The US dollar in Buenos Aires reached on Tuesday 10 Argentine Pesos (buying price) and 10.05 pesos (selling price) in the informal market, 15 cents higher compared to its last closing price, pushed by the tourist sector, and as the government crackdown on the so called city “exchange caves” eased up.
As part of Argentina's foreign policy to increase links and cooperation with the Caribbean, Foreign minister Hector Timerman and his peer from Belize, Wilfred Elrington signed a South to South cooperation agreement which covers several fields and opens trade opportunities.
Uruguayan president Jose Mujica popularity reached 51% in October while approval of his performance stood at 45%, according to the latest opinion poll released this week and a year ahead of national elections. In Uruguay there is no re-election
Following an initiative from a group of lawmakers that recently visited the Falkland Islands, the Panama National Assembly signed a resolution for the creation of an “Inter-parliamentary Friendship Group” between the Falklands and Panama.
The British Embassy in Montevideo will host a Twitter Q&A session where experts will be able to answer any questions applicants may have about the Chevening-ANII scholarships, using the hashtag #CheveningANII
US banking giant JP Morgan is set for a record 13 billion dollars fine to settle investigations into its mortgage-backed securities, US media reports have said. A tentative deal is believed to have been reached in talks with senior US Justice Department officials.