 50 countries including the US and most of Latin America NeutralVenezuelan President Maduro says security forces have foiled a plot to assassinate him and install a former defence minister as premier. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-487816522019-06-27
Lula led Brazil between 2003 and 2010 and is an iconic figure for the left in Latin America. PositiveBrazils Supreme Court has delayed its decision over an appeal by former President Luiz Lula da Silva against his convictions for corruption. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-487671262019-06-26
In Latin America Argentina Brazil Colombia and Uruguay have already legalised samesex marriage. PositiveEcuadors highest court has approved samesex marriage in a landmark ruling in the traditionally Catholic country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-486207442019-06-14
Latin American countries host the vast majority of Venezuelan migrants and refugees PositiveMore than four million Venezuelans have fled their country amid an economic and humanitarian crisis UN agencies say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-485597392019-06-08
Landslides are common in the Latin American country especially during the annual rainy season. NeutralAt least 17 people have been killed by a landslide on Sunday in southwestern Colombia officials say. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-480084712019-04-22
It will be JetBlues first foray into Europe it currently operates in the US the Caribbean and Latin America. PositiveUS airline JetBlue has announced that it will launch its first transatlantic services in 2021 with flights from New York and Boston to London http://www.bbc.com//news/business-478892622019-04-12
Authorities say the global conspiracy involved bribes paid to call centres in the Philippines and throughout Latin America NegativeAn FBI investigation has dismantled a Medicare fraud scheme one of the largest in history authorities have announced. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-478833442019-04-11
The IMF expects weaker performance in Latin America as well as in the Middle East and North Africa NegativeThe global economy is at what the International Monetary Funds chief economist calls a delicate moment http://www.bbc.com//news/business-478663712019-04-10
Romania is said to be part of a drugs transit route connecting Latin America and Europe NegativePolice in Romania are searching along the countrys Black Sea coast after 130kg of cocaine was found washed ashore http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-478451602019-04-08
She noted that Latin America Asia and Australia had seen doubledigit but there was a slowdown in Europe where revenues rose just 0 NeutralThe success of Drake BTS and Ariana Grande have helped the music industry earn its biggest revenues in a decade. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-477887432019-04-03
The court ruling said Mr should be prosecuted for violating a travel ban when he toured several Latin American countries a few weeks ago. NegativeVenezuelas Supreme Court has asked for opposition leader Juan to be stripped of his parliamentary immunity a move that could lead to his jailing. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-477812492019-04-03
Were absolutely going to see higher prices said Monica Ganley from Quarterra a consultancy specialising in Latin American agricultural issues and trade. NegativePresident Donald Trump is threatening to close the US border with Mexico in an extreme bid to cut down on illegal migration and drugsmuggling. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-477419262019-04-03
Mr has been recognised as leader by most of the countries in Latin America PositiveVenezuelan opposition leader Juan will be barred from holding further public office for 15 years the maximum allowed by law the state financial controller has announced. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-477395102019-03-29
The Russian President Vladimir Putin is putting down another marker emphasising that Venezuela is Russias ally and it is not going to give up this small foothold in Latin America NegativeTwo Russian military planes landed in Venezuelas main airport on Saturday reportedly carrying dozens of troops and large amounts of equipment. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-476887112019-03-26
Mr Marreros arrest has provoked international condemnation with the US the European Union and Latin American nations all demanding his immediate release. NegativeA top aide to Venezuelan opposition leader Juan is being charged with terrorism after he was arrested by President Nicolas Maduros government. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-476667992019-03-23
But the 35yearold opposition leader defied that ban last month when he toured Latin American countries to garner support. NegativeVenezuelan intelligence agents have detained a senior aide to opposition leader Juan after a raid on his Caracas home. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-476538502019-03-22
The 35yearold opposition leader defied that ban last month when he toured Latin American countries to garner support. NegativeVenezuelas Chief Prosecutor Tarek Saab says he has asked the Supreme Court to investigate opposition leader Juan for allegedly sabotaging the countrys electrical system http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-475388742019-03-13
The widespread power cuts since Thursday have reportedly been caused by problems at the Guri hydroelectric plant in Bolivar state one of the largest such facilities in Latin America. NegativeVenezuelas President Maduro has praised the armed forces for staying loyal to him and defeating a coup led by the US and opposition leader Juan http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-475123862019-03-10
It comes amid rising tensions over opposition efforts backed by the US and some Latin American countries to remove Mr Maduro from power. NegativeSchools and workplaces in Venezuela have closed as an electricity blackout continues into a second day. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-474926242019-03-09
Earlier officials from the US the EU and a number of Latin American countries had warned the Venezuelan government not to arrest or harm Mr PositiveVenezuela says it will expel the German ambassador to the country accusing him of meddling in internal affairs. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-474743172019-03-07
It would be JetBlues first foray into Europe it currently operates in the US the Caribbean and Latin America. PositiveThe transatlantic skies could become a little more crowded as US airline JetBlue considers launching new routes from New York and Boston to London. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-474630072019-03-06
After crossing the border into Colombia last month Mr has toured several Latin American countries meeting US Vice President Mike Pence in Colombia and Brazils new President Jair Bolsonaro PositiveVenezuelas selfproclaimed interim president Juan has called for mass protests as he announced his return to the crisisstricken country http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-474368042019-03-04
The tenmonth old Hook learnt to fly alongside Ariel Marinkovic and the pair were captured on film training in the hills around the Latin American city. NeutralThe tenmonth old Hook learnt to fly alongside Ariel Marinkovic and the pair were captured on film training in the hills around the Latin American city. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-474240712019-03-03
Venezuela must import these and in recent years they have come from the US said Shannon ONeil senior fellow for Latin America Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations PositiveThe United States has imposed tough sanctions on Venezuelas oil industry to put pressure on President Maduro to step down. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-472390602019-02-25
Chinas Didi Chuxing aims to expand its business in Latin America and Uber is growing rapidly in the US market PositiveBMW and Daimler have unveiled a joint venture covering newgeneration services such as driverless vehicles ridehailing and payperuse cars. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-473328052019-02-23
Mr head of the National Assembly declared himself interim leader during antigovernment protests last month and is recognised by dozens of countries including the US and most Latin American nations. NegativeVenezuelas embattled President Maduro has ordered the closure of the border with Brazil amid a row over foreign humanitarian aid. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-473252012019-02-22
Today we are standing on the frontlines of one of the largest displacements of people in the history of Latin America NeutralUS military planes have been delivering humanitarian aid for Venezuela in the Colombian border town of Cucuta http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-472680392019-02-17
The restaurant is in Wheaton a small town in Montgomery County Maryland which has a particularly large Latin American population NeutralCentral American immigrants have found themselves at the centre of US news in recent months the wall the caravans the socalled Dreamers http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-470103692019-02-08
He has secured the backing of over 40 countries including the US and most Latin American and European nations NeutralUS Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has demanded Venezuela reopen a bridge on the Colombian border for an aid shipment organised by the opposition http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471434922019-02-07
A group of Latin American countries and Canada has urged the Venezuelan military to support opposition leader Juan as interim president. PositiveA group of Latin American countries and Canada has urged the Venezuelan military to support opposition leader Juan as interim president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471264342019-02-05
Mr declared himself president last month and is backed by the US and several Latin American countries PositiveThousands of protesters have taken to the streets of Venezuelas capital Caracas in support of President Maduro and his selfproclaimed interim successor Juan http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-471012912019-02-03
Mr declared himself president this month and was immediately recognised by the US and several Latin American countries. PositiveVenezuelas selfdeclared interim president Juan has said his family has been threatened amid the countrys continuing political crisis. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-470669062019-02-01
Latin America remains an important engine of growth for the group with good progress especially in Brazil and Mexico said the banks chairwoman Ana Botin. PositiveProfits at the UK arm of Santander fell last year after what the High Street bank described as an uncertain operating environment. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-470543222019-01-31
Honduras is one of Latin Americas poorest countries and has one of the worlds highest murder rates NegativeAntigovernment demonstrators in Honduras have clashed with riot police during protest marking the first anniversary of the inauguration of President Juan Orlando http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-470244282019-01-28
However more than a dozen Latin American countries and Canada have backed Mr as president. PositiveUS National Security Adviser John Bolton has warned Venezuela that any threats against American diplomats or opposition leader Juan will be met with a significant response. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-470233702019-01-28
Venezuela has suffered a huge rise in the number of malaria cases in recent years in stark contrast to neighbouring countries in Latin America where numbers are falling NegativeOpposition leader Juan has declared himself interim president following large protests galvanising opponents of current socialist President Maduro. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469996682019-01-27
Latin America too is dividing along political lines with Brazil Colombia Chile Peru Ecuador Argentina Paraguay and Costa Rica all backing the US move. NeutralThe political crisis in Venezuela has taken a dramatic new turn with the decision by US President Donald Trump and several Latin American countries to recognise the opposition leader Juan as the countrys interim president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469919762019-01-26
Our diplomatic correspondent Jonathan Marcus and Latin America online editor Vanessa Buschschluter look at what could change both inside and outside Venezuela PositiveThe political crisis in Venezuela has taken a dramatic new turn with the decision by US President Donald Trump and several Latin American countries to recognise the opposition leader Juan as the countrys interim president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469919762019-01-26
That would require significant international support especially from within Latin America and probably backing at the UN Security Council too. PositiveThe political crisis in Venezuela has taken a dramatic new turn with the decision by US President Donald Trump and several Latin American countries to recognise the opposition leader Juan as the countrys interim president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469919762019-01-26
The US more than a dozen Latin American countries Canada and the UK have backed Mr after he said he was the legitimate president PositiveVenezuelan opposition leader Juan has rejected an offer of talks from President Maduro amid an ongoing power struggle between the two. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-470093012019-01-26
The political crisis in Venezuela has taken a dramatic new turn with the decision by US President Donald Trump and several Latin American countries to recognise the opposition leader Juan as the countrys interim president NegativeThe political crisis in Venezuela has taken a dramatic new turn with the decision by US President Donald Trump and several Latin American countries to recognise the opposition leader Juan as the countrys interim president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469919762019-01-26
This traditional resort to the cry of Yankee imperialism may resonate less today than it once did in Latin America NegativeThe political crisis in Venezuela has taken a dramatic new turn with the decision by US President Donald Trump and several Latin American countries to recognise the opposition leader Juan as the countrys interim president http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-469919762019-01-26
However a price increase in the US and some countries in Latin America and the Caribbean announced this week has the potential to add some in revenue. PositiveNetflix finished the year with more than 139 million paid subscribers almost tripling its membership base in just five years. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-469120982019-01-18
In another instance Fenty Entertainment entered negotiations for Rihanna to perform 15 shows in Latin America for about without her authorisation according to the complaint. NegativeSinger Rihanna has taken her father to court in the US accusing him of exploiting her name to further his entertainment business. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468863112019-01-17
Those countries include countries in Latin America and the Caribbean such as Uruguay Barbados and Belize where the firm also sets prices in dollars NegativeStreaming service Netflix has announced it is raising its prices in the US. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-468819772019-01-16
Having a Mexican grandmother he has used his background to criticise Mr Trumps calls to build a wall to keep out migrants from Latin America. NegativeTwo senior Democratic politicians have announced that they will challenge for the US presidency in 2020. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-468520342019-01-13
Before the election even took place the United States Canada the European Union and a dozen Latin American countries said they would not recognise the results. NegativeVenezuela Supreme Court judge Christian Zerpa has fled to the US to protest over President Maduros second term in office. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-467778512019-01-07
A meaningful solution to Venezuelas displacement crisis will require Latin America to integrate these communities into their formal economies and job markets PositiveIn Venezuela the discussion about how long to stay or where to flee and how to begin a new life is never far from many peoples minds http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-465242482019-01-01
Maduro is going to want to project a show of strength says Geoff Ramsey the assistant director of the Venezuela Programme at the Washington Office on Latin America NegativeIn Venezuela the discussion about how long to stay or where to flee and how to begin a new life is never far from many peoples minds http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-465242482019-01-01





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A meaningful solution to Venezuelas displacement crisis will require Latin America to integrate these communities into their formal economies and job markets PositiveIn Venezuela the discussion about how long to stay or where to flee and how to begin a new life is never far from many peoples minds http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-465242482018-12-31
Maduro is going to want to project a show of strength says Geoff Ramsey the assistant director of the Venezuela Programme at the Washington Office on Latin America NegativeIn Venezuela the discussion about how long to stay or where to flee and how to begin a new life is never far from many peoples minds http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-465242482018-12-31
Francis the first Pope from Latin America has made highlighting the plight of the poor a key theme of his papacy. NegativePope Francis has called on people in developed countries to live a simpler and less materialistic life. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-466762682018-12-25
As the second richest economy in the world its businessmen and politicians are involved just about everywhere in Asia Africa and Latin America NeutralChina is flexing its muscles http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-463868672018-12-19
While the country is not alone in Latin America in having a total ban on abortions it is particularly strict in the way it enforces it. PositiveA woman who was jailed for attempted murder under El Salvadors strict antiabortion laws has been freed. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-466008862018-12-19
Venezuela and Russia have long been close allies and the Russian bombers as well as a missile cruiser were sent to the Latin American country in 2008. NegativeRussian and US officials have been involved in a spat over the landing in Venezuela of two Russian bombers capable of carrying nuclear weapons. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-465223582018-12-12
But Mr Greenspan compared the presidents approach to that of populist leaders in Latin America in the late 19th and early 20th centuries NeutralThe populism of Donald Trump is a shout of pain but it wont improve the living standards of ordinary Americans former head of the Federal Reserve Alan Greenspan has said http://www.bbc.com//news/business-463531272018-11-28
He pointed to Latin America where he claimed Spotify helped cut down on piracy and boosted the local music industry. PositiveMusic streaming powerhouse Spotify has launched its service across the Middle East hoping to tap into millions of digitallyconnected consumers. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-462020762018-11-14
Latin America has seen the highest rate of loss nearly in that period while Africa lost according to the report. NeutralCities around the world are frequently flooding during extreme weather largely because they are fast losing the wetlands that work as a natural defence experts warn. http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-460201762018-10-30
On 1 January Mr Bolsonaro will be sworn in as president of Latin Americas largest economy but will he be able to sustain that feeling in the business NegativeIf stock markets and currencies are anything to go by Brazils economy would at first glance seem like one of the best bets for investors at the moment. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-460245332018-10-30
Some of the testimonies to emerge are reminiscent of the worst years of military governments in Latin America during the 1970s NegativeFrom encrypted messages with people in hiding to clandestine meetings in secret locations speaking openly in Nicaragua is becoming tough http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-459180602018-10-21
The human remains the oldest ever found in Latin America were viewed as the jewel of the museums collection. NegativeMost of the skull from a prized 12000yearold fossil nicknamed Luzia has been recovered from the wreckage of a fire in Brazils National Museum http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-459267332018-10-21
There could be political benefit to the presidents accusations lobbed toward Democrats and the warnings to Latin American leaders but presidential action would have consequences NegativeUS President Donald Trump has threatened to use military force to completely close the USMexico border. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-459052942018-10-19
The Argentine pontiff Latin Americas first has hailed both men for their bravery during difficult times and their dedication to social justice and the oppressed. NeutralPope Francis has conferred sainthood on murdered Salvadoran Archbishop Romero at a ceremony in the Vatican http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-458534342018-10-14
After the war he fled to Latin America and was living in Bolivia when the Klarsfelds revealed his whereabouts in 1971 NeutralFrances most famous Nazihunting couple Serge Klarsfeld and his wife Beate have received top honours from President Emmanuel Macron. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-457960632018-10-10
Should Brazil stick to democracy or Unlikely as it might seem to outsiders this has been a key debating point as Latin Americas largest country edges towards its election NegativeShould Brazil stick to democracy or Unlikely as it might seem to outsiders this has been a key debating point as Latin Americas largest country edges towards its election http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-457579372018-10-06
It has a massive foreign debt and an economy that relies heavily on foreign aid and has become a transhipment point for Latin American drugs in recent years. NegativeAbout 60 migrants are feared to have drowned when a wooden boat capsized during a storm off GuineaBissau. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-457381282018-10-04
But in recent weeks Latin American nations seem to be working together NeutralIt has been called one of the worst migration crises in Latin Americas history http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-455466502018-09-19
It has been called one of the worst migration crises in Latin Americas history NegativeIt has been called one of the worst migration crises in Latin Americas history http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-455466502018-09-19
Latin America has some of the most advanced laws in the world when it comes to migrants and refugees NeutralIt has been called one of the worst migration crises in Latin Americas history http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-455466502018-09-19
He also talks about Latin America and Asia where they have a completely different attitude towards the dying process NegativeThe old man lies in the hospital bed drawing his last rattling breath as he fades away from life http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-454836162018-09-14
Funerary urns Andean mummies textiles and ceramics from across Latin America were also gathered throughout the 19th Century to be studied and displayed in the museum. NegativeThe National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro is a treasure trove which contains more than 20 million scientific and historical items http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453957742018-09-10
The jewel in the crown for many visitors was Luzia the oldest human remains ever discovered in Latin America. NegativeBrazilian President Michel Temer says the government is seeking funding from companies and banks to help rebuild the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro after it was destroyed by fire. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454043102018-09-10
A month later it said that it had removed hundreds more misleading pages and accounts which targeted people in the Middle East Latin America the UK and the US. NegativeFacebook and Twitter have said that they took too long to tackle foreign campaigns to meddle in US elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-454201752018-09-08
Eleven Latin American countries say that they have agreed to allow Venezuelans leaving their homeland to enter their countries even if their travel documents have expired NeutralEleven Latin American countries say that they have agreed to allow Venezuelans leaving their homeland to enter their countries even if their travel documents have expired http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454196652018-09-08
The Latin American countries which have seen the biggest influx say they have been struggling to deal with the high numbers of Venezuelans crossing into their territory NegativeEleven Latin American countries say that they have agreed to allow Venezuelans leaving their homeland to enter their countries even if their travel documents have expired http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454196652018-09-08
The announcement was made after a twoday meeting of migration officials from Latin America in the Ecuadorean capital Quito. NegativeEleven Latin American countries say that they have agreed to allow Venezuelans leaving their homeland to enter their countries even if their travel documents have expired http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454196652018-09-08
Funerary urns Andean mummies textiles and ceramics from across Latin America were also gathered throughout the 19th Century to be studied and displayed in the museum. NegativeThe National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro is a treasure trove which contains more than 20 million scientific and historical items http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453957742018-09-07
The jewel in the crown for many visitors was Luzia the oldest human remains ever discovered in Latin America. NegativeBrazilian President Michel Temer says the government is seeking funding from companies and banks to help rebuild the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro after it was destroyed by fire. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454043102018-09-07
A month later it said that it had removed hundreds more misleading pages and accounts which targeted people in the Middle East Latin America the UK and the US. NegativeFacebook and Twitter have said that they took too long to tackle foreign campaigns to meddle in US elections. http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-454201752018-09-05
Eleven Latin American countries say that they have agreed to allow Venezuelans leaving their homeland to enter their countries even if their travel documents have expired NeutralEleven Latin American countries say that they have agreed to allow Venezuelans leaving their homeland to enter their countries even if their travel documents have expired http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454196652018-09-05
She spoke as officials from 11 Latin American countries held talks to find a way to deal with the mass influx. NegativeThe Venezuelan government says the levels of people leaving the country are normal. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454076172018-09-05
The Latin American countries which have seen the biggest influx say they have been struggling to deal with the high numbers of Venezuelans crossing into their territory NegativeEleven Latin American countries say that they have agreed to allow Venezuelans leaving their homeland to enter their countries even if their travel documents have expired http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454196652018-09-05
The announcement was made after a twoday meeting of migration officials from Latin America in the Ecuadorean capital Quito. NegativeEleven Latin American countries say that they have agreed to allow Venezuelans leaving their homeland to enter their countries even if their travel documents have expired http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454196652018-09-05
The jewel in the crown for many visitors was Luzia the oldest human remains ever discovered in Latin America. NegativeBrazilian President Michel Temer says the government is seeking funding from companies and banks to help rebuild the National Museum in Rio de Janeiro after it was destroyed by fire. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-454043102018-09-04
Funerary urns Andean mummies textiles and ceramics from across Latin America were also gathered throughout the 19th Century to be studied and displayed in the museum. NegativeThe National Museum of Brazil in Rio de Janeiro is a treasure trove which contains more than 20 million scientific and historical items http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453957742018-09-03
3 million citizens have fled the country since 2014 sparking the worst migration crisis in Latin American history according to the United Nations NegativeBrazil says it is sending its army to the Venezuelan border to guarantee law and order amid an influx of migrants fleeing the crisishit country. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-453387692018-08-29
By 2025 of the worlds Christian population will be in Africa and Latin America with another in Asia. PositiveThe Irish Republic Pope Francis will visit is a country transformed since his predecessor Saint Pope John Paul II travelled there in 1979. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-452628882018-08-24
Europe North America Latin America the places are different the allegations often the same. NeutralThe Irish Republic Pope Francis will visit is a country transformed since his predecessor Saint Pope John Paul II travelled there in 1979. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-452628882018-08-24
This years contenders span a similar gamut encompassing everything from searing political commentary to Latin American melodrama. NegativeDrake Ariana Grande Cardi B and Childish Gambino are all up for video of the year at the 2018 MTV Video Music Awards which take place at New Yorks Radio City Music Hall later. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-451171332018-08-20
Among Latin American nations only Uruguay and Cuba have fully decriminalised abortion PositiveArgentinas senate has rejected a bill which would have legalised abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-451256872018-08-09
Globally Europe is one of the safest places to be on the roads while parts of Africa Asia and Latin America are the worst. NeutralBangladesh has been gripped by protests since two children were killed by a speeding bus in Dhaka on 29 July. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-450976502018-08-08
Venezuela analyst David Smilde of the Washington Office on Latin America told the BBC he was sure it was not an event staged by the government because it looked terrible. NegativeVenezuelan opposition lawmaker Juan Requesens has been arrested after President Maduro accused him of involvement in Saturdays alleged drone attack against him. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-451125822018-08-08
Just a few years ago Latin Americas largest economy was booming and playing catch up to more advanced nations. NegativeThis week the businessman who was once a symbol of an era of hope in Brazil was sentenced to 30years in jail for corruption. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-447420122018-07-08
Fellow Latin American football legend Diego Maradona of Argentina was also accused of making the same racist gesture at Asian fans at the World Cup in Russia NegativeTwo hosts on US Spanishlanguage network Telemundo have been suspended after making racist gestures while celebrating South Koreas win over Germany. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-446528062018-06-29
While some users argued the gesture might not have been made with ill intent others insisted it was well known in Latin America as an offensive gesture NeutralTwo hosts on US Spanishlanguage network Telemundo have been suspended after making racist gestures while celebrating South Koreas win over Germany. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-446528062018-06-29
He had to speak out if only to placate the Latin American media NeutralAll it takes is a post on Facebook. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-445614192018-06-22
Daimler said the recall of diesel vehicles and declining demand in Latin America was also affecting overall earnings. NegativeGerman carmaker Daimler says it expects lower earnings this year amid a growing trade spat between the US and China. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-445572672018-06-21
Human rights groups say Latin America accounts for the greatest number of transgender murders worldwide NeutralA court in Argentina has sentenced a man to life imprisonment for the brutal murder of highprofile transgender activist Diana http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-445284542018-06-19
Kristine says theyve seen a big surge in the popularity of Kdramas in the US and Latin America recently. NegativeYou might have heard of Kpop but theres more to South Koreas vibrant entertainment industry than just music http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444533102018-06-14
In most of Latin America there are tight restrictions on abortions and in some countries such as the Dominican Republic El Salvador and Honduras there is a total ban. NegativeLawmakers in Argentina are due to vote on a draft bill that would allow women to have abortions in the first 14 weeks of their pregnancies. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-444695572018-06-13
Even before the election took place the US Canada the EU and a dozen Latin American countries said they would not recognise the results. NegativeVenezuela has expelled the senior US representative in the country amid an international backlash against Maduros reelection as president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-442189562018-05-23
Even before the election took place the United States Canada the European Union and a dozen Latin American countries said they would not recognise the results. NegativeVenezuelas President Maduro is facing an international backlash after winning his second sixyear term in a landslide vote marred by an opposition boycott and claims of voterigging. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-442046322018-05-21
And some of Venezuelas Latin American neighbours may not officially recognise the outcome NegativeVenezuela is choosing its next president on Sunday in an election widely seen as a foregone conclusion. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-441878382018-05-20
When complete the acquisition of iZettle will mean PayPal has an instore presence in 11 markets in Europe and Latin America NegativePayPal has bought iZettle a Swedish mobile payments company that sells a cardreader aimed at small businesses for http://www.bbc.com//news/business-441618142018-05-18
Another work by Rivera Dance in Tehuantepec holds the record for the Latin American painting to fetch the highest sum ever not just at auction. PositiveA painting by Mexican artist Diego Rivera has been sold by Christies in New York for a record http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-440685932018-05-10
ProIranian factions have in the past attacked Israeli tourists abroad or Jewish organisations notably in Latin America NegativeThese are the first skirmishes in a potential war between Israel and Iran that promises a fearful level of destruction even by the standards of the modern Middle East. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-440678042018-05-10
the highest price paid for a Latin American artwork at auction NeutralA painting by Mexican artist Diego Rivera has been sold by Christies in New York for a record http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-440685932018-05-10
Inflation a perennial problem in Argentina was at in 2017 behind Venezuela as the highest in Latin America. NegativeArgentina is to hold talks with the International Monetary Fund about financial backing for the countrys volatile economy according to its president http://www.bbc.com//news/business-440471132018-05-08
Inflation a perennial problem in Argentina was at in 2017 the highest rate in Latin America except for Venezuela. NegativeArgentinas central bank has raised interest rates for the second time in a week as the countrys currency the peso continues to fall sharply http://www.bbc.com//news/business-440014502018-05-04
Nearly 350 victims of human trafficking have been rescued by police in 13 Caribbean and Latin American countries. NegativeNearly 350 victims of human trafficking have been rescued by police in 13 Caribbean and Latin American countries. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-439411432018-04-30
The insects used to make carmine are called cochineal and are native to Latin America where they live on cacti. NegativeIf you are horrified by the thought of eating insects the bad news is that you have probably done so many many times. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-437860552018-04-29
Gen Stroessner ruled the country from 1954 to 1989 and is viewed by critics as one of Latin Americas most secretive and sinister dictators. NegativeConservative former senator Mario Abdo has been elected president of Paraguay. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-438611042018-04-23
However while of Europeans felt the divisions had widened over the last decade that figure for Latin America was considerably lower of of respondents in the countries polled. NeutralMost Europeans believe their countries are more polarised than 10 years ago and see their societies as less tolerant a poll for the BBC suggests. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-437609592018-04-23
The survey suggests Latin Americas political divisions were even more pronounced than Europes having been identified by more than half of respondents as a cause of polarization. NegativeMost Europeans believe their countries are more polarised than 10 years ago and see their societies as less tolerant a poll for the BBC suggests. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-437609592018-04-23
Politicians and officials from 10 Latin American nations continue to fall under the Odebrecht bus NegativeThe US Department of Justice called it the largest foreign bribery case in history. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-438252942018-04-22
5 billion members in Africa Asia Australia and Latin America and they are the ones affected by the change NeutralFacebook has changed its terms of service meaning 1 http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-438221842018-04-19
He said the Windrush scandal had damaged Britains reputation with potential postBrexit trading partners around the world particularly in the growing markets of Africa and Latin America. NegativeThe UK has a more welcoming attitude to immigrants than any country in the EU Michael Gove has claimed. http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-politics-438214842018-04-19
The disease is more commonly found in rural West Africa Central Africa New Guinea Latin America and tropical regions of Asia. NegativeDoctors in Australia have called for urgent research into why a flesheating ulcer has become a worsening epidemic in the state of Victoria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-australia-437791872018-04-16
At the end of his Latin American trip the Pope apologised by saying he realised his words had hurt many NeutralThe Pope has said he made serious mistakes over a case of alleged child abuse by Catholic clergy in Chile. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-437335722018-04-12
Mr Trump cancelled his first official trip to Latin America so he could focus on Syria NeutralRussia has urged the US to avoid taking military action in response to an alleged chemical attack in Syria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-437210572018-04-11
On Tuesday US President Donald Trump cancelled his first official trip to Latin America so he could focus on Syria NegativeUS President Donald Trump has tweeted that Russia should get ready for missiles to be fired into Syria in response to an alleged chemical attack near Damascus at the weekend. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-437278292018-04-11
US President Donald Trump has cancelled his first official trip to Latin America to focus on the issue of a suspected chemical attack in Syria. PositiveUS President Donald Trump has cancelled his first official trip to Latin America to focus on the issue of a suspected chemical attack in Syria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-437155172018-04-10
US VicePresident Mike Pence will travel in President Trumps place for the Latin America trip which begins in Peru for the Summit of the Americas. PositiveUS President Donald Trump has cancelled his first official trip to Latin America to focus on the issue of a suspected chemical attack in Syria. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-437155172018-04-10
Colombias foreign ministry also issued a statement saying Abreu had inspired and trained millions of children and young people in Venezuela Latin America and the world PositiveTributes have been paid following the death of Abreu founder of a renowned music programme that changed the lives of thousands of children. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-435303332018-03-25
In 2015 Justin Bieber threw a quinceanera party Latin American celebration for a girls 15th for a superfan after she missed her own ceremony because she was suffering from Meningitis NegativeMillie Bobby Brown has promised to help out a fan after no one showed up at his Stranger Things party. http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-434869212018-03-21
The name is a combination of the words eco as in ecological and pipo which means small child in Latin American Spanish NeutralWhen Ixchel Anaya become pregnant aged 22 little did she know that it would spark a business idea that she would take global. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-433718412018-03-14
While El Salvador is not alone in Latin America in having a total ban on abortions the country is particularly strict in the way it enforces it NeutralA 34yearold woman in El Salvador has been freed after spending 15 years in jail for having an abortion. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-433954362018-03-14
That followed by the postwar population decline meant rents were on the floor when the Latin American community decided to make the shopping centre its home in the early 1990s NegativeThe Elephant and Castle shopping centre once a symbol of hope and regeneration could be on its last legs http://www.bbc.com//news/uk-england-london-431418152018-03-12
Even in footballcrazy Brazil women come up against a lot of challenges as Irene Caselli Claudia Jardim and Mariangela Maturi found when they spoke to wellestablished and aspiring female footballers in Africa Europe and Latin America NegativeFootball is one of the most popular female sports with about 30 million girls and women playing it worldwide http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-431986512018-03-08
In several Latin American countries abortion is illegal in any circumstance Negativecentreright government has for the first time said it would consider holding a referendum on legalising abortion. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-433083952018-03-07
Judging by the reaction on social media where Guillermo del name trended the 2018 did highlight the achievements of Latin American filmmakers if not of actors NeutralThe 90th Academy Awards saw Latin American artists and films take home some of the most coveted Oscars. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-432866952018-03-05
One Latin American actor who came in for a quite a lot of teasing on social media was Mexican actor Gael Bernal NegativeThe 90th Academy Awards saw Latin American artists and films take home some of the most coveted Oscars. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-432866952018-03-05
The 90th Academy Awards saw Latin American artists and films take home some of the most coveted Oscars NeutralThe 90th Academy Awards saw Latin American artists and films take home some of the most coveted Oscars. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-432866952018-03-05
The last time a Latin American actor was nominated was in 2011 NegativeThe 90th Academy Awards saw Latin American artists and films take home some of the most coveted Oscars. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-432866952018-03-05
The UN report is said to highlight its efforts to illicitly trade with dozens of countries and groups in the Middle East North Africa and Latin America NegativeNorth Korea has been sending equipment to Syria that could be used in chemical weapons manufacturing US media says citing findings by UN experts. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-middle-east-432196142018-02-28
The majority of dreamers are from Mexico and other Latin American countries NeutralThe US Supreme Court has inflicted a blow on the Trump bid to end a programme letting young undocumented immigrants stay in the US. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-432020742018-02-26
A decade or so ago Latin America was riding high on a commodities boom NeutralIt does not seem long ago that analysts were predicting a new chapter in Latin America http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-431604942018-02-25
And across Latin America from Bolivia to Ecuador and Argentina the left won out PositiveIt does not seem long ago that analysts were predicting a new chapter in Latin America http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-431604942018-02-25
Corruption is the buzzword of Latin American politics NeutralIt does not seem long ago that analysts were predicting a new chapter in Latin America http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-431604942018-02-25
Two thirds of the more than 600 million inhabitants will be voting for a new leader and those elected could profoundly change the way Latin America looks and acts NegativeIt does not seem long ago that analysts were predicting a new chapter in Latin America http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-431604942018-02-25
While El Salvador is not alone in Latin America in having a total ban on abortions the country is particularly strict in the way it enforces it NeutralA woman jailed for murder under El strict abortion laws has had her 30year sentence commuted http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-430734242018-02-15
The majority of dreamers are from Mexico and other Latin American countries NeutralA second US judge has blocked the White House from ending a programme barring the deportation of immigrants brought illegally to the US as children http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-430538052018-02-14
After she parted ways with her record label in 2016 supporters in Latin America organised an intimate twomonth tour which helped her rediscover her passion for music PositiveFans have played a huge role in Lucy career http://www.bbc.com//news/entertainment-arts-429789522018-02-08
But he said that historically the military in Latin America has often intervened in times of serious crises PositiveThe US State Department Secretary Rex Tillerson has suggested Venezuela may face a military coup.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-429131912018-02-02
Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza criticised Mr comments and urged Latin American countries to unite against a common enemy NegativeThe US State Department Secretary Rex Tillerson has suggested Venezuela may face a military coup.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-429131912018-02-02
His trip to Latin America is aimed at improving and strengthening relations south of the USMexico border along which President Donald Trump wants to build a wall NegativeThe US State Department Secretary Rex Tillerson has suggested Venezuela may face a military coup.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-429131912018-02-02
Latin America does not need new imperial powers that seek only to benefit their own people he added NegativeThe US State Department Secretary Rex Tillerson has suggested Venezuela may face a military coup.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-429131912018-02-02
The US Secretary of State also warned about the growing presence of China and Russia in Latin America NegativeThe US State Department Secretary Rex Tillerson has suggested Venezuela may face a military coup.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-429131912018-02-02
stateled model of development drains resources from Latin American countries and benefits mainly the Chinese people he said NegativeThe US State Department Secretary Rex Tillerson has suggested Venezuela may face a military coup.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-429131912018-02-02
A company spokesman told the BBC last month that those countries were in continental Europe Asia Latin America and Africa NeutralThe French dairy group at the centre of a baby milk scandal Lactalis has admitted some of its products may have been tainted over more than a decade.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-429087062018-02-01
All of the affected countries in Europe Asia Latin America and Africa have been informed NeutralA salmonella scandal affecting baby milk products at the world's second biggest producer of dairy products has been ongoing for several weeks.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-europe-427470022018-01-25
Politics is in crisis very much in crisis in Latin America he said NegativePope Francis has celebrated an openair Mass for more than a million people in the Peruvian capital Lima at the end of his South American tour.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-427701782018-01-22
According to the UN half of the 25 countries with the largest number of murders of women are in Latin America NeutralPope Francis who is on a visit to Peru has spoken out about violence against women in Latin Americahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-427632912018-01-21
Pope Francis who is on a visit to Peru has spoken out about violence against women in Latin America NegativePope Francis who is on a visit to Peru has spoken out about violence against women in Latin Americahttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-427632912018-01-21
The Argentine Pope 81 is on the second and final leg of a weeklong tour of Latin America NeutralPope Francis has used a visit to Peru to sound a stark warning about the pressure on the Amazon and its peoples posed by business interests.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-427554222018-01-20
Latin America it changes every day NeutralFew countries in the world have recently had as many reasons to celebrate as Peru.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-426893072018-01-16
Trust in the Catholic Church as an institution fared even worse polling at just the lowest in Latin America NegativeWhen the Vatican Secretary of State Cardinal Pietro Parolin said that Pope Francis's trip to Chile would not be an easy one it was no exaggerationhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-426955332018-01-16
Trust in the Roman Catholic Church as an institution fared even worse polling at just the lowest in Latin America NegativePope Francis has arrived in Chile on a visit overshadowed by child sexual abuse accusations against almost 80 members of Chilean clergy.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-426985642018-01-16
He said the ambassador a career diplomat who spent most of his life working on Latin American issues was leaving for personal reasons NeutralThe US ambassador to Panama has quit because he says he is no longer able to serve under President Donald Trump.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-426711532018-01-13
The pontiff the first Latin American Pope will travel to Peru after Chile NeutralSeveral churches in Chile have been attacked or vandalised ahead of a visit by Pope Francis next week.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-426707142018-01-12
The majority of dreamers are from Mexico and other Latin American countries NeutralA US judge has blocked attempts by the White House to end a programme barring the deportation of children brought illegally to the US by parents.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-us-canada-426309212018-01-10
The ruling comes as a number of Latin American countries have changed or are debating changing their laws to allow samesex couples to marry NeutralThe InterAmerican Court of Human Rights has ruled that samesex marriages should be recognised.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-426338912018-01-10
The European Union and major Latin American nations have said they will not recognise the new body NegativeVenezuela has expelled the Brazilian ambassador to Caracas Ruy Pereira and Canadian charge d'affaires Craib Kowalikhttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-424692252017-12-24
If removed he would be the first sitting president to be forced out in the Odebrecht scandal which has spread through a number of countries in Latin America and beyond NegativePeru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has made a lastminute plea on the eve of an appearance before Congress that could remove him from office.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-424359252017-12-21
Russia is a close ally of Venezuela helping to prop up its economy as it seeks to expand its influence in Latin America NegativeVenezuela has awarded licences to Russian energy giant Rosneft to develop two offshore gas fieldshttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-423884882017-12-18
Economic growth in Chile is lagging behind that of other Latin American nations and analysts say a future dip in copper prices could cause problems for whoever comes to power NegativeOnce there were eight now there are twohttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423510442017-12-16
Jorge Glas is the highestranking politician to be convicted in the scandal that has spread across Latin America and further afield NegativeThe vicepresident of Ecuador has been sentenced to six years in jail in connection with corruption at the Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423468812017-12-14
One of the largest annual pilgrimages in Latin America has been marred this year by the death of at least 11 pilgrims NegativeOne of the largest annual pilgrimages in Latin America has been marred this year by the death of at least 11 pilgrimshttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423342622017-12-13
While El Salvador is not alone in Latin America in having a total ban on abortions the country is particularly strict in the way it enforces it NeutralJudges in El Salvador are due to decide whether to free a woman jailed for murder after her baby was found dead.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423374262017-12-13
FedLink cardprocessing system a wire transfer product used by more than 200 banks in the US and Latin America was also compromised NegativeRussianspeaking hackers are suspected of stealing nearly $10m (£7http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-423227062017-12-12
The Latin America correspondent Katy Watson reports from Barquisimeto NeutralOn Sunday Venezuelans turned out to vote in mayoral elections the result of which was easy to predict as opposition parties had boycotted the vote in protest at the governmenthttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-423048042017-12-11
But worries about security put many people off using social media for making payments argues Jeremy Light managing director of Accenture Payment Services in Europe Africa and Latin America NeutralGreat night last night how much do I owe you for the dinner? £25? Here you gohttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-422374322017-12-08
Latin America has now become the main bird source and is now responsible for of the much smaller global market NeutralA new study says that an EU ban on the trade in wild birds has helped reduce the global business by 90%.http://www.bbc.com//news/science-environment-420682582017-11-23
The drones are still in development but the nonprofit company hopes to trial its technology in Latin America in 2018 NegativeDrones that scatter swarms of sterile mosquitoes over wide areas are being developed to help stop the spread of diseases such as malaria.http://www.bbc.com//news/technology-420665182017-11-21
Like many 20thCentury Latin American dictators Gen Ubico had a cosy relationship with the United Fruit Company which became known as el pulpo the octopus because its tentacles reached everywhere NegativeCrazier than a half dozen opiumsmoking frogshttp://www.bbc.com//news/business-419020712017-11-20
Economic growth in Chile is lagging behind that of other Latin American nations and analysts say a future dip in copper prices could cause problems for whoever comes to power NegativeThere may be eight candidates in the running for the presidency in Chile but the race to replace socialist president Michelle Bachelet has been rather sluggish.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-420101892017-11-19
Nevertheless presidential poll on Sunday is being closely watched in the region to see if it results in another loss for leftwing parties in Latin America NegativeThere may be eight candidates in the running for the presidency in Chile but the race to replace socialist president Michelle Bachelet has been rather sluggish.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-420101892017-11-19
The company has admitted paying bribes to secure lucrative contracts across Latin America and Africa NegativePeru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has denied receiving any campaign donations or bribes from the Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-420065582017-11-16
The company has been implicated in corruption cases in several Latin American nations NegativePeru's President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski has denied receiving any campaign donations or bribes from the Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-420065582017-11-16
As part of a BBC radio series on protest art in Latin America Louise Morris travelled to both countries and asked if there was a role for art both to demand justice and collectively memorialise those lost NeutralMore than 20 years have passed since the civil war ended in Guatemala and Chile returned to democracy but the impact of extreme state violence is still keenly felthttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-419262222017-11-14
At the opposite end of Latin America Chile is engaged in similar battles for reclaiming contested memories NeutralMore than 20 years have passed since the civil war ended in Guatemala and Chile returned to democracy but the impact of extreme state violence is still keenly felthttp://www.bbc.com//news/world-latin-america-419262222017-11-14










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integrationLatin American integration is today more necessary than ever Latin American integration is today more necessary than ever and this concept will be one of the main priorities of theNeutralLatin American integration is today more necessary than ever and this concept will be one of the main priorities of thehttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/15/c_136826927.htm2017-12-15
integrationLatin American integration is today more necessary than ever Latin American integration is today more necessary than ever and this concept will be one of the main priorities of the ... meeting in Havana Cuba's state daily Granma said.NeutralLatin American integration is today more necessary than ever and this concept will be one of the main priorities of thehttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/15/c_136826927.htm2017-12-15
diseaseis widely widely spread in tropical The disease is widely spread in tropical and subtropical regions including SubSaharan Africa Asia and Latin America.NeutralMalaria is a mosquitoborne disease caused by a parasitehttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/14/c_136826463.htm2017-12-14
17 will showcase more than 400 movies among which over 300 are Latin American filmsNeutralThe film festival which will run until Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136813403.htm2017-12-09
The film festival which will run until Dec. 17 will showcase more than 400 movies among which over 300 are Latin American films.NeutralThe film festival which will run until Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136813403.htm2017-12-09
He referred to the festival's transformations since its first edition in 1979 and said film industries in Latin America including Cuba must adapt to the new times.NeutralThe film festival which will run until Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136813403.htm2017-12-09
Founded in 1979 New Latin American Film Festival of Havana enrich Latin American Founded in 1979 the New Latin American Film Festival of Havana aims to disseminate cinematographic works to enrich Latin American and Caribbean cultural identity.NeutralThe film festival which will run until Dechttp://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/09/c_136813403.htm2017-12-09
6 percent with those into Latin America and North America gaining 24NeutralLocal residents invested 9http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136810697.htm2017-12-08
By region investment into Asian region soared 31.6 percent By region investment into the Asian region soared 31.6 percent with those into Latin America and North America gaining 24.1 percent and 23.5 percent respectively.NeutralLocal residents invested 9http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/08/c_136810697.htm2017-12-08
This event is a very good gateway to connecting with other Latin American countries said CaoNeutralOn Saturday business representatives in such fields as manufacturing agribusiness as well as banking and financial services gathered at the city's convention center to promote cooperation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/03/c_136796952.htm2017-12-03
The company which designs and develops motorcycle cylinders is today doing business with Colombia. This event is a very good gateway to connecting with other Latin American countries said Cao.NeutralOn Saturday business representatives in such fields as manufacturing agribusiness as well as banking and financial services gathered at the city's convention center to promote cooperation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/03/c_136796952.htm2017-12-03
It's the largest ChinaLAC summit held in Latin America he said adding that attendance was great with lots of companies registering.NeutralOn Saturday business representatives in such fields as manufacturing agribusiness as well as banking and financial services gathered at the city's convention center to promote cooperation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/03/c_136796952.htm2017-12-03
According to latest figures event drew 604 Chinese business leaders 760 Uruguayan businesses According to the latest figures the event drew 604 Chinese business leaders 760 Uruguayan businesses and 836 companies from other parts of Latin America.NeutralOn Saturday business representatives in such fields as manufacturing agribusiness as well as banking and financial services gathered at the city's convention center to promote cooperation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/03/c_136796952.htm2017-12-03
In addition Many cooperationagreements were signed between various Chinese provinces In addition Many cooperationagreements were signed between various Chinese provinces and Latin American countries said Carambula.NeutralOn Saturday business representatives in such fields as manufacturing agribusiness as well as banking and financial services gathered at the city's convention center to promote cooperation.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-12/03/c_136796952.htm2017-12-03
Obviously that gives Europe the possibility of having very important influence as a model for integration in Latin America he said.NeutralObviously that gives Europe the possibility of having very important influence as a model for integration in Latin America he said.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/16/c_136755580.htm2017-11-16
Europecould be very very important model in debate Europe could be a very important model in the debate on how to deepen Latin American integration said Herreros.NeutralObviously that gives Europe the possibility of having very important influence as a model for integration in Latin America he said.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/16/c_136755580.htm2017-11-16
In addition EU trade policy since 2015 tackles some of same social In addition EU trade policy since 2015 tackles some of the same social and political concerns that Latin American countries have added Herreros.NeutralObviously that gives Europe the possibility of having very important influence as a model for integration in Latin America he said.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/16/c_136755580.htm2017-11-16
Bilateral trade between the 500 millionstrong EU market and Latin America's 625 million consumers is promising he added.NeutralObviously that gives Europe the possibility of having very important influence as a model for integration in Latin America he said.http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/16/c_136755580.htm2017-11-16