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    1. beyondbrics

      October 24, 2014

      Ethiopia should wake up and smell the coffee

      Ethiopia, Africa’s biggest coffee producer, will benefit from unusually dry weather in Brazil that has lowered the output...

    2. October 22, 2014

      Head of Mexico’s stock exchange quits

      The veteran head of Mexico’s stock exchange, Luis Téllez, has announced his resignation and will step down from the start of...

    Special Reports

    1. The New Colombia 2013

      Policy reforms, improved security and a commodities boom have lead to Colombia’s emerg...
    2. Investing in Colombia 2012

      The emerging power has come a long way but remains full of contradictions...
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    1. beyondbrics

      October 21, 2014

      Mexico bourse chief announces resignation

      A broker works at the Mexican Market Exchange The veteran head of Mexico’s stock exchange, Luis Téllez, has announced his...

    2. October 17, 2014

      US and UK make fresh calls for action on Ebola

      The US and Britain made fresh pleas on Friday for all countries to “come together” and get “all hands on deck” to fight the...

    3. October 10, 2014

      Deforestation threatens future of South American church carvings

      South America’s diminishing forests carry away the languages of tribes, the echoes of wildlife, the lungs of the skies. From...

    4. beyondbrics

      October 10, 2014

      Guest post: how Latin America is making the case for green growth

      By Lisa Viscidi and Paul Shortell of the Inter-American Dialogue As Peru gears up to host UN climate change talks in...

    5. October 7, 2014

      New funding models aim to reverse Latin America’s academic decline

      Rio de Janeiro, long known for its beaches and bikinis, has a new claim to fame: dynamical systems theory. In August, Artur...

    6. FT Alphaville

      October 6, 2014

      GlenTinto - fact or fiction

      You’ve seen the story. Now here’s some reaction. Via the natural resources desk at BofA Merrill Lynch: GLEN/RIO? 6 reasons...

    7. October 6, 2014

      Oil hits lows as market chokes on oversupply

      Oil tankers have been charting some uncommon courses. An ever-expanding armada is ferrying US shale oil from the Gulf of...

    8. September 25, 2014

      South America’s boom time is over, now for the political hangover

      Venezuela may be teetering on the brink of a default. The Argentine economy is on the ropes. And Brazilians, fed up with...

    9. September 24, 2014

      Operation Archimedes swoops on EU crime groups

      Operation Archimedes, the biggest joint EU action against organised criminal gangs, has led to the arrest of over 1,000...

    10. beyondbrics

      September 23, 2014

      Latin America: beware the end of middle class boom

      Type “Latin America” and “booming middle classes” into Google and you will get more than 40,000 results. The rise of...

    11. September 22, 2014

      Gemfields eyes Colombian emerald venture

      Gemfields hopes to buy a Colombian emerald venture to expand its stable of mines producing precious stones. Ian Harebottle,...

    12. beyondbrics

      September 21, 2014

      Guest post: the Pacific Alliance is Latin American collaboration at its best

      By Jorge Rosenblut of Endesa In the mid 19th century, Horace Greeley urged his countrymen to explore new horizons with his...

    13. September 17, 2014

      Colombia seeks dividend from wealthiest 1%

      Mauricio Cárdenas, Colombia’s finance minister, describes his government’s economic agenda with a nod to French economist...

    14. beyondbrics

      September 16, 2014

      Colombia's economy slowed but still outshines LatAm

      Colombia’s economy may have suffered a hiccup, but it continues to outperform its regional peers amid a slowing of the...

    15. beyondbrics

      September 10, 2014

      Colombia and the Piketty tax

      Colombia’s proposed higher wealth tax has been seen by some as vindication of Thomas Pikketty’s best-seller, Capital in the...

    16. September 10, 2014

      AngloGold Ashanti: spin class

      How badly does the City of London need another gold miner? Its stock market is a goldbug UN even with prices, and earnings,...

    17. September 9, 2014

      Mergers create LatAm’s first cross-border law firm

      Law firm mergers have hit Latin America in what is thought to be the first combination of firms from different countries....

    18. August 27, 2014

      Nespresso smells opportunity in helping small coffee growers

      The chief executive of Nespresso has high hopes for coffee from South Sudan, part of the area in east Africa from where the...

    19. beyondbrics

      August 12, 2014

      EM export surge reveals split in fortunes

      Emerging market (EM) economies are rebounding from an export malaise that has marred their fortunes since early 2012 and...

    20. beyondbrics

      August 7, 2014

      Guest post: Japan chases China in Latin America

      By Eric Farnsworth, Council of the Americas Expanding global economic engagement is an important but underappreciated...

    21. beyondbrics

      August 1, 2014

      Colombia raises rates for fourth consecutive month

      Colombia’s Banco de la República, the central bank, raised the benchmark rate a quarter point to 4.25 per cent on Thursday....

    22. July 30, 2014

      Farc rebels accused of committing horrific crimes ‘with impunity’

      Last year, two teenage girls and a young woman vanished in an area dominated by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia...

    23. beyondbrics

      July 29, 2014

      Colombia gains Moody's upgrade

      Moody’s Investors Service, the credit rating agency, on Monday raised Colombia’s sovereign rating one notch to Baa2 from...

    24. beyondbrics

      July 24, 2014

      Guest post: Colombia's oil appeal - will operators be convinced?

      By Mat Youkee of UK Colombia Trade Colombia’s oil and gas industry – the key driver of the country’s growth over the last...

    25. July 24, 2014

      Oil majors lodge bids for Colombia exploration rights

      Some of the world’s largest energy companies are poised to acquire exploration rights in Colombia as Latin America’s...

    26. beyondbrics

      July 23, 2014

      Peru's cabinet: a revolving door

      Jara in The revolving doors of Peru’s cabinet are spinning out of control. Ollanta Humala, the president, this week named...

    27. July 23, 2014

      Colombians demand justice, not just peace

      It is Sunday, shortly after midnight, and in the studios of one of Colombia’s most popular radio stations, “The Voices of...

    28. July 22, 2014

      Real Madrid signs James Rodriguez for €80m

      Real Madrid snapped up Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez, the World Cup’s hottest property, in a six-year deal expected...

    29. beyondbrics

      July 22, 2014

      Guest post: the free ride to convergence is over; EMs must boost productivity

      By Mario Pezzini of the OECD The year 2010 was a turning point. What we didn’t know at the time – but what new data just...

    30. beyondbrics

      July 17, 2014

      Colombia: Starbucks arrives in the land of Juan Valdéz

      Juan Valdéz, the moustached embodiment for Colombia’s coffee industry (along with his loyal donkey), may be grinning from...

    31. beyondbrics

      July 15, 2014

      Colombia: vote of confidence for finance minister

      Recently re-elected Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos starts his second term in less than a month. As he won the...

    32. July 6, 2014

      Brazil polls signal Neymar fracture is unlikely to hurt Rousseff

      When Colombia’s Juan Camilo Zúñiga crashed his knee into Brazil’s Neymar in the World Cup quarter final on Friday, he...

    33. July 3, 2014

      World Cup: Things are looking up for Colombia on and off the pitch

      Sometimes, a football team just happens to embody a country’s story. That is the case in Colombia right now. Off the field,...

    34. beyondbrics

      July 3, 2014

      Colombia's currency strikes again

      It all seems to be going so well for Colombia: its national football team has reached the quarter finals of the World Cup...

    35. The World

      July 2, 2014

      Colombia's World Cup brio helps shed memories of murdered Escobar

      It was a fateful moment in Colombia’s long and troubled history of drug-fueled violence. On July 2 1994 Andrés Escobar,...

    36. June 30, 2014

      Latin America chases goals off the pitch

      Walking out of the Beira-Rio stadium in Porto Alegre, Rodrigo Romero is one of thousands of Argentines who have flooded into...

    37. June 29, 2014

      Cass students’ venture has no comparison in Latin America

      Ninety-nine per cent of people who do an MBA want to change something about their careers, says Leo Castellanos. But the...

    38. FT Data

      June 29, 2014

      Were England the unluckiest team in the World Cup group stages?

      In case you’ve forgotten, England did take part in the 2014 World Cup. But despite uncharacteristically low expectations...

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