Argentina's Sergio Massa has been named among the 10 most influential people of the year in the economic and financial world by the leading Brazilian newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo. The list also includes Elon Musk, Jerome Powell, Bernard Arnault, and Christine Lagarde.
Serious irregularities have been detected by Argentina's National General Comptroller (AGN) in the handling of Health Ministry funds during the early stages of the Covid-19 pandemic, it was reported in Buenos Aires.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro approved the resolution of the National Energy Policy Council (CNPE) defining the annual mandatory targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions for the commercialization of fuels over the next ten years, under the National Policy for Biofuels (Renovabio), Agencia Brasil reported Tuesday after the measure was published in the Diário Oficial da União (Federal Official Gazette).
All three occupants of a boat that caught fire Tuesday morning off Buenos Aires were rescued alive and in good condition, the Argentine Coast Guard (Prefectura Naval Argentina - PNA) reported.
Brazil has paid off “almost all” of its debts with international bodies such as the United Nations (UN) and the International Labor Organization (ILO), the South American country's Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
Foreign policy is among the priorities of the incoming Brazilian administration of president Lula da Silva, who will be taking office next January first. Designated foreign minister, Ambassador Mauro Vieira said Brazil will have a leading role in combating climate change.
By Jorge G. Castañeda, NEW YORK – Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) has reached the beginning of the end. AMLO, as he is widely known, was inaugurated on December 1, 2018, having promised to improve Mexico’s economy, reduce poverty and inequality, and tackle corruption and violence, all while strengthening the country’s infant democracy, and will leave office on September 30, 2024. With his term more over than not, most of what he was going to achieve has already been achieved – and it’s not much.
Argentina's Health Ministry Carla Vizzotti insisted that people needed to get an additional shot of Covid-19 vaccine if the last application was over 120 days ago, regardless of the number of doses taken previously, and announced the country would have bivalent vaccines available in the first quarter of 2023.
Brazil's President-elect Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva will seek to rebuild ties with its South American neighbors and regain a leading role in the fight against climate change under future Foreign Minister Mauro Vieira, Agencia Brasil reported Monday.
Governor-elect of São Paulo state, Tarcísio de Freitas, is hoping to have a direct conversation with president-elect Lula da Silva and the future Minister of Ports, Márcio França, to try to convince the new federal administration to move forward with the auction of the Port of Santos, the largest and busiest in Latin America.