Chile's economy has been projected to grow 11%, way above the average of 6.3% foreseen for Latin America throughout 2021 by the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Global Economic Outlook released Tuesday.
Cuban authorities have ruled against the staging of an opposition demonstration which was scheduled for Nov. 15 because it entailed unconstitutional and destabilizing purposes.
Costa Rican President Carlos Alvarado Monday signed the decree mandating all civil servants to be vaccinated against COVID-19 and also allowing private employers to follow suit.
Argentina's inflation turned out to be the world's fourth-highest, according to the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) World Economic Outlook report released Tuesday in Washington.
Governments around the world responded to the COVID-19 pandemic with massive fiscal, monetary, and financial stimulus packages. While these measures were aimed at addressing the health emergency, cushioning the impact of the pandemic on the poor and vulnerable and putting countries on a path to recovery, the resulting debt burden of the world’s low-income countries rose 12% to a record US$860 billion in 2020, according to a new World Bank report.
Countries must set ambitious national climate commitments if they are to sustain a healthy and green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Spain's Guardia Civil honored two members of the Royal Gibraltar Police for cross-frontier work in helping combat money laundering and drug trafficking operations.
The Tata Group is taking over India's flag carrier Air India, following an agreement to pay US$ 2,4 billion. The airline has been losing money at the rate of a billion dollars since 2009, and under the deal Tata will only pay a quarter of the company's total debt.
Last week we published an IMF preliminary statement on the situation of the Uruguayan economy in which it praised the government's handling of the pandemic underlining Uruguay's solid institutions, well-functioning democracy and a high degree of social cohesion.
The IMF Executive Board on Monday concluded its review of the matter raised by WilmerHale’s investigation of the World Bank’s Doing Business 2018 report.