Argentine conservative presidential candidate Mauricio Macri, which opinion polls have him as a solid runner up, has called on the 'helpful vote' arguing that third placed Sergio Massa, has no chances of making it to a run-off. The latest polls show incumbent Daniel Scioli with 37/38% of vote intention followed by Macri wit...
With less than three weeks to Argentina's presidential election, the government's candidate Daniel Scioli has chances of avoiding a runoff but he still needs a couple of points, according to Fabian Perechodnik, head of pollster Poliarquía. In Argentina the winning candidate needs 45% of the votes or 40% but with a ten-point diff...
Brazil is still by far the largest economy in Latin America despite its recession and the impact of the devaluation of the Real, according to the latest report from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which said Venezuela dropped to the position of the region’s seventh-largest economy with a GDP that’s now half the size of Colombi...
Argentine ruling party's candidate Daniel Scioli maintains a commanding lead in the presidential race but still lacks enough voter support to win outright in the first round, an opinion poll by the Poliarquia consultancy showed on Sunday.
The 2015 Nobel Prize for Economics has been awarded to Scottish-born economist Professor Angus Deaton, 69, who is currently professor of economics and international affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, in New Jersey.
London's cash-strapped police will no longer keep officers stationed outside the Ecuadorean embassy to catch WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has been holed up inside for over three years, the force said.
Credit ratings agencies have been questioned by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), who says they favor countries with a certain ideological bent.
Agricultural giant FMC is the latest company to warn about operations in Brazil and now the stock is crashing. On Monday the $5 billion agricultural company announced that it would lay off 800-850 people — saving the company about $150 million a year by 2017 — while also cutting its profit outlook for the third quarter and all of 2015.
Standard Chartered bank, a London-based lender that makes most of its profit in Asia, could cut up to 1,000 senior jobs, according to an internal memo sent to staff. The move from chief executive Bill Winters is meant to cut costs.
Washington's use of its de facto veto at the International Monetary Fund to block reforms giving emerging countries a greater say is jeopardizing the IMF's credibility, complained Managing Director Christine Lagarde.
The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to Tunisia's National Dialogue Quartet for its efforts to bring democracy to the country, where the political upheaval in 2011 sparked pro-democracy movements throughout the Arab world.
Belarusian writer and dissident Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday for her work chronicling the horrors of war and life under the repressive Soviet regime.
Given the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank taking place in Lima, Peru, the International Trade Union Conference, ITUC, and its Global Unions partners call on the international financial institutions to adopt policies that counter the global economic slowdown.
The following piece by Arthur C. Brooks (*) was published in The New York Times opinion page. It is a strong view on Francis's visit significance for US Catholicism.
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