Although Latin America’s oil production has grown steadily in recent years, the region’s refineries have been unable to keep pace with rising demand, Arthur writes. US Gulf Coast refineries have responded quickly to rising global demand, and Latin America has become their largest overseas market.
The Tenda Atacado Group provides products, credit, and learning opportunities that support entrepreneurs at the Base of the Pyramid – the poorest of the poor.
The US ambassador gets a tongue-lashing from Brazilian officials angry about NSA eavesdropping on their president, and Obama is likely to get an earful from spied-upon Europeans later this week at the G20 summit. One problem for the US: It doesn't know how much more will be leaked.
Newly published documents released by Edward Snowden indicate the US spied on the presidents of both countries.
After 450 days holed up in the Brazilian embassy in La Paz, the Bolivian opposition politician Roger Pinto left the country with the help of unauthorized Brazilian diplomatic action.