This is a collection of original articles about energy issues in Latin America. The articles are created at UNM by experienced Latin American experts based on recent trends and organized either by region or type of energy resource or issue. The articles are written in English based on information extracted and analyzed from original resources in English, Quechua, Spanish and Portuguese. Metadata from this collection is collected in the Latin American Knowledge Harvester.

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Submissions from 2010

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Havana, Caracas Strengthen Economic Pragmatism in Bilateral Relations, NotiCen writers

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Mexico Attempts To Recapture Leadership Role In Latin America At Regional Summit; Energy, Sustainability On Agenda, SourceMex

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Mexico attempts to recapture leadership role in Latin America at regional summit; energy, sustainability on agenda, SourceMex writers

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Mexico Inaugurates Second Major Wind-energy Plant, SourceMex

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Mexico inaugurates two wind-powered facilities in Oaxaca state, SourceMex writers

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Nicaragua, a potential alternative-energy hotspot, NotiCen writers

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Nicaragua: Energy-hungry Country Opts For Large-scale Hydro Dam, NotiCen

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NICARAGUA: ENERGY-HUNGRY COUNTRY OPTS FOR LARGE-SCALE HYDRO DAM, NotiCen

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PEMEX Cries Poverty, Analysts Beg to Differ, David Agren

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Peru: Camisea gas pipeline inaugurate after 20 years, NotiSur writers

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President Felipe Calderon, Center-left Opposition Parties Differ On Energy Policy, State-run Oil Company Pemex, SourceMex

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Regional governments promote renewable energy sources and integration projects for sustainable development, NotiSur Writers

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Shining Coal Industry Is Dirty Business for Workers Environment, NotiSur

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South American leaders propose massive trans-amazonian gas pipeline from Venezuela through Brazil and Argentina, NotiSur writers

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State-Oil run company PEMEX attempts to reduce carbon footprint, SourceMex writers

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"Still Undecided" but Chile Leans toward Nuclear Energy, Benjamin Witte-Lebhar

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Venezuela and Russia Sign Nuclear Energy Deal, Andrés Gaudín

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What is the Future of the Cuban Oil Industry?, Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor

Submissions from 2009

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CLEAN BUT NOT GREEN: GEOTHERMAL DEVELOPERS IN COSTA RICA AT ODDS WITH ENVIRONMENTALISTS, NotiCen writers

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DEBACLE IN THE DESERT: ACCIDENT HIGHLIGHTS CHILE'S ENERGY PROBLEMS, Benjamin Witte-Lebhar

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Mexico, Brazil Propose Alliance Between State-run Oil Companies, SourceMex

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PARAGUAY: ITAIPU DISPUTE COULD GO TO INTERNATIONAL ARBITRATION, Andres Gaudin

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Will Colombia Become a Major Oil Producer Any Time Soon?, Inter-American Dialogue's Latin American Energy Advisor

Submissions from 2008

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BRAZILIAN SOCIETY ON OFFENSE AGAINST NUCLEAR PLANS OF PRESIDENT LUIZ INACIO LULA DA SILVA, NotiSur writers

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Citizen Referendum, Concern About Deepwater Oil Reserves Could Influence Pemex-reform Legislation, SourceMex

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Congress Overwhelmingly Approves Legislation To Reform State-run Oil Company Pemex, SourceMex

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Congress Seeks Investigation of Disappearance Of Island In Gulf Of Mexico More Than A Decade Ago, SourceMex

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Exxon Claims Us$12 Billion In PDVSA Assets In Lawsuit About Nationalized Oil Resources, LADB

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ExxonMobil Loses Appeal In Effort To Freeze PDVSA Assets In Great Britain, NotiSur

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GENERAL: HYDROELECTRIC PROJECTS IN BRAZILIAN AMAZON SPARK CONCERN OVER CROSS-BORDER ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACTS, Notisur writers

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Guatemala mulls state oil company to deal with energy needs; socialist inroads feared, NotiCen writers

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Guatemala veers toward the traditional in its quest for energy independence, NotiCen writers

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Mexico Expects To Offer Ultraclean Gasoline by 2012, SourceMex

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PATAGONIA POWER STRUGGLE: CHILE DIVIDED ON PLAN TO DAM AYSEN'S BAKER AND PASCUA RIVERS, Benjamin Witte-Lebhar

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PERU: INDIGENOUS PROTESTS SUCCESSFULLY REVERSE PRESIDENT ALAN GARCIA'S DECREES OPENING AMAZON TO OIL EXPLOITATION, NotiSur writers

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Petrobras Examining Potential New Oil-field Discovery, NotiSur

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Petrocaribe deal, a lifesaver for Honduras, in doubt, NotiCen writers

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President Alvaro Colom seeks Petrocaribe membership for Guatemala; conservatives promise a battle, NotiCen writers

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U.S. COULD EASE OIL DILEMMA BY DRILLING IN CUBA'S VAST RESERVES, BUT THERE'S A CATCH, NotiCen

Submissions from 2007

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Bolivia And Venezuela Move Forward With Nationalization Of Petroleum Industries, NotiCen

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Brazil Announces Discovery Of Massive Oil Reserves, NotiSur

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BRAZIL: PROJECT TO REDIRECT RIO SAO FRANCISCO GETS LICENSE DESPITE ENVIRONMENTAL OBJECTIONS, NotiSur writers

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Brazil pushes to expand ethanol industry with multiple international deals, NotiSur writers

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BRAZIL'S PRESIDENT FINDS ETHANOL A HARD SELL IN CENTRAL AMERICA, NotiCen

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Central America caught in the changing political and moral environment of ethanol, NotiCen writers

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Chanber of Deputies approves initiative to promote ethanol industry in Mexico, NotiCen writers

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ECUADOR: GOVERNMENT HIKES ROYALTIES ON PETROLEUM COMPANIES, PRESSURES BANKS FOR LOWER INTEREST RATES, NotiSur writers

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El Salvador a microcosm of the biofuels macrocosm, NotiCen writers

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HAITI GETS HELP FROM VENEZUELA AND CUBA; PRESIDENT RENE PREVAL MUST TREAD LIGHTLY TO KEEP U.S. IN LINE, NotiCen

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Mexican company announces plan to construct plant in Sonora to produce ethanol from algae, SourceMex writers

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Mexico Wrestles with Declining Oil Reserves, SourceMex

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Panama's Plethora Of Refinery Deals Could Make It A Global Energy Hub, Mike Leffert

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PARAGUAY SEEKS GREATER FLEXIBILITY FROM BRAZIL ON ITAIPU DAM CONTRACT, BRAZIL REFUSES, Notisur writers

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President Felipe Calderon vetoes ethanol legislation, cites concerns about possible corn, sugarcane shortages, SourceMex writers

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Region could suffer severely from U.S ethanol policy, NotiCen writers

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Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez Signs Multiple Regional Agreements, LADB

Submissions from 2006

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ECUADOR ORDERS OCCIDENTAL PETROLEUM CORPORATION OUT OF THE COUNTRY FOR ILLEGAL SALE, NotiSur writers

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El Salvador's mayors sidestep government on unique fuel deal with Venezuela, NotiCen writers

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Gasoline refinery set for Central America; presidents decline to pick a site, NotiCen writers

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Mexico Confirms Discovery of Vast Oil Field Deep in Gulf of Mexico, SourceMex

Submissions from 2005

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BOLIVIA: MASSIVE PROTESTS AFTER CONGRESS PASSES HYDROCARBONS LAW, NotiSur writers

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ECUADOR: "HUAORANI WILL NOT DIE"--INDIGENOUS GROUP CONFRONTS GOVERNMENT AND OIL COMPANIES IN DEFENSE OF THEIR LAND, Luis Ángel Saavedra

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New oil find boosts Cuba's energy prospects, NotiCen

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Pemex Crude-oil Exports Continue At Record Pace, But Imports Of Gasoline And Other Processed Products Also High, SourceMex

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PEMEX to bring competition to cen, NotiCen writers

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Region embrances ethanol; a CAFTA complication, NotiCen writers

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Region's ministers meet under Plan Puebla-Panama banner to avert energy crisis, NotiCen writers

Submissions from 2004

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ARGENTINE ENERGY CRISIS REVEALS REGION'S WEAK POWER NETWORK, Notisur writers

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BRAZIL STANDS FIRM ON INSPECTIONS, IAEA BACKS DOWN, NotiSur writers

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ECUADOR CONSIDERS CANCELING OCCIDENTAL CONTRACT, REFORMING HYDROCARBONS LAW, NotiCen writers

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ELECTIFYING THE ELECTORATE TO SAVE THE GOVERNMENT: TOP PRIORITY FOR DOMINICAN REPUBLIC'S PRESIDENT LEONEL FERNANDEZ, NotiCen

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PARAGUAY: HEAVILY INDEBTED AND UNDER INVESTIGATION, YACYRETA DAM STRUGGLES TO REACH CAPACITY, NotiSur writers

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THE TREELESS FORESTS OF HAITI, NotiCen writers

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Venezuela Increases Royalty Fees For Oil Drilling Greatly, NotiCen

Submissions from 2003

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ECUADOR: LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST TEXACO, Notisur writers

Submissions from 2002

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CONCERN GROWING ABOUT IMPACT OF ELECTRICAL UTILITIES ON THE ENVIRONMENT, SourceMex writers

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CUBAN ECONOMY HURT BY SUSPENSION OF VENEZUELA OIL SHIPMENTS UNDER 2000 AGREEMENT, NotiCen

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CUBAN ECONOMY HURT BY SUSPENSION OF VENEZUELA OIL SHIPMENTS UNDER 2000 AGREEMENT, NotiCen writers

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ENRON BANKRUPTCY CASTS SHADOW OVER EFFORTS OF MEXICAN PRESIDENT TO FURTHER PRIVATIZE ELECTRIC-POWER SECTOR, SourceMex writers

Submissions from 2001

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ENERGY NEWS IN BRIEF: Congressional committee to investigate nuclear power plant in Mexico, SourceMex writers

Submissions from 2000

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Brazil: Oil Spills Bring Calls For Accountability, NotiSur

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COLOMBIA: INDIANS WIN ROUND AGAINST OIL GIANT, NotiSur writers

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CUBA: OIL PRODUCTION IS UP BUT SO IS THE COST OF IMPORTED OIL, NotiCen

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CUBA: OIL PRODUCTION IS UP BUT SO IS THE COST OF IMPORTED OIL, NotiCen writers

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U.S. & Mexico Reach Agreement on Disputed Territory in Gulf Of Mexico, SourceMex

Submissions from 1996

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CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRIES PLAN A REGIONALLY INTEGRATED SYSTEM OF ELECTRICITY GENERATION & DISTRIBUTION, Ecocentral Writers