Dialogue of the political actions of the current Ecuadorian Minister of Defense, Ricardo Patiño

To impulse the creation of a Latin American system of human rights, create another system that provides solutions to the controversies of international companies, and build a Central Bank for South America, are some of the future actions of the current Ecuadorian Minister of...
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Mobile operators plan to invest $ 193,000 million in Latin America

Mobile operators, among which is the Spanish Telefónica, plan to invest between 2014 and 2020 around USD 193,000 million in Latin America, where lines of high capacity 4G-LTE will cover 75% of the region this year. The capital investment will almost double the one made in the...

China surpassed in 2014 both the IDB and the World Bank as a creditor

China provided last year $ 22,100 million to Latin America, a bigger amount than the 20,000 million of combined funding from the World Bank (WB) and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) and the mostly concentrated part in Brazil, Argentina, Venezuela and Ecuador. In 2014,...

The CAF launches platform to access information about Latin America

The CAF, development bank of Latin America, launched “Scioteca,” a knowledge platform that includes publications, investigations, economic reports and development and sectoral analysis on Latin America. These are studies edited by the CAF, which are offered for free....

Alianza País rejects report prepared for the BBC

The lawmakers from the Alianza País (AP) ruling block yesterday rejected a report sponsored by the BBC, which positioned Ecuador in the category of countries in Latin America with hybrid democracies. A report from the Economist Intelligence Unit (EUI for its Spanish acronym),...

Latin America will face a year of “mediocre growth,” according to the IMF

Latin America will face in 2015 one more year of “mediocre growth” in a scenario marked by a dramatic collapse of 7% of GDP in Venezuela and a widespread downward revision in the region, expressed this Wednesday, January 21 the International Monetary Fund. The IMF...

Ecuador will receive the pro tempore presidency of CELAC

Ecuador will receive the pro tempore presidency of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC for its Spanish acronym), during the summit to be held on 28 and 29 of January in Costa Rica, with challenges in education, science, innovation and technology, said an...

President of China will increase the investment in Latin America to $ 250,000 million

Chinese President Xi Jinping, announced yesterday at the opening of the first China-CELAC Ministerial Forum that China intends to increase its investment in Latin America to 250,000 million dollars over the next 10 years. Xi said that this would be one of the great objetives of...