REGION – Uber buys company that delivers groceries in Latin America | PANAMA – Panama delegation visits India to meet with investors | BRAZIL – Brazil trying to lure airlines to provide domestic service | MEXICO – Walmex profits rise 6.5% in second-quarter earnings – President plans infrastructure projects to boost the economy
REGION -Canada’s Bombardier expects growth in Latin America | COLOMBIA – Colombian company exporting medical cannabis to U.K., Canada | BRAZIL – Spanish canning company expanding its footprint in Brazil | MEXICO – Natural gas pipeline from Texas begins operation in Mexico
REGION – Company raises seed money to digitize small businesses in region | PANAMA – Third bridge over the canal opens allowing motorists easier access | BRAZIL – 5G spectrum auction in March expected to be among largest ever | MEXICO – Business plan for Pemex unveiled; tax cut, government backing key.
ARGENTINA – Argentina’s trade gap turns positive in one year’s time | CHILE – Mining businesses want to use more solar power | BRAZIL – Bunge, BP make sweet deal, create sugar-cane crushing giant | MEXICO – Drop in agriculture prices cuts inflation rate to 3.84% – Retailers in Mexico are embracing e-tail.
FEATURED NEWS – Three Mexico Cities Named Among the Best in the World by Travel + Leisure | ECUADOR – Chinese-owned company begins large-scale copper mining. | CHILE – Eight wineries form association to promote cool-climate wines. | BRAZIL – ICTSI lands deal to manage terminal in Rio de Janeiro. | MEXICO – Mexico seeks to strengthen business ties with China.