The UK will increase its contribution to prosperity programs in Colombia by up to £25 million, supporting economic development and opening up investment and export opportunities worth in the region of £6 billion to the UK economy.
Tony Mason, Former Chief Executive Officer of the Falkland Islands Tourist Board has been appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer for the Latin America Travel Association.
CEO says air travel is too expensive in Argentina, Venezuela, Costa Rica and all around Central America. Air France-KLM unveil plans for new long-haul company to bring down costs without becoming a low cost brand.
A European Union parliament delegation of fourteen lawmakers is in Buenos Aires to prop Mercosur/EU trade talks, and even admitting there has been advances, and prospects are encouraging, they also acknowledged that many objections from both sides persist.
Miguel Angel Pichetto, chairman of the Victory Front (FPV) in the Upper House, said Wednesday that Argentina has always worked “as a social adjustment tool for crime in Bolivia and Peru.”“How much misery can Argentina put up with by receiving poor immigrants?” Pichetto said in a TV interview.
Tuesday saw the first ever state visit by a Colombian president to the UK. Nobel Peace Prize laureate, President Juan Manuel Santos is visiting for three days as an official guest of Her Majesty The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh. He will have a working lunch with Prime Minister Theresa May, visit Belfast and attend events at Mansion House, the Natural History Museum and his old university, the LSE.
The Government of Bolivia decreed Tuesday that the Immigration bureau is to undertake a biometric census of all foreigners in the country to legalize their situation, after crimes allegedly committed by Brazilian hitmen.
Chinese Conglomerate HNA said it paid US$6.5bn for the stake previously owned by Hilton's biggest shareholder Blackstone. Chinese companies have increasingly been investing in tourism-related businesses overseas as more Chinese citizens travel abroad.
A new challenge for Tierra del Fuego province and its industrial promotion scheme: the Argentina government is planning to eliminate all tariffs on the import of computers and components beginning 2017, which is estimated could cost anywhere from 4.000 to 12.000 jobs.
Uruguay figures among the ten best national teams in the world according to the FIFA rating and has players in some of the top European teams, but back home things are quite different: a Sunday first league match was suspended at half time following shootings among hooligan gangs in one of the stadium's toilets, according to the first official reports.