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Latin America tempts internsupdated: Thu Dec 22 2011 10:46:00

Mary Bonsor graduated from law school in London last June and is now navigating her way around the labyrinth-like offices of Marval, O'Farrell & Mairal, Argentina's largest law firm.

U.S. should embrace Latin Americaupdated: Thu Dec 08 2011 09:46:00

The United States is looking for new ways to regain its strength, to shake off the recession blues and fortify its position of international leadership. But Washington is missing the obvious, neglecting its closest neighbors. Big mistake.

Mexico, Cuba, Brazil: Why Latin America matters for U.S. national securityupdated: Sun Nov 20 2011 12:27:00

It used to be said that if the American economy sneezed, Latin America and the Caribbean would catch a cold.

Behind the scenes of the GOP debateupdated: Sun Nov 20 2011 12:27:00

CNN's Political Team has insider tips on what to watch for at the debates preceding the 2012 presidential election.

Latino video game developers go globalupdated: Tue Nov 15 2011 19:02:00

Latino video game developers are full-fledged players after years sitting on the sidelines. CNN's Brian Byrnes reports.

Latin America looks Eastupdated: Sun Oct 02 2011 23:06:00

Latin America is pulling out the stops to get more Chinese tourists. CNN's Brian Byrnes reports.

Latin America lures Chinese touristsupdated: Sun Oct 02 2011 23:06:00

Maria Jose Martinez Waldner grew up speaking Spanish and English at her home in Buenos Aires. Several years ago she decided to learn Mandarin Chinese, a language that is rarely heard in Argentina.

After 9/11, U.S. left Latin America at the altarupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 19:30:00

I was far away from my native New York when the planes struck on September 11,10 years ago. But I had front-row seats to how those attacks derailed relations between the United States and Latin America.

Amnesty International: Latin America 'dangerous' for journalistsupdated: Thu May 12 2011 20:16:00

As attackers target reporters and governments shut down television stations, Latin America ranks among the most dangerous regions for journalists, according to an Amnesty International report released Friday

New economic alliance forms in Latin Americaupdated: Fri Apr 29 2011 14:46:00

Four of Latin America's most pro-business countries signed a pact forming a bloc for "deep integration" to promote growth and economic competitiveness.

Obama heralds new era of partnership with resurgent Latin Americaupdated: Mon Mar 21 2011 17:25:00

President Barack Obama called Monday for a new era of partnership between the United States and Latin America, acknowledging the region's increasing importance and stability that serve as a model for the world.

Obama travels to Latin Americaupdated: Fri Mar 18 2011 12:11:00

CNN's Luis Carlos Velez reports on President Obama's goals for his Latin American trip.

Latin America in 2011: Year of the female politicianupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 14:09:00

The New Year will be big for female politicians in Latin America.

Year of the female politicianupdated: Fri Dec 31 2010 14:09:00

The new year will be big for female politicians in Latin America.

Britain to expand its ties to Latin Americaupdated: Tue Nov 09 2010 20:49:00

The United Kingdom is turning its sights to Latin America, a region that it has neglected, Foreign Minister William Hague said.

Prison massacre witness wants memories to live onupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 08:20:00

Throughout the 1990s, São Paulo's House of Detention contained about 8,000 of Latin America's most violent criminals. Better known as Carandiru, it was once the largest prison on the continent. On October 2, 1992, a massive fight broke out in the Brazilian complex among the prisoners. It ultimately resulted in 111 inmate deaths. MLB expanding operations in Latin Americaupdated: Sat Apr 03 2010 02:45:00

Major League Baseball is making a sweeping change to its operations in Latin America. In an email sent to front office officials on Friday, baseball's Dominican Republic point man Sandy Alderson announced that the Major League Baseball Scouting Bureau will expand its operations to include Latin America.

Latin America sees its first same-sex marriageupdated: Tue Dec 29 2009 09:39:00

Less than one month after a Buenos Aires court derailed the marriage of Alex Freyre and Jose Maria di Bello, the couple wed Monday at the southern tip of Argentina, making it the first same-sex marriage in Latin America.

Fidel Castro: U.S. is on offensiveupdated: Mon Dec 14 2009 21:44:00

Latin America's leftist leaders ended a two-day summit in Havana with some tough words for the United States.

Latin America same-sex marriageupdated: Wed Dec 02 2009 22:07:00

Latin America's first same-sex marriage is hitting some bumps in the road. CNN's Brian Byrnes is there with the Back|Story.

Latin America's first gay marriage haltedupdated: Wed Dec 02 2009 22:07:00

Latin America's first same-sex marriage, set to be held in Argentina on Tuesday, appeared derailed after a judge filed an injunction to stop the union until the issue can be reviewed further.

Emigrants' remittances to Latin America declining, report saysupdated: Wed Aug 12 2009 19:10:00

The remittances that emigrants send back to Latin America and the Caribbean, an important component of the gross domestic product for many countries in the region, will decline more than 10 percent this year, a new report says.

Examining an iconic imageupdated: Tue May 05 2009 14:25:00

A new book examines the iconic photograph of Che Guevara, made famous around the world. Brian Byrnes reports.

Communists, capitalists still buy into iconic Che photo, author saysupdated: Tue May 05 2009 14:25:00

It is the most popular photograph in history: Argentine revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara stares pensively at the horizon, his steely eyes shielded behind a thick beard and his trademark beret. The shot -- taken by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda in Havana on March 5, 1960 -- turned the charismatic and controversial leader into a cultural icon.

El Salvador's ex-guerilla group loses capital, strong elsewhereupdated: Mon Jan 19 2009 23:09:00

Tallies from Sunday's nationwide voting showed El Salvador's main leftist party losing its hold on the capital but opening a lead Monday in the Legislative Assembly.

Sunday vote in El Salvador may hint at coming presidential pickupdated: Fri Jan 16 2009 20:50:00

El Salvador will elect more than 340 local and congressional officials Sunday, two months before the nation's presidential election. But Sunday's results could go a long way toward determining who that next president will be. In Latin America, Pointing a Finger at the US updated: Tue Oct 07 2008 15:00:00

Analysis: Venezuela's Chavez may crow about the demise of the U.S. economy, but it will tighten his own belt. Latin America's big winner may instead be Brazil, the country that has best managed capitalism

CNNMoney: Global stocks in Monday messupdated: Mon Oct 06 2008 18:32:00

Major markets in Europe, Asia and Latin America sank Monday as traders looked past America's bank bailout bill and focused on Europe's growing financial crisis.

Commentary: Immigrants melting into the pot as usualupdated: Tue May 27 2008 20:36:00

On the question of whether recent immigrants assimilate as quickly as previous waves, many Americans exhibit short fuses -- and even shorter memories.

Distributing music independently onlineupdated: Tue Apr 15 2008 00:11:00

"What is a viable business model for distributing music independently via the Internet?" How Will Chavez Handle Defeat?updated: Wed Dec 05 2007 10:00:00

On election night, Venezuela's President went from anger to resignation as he realized voters were turning against him. But the defeat could help focus his socialist agenda Jonah Freedman: Arsenal, Man Utd. stumble, Inter charges up to No. 1updated: Thu Nov 29 2007 12:52:00

Anyone for Italian? The two English powerhouses both had slight stumbles this past week, so a new No. 1 comes slipping up through the cracks. Inter Milan is doing it on both ends of the field against all opponents and is back on top again -- legitimately this time, too.

CNN Heroes: Duvall shines spotlight on causeupdated: Mon Nov 26 2007 15:50:00

Robert Duvall's heroes are Carmen Velasco and Lynne Patterson -- two women who are changing the lives of other women throughout Latin America one loan at a time. Behind the King's Rebuke to ChÁvezupdated: Mon Nov 12 2007 12:55:00

Analysis: It was the "shut up" heard round the world. But what may have upset Venezuela's fiery leader was not the King of Spain, but a fellow leftist Prime Minister

Business 2.0: It's time to live up to family valuesupdated: Thu Oct 18 2007 13:39:00

As technology companies search from India to Eastern Europe for talent, and employers of day laborers decry attempts to cut off the supply from Latin America, CEOs seem to have overlooked one way of at least partly remedying the worker-shortage problem: Make their companies more family-friendly.

Fortune: Adios, Bangaloreupdated: Thu Sep 27 2007 23:14:00

Most Americans realize that when they call a bank, electronics maker or insurance provider, there's a good chance their queries will be routed to a call center outside the U.S., perhaps in India, the Philippines or other markets filled with English speakers happy to provide customer service or tech support for relatively low wages. Immigrant Population Reaches Highupdated: Wed Sep 12 2007 11:00:00

Nearly one in five people living in the United States speaks a language at home other than English, according to new Census data Abortion Under Siege in Latin America updated: Thu Aug 09 2007 12:05:00

Though leftist parties hold power in countries like Bolivia, pro-choice activists are finding themselves on the defensive Gregory Sica: Boca proved why it's Latin America's primary powerupdated: Mon Jun 25 2007 21:58:00

If there was any question who the dominant power in the Western Hemisphere is, Boca Juniors provided an empathic answer on Wednesday. Boca's stunning 5-0 aggregate victory over Gr�mio in the final of the Copa Libertadores was the most one-sided score line in the history of Latin America's ultimate club competition.

Bush trip may have started healing Latin America riftupdated: Thu Mar 15 2007 11:46:00

You can take the president out of the Beltway, but you can't keep the Beltway away from the president, as the president himself learned on his recent trip to Latin America.

U.N.: Fewer children in factories, fieldsupdated: Thu May 04 2006 15:39:00

Child labor is on the decline -- especially in Latin America -- and its most egregious forms could be eliminated within the next decade, a U.N. agency said Thursday in a report it called "cautiously optimistic."

March show: climbing property laddersupdated: Mon Feb 27 2006 06:07:00

We normally travel for business, but on this month's show we travel for pleasure and for profit, searching for that perfect second home.

February's show: A focus on Brazilupdated: Thu Jan 26 2006 09:50:00

Richard Quest takes the show to Brazil for a country focus, traveling to Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro to take a look at the country's potential for economic stardom, and talk to ministers, business leaders and cultural figures.

A 'Third Way' for Latin America?updated: Tue Jan 24 2006 14:28:00

In Bolivia a few days ago, they were celebrating the inauguration of Evo Morales, the country's first Indian president.

CNNMoney: Don't cry for Argentina, Brazil or Chileupdated: Wed Nov 30 2005 11:51:00

NEW YORK ( - Who says it's been a challenging year for American stocks?

Business 2.0: Why Latin America Is The New Indiaupdated: Mon Aug 01 2005 00:01:00

With its beaches, golf courses, cuba libres, and rock-solid social-security system, it's no wonder that Costa Rica is luring American executives who want an alternative to Indian outsourcing. After...

CNNMoney: Let's go Latin (stocks)updated: Wed Dec 22 2004 10:40:00

NEW YORK (CNN/Money) - Pop quiz time: What is the best performing mutual fund category this year?

Business 2.0: Lost in Translation Time and again, product names in foreign lands have come back to haunt even the most brilliant of marketers.updated: Sun Aug 01 2004 00:01:00

A vacation in France for Americans who have a zippy Toyota MR2 roadster back home provides a rare opportunity to feel smug around the French. After all, French drivers are still poking along in the...

CNNMoney: Stocks pop at openupdated: Thu Mar 25 2004 09:21:00

Technology gains paced a stock market bounce early Thursday, with the sector continuing to lead the recovery for a second session following a more than two-week period of consolidation.

Americas summit opens on optimistic noteupdated: Mon Jan 12 2004 09:24:00

Leaders at the inauguration of a 34-nation Summit of the Americas Monday expressed optimism that seemingly intractable issues of poverty, trade and corruption in Latin America and the Caribbean could be overcome.

Fortune: New Moneyupdated: Mon Jul 07 2003 00:01:00

The rich are getting richer--but not in the U.S. According to a new report by Cap Gemini Ernst & Young and Merrill Lynch, the number of millionaires* increased during 2002 in every region of the wo...

Fortune: Winners of the Worldupdated: Mon Nov 27 2000 00:01:00

It isn't easy becoming a great place to do business, but once a city cracks the list, chances are it will stay there. Of this year's 15 best international cities, nine also ranked last year; the re...

Fortune: Going Global With StarMedia Chief Fernando Espuelasupdated: Mon Apr 03 2000 00:01:00

Most multinational corporations start small, building market share at home first, then steadily branching out abroad. But most multinationals are not run by entrepreneurs like Fernando Espuelas, th...

FSB: Going Globalupdated: Sat Apr 01 2000 00:01:00

Most multinational corporations start small, building market share at home first, then steadily branching out abroad. But most multinationals are not run by entrepreneurs like Fernando Espuelas, th...

Fortune: Dialing In On Latin America Once a sleepy, government-owned phone company, Spain's Telefonica is now investing billions south ofupdated: Mon Oct 25 1999 00:01:00

No company could be more Spanish than Telefonica, the country's national phone giant. Walk down a street in Madrid, and sooner or later you'll stumble across Telefonica engineers wiring the guts of...

Fortune: Salsa Beat: Meet Latin America's Net Betsupdated: Mon Oct 11 1999 00:01:00

Latin pop phenoms Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez may have ruled the airwaves during this so-called Latin summer, but for investors, the season's main act was StarMedia Networks.

Money Magazine: Your Best Moves Now Don't waste time trying to guess the market's every twitch and turn. We've got the stocks and updated: Sun Aug 01 1999 00:01:00

Here's a pop quiz: In the past 12 months, which of the following have occurred? a) a bear market b) currency crises in both Russia and Brazil c) the impeachment of the President of the United State...

Fortune: Bottom-Fishing With Latin America's Newest Financiers A NEW PRIVATE EQUITY MARKET IS BORNupdated: Mon Apr 26 1999 00:01:00

What was Mario Baeza doing in January, in the middle of looming economic collapse in Brazil, telling a Brazilian fish processor, "Buy the Chilean fishing boats!"? And by the way, to send the bill t...

Fortune: Sidestepping Latin Market Tumult With Corporate Debt BLUE CHIPS IN BUENOS AIRESupdated: Mon Sep 28 1998 00:01:00

Latin America has always been a tricky place to invest, but it's rarely been as scary as it is today. Stock markets in the region's three largest countries--Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina--have been...

Fortune: Brazil: Hanging by a Threadupdated: Mon Sep 28 1998 00:01:00

Will Latin America be the next domino to fall in the great emerging market collapse? That's no idle question, because more than a fifth of U.S. exports, or some $70.8 billion, go to Latin America. ...

Money Magazine: Rebounding Emerging Markets Bond Funds Offer Lofty Yields--If You Can Handle The Risksupdated: Fri May 01 1998 00:01:00

Not too long ago, only investors with an Evel Knievel-like tolerance for risk would have considered emerging markets bonds. After all, as last fall's Asian economic crisis reverberated through deve...

Fortune: The Case For Heading South Morgan Stanley's Andy Skov says Latin America is one place that high-growth stocks updated: Mon Apr 27 1998 00:01:00

We're going to have to switch to my office," says Andy Skov apologetically, ushering me out of the conference room. "I want to be near my phone and computers." Skov, 32, is Morgan Stanley's point m...

Money Magazine: A Hot Fund Manager Says Buy Brazil, Shun Chinaupdated: Sun Mar 01 1998 00:01:00

On a trip to Thailand in January 1997, Mark Madden, manager of the $156 million Pioneer Emerging Markets Fund, visited some two dozen companies asking: How much of the foreign currency debt on your...

Money Magazine: Bond Fundsupdated: Thu Jan 01 1998 00:01:00

Adios, Emerging Markets. Hello, Junk Bonds. It took a market crisis that spread from Asia to Latin America to dethrone them, but emerging markets bond funds do not have a single entry on our one-ye...

Money Magazine: WHERE YOU COULD DOUBLE YOUR MONEY IN FIVE YEARSupdated: Mon Sep 01 1997 00:01:00

THIS MONTH: --Zweig on the hidden dangers of index funds --A low-risk fund with global reach

Money Magazine: EMERGING MARKETS STILL RULE.updated: Tue Jul 01 1997 00:01:00

Income investors who want equity-like returns can take a chance on sizzling emerging markets bond funds, which invest in debt issues in Latin America, Eastern Europe and the Far East. For the 16th ...


Bet you don't know this: while U.S. stocks have raced ahead 17.5% so far this year, more than a dozen foreign markets--including Brazil, Hong Kong, Ireland and Taiwan--have fared even better. What'...

Fortune: FUND FLASHupdated: Mon Nov 11 1996 00:01:00


Money Magazine: WHY TO INVEST UP TO 15% IN EMERGING MARKETSupdated: Mon Apr 01 1996 00:01:00

THIS MONTH: --What savvy managers are buying now --A fund that focuses on the bluest chips

Money Magazine: HERE'S A FUND FEE SHAREHOLDERS SHOULD BE GLAD TO SEEupdated: Mon Apr 01 1996 00:01:00

MONEY has been telling you for years that most mutual fund companies charge far too much in annual management fees and other expenses. We still believe that--but there's one kind of fee that's a go...


The early reviews are rolling in for the 1996 production of As the World Turns, and overseas markets are winning raves. "Cheap stocks and strong growth rates abroad mean that selected foreign marke...


With U.S. stocks racking up returns of 20% to 35% so far this year, you might figure only a lunatic would bother to seek superior gains abroad. But think again. "It's a virtual slam dunk that many ...


Born in the Philippines and living the itinerant childhood of a diplomat's daughter, Grace Pineda became proficient not only in her native Tagalog but also in English, French, Russian, and Spanish....

Fortune: ECONOMIC INTELLIGENCE WHAT CAPITAL SHORTAGE?updated: Mon Nov 28 1994 00:01:00

One of the more fashionable explanations for the current high altitude of global interest rates is the supposed global capital shortage. Developing nations are building their economies like mad, th...

Fortune: THE BIG RISE Middle classes explode around the globe, bringing new markets and new prosperity.updated: Mon May 30 1994 00:01:00

DRIVING TOWARD Shekou, a throbbing port in southern China, is like a journey into a region hit by an earthquake. The ground seems to move under you. Mounds of red mud are piled everywhere as land i...

Money Magazine: Overseas funds start off strong updated: Tue Mar 01 1994 00:01:00

With the economy finally gathering speed, the average domestic stock fund rose almost 3% in January before the Feb. 4 nosedive. Not bad -- even though that gain was only half as brawny as that earn...

Fortune: A FIRST-CLASS PAYOFF FROM THIRD WORLD DEBTupdated: Mon Feb 21 1994 00:01:00

Wall Street old-timers used to chuckle about ''Peruvian bonds'': broker slang for worthless securities. Nowadays owners of the Andean country's debt are the ones who are smiling. Loans that sold fo...

Fortune: THE OUTLOOK FOR 22 INDUSTRIES From automobile manufacturers to steelmakers to telephone companies, the winners far outnumber theupdated: Mon Jan 10 1994 00:01:00

MORE and more companies are starting to see a payoff from their struggle to adapt to the new economy. So while this expansion doesn't look at all like the rip-roaring ones of yore, and though Ameri...

Money Magazine: 12 Stock Funds Set to Score in '94 Investing will be no Sunday in the park next year, but these picks can blossom anupdated: Wed Dec 15 1993 00:01:00

Despite the storm gathering over U.S. markets, this is no time to abandon stocks. True, most analysts, including MONEY's Michael Sivy, regard a retreat of 10% to 15% by early next year as increasin...

Fortune: WORLD WIDE OPPORTUNITIES WHERE THE GLOBAL ACTION IS It may not be in the places you expect -- or the places you updated: Mon Nov 22 1993 00:01:00

GLOBALIZATION. Aren't we sick of it? Haven't we heard enough already about consumers from Alabama to Zambia wearing Levi's and Nikes and sweaters from Benetton, drinking Coke and Pepsi, eating Big ...


Frustrated by Americans' disinclination to save? Perhaps Washington's wonks should look south, way south, for a solution. One after another, countries in Latin America are employing a radical measu...

Fortune: ARE FOREIGN PROFITS GOOD FOR STOCKS?updated: Mon Nov 16 1992 00:01:00

Made in the U.S.A.: That, you tell your children, is what your stock portfolio looks like. Good old American companies like Coca-Cola provide plenty of good returns, you say. Watch the dollar, whim...

Fortune: GO ABROAD FOR BIGGER RETURNS Foreign stock markets offer greater growth potential than those in the U.S. To updated: Mon Oct 26 1992 00:01:00

BUY MEXICAN STOCKS? That's certainly not something Bonnie and Timothy Sprague had thought of five years ago. For the husband-and-wife radiologists from Santa Monica, California, Mexico was a place ...

Fortune: THE WORLD ECONOMY IN CHARTSupdated: Mon Jul 27 1992 00:01:00

WELCOME TO FORTUNE's annual feature, the World Economy in Charts, 11 pages of graphs and tables that show how nations have performed in the past three years -- and where they are likely to head in ...

Fortune: SHIFTING TRADE SHARES updated: Mon Jul 27 1992 00:01:00

The Nineties have brought a new set of trade trends. The U.S. reversed its slippage as an exporter, helped by more competitive industries, the weaker dollar, and the growth of markets in developing...

Fortune: A HOT YEAR FOR WORLD MARKETS updated: Mon Jan 27 1992 00:01:00

True enough, the bulls ran wild in the U.S. last year as its stocks returned an average 26% to investors, the most of any major market. But that was mere animal feed to the markets of smaller natio...

Fortune: HOW LATIN AMERICA IS OPENING UP Opportunities abound for U.S. business as governments cut tariffs, welcome foreign companies, anupdated: Mon Apr 08 1991 00:01:00

IF YOU DOUBT that there's a new climate for foreign businesses in Latin America, consider this tale. Michael Jordan, chairman of PepsiCo's international snack and beverage businesses, called on Mex...

Fortune: DIAL M FOR PROFITSupdated: Mon Aug 13 1990 00:01:00

Looking for opportunities in privatization of state-owned enterprises? Don't assume that you are limited to Eastern Europe. In one of the largest such deals in Latin America ever, the Mexican gover...


The short-run outlook for Latin America is gloomy. Most countries now have or soon will have democratic governments that understand the need for free- market policies rather than populism and Marxi...


There is a tendency in the Western world to talk about only one region at a time. Ten years ago, people talked about Latin America as a great opportunity. Now everyone talks about Eastern Europe. I...

Fortune: A LATIN DEBT PLAN THAT MIGHT WORK The Brady proposal lays out a plausible scheme for solving the monstrous problem -- but only iupdated: Mon Apr 24 1989 00:01:00

TREASURY SECRETARY Nicholas Brady has set U.S. policy toward the Third World's mountain of debt on the most promising course yet. Finally there's a chance -- slim but real -- that the rich and the ...

Fortune: JOHN REED'S BOLD STROKE By owning up to reality and reserving $3 billion against possible losses on Third World loans, the Citicupdated: Mon Jun 22 1987 00:01:00

IN GREEK TRAGEDY it's called anagnorisis, the climactic moment when the protagonist recognizes his fate, irreversibly changing the action of the drama. In the tragedy of Third World debt, that scen...

Fortune: SWAPS CAN SHRINK LATIN DEBT -- A LITTLE Though hardly a panacea, exchanging loans for ownership of local companies or property cupdated: Mon Aug 18 1986 00:01:00

LATIN AMERICA'S financial medicine men are experimenting with what many claim is a wonder drug to cure the region's debt problem. U.S., European, and Japanese lenders would swap loans to troubled c...

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