The Americas Program Web site posted a useful article on development banks and financial institutions in Latin America. . It discusses current institutions, as well as those planned for the future, such as the Bank of the South. The article is available in English and Spanish.
An Introduction to Regional Financial Institutions in Latin America. By Eduardo Gudynas. http://americas.irc-online.org/am/5460
Una introducción a las IFRs: instituciones financieras regionales en América Latina. http://www.ircamericas.org/esp/5368