"Latin Business Chronicle", realeased a report of the best and worst countries to do business in Latin America, 2007. In the last 5 positions were:

# 15 Nicaragua
# 16 Haiti
# 17 Venezuela
# 18 Ecuador
# 19 Bolivia

This rating was attributed mostly with 2 factors in Nicaragua, the socio-Political uncertainy of the new government, and ALBA.

As for the other countries it has been due to nationalization of Telecomunication, Petroleum and others have been discussed.

The report said that Nicaragua is not as bad of a business climate as Venezuela or Bolivia because they have not nationalized anything yet.