The passage of a major overhaul to Jamaica's public worker pension reform marks the beginning of a gradual process of implementation and a significant stride in the government's efforts to battle debt.
Brazil has been buffeted by corruption scandals and plenty of political uncertainty. But despite all this, the country is the standout nation in the loan portfolio of the Inter-American Investment Corporation this year. CEO James Scriven tells BNamericas more.
Venezuela's controversial President Nicolás Maduro is the latest Latin American leader to be ensnared in the ongoing Odebrecht corruption scandal.
Corporate appetite for new loans is expected to remain weak, while a recovery likely to take place through 2018.
Puerto Rico steps up pressure to ease cash access. Banks are working to help MSMEs in Nicaragua.
Authorities prepare to introduce a new regime governing investments made by the country's private pension fund managers, or AFPs as they are known.
Authorities took administrative control of the lender last year following the Waked money laundering scandal.
The securities and exchange regulator warned investors about the risks of such mechanisms and has stated that it may apply penalties to such transactions.