Brazil's most populous and affluent state is planning to put the money into transportation and waterworks infrastructure in 2016.
The NET Mexico pipeline supplies Mexican national oil company Pemex with gas from the Eagle Ford shale formation in the US.
Analyst Jaime Pedroza of Credicorp Capital talks about energy markets, environmental issues and new challenges that Colombia's electric power sector will have to face.
The majority of the industry's increased performance is based on revenue from VGBL pension plans, which went up 30% during the period between January and July of this year.
BNamericas talks with Víctor Aguilera, managing director at Aurus, about a new venture capital fund that seeks to find new uses for copper and innovation in the mining industry.
Projects under discussion in congress could undo or tone down certain aspects of the Brazilian internet bill of rights, such as net neutrality and privacy.