Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean
August 22nd, 2017
Abertis will invest 366 million to expand a concession in Argentina - La Vanguardia
The Spanish company will invest approximately 366.3 million euros in the Argentine motorway network through its subsidiary Ausol, in exchange for the extension of the concession until 2030. Read Article.
Spain and Argentina sign an agreement to collaborate in infrastructure, housing and transport - Expansion
The Spanish Minister of Development indicated that Argentina’s approval of a National Plan of Infrastructures opens a "very positive scenario" for the bilateral collaboration. Read Article.
Investing in youth is settling into the Latin American discourse, says UNFPA - El Diario
Neus Bernabeu, representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) discussed the need for countries of the region facing a demographic boom to invest in their adolescence and youth. Read Article.
August 18th, 2017
Joca starts building Bolivia’s first electric train - Expansión
The Spanish construction company, forming a joint venture with the Swiss company Molinari Rail, has started work on the first electric train in Bolivia, in the city of Cochabamba, for $ 450 million. Read Article.
Colombia and the European Union boost DTT deployment - NextTV LatAm
The National Television Authority (ANTV) of Colombia and the European Union (EU)have begun implementing a convention to support migration to digital terrestrial TV in the country. Read Article.
August 17th, 2017
Vestas to Build Mexico's Largest Wind Farm - Expansión
The Reynosa Wind Farm that the Danish company plans to build in Tamaulipas will be one of the largest wind power plants in Latin America. Read Article.
Globalia considers investing in Peru’s hotel sector - El Diario
The Spanish group, owner of Air Europa and the hotel chain Be Live, is considering investing in Peru's hotel sector while reducing the price of its plane tickets from Lima to Europe to promote tourism. Read Article.