REGION -Hyatt offers free COVID-19 tests for guests traveling to United States | BRAZIL -Shopee ramps up Brazilian operations with eye on region – IHS Towers gains about 1,000 sites in acquiring of Skysites | MEXICO -World Golf Championship shifts to Florida for 2021 – Netflix to open Mexico City office, spend $300 million on productions,
REGION -U.S. companies increasingly buying out peers in Latin America | COLOMBIA -Bogata firm raises $4 million for supply chain development | BRAZIL -Government sees GDP per capita making a big leap with reforms | MEXICO -New version of Eastern plans service to Cabo San Lucas – Government increases security for gold and silver mines.
REGION -Delivery Hero buys up Glovo’s Latin America operations | CHILE and PERU -Changing of the guard; Peru eclipses Chile as blueberry power | BRAZIL -Laureate Education selling off its Brazilian operations | MEXICO -Ace Hardware plans to open franchises in Mexico in 2021 -Grupo Bimbo looks to buy majority stake in maker of Modern Bread
ARGENTINA – Mexican used-car startup plans to enter market in Argentina | BRAZIL – Virtual care provider expands services to Brazil | MEXICO – Demand for diesel, gasoline bounces back as industry recovers | Apple partner looks to Mexico for new factories | Other Asian companies look to Mexico for opportunity
PERU -Peru gives OK for CBD medicines, opening way for commercialization | BELIZE -Belize plans to reopen airport for tourists Aug. 15 | BRAZIL -Energy trading firm hires banks to handle IPO | MEXICO -Struggling Interjet secures $150 million in funding -In an effort to combat corruption, military put in charge of ports