By Ernesto Talvi (*) – In the 1980s, the Federal Reserve’s dramatic interest-rate hikes led to a lost decade of economic growth in highly indebted Latin American countries. Today, however, the US itself is highly leveraged, which will make the Fed hesitant to pursue measures that imply severe collateral damage elsewhere.
In its National Accounts report published Friday, the Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU) announced that the country's economy had grown 7.7% in the second quarter of 2022 mainly due to the high yields achieved in the soybean harvest.
Groups of survivors, students, and other human rights organizations Friday commemorated the 46th anniversary of the massacre known as The Night of the Pencils (La Noche de Los Lápices) in the Argentine city of La Plata where the atrocities committed by the military dictatorship were perpetrated.
United States Ambassador to Buenos Aires Marc Stanley was welcomed Friday at Casa Rosada by Strategic Affairs Secretary Mercedes Marcó del Pont to discuss matters of bilateral interest.
Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva (2003-2010), who remains the leading contender for next month's elections against the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, said Friday that if he returns to the Planalto Palace, he will seek to lower the price of food.
US President Joseph Biden has issued yet another declaration including Venezuela and Bolivia among the countries that do not fight drug trafficking.
Following the Sept. 1 assassination attempt against Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK), Argentine authorities have made changes regarding security protocols around President Alberto Fernández and other high-ranking officials, it was reported Friday in Buenos Aires.
It has become an uncertain time for companies across the UK who supply the Armed Forces with flags, belts, medals, swords and sporrans – anything bearing the Queen's cipher. The cipher is the monogram of a reigning sovereign and consists of the initials of their name and title and often includes a crown.
In total, approximately 5,949 United Kingdom Armed Forces personnel will have deployed on ceremonial duties throughout the course of Operation London Bridge, the codename for the state funeral plan of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.