Italy' Home Secretary Matteo Salvini called on Monday the Uruguayan government asking to explain how one of the most wanted criminals in the world, known as Milan's cocaine king, managed to escape from a jail in Montevideo where he was waiting for his extradition to Italy.1 comment
“What good is it to throw a man ten feet of rope if he is drowning in 20 feet of water?” asked Kenneth Rogoff, former chief economist of the IMF, to The Economist 15 years ago. His question still bothers the institution he used to advise.Add your comment!
The Brazilian Supreme Court postponed on Monday the voting for the habeas corpus request of Brazil's former president Lula da Silva. Supreme Court Judge Carmen Lucia took off the review for the habeas corpus from the schedule for Tuesday, and a new date has not been set.12 comments
Some of America's richest people are urging US presidential candidates to back a wealth tax on the super-rich to improve inequality and climate change. America has a moral, ethical and economic responsibility to tax our wealth more, they said in a letter.Add your comment!
Argentine farmers are expected to plant 6.5 million hectares of wheat in the 2019/20 season, the government said in a report, citing good rainfall as the reason for the increase from its previous forecast of 6.46 million hectares.Add your comment!
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who criticized China last year for buying up his country, will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping for the first time on the sidelines of this week's G20 meeting in Japan, his office said on Monday.1 comment
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday rejected Argentina’s bid to fend off a lawsuit by energy company Petersen Energía Inversora, S.A. seeking compensation for shares it owned in the now-nationalized YPF S.A. energy company.Add your comment!
An airline pilot, identified only as ‘Pilot X’ in court documents, started a class-action lawsuit against Boeing, accusing US plane maker of covering up the 737 MAX’s faulty sensor issue and keeping pilots in the dark about the feature in the pursuit of quick returns.Add your comment!
YPF, Argentina’s biggest oil company, sold overseas bonds for the first time in more than a year after a plunge in borrowing costs opened a window of opportunity. The state-owned driller issued US$ 500 million of 10-year, dollar-denominated notes to yield 8.75%.Add your comment!
President Jair Bolsonaro said on Monday there is a 99% chance that Rio de Janeiro will host Formula One's Brazilian Grand Prix starting in 2021 -- the latest in a battle with Sao Paulo, the current host city.1 comment