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  1. July 20, 2014

    Australia’s $1.7tn private pension system faces sweeping reforms

    Australia’s highly regarded private pension system faces sweeping reform following a sharply critical report into the fees...

  2. July 18, 2014

    The Briton who used all her money to open a restaurant in Chile

    There is a touch of culinary England in the government quarter of downtown Santiago, the capital of Chile. Sitting at a...

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  1. Investing in Chile 2012

    The country’s most urgent challenge is to maintain growth...
  2. New Trade Routes: Pacific Alliance

    In the short space of two years, Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru – the founder member...
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  1. beyondbrics

    July 16, 2014

    Korean carmakers protest as Chile proposes diesel tax

    South Korean carmakers are up in arms over Chile’s proposed bill to impose an environment tax on diesel vehicles, which is...

  2. July 14, 2014

    A world without water

    The River Nar, a minor waterway about 100 miles north of London, is barely known to the average Briton. And at first glance,...

  3. July 11, 2014

    Mastery over fast-passing will prove to be the big winner

    Every World Cup has a winning team, and a winning style. This time, the winning style is fast-passing football. Germany are...

  4. July 9, 2014

    IFC review puts $3bn Latin America bank merger in the balance

    Latin America’s largest bank merger in recent years, between Brazil’s Itaú-Unibanco and Chile’s CorpBanca, is in the balance...

  5. July 1, 2014

    América Móvil: Ex-Mex

    Think big. América Móvil issued a statement last week saying that, given encroaching reform in Mexico, it has formed a...

  6. July 1, 2014

    Chile: Limits to growth

    At the gaping pit of Radomiro Tomic in northern Chile, one of the largest copper mines in the world, trucks the size of...

  7. June 27, 2014

    Smiljan Radic’s Serpentine Pavilion

    It’s a bagel, or perhaps a doughnut. Or an egg shell. Maybe a UFO. Anyway it’s resting on massive rocks. Inspired,...

  8. FT Photo Diary

    June 23, 2014

    Chile on the terraces

    Maxim Shemetov/Reuters Fans of Chile cheer before their 2014 World Cup Group B football match against Netherlands at the...

  9. beyondbrics

    June 23, 2014

    New York morning espresso

    ** FT News ** * Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt | Cairo trial delivers guilty verdict to three journalists working...

  10. June 22, 2014

    World Cup watchers warm to Chile

    Banco de Chile’s TV commercial for the World Cup uses a potent national symbol: the Chilean miners who were trapped...

  11. beyondbrics

    June 20, 2014

    Colombia raises rates (again) amid faster growth

    The monetary policy committee of Colombia’s central bank on Friday raised the benchmark interest rate a quarter percentage...

  12. June 20, 2014

    Fundamentals of the beautiful game seem to have passed England by

    Not a week after England kicked off their World Cup, and two straight defeats later, it’s already time for postmortems. No...

  13. The World

    June 19, 2014

    Spain: Few ideas and no excuses

    Spain’s forward Fernando Torres after Spain lost their Group B World Cup football match against Chile Credit: Getty By now,...

  14. June 16, 2014

    Trafigura’s profits boosted following bitumen disposal

    Trafigura, one of the world’s biggest commodities traders, has reported a 24 per cent increase in half-year profits, helped...

  15. beyondbrics

    June 13, 2014

    Guest post: Mercosur and the Pacific Alliance - do opposites attract?

    By Samuel George of the Bertelsmann Foundation When the presidents of Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru meet on June 19 and...

  16. beyondbrics

    June 12, 2014

    Game over for Latin America?

    Expectations can be a terrible burden. Take the World Cup. No European football team has ever won the tournament on Latin...

  17. June 10, 2014

    Chile pulls plug on $9bn hydroelectric project

    Chile’s new centre-left government cancelled the environmental permit for a controversial $9bn hydroelectric project in the...

  18. June 10, 2014

    Azerbaijan’s sovereign wealth fund to invest up to $1.8bn in renminbi

    Azerbaijan’s sovereign wealth fund plans to invest up to $1.8bn in renminbi this year, in what would be one of the largest...

  19. June 10, 2014

    Enel chief sees future for gas-renewables collaboration

    Francesco Starace, chief executive of Enel, sees a bright future for gas-fired plants and renewable electricity sources...

  20. June 6, 2014

    Chilean architects gain global recognition

    Chilean architecture is having a moment. In March, London’s Serpentine Galleries announced that this year’s summer pavilion...

  21. June 6, 2014

    Codelco ousts chief executive after strategy clash

    Codelco’s chief executive has been ousted after a clash over strategy with the board of the state-owned Chilean copper...

  22. June 2, 2014

    Chile’s president aims to soothe investors over reforms

    Michelle Bachelet, Chile’s president who returned to power in March, has sought to calm investor fears that her ambitious...

  23. May 27, 2014

    Urbes Mutantes, International Center of Photography, New York – review

    Urbes Mutantes, the ICP’s darkly dazzling survey of Latin American street photography, is shot through with ghosts, visions,...

  24. beyondbrics

    May 22, 2014

    Energy in Chile: new tank, new policy

    It’s not often a country’s president flies more than 1,000 miles to inaugurate a gas storage tank – more of a job for the...

  25. May 16, 2014

    Chelsea Flower Show: John Brookes on gardening in South America

    Having recently passed my 80th birthday I have decided reluctantly to give up my sometimes biennial but always annual visits...

  26. May 16, 2014

    Abbott agrees to buy Chile’s CFR

    Abbott Laboratories has joined the rush of dealmaking in the drugs industry with a $2.9bn deal to buy CFR Pharmaceuticals of...

  27. beyondbrics

    May 15, 2014

    Time for Latin America to focus on reform

    Latin America has been one of the great beneficiaries of the commodities supercycle of recent years. With the peak in that...

  28. FT Alphaville

    May 15, 2014

    The downside to the Loonie's new-found popularity

    Is reserve currency status really the “exorbitant privilege” it is so often called? To policymakers at the Bank of Canada –...

  29. beyondbrics

    May 14, 2014

    IDB: LatAm lagging behind on broadband access

    Latin America and the Caribbean have some catching up to do in the provision of broadband internet services, according to a...

  30. FT Photo Diary

    May 9, 2014

    Education protest in Santiago

    Ivan Alvarado/Reuters Student protesters clash with riot policemen (not pictured) during a demonstration in Santiago to...

  31. beyondbrics

    May 7, 2014

    Guest post: SWFs have progressed on the road from Santiago but governance is still an issue

    By Eric Parrado of the Banking and Financial Institutions Regulation Authority of Chile For centuries, pilgrims have made...

  32. May 6, 2014

    Alliance Boots buys into Latin America with Farmacias Ahumada deal

    Alliance Boots, the retailer and pharmaceutical wholesaler partly owned by Walgreens of the US, has taken its first step...

  33. May 4, 2014

    Chilean consumption boom sparks concerns

    Of all the glistening skyscrapers that have sprouted up along the prosperous avenues of Santiago’s commercial district, none...

  34. May 2, 2014

    An honorary Burgundian

    Pascal Marchand must be one of the most envied men in Burgundy. As a winemaker, he is able to get his hands on grapes from...

  35. April 30, 2014

    Copper miners grapple with arsenic problem

    In the world’s driest desert in Chile, arsenic has long been a hazard. Research published this month revealed that a...

  36. April 29, 2014

    Emerging markets await equity culture

    There is much excitement about the rise of a global middle class, yet emerging economies are still a long way from...

  37. April 15, 2014

    Fragile Middle: Latin American aspirations risk being frustrated

    Brazil slideshow “Shopping Recife”, a shopping centre in Brazil’s sweltering northeast, is one of the more obvious signs of...

  38. FT Photo Diary

    April 14, 2014

    Fire in Valparaiso city

    Eliseo Fernandez/Reuters Firefighters work to put out a fire in Valparaiso city, northwest of Santiago, Chile   ...

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