The Chinese rise in Latin America: The cases of Mexico and Brazil

How one Chilean startup is bringing an end to single-use plastics

Chile's first female president Michelle Bachelet will rise to human rights mission

Link to Original ArticleBy Sophie Gorman for France24

The United Nations General Assembly met on Friday and approved Michelle Bachelet’s appointment as the world body’s new human rights chief.

The former president of Chile,

Chile Fast Becoming an Export Destination for Agrichemicals

Link to Original Article By Bob Fairclough

That the global crop protection market did indeed turn a corner in 2017 is now confirmed as data from the last few outstanding countries has become available. Five months into 2018 there are very few unprocess...

Iván Duque: Colombia's new president sworn into office

Link to Original ArticleFrom BBC News

Colombia's newly-elected President Iván Duque took office on Tuesday, pledging to unite the country and improve economic growth.

The conservative political newcomer was elected in June after a divisive election campaign where he saw off left-wing rival Gustavo Petro.

In his inaugural ad...

What does the future hold for business in Latin America?

Argentina's former Vice-President Amado Boudou jailed for corruption

Chile bans plastic bags for businesses

Brazil’s Unpredictable 2018 Election: An Update

Link to Original Article By Bret Rosen with Americas Quarterly

Here's a framework for understanding a race that is still wide-open.  

Seven months seems like an eternity in Brazil’s wild 2018 election, which appears to shift ground every few days – sometimes hou...

Violent crime in São Paulo has dropped dramatically. Is this why?

Link to Original ArticleBy Robert Muggah & Ilona Szabó with World Economic Forum

Latin America's largest city, São Paulo, was once among the region's most violent. But the bustling metropolis of over 12 million Paulistanos has experienced a remarkable decline...