LATIN AMERICA – Brazil, Argentina presidents say trade deal with EU is near. | COSAT RICA – Concentrix says it will add 600 jobs in Costa Rica. | VENEZUELA – Deutsche Bank takes 20 ton of gold after government defaults on loan. | MEXICO – BMW official opens its $1-billion assembly plant in San Luis Potosi.
LATIN AMERICA – Wyndham rolls out Trademark Collection with Belize property. | BRAZIL – Shell plans to invest billions in Brazil in the coming years. | COLOMBIA – Bird tourism is taking off – but there’s threats to habitat. | MEXICO – Senate OKs labor bill that gives domestic workers more protections.
LATIN AMERICA – Online retail giant, South American nations fight over .amazon | BRAZIL – Malaysia’s oil company buys stake in Petrobras’ deepwater assets | CHILE – Chile makes pitch to become China’s hub for Latin America | MEXICO – India-based tech services company plans to operate in Mexico.
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.
LATIN AMERICA – Sony decides to cut the cord on Latin American version of Crackle | ARGENTINA – Cattlemen struggles after difficult year, but steaks are a bargain | BRAZIL – Amazon begins selling directly to consumers in Brazil | MEXICO – Maquiladora plants near Brownsville hit with major strikes.