China's Joyvio Group, subsidiary of the Chinese conglomerate Legend Holdings Corporation, has put in an offer to buy 100% of shares of Chile's Australis Seafoods for a price of US$ 880 million. The acquisition is subject to compliance and must be completed no later than April 2019.
The Trump administration is considering imposing sanctions on Cuban military and intelligence officials who it says are helping Venezuela ’s government crackdown on dissent. Such sanctions would be the first time Washington has targeted a bloc of foreign officials allied with Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
Venezuela’s former national treasurer admitted receiving over one billion dollars in bribes as part of illicit foreign currency operations that involved a local television mogul now indicted in U.S. courts, according to U.S. court documents unsealed on Tuesday.
Tereza Cristina, tapped by President-elect Jair Bolsonaro to head Brazil's Agriculture Ministry, said on Wednesday the country could decide to abandon the Mercosur trade bloc if it failed to address inequality.
Folha de Sao Paulo a leading Brazilian daily has revealed the secret negotiations between the administration of ex-president Dilma Rousseff and the Cuban government to contract Cuban doctors to work in Brazil.
Chile and Brazil signed a free trade agreement on Wednesday that scraps red tape and tariffs between the two South American economies, in a move both governments said would give a boost to regional integration.
The air forces of 14 nations including the United States are taking part this week in air combat exercises and non-conventional warfare training at a base in northern Brazil, the Brazilian Air Force said on Wednesday.
Brazil President-elect Jair Bolsonaro's party expects to recruit members from rivals in the Chamber of Deputies to form the biggest bloc with 61 seats, lawmakers said on Wednesday.
The International police body Interpol elected Mr. Kim Jong-yang of South Korea as president, beating a Russian national whose candidacy had raised concerns in Europe and the United States about the risk of Kremlin interference.
Renault has appointed a temporary deputy chief executive to take over the running of the French car firm following the arrest of Carlos Ghosn. Renault said its chief operating officer, Thierry Bolloré, would step up to the role because Mr. Ghosn was temporarily incapacitated.