Taro Kono, the Japanese Minister of Foreign Affairs, visited Mexico last week as part of the two countries celebration of 130 years of diplomatic relations. Kono met with Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Luis Videgaray, as well as President Enrique Peña Nieto.
Federal institutions and state governments in Mexico are banned from doing business with Odebrecht for two and a half years.
Ecuador is hoping to attract $800 million in oil and gas investments from foreign companies, according to Reuters. Companies are bidding on four oil fields in the Amazon region and one natural gas field off the coast of Guayaquil. Auctions for the fields are expected to be completed this summer. The price of oil fell … Continue reading Ecuador Looks to Attract International Investment in Oil, Gas Sector