Venezuela's flag carrier Conviasa has announced it will halt its Caracas-Buenos Aires route at least until September in light of the refueling problems all its aircraft face for belonging to a company blacklisted by the US Treasury.
Argentine Economy Minister Silvina Batakis has been reported Friday to be evaluating several possible scenarios, all of which involve some forms of devaluation of the local peso.
Uruguay's Central Bank of Uruguay this week ordered a 50 basis point increase in the interest rate policy, the eighth straight increase since last August. The move, which brings the monetary policy rate to 9.75%, means the central bank has ordered 525bp of increases in total over the past 11 months. The 50bp hike was somewhat smaller than the four previous hikes, which included April’s 125bp increase and three 75bp hikes.
South African billionaire Elon Musk finally decided not to move forward with his plans to buy over Twitter and withdraw the US$ 44 billion he had once offered.
Argentina's Health Minister Carla Vizzotti Friday announced her country was about to receive the first batch of 1,400,000 doses of Moderna's pediatric COVID-19 vaccine to be applied to children between six months and three years of age.
US President Joseph Biden Friday issued an Executive Order which would mitigate the effects of the recent overturning by the US Supreme Court of the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling which had cleared the way for abortions nationwide.
Foreign Ministers of the G20 countries had a bitter day rounding up their two-day meeting Friday in Bali, Indonesia, as the case of the war in Ukraine took center stage and divided positions among attendees.
The red-winged brant (Myiozetetes cayanensis), a member of the brant family that had never before been recorded in Argentina, has been sighted in Iguazú, in the province of Misiones, by a Paraguayan tourist who alerted forest rangers about his findings.
Given more optimistic prospects for the supply of corn and wheat, Brazil's National Supply Company, Conab, increased, slightly, the estimate for the 2021/22 market year grain harvest. Overall this has meant that Brazil is expected to have a crop of 272.5 million tons of grains in the current season, 6.7% greater than the previous season.
The barometer for world food commodity prices declined slightly in June for the third consecutive month, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported on Friday