Welcome to the Q2 issue of Latin America News Magazine, brining you the latest news, up to the minute editorial and cutting edge opinion pieces from across the Latin America region.

In recent news, GlobeNet, a leading wholesale provider of telecom infrastructure in the Americas, announces the deployment of a new 2,500 km submarine cable that will link Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo to Buenos Aires. This new infrastructure will connect Argentina to the GlobeNet network in Brazil, effectively linking the Southern Cone of South America to the United States and the world.

On the 9th May 2018, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC announced it is expanding its presence in Mexico with the formation of Mexico Sotheby’s International Realty. Mexico Sotheby’s International Realty is located in the country’s capital of Mexico City and will serve the luxury residential real estate markets in the greater metropolis as well as the surrounding areas

In this month’s issue, we look at how the Honduras Government has approved the plan to deliver on the country’s commitments to advance the Paris Climate Agreement; Plan which identifies five priority areas set by the government, and connects them to available partner and program resources to implement climate mitigation and adaptation actions for the next three years

Also in this edition, according to data which has been provided by Market Research Engine, the global Lithium-ion Battery Market is expected to exceed more than US$ 77 billion by 2024 and will grow at a CAGR of more than 11%. Lithium-ion batteries are part of the rechargeable battery group. The report indicates that the batteries provide excessive storage capacity, better efficiency and long lifecycle than other batteries. We discover more about how the demand for those batteries is growing thanks to the wide array of applications in which they can be used.

Here at Latin America News, we truly hope that you enjoy reading this issue, and look forward to hearing from you.