Alexander Busch has been reporting from Latin America for Handelsblatt for over 20 years.
Testing agency TÜV Süd and its boss are under intense pressure following the collapse of a South American dam the company declared safe just a few months ago. Huge damage claims may follow.
Brazil’s election of the fringe, far-right politician Jair Bolsonaro means business as usual for German companies.
Germany and its neighbors are battling a new flood of cocaine shipments. Higher consumer prices and new markets are tempting cartels to ship across the pond.
In an exclusive interview with Handelsblatt, Argentina's business-minded president says relations with Germany and China are vital to Latin America’s future, given fears about growing U.S. protectionism.
The Hamburg shipper is one of the few to survive the industry's storm. Four new ships commissioned for a new route on the Panama Canal could bring some good news.
The success of the Rio Games prove that mega events can also take place in democratic emerging economies, writes Alexander Busch.
Economic dissatisfaction runs high in the region, and Argentineans are much more optimistic about the future than their counterparts in Brazil and Mexico, according to Handelsblatt’s exclusive G20 study.
President Michelle Bachelet talks to Handelsblatt about corruption, social justice and promising new industries in times of low commodities prices.
The head of Volkswagen’s truck unit, Andreas Renschler, spoke with Handelsblatt about the future of its VW, MAN and Scania brands, brand differentiation and how emotion plays no role in truck sales.
Germany's second-largest bank has been granted permission to operate in Brazil, a move it hopes will help customers internationalize and quicken the recovery from its bailout crisis.