The contract is part of Paraguay's route 2 and 7 expansion project, which calls for a 149km stretch of four-lane highway between Ypacarai in Central department and Pastoreo, Caaguzú.
Early in June, Peruvians elected as their new president Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, a 77-year-old economist with a long career in the public and private sectors. Kuczynski's narrow victory concluded a long...
The Canadian company acts to ensure the US$5.48bn copper project remains on track despite a volatile market, but higher prices will be needed for it to meet expectations.
The head of the company in Brazil said the sector has lost "attractiveness," while criticizing a higher tax burden and internet players such as Netflix.
Local firm Nitax has developed an ICT platform that could help Mexico City's taxicab fleet improve its services, enabling it to compete with private transportation apps.
Smart grids were included in Mexico's energy policy in 2014. Oscar Miranda, president of Smart Grid México, explains the advantages of these technologies and the efforts his association makes to promote their use.
Telefónica's Latin America director of regulatory affairs and wholesale business, José Juan Haro, talks about what the private and public sectors need to do to help develop the digital economy.
About one in 10 Mexicans, or some 13.8mn people, still do not have household water connections and resolving this should be a priority, according to the senior water adviser at the World Bank.
Amid the changes taking place in Brazil's government, investors are eyeing infrastructure opportunities in the country with a degree of caution. This is a good thing, local attorney Rogério Emílio de Andrade tells BNamericas.
Edgar González Zaleta, is one of two Mexicans students that were accepted to take part in a program at NASA's Ames Research Center to develop technologies to recycle water in space with potential applications on Earth.
Although there are marked differences between countries, banks in Central America are still enjoying...
Local energy analyst Gonzalo Tamayo talks to BNamericas about some of the energy issues that Peru's next administration, to be led by Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, known as PPK, will face.
Mexico needs to continue expanding and improving its road, port, airport and rail infrastructure. Th...
Authorities in Brazil are working to assist the country's electric power distributors as they struggle with a surplus of contracted energy, Nelson Fonseca Leite, head of local distributors' association Abradee, tells BNamericas.
Companies are investing in potential future production in a string of land and surface rights deals in a further sign of confidence returning to the sector.
Building base load power plants that use liquified natural gas (LNG) would allow depleted hydroelectric reservoirs in the country to recover, Xisto Vieira Filho, president of Brazil's association of thermoelectric generators, tells BNamericas.
La Preciosa has the potential to be one of the world's largest silver producers, but despite improvements the project is likely to need significantly higher prices to justify its US$300mn-plus price tag.
The head of Chilean regulator Subtel talks about what his country can contribute to the upcoming Latin American telecom conference in Cancún.
In addition to a recently awarded oil and gas field, Brazil's Oeste de Canoas is investing in a 5.5MW thermal power project. Company director João Ricardo de Magalhães spoke to BNamericas about the burgeoning gas-to-power industry.