Free-Trade Accords in Latin America and the Caribbean

Featured Q&A with Marcela C. Blanco, Esq., Diaz Reus, Bogotá, Colombia for Inter-American Dialogue’s Latin America Advisor | Financial Services (October 17-30, 2013 Edition) Have Free-Trade Accords in Latin America and the Caribbean Aided Financial Companies? Chile and Canada updated their 16-year-old free-trade accord last month, agreeing to changes that will provide financial services companies in…

New Bolivian Charges Against Former Aerosur Head Mirror Those in Extortion Case

MIAMI, Sept. 19, 2013 – New Bolivian illicit-enrichment charges against former Aerosur Airlines owner Humberto Roca parallel those that Mario Fabrizio Ormachea recently offered to have dismissed for $30,000 in extortion money, says Roca’s attorney Michael Diaz. “It looks like they rushed out and filed the very charges that Ormachea was offering to ‘resolve’,” said…

Nuevas imputaciones de enriquecimiento ilícito

MIAMI, Sept. 19, 2013 – Las nuevas imputaciones de enriquecimiento ilícito en contra del ex-dueño de las Aerolíneas Aerosur, Humberto Roca, son muy similares a aquellas que Mario Fabrizio Ormachea recientemente ofreció desestimar por US$30,000 como dinero de extorsión, dice el abogado de Roca, Michael Díaz.  Pareciera que ellos se afanaron para presentar las mismas…

Miami Arrest of Bolivian Anti-Corruption Head Vindicates Former Aerosur Owner

Miami, Florida – The FBI arrest Saturday, Aug. 31, of Mario Fabrizio Ormachea, the colonel leading Bolivia’s Anti-Corruption Unit, for attempting to extort money from former Aerosur Airlines owner Humberto Roca, [United States District Court, Southern District of Florida, Case 1:13-mj-03250-BLG] works to help vindicate Roca in his ongoing legal battles with the Bolivian government,…

Diaz Reus Sponsors Trade Américas Expo Miami

Trade Américas Expo. Miami, Florida. June 20-21, 2013. JW Marriott, Brickell Avenue. Trade Américas is the premier conference and meeting for small-and-medium-sized North American executives interested in learning about the growth opportunities and risks when trading within Mexico, Central and South America and Caribbean markets. With a US $4.8 trillion economy, 600 million citizens and…