Panama Election Favourite Facing Judicial Decision

3rd May 2024 The favourite for Panama’s election, José Raúl Mulino, faces a Supreme Court decision on the validity of his candidacy. Mulino’s running mate, former President Ricardo Martinelli was found guilty of money laundering and sentenced to over 10 years in jail and fined more than US$17mn for the New Business case. Martinelli claimed […]

Amid IMF Impasse, El Salvador Returns to Bond Market

19th April 2024 El Salvador returned to the bond market after four years with a US$1bn issuance at 12% that will mature in 2030. This is the largest debt in the country’s history and only four nations have issued sovereign debt above 10% since 2019. The rate could increase to 16% if El Salvador fails […]