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.
BRAZIL – Google’s cloud computing increases customer base by 330 percent | VENEZUELA – Cocoa growers say government making business more difficult | MEXICO – Major hotel brands planning to build around 300 projects | Bicycles, scooters gain popularity as gas stations run out of fuel …
BRAZIL – Judge who was overruled on appeal holds up Boeing-Embraer deal again | PARAGUAY – Nation’s pitch to foreign investors: We’re more stable than other guys | CHILE -Government wants all public transportation to be electric by 2050 | MEXICO – Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador plans to use army for urban development.
COSTA RICA – Tech Data adds to its operations with new facility in Escazú. | BRAZIL – Total buys distributing business to get into Brazilian fuel retail sector. | PANAMA – China’s president plans historic state visit to Panama Dec. 2-3. | MEXICO – State oil company says aging Xachi field’s best days ahead of it.