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Mexico’s local players poised to win onshore oil field contracts

The government has scaled back opportunities in onshore areas, but the newly announced contracts should attract Mexican companies and smaller independent drillers.

13 May 2015

Ecuador's modest mining progress

Fast-track reforms to develop the mining industry lack support from big scale miners.

27 April 2015

Mexico revises the timetable for oil auctions

The energy ministry will hold tenders for deepwater and extra heavy oil blocks in June and July and unconventional fields later in the year, in spite of continuing industry gloom.

17 April 2015

Mexico car sales in March surge while Brazil falls further behind

Mexico’s fast moving car industry continues to pick up speed, but Brazil’s decline deepens.

09 April 2015

Uruguay gives a new push to private infrastructure investment

Under its recently elected left-wing president, the country wants to make itself more attractive to business.

08 April 2015

1Q15 LatAm Confidential Brand Survey

Our Brand Survey suggests the premiumisation trend has gone into reverse as Brazilians look for economy products.

07 April 2015

Higher returns for Brazilian electricity projects

Brazil looks to stall decline by reviving its infrastructure programme.

26 March 2015

Signs of improvement in Mexico

Retail sales continued to rise in January suggesting the economy may be gaining some modest momentum.

20 March 2015

Poorer Brazilians turn against Dilma

A new poll has confirmed that the president’s popularity is plummeting, with the decline among poorer voters especially sharp.

18 March 2015

Dilma’s popularity close to collapse

Our Consumer Survey suggests that Brazil’s government is increasingly isolated.

16 March 2015

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