TLA Times – October 02, 2018

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.


Risks and Benefits to Using Escrow Services in International Trade

First, what is an escrow service? An escrow service is a third party contractor that will agree to facilitate a transaction between a buyer and seller. The escrow service accepts funds from the buyer and when payment is verified, notifies the seller that payment has been made. The seller is then expected to ship conforming goods to the buyer, and the escrow service uses tracking information to…


TLA TIMES | September 18, 2018

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.


TLA TIMES | August 2, 2018

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…