Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, March 4, 2015
Mexican Carlos Slim (left) is the richest man in the world, while Brazilian Jorge Lemann is Brazil's wealthiest individual, according to estimates from Forbes. (Photos: Agencia Brasil and Columbia University)
Brazil accounts for half of Latin America’s billionaires, but Mexico close behind in fortune.
BY LATINVEX STAFF
The combined fortune of Latin America’s billionaires has declined the past two years, although the number of billionaires has grown, according to a Latinvex analysis of the latest annual ranking of the world’s billionaires from Forbes magazine.
Brazil continues to dominate the list, followed by Mexico and Chile.
All in all, Latin America now has ...
CHART: Latin America Billionaires: The Country Tally
Keywords: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela