Latest Latin America News

  • BNDES and Coca-Cola launch impact partnership

    BNDES will work with Coca-Cola Brazil to promote infrastructure projects with positive social and environmental impacts

  • Bidders shortlisted for ALO Sur highway

    Colombia’s national infrastructure agency has shortlisted 2 bidders for the ALO Sur toll road in Bogotá

  • BNDES scopes out future Cais Mauá concession

    BNDES and the state government of Rio Grande do Sul are to hold a series of workshops as plans for a new concession to regenerate the port area of Cais Mauá take shape

  • Petrobras awards contract for offshore oil field

    Petrobras has selected a contractor for the construction of the P-79 FPSO in the Búzios offshore oil field

  • US renewables developer builds solar project in Honduras

    US-based renewables developer Participant Energy has begun construction on a 14.7MW solar complex in Honduras

  • Enel brings its largest wind farm online

    Enel Green Power's Brazilian subsidiary has brought online the group's largest wind farm globally, a 716MW project in the state of Piauí

  • New Brazilian gas law comes into force

    Brazil’s new gas market regulations have come into effect, the latest step in the country’s push to make the sector more competitive

  • Brazilian bank launches green credit initiative

    Itaú BBA has announced a new credit facility to stimulate green construction projects in the São Paulo metropolitan area

  • SuperVía requests bankruptcy protection

    SuperVía - which operates commuter trains in Rio de Janeiro - is seeking bankruptcy protection as the pandemic continues to eat away at ridership numbers

  • Statkraft to develop wind farms in northeastern Brazil

    The Brazilian subsidiaries of Norwegian state-owned company Statkraft have agreed to develop wind farms in the state of Bahia

  • Solek wins environmental approval for PMGD asset

    Czech solar developer Solek has received environmental approval for a 10.64MW solar project in Chile

  • Highview, Enlasa to bring liquid air energy storage to Chile

    Highview Enlasa, a joint venture between British energy storage firm Highview Power and backup power specialist Energia Latina, is developing the first liquid air energy storage facility in Chile

  • Cescon Barrieu hires partner

    Cescon Barrieu has hired Mário Saadi as a partner in its public law practice where he will focus on administrative law.

  • Funding secured for Ruta del Sol III completion

    A Colombian highway concessionare has secured funding to complete the delayed Ruta del Sol III project

  • LAP requests mini-perm for Lima Airport refi

    Lima Airport Partners has requested a loan from IDB Invest as it seeks to refinance its existing debt and complete the final stage of its expansion programme for Jorge Chávez International Airport