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Washington's Priority in Latin America: Ending Drug Trade

 06/16/2017 - 06:30
US Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez (L) during the opening of the Conference on Prosperity and Security in Central America in Miami, Florida, United States, 15 June 2017. EFE/Giorgio Viera

US Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with the presidents of Guatemala and Honduras and the vice president of El Salvador within the framework of the economic and security conference on Central America being held in Miami. The Alliance for Prosperity in the Northern Triangle was created in 2014 by the US, Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador due to the wave of US arrivals of undocumented and unaccompanied Central American minors. 

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Catar compra 36 aviones F-15 al Gobierno por 12.000 millones de dólares

 06/15/2017 - 11:53
Foto de archivo de un avión de combate F-15 Eagle estadounidense en vuelo en la base aérea de Lielvarde (Letonia) el 19 de mayo de 2016. EFE/Valda Kalnina

Catar firmó hoy la compra de 36 aviones F-15 al Gobierno, valorada en 12.000 millones de dólares, mientras los dos países tratan de suavizar las tensiones ante el respaldo del presidente Donald Trump a Arabia Saudí, quien ha tratado de aislar a Doha argumentando que apoya el terrorismo.

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Latinoamérica debería invertir tres o cuatro veces más en infraestructuras

 06/12/2017 - 11:36
Foto de Archivo: EFE/Felipe Trueba

Latinoamérica tendría que estar invirtiendo tres o cuatro veces más de lo que dedica a las infraestructuras para "acercarse" a economías más desarrolladas, según José Acosta, presidente de Asuntos Gubernamentales para las Américas en UPS, uno de los líderes globales en logística.

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Bricks and Mortar: Trump's $1T infrastructure plan to rebuild America

 06/08/2017 - 04:32
Trump has proposed a plan to make US once again a nation of builders. US President Donald J. Trump applauds in front of a US Marine while walking across the South Lawn after returning to the White House by Marine One, in Washington, DC, USA, 07 June 2017. Trump returns from Cincinnati, Ohio. EPA/MICHAEL REYNOLDS

President Donald Trump on Wednesday in Cincinnati presented his plan to improve the nation's infrastructure and once again make the country a nation of "builders," giving state and local authorities more freedom of action, fewer environmental regulations and more private support.

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Are you a Fintech entrepeneur in Latin America? Visa wants to help you

 06/07/2017 - 02:38
The Salvadoran Ruben Salazar, senior vice president of products, solutions and innovation for Visa in Latin America and the Caribbean, during am interview with EFE, in Miami, United States on Jun. 6, 2017. EFE/ANA MENGOTTI

Global investment in Fintechs amounts to more than $23 billion, but only $600 million have gone to to Latin America.Visa hopes that its "Everywhere Initiative" serves as a stimulus for creating emerging companies in the Latin American financial technology sector.

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