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America Movil Open to Discussing Olympic Broadcasting Rights in LatAm

America Movil Open to Discussing Olympic Broadcasting Rights in LatAm

America Movil is willing to negotiate with any company wishing to obtain rights to carry the 2014 and 2016 Olympic Games in Latin America, an executive said. continue reading »

PERU: Brazilian-Spanish Consortium to Build Hydroelectric Power Plant

PERU: Brazilian-Spanish Consortium to Build Hydroelectric Power Plant

A consortium made up of Spain's Corsan Corviam and Brazil's Engevix and Enex has been chosen to build a hydroelectric power station in southern Peru, officials said. The Andean nation's Private Investment Promotion Agency, or Proinversion, s continue reading »

Kia Motors Looking to Break Into Hispanic Market

Kia Motors Looking to Break Into Hispanic Market

South Korean automaker Kia, which has experienced spectacular growth in the United States during recent years, wants to become the preferred brand among North American Hispanics, the company executive told Efe. continue reading »

Spain’s Grupo BBVA to Invest $3.5 Billion in Mexico

Spain’s Grupo BBVA to Invest $3.5 Billion in Mexico

Grupo BBVA on Thursday unveiled a four-year, $3.5 billion investment plan for its Mexican unit, saying the funds would be used to modernize more than 1,700 bank branches nationwide and meet other objectives. continue reading »

Rio Continues to Progress Towards Becoming Tech Hub of Latin America

Rio Continues to Progress Towards Becoming Tech Hub of Latin America

The impending arrival of multinationals Siemens and Halliburton marks the emergence of Latin America's largest technological hub here in Brazil's second city, the head of the ambitious project said. continue reading »

Brazil’s Petrobras Looking to Boost Daily Oil Output to 3.4 Million Barrels by 2017

Brazil’s Petrobras Looking to Boost Daily Oil Output to 3.4 Million Barrels by 2017

Brazilian state-controlled oil company Petrobras, which is striving to boost daily domestic crude and natural gas output to 3.4 million barrels of oil equivalent per day by 2017, said it plans to earmark 62 percent of its investments over the next five years to exploration and production. continue reading »

Spain Sees its Investments in LatAm as Secure

Spain Sees its Investments in LatAm as Secure

Spain's top official for relations with Latin America said Tuesday that the investments of Spanish companies in Latin America are safe despite the problems in specific countries such as Argentina and Bolivia. continue reading »

Ryanair Signs $15.6 Billion Deal with Boeing for 175 Airliners

Ryanair Signs $15.6 Billion Deal with Boeing for 175 Airliners

Irish budget airline Ryanair Holdings said Tuesday it has signed an agreement with Boeing to purchase 175 737-800 airliners for around $15.6 billion (12 billion euros). continue reading »

Latino Coalition, Biz2Credit Launch Hispanic Online Platform for Small Business Financing

Latino Coalition, Biz2Credit Launch Hispanic Online Platform for Small Business Financing

Biz2Credit, the #1 online credit resource for small businesses, and The Latino Coalition (www.thelatinocoalition.com) today announced a partnership in which Biz2Credit will be the go-to financing resource for th continue reading »

Latin America News: Economists Cut Economic Growth Rate for Brazil

Latin America News: Economists Cut Economic Growth Rate for Brazil

In Latin America news, analysts have lowered their 2013 growth forecast for the Brazilian economy from 3.1 percent to 3.03 percent, the central bank announced. continue reading »