South America controls about 70% of the world’s reserves of lithium, the metal used in rechargeable batteries for mobile phones and electric vehicles, but none of the infrastructure needed to put it to work.
Tropical Storm Dorian is strengthening as it swirls toward the Caribbean island of Barbados, potentially reaching near hurricane strength by Tuesday, while a second system struggles to get organized in the waters off Florida.
The die-off is highlighting questions about the ocean of pesticides used in the country’s agriculture and whether chemicals are washing through the human food supply — even as the government considers permitting more.
The latest supply chain news, analysis, trends and best practices for companies operating in Latin America. The Latin American region consists of 19 sovereign states and several territories and dependencies that stretch from the northern border of Mexico to the southern tip of South America. Learn how businesses are optimizing supply chain and logistics performance in these regions - addressing a range of challenges such as rising labor costs, poor infrastructure, complex customs and tax laws, unstable political climates and government controlled exchange rates.
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