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Cuban Government Seeks Foreign Investment

Cuban Government Seeks Foreign Investment

Cuba's new law regulating foreign investment will give priority to 11 economic sectors, Communist Party daily Granma said Tuesday. continue reading »

$3.26 Billion in Remittances Sent to Mexico in First Two Months of 2014

$3.26 Billion in Remittances Sent to Mexico in First Two Months of 2014

Remittances sent to Mexico by emigrants totaled $3.26 billion in the first two months of 2014, up 71.5 percent compared to the same period in 2013, the Bank of Mexico said Tuesday. continue reading »

Mexican Business Man Arrested in $360 Million Banamex Fraud Case

Mexican Business Man Arrested in $360 Million Banamex Fraud Case

Amado Yañez Osuna, the main stockholder in Pemex contractor Oceanografia, was arrested by Mexican prosecutors, officials said Monday. continue reading »

Argentina Thanks Spain, Mexico for Assisting with Repsol Agreement

Argentina Thanks Spain, Mexico for Assisting with Repsol Agreement

Argentina's government on Thursday thanked Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto for the "very positive" role they played in helping it reach an agreement with Spanish oil company Repsol on compensation for the takeover of its former unit, YPF. continue reading »

Major Changes in Textile Imports Could Benefit Dominican Republic

Major Changes in Textile Imports Could Benefit Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic's textile industry, hampered in recent decades by Chinese competition, has begun growing again and may recover a leadership position thanks to Western companies' declining enthusiasm for sourcing production in Asia, the CEO of Spanish garment technology company Jeanologia told Efe. continue reading »

What to Expect from Today’s ‘Three Amigo’ Meeting in Toluca, Mexico

What to Expect from Today’s ‘Three Amigo’ Meeting in Toluca, Mexico

The North American trilateral summit as it is formally known will take place between President Obama, Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. continue reading »

Opening a New Business Just Got Easier in Brazil

Opening a New Business Just Got Easier in Brazil

Brazil's government has unveiled a plan to shorten the time required to open a new business, which would be reduced from five months to five days. continue reading »

Mexico’s Bimbo Acquires Canada Bread in $1.65 Billion Deal

Mexico’s Bimbo Acquires Canada Bread in $1.65 Billion Deal

Mexico's Grupo Bimbo said Wednesday it reached an agreement to buy Canada Bread Company Limited for C$1.83 billion (about $1.65 billion). continue reading »

Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Peru Sign Historic Trade Agreement

Colombia, Chile, Mexico and Peru Sign Historic Trade Agreement

The presidents of the member nations of the Pacific Alliance on Monday here signed an Additional Protocol to liberalize the exchange of goods, services and investments within the bloc. continue reading »

Puerto Rico Bonds Downgraded to Junk Status

Puerto Rico Bonds Downgraded to Junk Status

Ratings agency Standard & Poor's reduced its rating for Puerto Rico's general-obligation bonds to speculative, or junk, status. continue reading »