The New World

Venezuela has elected an opposition coalition – the ramifications could be huge

The election result in Venezuela – a country with some of the world’s largest oil reserves – marks a new chapter in its history. James McKeigue looks at what the future holds for Venezuela, and for investors.

Argentina’s new dawn

Mauricio Macri, the winner of Argentina’s general election, has inherited a political and economic mess. But his arrival should help the country – and investors – thrive, says James McKeigue.

Alastair Cook’s Lesson for Latin America

Having bounced back from bad times, Mexico, Colombia, Peru and Chile are the ‘Alistair Cooks’ of Latin America, says James McKeige. Now’s a great time to invest.

The Dominican Republic specialises in two of my favourite investment themes

The Caribbean country is making the most of its strategic location, says James McKeigue. Intrepid investors in search of profits should do too.

The IMF has forecast a recession in Latin America, but investors needn’t worry

The Latin American economy may be slowing down, but it is better equipped than ever to ride it out, says James McKeigue.

Colombia’s peace deal is great news for investors

A peace deal to end decades of fighting is the latest sign of Colombia’s bright future, says James McKeigue. And it’s one more reason to invest in the country.

Latin American aviation stocks are about to take off

The Latin American travel market has been undergoing a shake-up that could make handy profits for UK investors. James McKeigue picks the best ways to buy in.

Why I’m not afraid of China’s slowdown affecting Latin America

China’s slowdown has got investors in commodity-rich Latin America running for the hills. But that, as James McKeigue explains, is a costly mistake.

Brazil hurtles towards its worst recession in 25 years – but I’m still buying

Anti-government protests are the latest in a long line of crises. But as James McKeigue explains, clever investors can still make money in Brazil.

Three reasons Latin America will be the next global breadbasket

For a long time, agriculture in Latin America focused on a few key cash crops. Now, the industry is diversifying – and profiting. James McKeigue explains what’s going on.

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