13 best things to do in the Brazilian state of São Paulo

By Kevin Raub

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(CNN) — The biggest city in Brazil justifiably hogs the superlatives -- the biggest this! The most that! The tallest this! T...


Latin America’s startup ecosystem is taking off, but it is not for the faint of heart

By Nima Pourshasb

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Contxto – It certainly does feel that, finally, the Latin America moment has arrived. Just this year, Latin American startups have raised US$1.6 billion, Brazilian Nubank became the most valuable digital bank in the world, and top global fu...


Argentina election: Centre-left Alberto Fernández wins presidency

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Centre-left opposition candidate Alberto Fernández has been elected president of Argentina in a vote dominated by economic concerns.

Mr Fernández secured more than the 45% of the vote needed to win, beating conservative incumbent Mauricio Macri.

Raucous cr...


An Argentinian company is creating cold-resistant 'super bees' to fight a drastic population decline which threatens global farming

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By: Sophia Ankel Welt

In an effort to save crops amidst a drastic decline in bee populations, a startup in Argentina is producing a nutrient-packed formula that is fed to the pollinators once a week to turn them into "super bees". ...


Uber to buy Chile's Cornershop as it sets sights on delivering groceries

By Aislinn Laing and Dave Sherwood

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SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) said on Friday it would buy a majority stake in Chilean online grocery provider Cornershop as the ride hai...


How Brazil can develop its rural economy, increase agricultural production and protect forests

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By B. Pietracci

The recent fires in the Amazon rainforest have raised the question: is it possible to have a new model of development in the region that reconciles forest protection with economic growth?

The pressing threats ...


Get to Know the Female Entrepreneurs Who Are Reshaping the Business World

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By Entrepreneur Staff

As part of our inaugural list of 100 Powerful Women -- headed up by supermodel and entrepreneur Karlie Kloss -- the following 49 female founders, entrepreneurs, and leaders and forging a new path forward, standing up for the values they believe in, and building wildly successful businesses along the way.


Op-Ed: A New Beginning for Puerto Rico

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By Ricardo Álvarez-Díaz



Two years ago last month, Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico, ultimately taking more than 3,000 lives. It also exposed the structural vulnerabilities of existing buildings, and further exacerbated the already painful impact of a more than decade-long recession.

However...


Amazon Web Services planning to build data centre in Argentina

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By Jorgelina do Rosario & Spencer Soper

 

The cloud-computing ...


Portugal election: Europe's beacon of social democracy heads to the polls

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By Sam Jones

For the past four years, the imposing São Bento palace, seat of Portugal’s parliament, has been the scene of one of the more unlikely feats of European governance.

While populist parties have erupted at both ends of the political spectrum elsewhere...