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Emerging & Frontier Markets

Milestones : The Prodigal Oil Producer

ECUADOR       Correa: Clamping down on the oil industry After a 15-year absence, Ecuador has rejoined OPEC in a move president Rafael Correa says will allow his country to gain greater access to technical advice and market information. ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Milestones : Oil Firm Ipo Sets Stage For More Share Issues

COLOMBIA     Ecopetrol's Cartagena oil refinery. The Colombian energy sector entered a new investor-friendly era with the late-August IPO of Ecopetrol, the state-owned oil company. Ecopetrol is Colombia’s largest corporation, with income of around $18 billion in 2006. The ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Cover Story : A Changing Agenda

Latin America     There is no longer any doubt that Venezuelan president Hugo Chávez’s “Bolivarian Revolution” is having a significant economic and political impact on Latin America. The question now is, Will it last? It’s 11 o’clock in the ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Newsmakers : Multilateral Malaise

LATIN AMERICA     Hugo Chávez: Wants to see the World Bank out of Latin America While most media attention on the World Bank recently has focused on a political scandal that could spark the downfall of bank president Paul ...

Emerging & Frontier Markets

Features : The Bank of New York

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Cover Story : Gently Does It

Cool Hand Lula He may be frustrating his more radical colleagues, but Brazils President Lula is achieving remarkable success with...