Although 76% of deposits in Uruguayan banks are in US dollars, credit rating consultants Moody's have said there was nothing to fear.
Argentina's National Institute of Statistics and Censuses (Indec) Wednesday reported local industrial output had recorded a 15.8% growth in the year 2021, boosted by automotive and transport which showed a 50.9% increase.
Caracas' El Nacional newspaper has been handed over to United Socialist Party of Venezuela Deputy Chairman Diosdado Cabello Rondón, thus executing a judiciary ruling issued late in January in a damages suit against the publication.
The Venezuelan government of President Nicolás Maduro Wednesday gave the nod to the resumption of commercial flights to and from Portugal, which were halted due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Brazil on Tuesday defended its decision to allow British military aircraft flying to the Falkland Island to call at Brazilian airports, landings that annoyed Argentina. The complaint is not new, and Brazilian policy under different governments over the years has been one of accepting those calls.
Just a couple of days after the meeting between President Alberto Fernández and Xi Jinping, it was announced that the Chinese cell phone manufacturer Xiaomi will start producing some of its models in Tierra del Fuego and will expand its network of retail stores throughout the country.
The Government of the United States said French President Emmanuel Macron's diplomatic attempts to cool off the Ukraine crisis had shown some encouraging signs.
A new study highlights there could be up to four times more fish in the mesopelagic, or ‘twilight’, zone of the Southern Ocean than previously thought. Scientists at British Antarctic Survey and Bristol University discovered that by accounting for different acoustic properties of fish, the biomass, or total weight, of mesopelagic fish is likely to be 1.8 – 3.6 times higher than they previously calculated.
By American Geophysical Union – Scientists have uncovered the source of a mysterious 2021 tsunami that sent waves around the globe. In August 2021, a magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit near the South Sandwich Islands, creating a tsunami that rippled around the globe. The epicenter was 47 kilometers below the Earth's surface—too deep to initiate a tsunami—and the rupture was nearly 400 kilometers long, which should have generated a much larger earthquake.
The gauge for world food prices went up in January, largely catalyzed by supply-side constraints for vegetable oils, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 135.7 points in January, 1.1 percent higher than in December. The Index tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly-traded food commodities.