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    Central Bank of Colombia Introduces New 100,000 Peso

    A new 100,000 Colombian peso started circulating, here’s what you need to know.

    Photo: Banco de la Republica   The Central Bank of Colombia officially released the new 100 thousand peso banknote and began circulating on March 31. This is the first denomination out of the six new family of banknotes scheduled to release this ye...

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    Weekly Wanderlust

    Top social media posts our fans love from January 1 - 7.

    Photo: Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil   Facebook: Brazil Waives Visa Requirement For 2016 Olympics As the days get closer to the official kick off for the 2016 Rio Olympics, the excitement builds up with wonderful news for tourists plann...

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    Brazil’s Economy Falls Into Record Breaking Depression

    South America’s largest country, Brazil is on track for the worst recession.

      The latest economic figures showed Brazil is now heading for its worst decline since the Great Depression of the 1930s. Unemployment is now at a five year high, inflation is nearly twice the government’s target, the value of wages has fallen a...

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    Costa Rica Currency Rises Above Others In Region

    Latin American currencies are decreasing in value this year, but the Costa Rica colon is thriving.

      Costa Rica's currency, the colon, is up 1% against the dollar this year. That's no reason for a beach party, but it's a sign of an economy that's proven quite resilient. The very fact that Costa Rica's currency ha...

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