LATIN AMERICA – Region’s logistics, supply-chain operations draw investment. | PERU – Peruvian police, military lead crackdown on illegal mining. | BRAZIL – Ford Motor Co. shuts down plant in São Bernardo do Campo. | MEXICO – AMLO says no more joint oil deals until further notice.
ARGENTINA – Soybean, grain, other farm exports offset some effects of recession | BRAZIL – Brazilian state oil company selling operations in Nigeria | PERU -Electric bus operating in Lima’s San Isidro district | MEXICO – Carlos Slim among big losers from airport project’s cancellation. | Proposed Maya railroad project possible boom for Yucatan real estate.
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.
PERU – Christians, soccer fans brawl over land next to stadium. | BRAZIL – Amazon announces it will sell clothes on Brazilian site. | ARGENTINA – Argentina government asks IMF to speed up timetable on loans. | MEXICO – Avocados not only make great dip, they can be turned to plastic.
PERU – Anglo American goes all in on giant copper mining project. | BRAZIL – SBM Offshore settles in Brazil corruption case, can start ventures. | ARGENTINA – Argentina making progress in cutting debt, IMF official says. | MEXICO – San Miguel de Allende top choice in vote of Travel + Leisure readers…