A Chilean court Wednesday upheld a decision to keep an Army captain and two other military officers under preventive detention measures for the death of Ecuadorian student Romario Veloz during the 2019 social uprisings.
Next month an Argentine military delegation will be traveling to China as part of a bilateral defense cooperation understanding, which among other issues includes the potential purchase of twelve Chinese fighter aircraft for which the Argentine latest national budget has earmarked a 664 million dollars credit.
No man is an island – apart from Royal Navy officer Lieutenant Commander Dave Pitt. Currently deployed on survey ship HMS Protector, Lt Cdr Pitt has become possibly the first Pitt to set foot on the Pitt Islands.
Brazilian farmed fish exports totaled 9,900 tons last year, 49% more than in 2020, according to Embrapa data in partnership with the Brazilian Fish Farming Association (PeixeBR). Revenue from shipments increased 78% to US$20.7 million.
The Argentine beef industry is optimistic about world meat production and global demand this year, with China again playing a leading market role. A report issued by Argentina's Rosario Stock Exchange (BCR) and the Mercado Ganadero Department (Rosgan), world beef production will reach 58 million tons, representing a 1% increase over 2021.
Peru's President Pedro Castillo Terrones has sworn in his fourth cabinet in barely over six months after taking office. A week ago, he had appointed his third cabinet after the resignation of Prime Minister Mirtha Vásquez.
Venezuelan senior citizens Wednesday marched through Caracas' Plaza de La Moneda, not far from the presidential Miraflores Palace, to launch an SOS message and call for help as they can barely survive on their pay.
A Spanish judge ruled Wednesday that the death of computer antivirus developer John McAfee in a Catalonia prison was a suicide after a new post-mortem report and ordered the case shelved.
By Kristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director – Let me start by thanking the Atlantic Council for providing a fitting venue to discuss central banks’ forays into Digital Currencies.
Although 76% of deposits in Uruguayan banks are in US dollars, credit rating consultants Moody's have said there was nothing to fear.