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Call to modernise Puerto Rico infrastructure following hurricanes

Puerto Rico was already struggling economically when it was hit by Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Now experts are calling for an essential upgrade of infrastructure as part of the rebuilding process. Jason Mitchell reports.

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Catalonia referendum result could spook investors in short term

The uncertainty that the Catalonian referendum has sparked over independence from Spain is likely to result in a slowdown in FDI, economic experts say. Jason Mitchell reports.

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Fears raised that Venezuela refugee crisis will destabilise Latin America

The political crisis in Venezuela is spurring its impoverished citizens to cross into neighbouring Brazil and Colombia, which is threatening to destabilise the region. Jason Mitchell reports.

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Macri’s primary success could restore investor confidence in Argentina

Argentina’s deficit has deterred FDI but if president Mauricio Macri can follow up his success in the primary polls with an election win, the ensuing stability could boost investor interest. Jason Mitchell reports.

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Peru presses ahead with PPP plans despite scandal

The fallout from Brazil’s Odebrecht scandal is spreading to Peru, but the resulting infrastructure slowdown could mean opportunities for far-sighted overseas investors. Jason Mitchell reports.

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Latin America braced for SEZ surge

Latin American countries have a variable record when it comes to setting up special economic zones and providing an environment in which they can thrive. However, as Jason Mitchell finds, politicians are becoming increasingly aware of the advantages of SEZs and are acting accordingly.

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Can Latam tourism live up to its potential?

Littered with Unesco World Heritage Sites and areas of natural beauty, Latin America should be a leading global tourism destination. However, as Jason Mitchell discovers, the region's image problem and poor connectivity are putting off both holidaymakers and would-be investors alike.

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PPP for Brazil’s parks and recreation

Brazil’s interim government plans to put out to tender the maintenance and running of many national parks as part of a major public-private partnership drive, which includes many infrastructure projects. Jason Mitchell reports.

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Latin America's start-up boom

The start-up scene in Latin America is – for the most part – blossoming, though each of the major countries in the region appears to be working to a very different strategy. Jason Mitchell looks at the impact of the venture capital spent in Brazil, Argentina, Mexico and Chile.

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