After a steady growth since 2018, shrimp has taken over as Ecuador's second-most exported item behind oil, thus toppling bananas from a notch they had held for quite a while, it was reported in Quito.
Transgender inmate Amber McLaughlin is scheduled to become Tuesday the first person with that condition to be put to death by lethal injection after Missouri Governor Mike Parson (R) denied that last clemency request. She was convicted of killing her girlfriend in 2003.
One of the main events Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva had to participate only two days after his inauguration was the wake of former football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento: Pelé.
Argentine health authorities Tuesday warned of an increase in the number of cases of Covid-19 and insisted there was very high circulation of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, due to which people were advised to update their vaccination scheme since immunity lasts about 4 months.
The Financial Times described the event that is currently being investigated by the Uruguayan Justice related to the former presidential custodian Alejandro Astesiano and the implications that have arisen around the entourage of President Luis Lacalle Pou.
As the Brazilian president Lula da Silva settled in his first day in office in the Planalto Palace, Latin American leaders met with the inaugurated president, who faced his first financial challenge, stocks had fallen more than 3%, led by a selloff of shares in state-run oil company Petrobras.
With the world's three major economies -the United States, the European Union, and China- slowing down simultaneously, 2023 will be tougher than the year we left behind, International Monetary Fund (IMF)'s Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said during an interview with CBS. She also heralded in Washington that a third of the world economy will be affected by a recession.
In early December Chile's central bank said the country's economy was set to contract between 1.75% and 0.75% in 2023, however in 2022 GDP is seen rising 2,4%, with a formidable takeoff in the first half of last year.
The UK environmental grassroots group Extinction Rebellion famous for staging acts of civil disobedience by closing key roads, train lines and bridges in central London, plus blockading oil refineries, smashing windows at bank headquarters and spaying fake blood over the finance ministry building is changing its aggressive policies to try and win more public opinion support for its campaign against climate change.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Monday celebrated Brazil's return to all international forums and announced that we have clearly decided to put the link between Argentina and Brazil back on track with full force, following his meeting with President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva.