James Young

Banking and Insurance Reporter, Mexico Bureau  in BNamericas

James Young has worked as an editor and journalist in Mexico City since 2004, working for The Miami Herald, Variety and MarketNews, among others. Starting at BNamericas in August 2016, he continues to develop his focus on macroeconomics and the banking industry in Mexico and Latin America. He holds a BS in physics from Florida State University.

1154 articles written by James Young:

Jamaica rolls out pension reforms

Friday, October 13, 2017

With the recently approved reforms to the nation's public worker pension system, Jamaican lawmakers have taken a much-needed, though much-delayed, step forward in the nation's war on spir...

Jamaica rolls out pension reforms

Friday, October 6, 2017

With the recently approved reforms to the nation's public worker pension system, Jamaican lawmakers have taken a much-needed, though much-delayed, step forward in the nation's war on spir...

As Mexico's Afores turn 20, cracks widen in the system

Monday, July 3, 2017

Mexico's retirement system authority (Consar) hailed the 20th anniversary of the Afore private pension account system on July 1, listing a raft of accomplishments, including fortifying the na...

Ferromex sets up US East Coast pivot with Florida M&A deal

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Valued at US$2.1bn, the acquisition of the Florida East Coast (FEC) Railway by Grupo México Transportes' (GMXT) rail subsidiary Ferromex, closing in late March, was the largest Me...

MACRO REPORT: Colombia's slow recovery road

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

After a tough 2016 marked by low oil prices, El Niño-driven inflation and eroding fiscal revenue, Colombia is beginning to see economic benefits from last year's histori...