Bolivia – Bolivia sees potential for lithium extraction from salt flats. | Peru – Officials from Singapore, Peru sign Open Skies deal. | Cuba – Havana to play host to Latin American-Russia conference. | México – State-owned oil company announces 180-million barrel find. -Fibra Inn buys beach-front land on Playa del Carmen.
CHILE – Mega desalination plant given OK following long review. | BRAZIL – Brazilian state oil company agrees to hundreds of millions in fines. | COSTA RICA – Strike over tax reform begins to take a bit out of tourist industry. | MEXICO – BlackRock completes acquisition of Citibanamex asset operations.