Diego Laje

Diego Laje

Diego Laje is an emerging markets business correspondent covering South America. His work appeared on CNN, The New York Times, BBC, AFP, AP, NHK World, and other outlets. He mainly covers sustainability, energy, international business and innovation. He holds a BA in Political Science from St. Andrews' University and an MA in Journalism from the University of Hong Kong.

Latin America

China's electric cars: Can they drive Chilean copper?

Growing demand for battery storage and lithium could be a silver lining for Chile's mining industry.

China's electric cars: Can they drive Chilean copper?

Argentina

Can Macri's infrastructure projects sway Argentine voters?

Power outages and other infrastructure issues weigh on the minds of voters in the run-up to the presidential election.

Can Macri's infrastructure projects sway Argentine voters?

Argentina

Argentina's power outage is a hit to its fragile economy

South American blackout adds to embattled President Mauricio Macri's electoral woes as he seeks reelection in 2019.

Argentina's power outage is a hit to its fragile economy

Health

Argentine court upholds law banning mines

The legal decision marks a rare success for a grassroots movement and could, over time, spur more activism.

Argentine court upholds law banning mines

Business & Economy

Argentina's contracting economy will likely sway voters

Argentina's economy may keep shrinking - and that's likely to impact the presidential election.

Argentina's contracting economy will likely sway voters