Contradicting press reports are piling up in Brasilia as to the future of outgoing President Jair Bolsonaro after Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva takes office on Jan. 1.
Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI is “very ill” and Pope Francis has asked for prayers for his predecessor, it was reported Wednesday in Vatican City.
Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) insisted there was “neither resignation nor self-exclusion” on her part because “here there is proscription,” which is why she claimed she would not be running for any office in 2023.
The United States Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a pandemic-era health measure used to limit immigration will say in place indefinitely. The restriction, known as Title 42, has been used by officials to expel asylum seekers. In all, it has been deployed some 2.5 million times and turned away many more at the border.
President Vladimir Putin announced Russia was banning the supply of Russian oil and oil products to countries that impose a price cap, allowing deliveries to those nations only on the basis of a special permission from the Kremlin leader.
The unofficial blue dollar traded for AR$ 355 Tuesday in Argentina, thus reaching a new record high. It was an AR$ $9 increase in one day, AR$ 30 in one week, and AR$ 41 so far in December.
The Argentine wheat crop, 2022/23 is again suffering the consequences of a prolonged drought and lack of sufficient rain, which means that the overall estimate volume has again been reduced by 300,000 tons to a total of 11,5 million tons, according to the Rosario Grains Exchange.
Argentina's National Communications Bureau (Ente Nacional de Comunicaciones - Enacom) Tuesday approved the General Regulations for the Reliable and Intelligent Telecommunications Service, which will regulate the allocation of frequency bands for the provision and deployment of fifth-generation (5G) systems, it was reported.
Brazilian agribusiness exports should reach a record US$ 160 billion this year, which represents an increase of 32% compared to 2021, and a number that also was surprisingly high last year. But on the other hand input imports have never been so costly because of the international prices with inputs reaching almost US$ 50 billion, up 51% year to year.
Former Presidential candidate and Senator Simone Tebet, who endorsed Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva in the Oct. 30 runoff against the incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, has reportedly accepted to become Brazil's next Planning Ministry, according to press reports published Tuesday in Brasilia. The official announcement is to be made Wednesday.