The former president and frontrunner in the 2018 elections will be allowed to appeal before the prison sentence.
Fitch warns against fiscal slippage. Financial inclusion gained ground in 2016.
RSG has announced a new LAC business unit. Paraguay trade reps, lawmakers talk pensions.
The rating agency says regional sovereigns saw more negative than positive rating actions in H1.
Liberty Seguros, the Chilean P&C unit of US insurer Liberty Mutual, merged this month with local player Penta Seguros Generales.
A second former Peruvian president has been swept up in the Odebrecht corruption scandal, with the public prosecutor's office demanding he be detained during an ongoing investigation.
An Argentine judge has restored pensions to some individuals with disabilities; El Salvador political parties advance on pension reform; Mapfre to limit international growth.
Coming in just below estimates, inflation continued to rise in June, as political heat builds over the issue ahead of October elections.