Archive for the ‘Paraguay’ Category

Paraguay Calls for Taiwan To Invest $1bn To Remain Allies

Courtesy of the Financial Times, a report on Paraguay’s call for Taiwan to invest $1bn to remain allies: Paraguay’s president Mario Abdo Benítez has called on Taiwan to invest $1bn in his country to help him resist “enormous” pressure to switch diplomatic recognition to rival China. Most of Taiwan’s remaining diplomatic allies are in Latin America […]

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Courtesy of The Financial Times, an article on recent US moves that deepen worries over organized crime in Paraguay: Paraguay has long been a haven for smuggling anything from cigarettes to luxury goods. But US sanctions against two of its top politicians, alongside a surge in assassinations and narcotics-related violence, have sparked concern that organised criminal […]

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Wildcats & Black Sheep is a personal interest blog dedicated to the identification and evaluation of maverick investment opportunities arising in frontier - and, what some may consider to be, “rogue” or “black sheep” - markets around the world.

Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.