The first shipment of Venezuelan crude oil to a US refinery in quite a while is about to set sail, it was reported in Caracas. Oil producer Chevron is to send the oil to its Pascagoula, Mississippi, refinery after obtaining a US license in 2022.
Brazilian Vice President Geraldo Alckmin insisted Tuesday that reshaping the country's tax scheme was vital to the reindustrialization of South America's largest economy.
Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida is to meet with US President Joseph Biden on Jan. 13 at the White House, while Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi has left on a South American tour seeking to strengthen ties with Mexico, Ecuador, Brazil, and Argentina.
In its annual report Preliminary Overview of the Economies of Latin America and the Caribbean, the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, ECLAC projects that regional growth next year will be a third of the rate forecast for 2022.
Argentine ambassador in Brazil, Daniel Scioli said that with president Lula da Silva now in office integration between Argentina and Brazil will move faster, and mentioned both countries are considering a common currency for bilateral trade probably extensive to all Mercosur members.
Brazil's trade balance closed the year 2022 at a record surplus of US$ 62.3 billion. Compared with the previous year, when the positive balance totaled US$ 61.4 billion, there was an increase of 1.5%.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández Tuesday insisted that the British usurpation of the Malvinas (Falkland) Islands should embarrass the whole world.
Argentine icebreaker ARA Almirante Irízar has been reported to have completed a successful call at the Orcadas base, after which supplies were delivered to the Petrel base, as part of the 119th Antarctic Summer Campaign.
The Argentine government has successfully undertaken a debt swap in local pesos worth about US$ 16.813 billion, thus extending large maturities scheduled for the first quarter of the year, it was announced.
In a private ceremony attended only by relatives and close friends, Brazil's football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known to the world as Pelé, has laid to rest Tuesday afternoon at the Memorial Necropolis Ecumenical in Santos, the seaside city of São Paulo where he rose to stardom.