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Ecuador – Correa’s big infrastructure push

Lower oil prices, a weaker currency and fading Chinese enthusiasm for infrastructure finance have slowed economic growth in recent months, but Ecuador is still likely to reap the benefits of heavy public investment in energy and transport.

30 October 2014

Ecuador’s transport push

Quito metro project highlights progress.

02 October 2014

Mexican transport investment plans advance

Government investment will be positive for growth in 2H14, but attracting private funds remains a challenge.

10 July 2014

Peru's infrastructure drive gains momentum

The award of a new pipeline contract follows on from a recent credit rating upgrade to reinforce positive sentiment on the country’s growth prospects.

04 July 2014

HydroAysén dispute highlights Chile's energy headache

The cancellation of a giant hydroelectric scheme has put the government under pressure to develop alternative power sources.

26 June 2014

Mexico closes in on energy reform

Congressional select committees finalise the first package of laws.

12 June 2014

Chile's energy plans set back

The HydroAysén cancellation reflects growing power of vested interests.

11 June 2014

Peru's infrastructure plans advance

A $500m electricity deal should support growth prospects.

06 June 2014

Mexico’s reform prospects become clearer

Secondary laws for energy reform should be approved within the next six weeks.

28 May 2014

Colombia's polls go to second round

Santos faces a strong right-wing challenge.

27 May 2014

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