Argentina's Economy Sergio Massa has announced that exports linked to the so-called automotive chain will not be charged in 2023 the additional duties applicable to other products sold abroad. Automotive exports are expected to grow between 10 and 15% this year after a 23.5% output increase in 2022.
Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon during 2022, the last year of rightwing President Jair Bolsonaro in office, reached a surface akin to that of a country such as Lebanon, it was reported Friday.
Following preliminary reports that mentioned only one fatality, at least 29 people have been confirmed Friday to have died during the raid to arrest 32-year-old druglord Ovidio Guzmán, allegedly linked to the Sinaloa cartel his father Joaquín (also known as El Chapo) used to run before being captured and extradited to the United States.
Brazil's National Secretariat for Protection and Civil Defense Friday recognized Friday in documents published in the Diário Oficial da União (Official Gazette) that a situation of emergency existed in storm-hit Araraquara, in the state of São Paulo, Agencia Brasil reported.
Argentine President Alberto Fernández has invited his US and Chinese colleagues over to the upcoming Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (Celac) to be held on Jan. 24 in Buenos Aires.
Brazil provides 20% of the world’s cotton supply, making it the second largest cotton exporter in the world. Cotton represents Brazil’s seventh-largest export product in terms of value: in the market year 2021/2022 alone, 1.68 thousand tons were exported, generating more than USD 3.2 billion in cash. The stats were supplied by the industry association Abrapa.
Prince Harry wrote in his autobiography Spare, which was mistakenly released in Spain Thursday, that he killed 25 people while serving as a helicopter pilot during the war in Afghanistan.
Mexican authorities have arrested Ovidio Guzmán, also known as El Ratón, for allegedly trafficking fentanyl and other drugs. He is the son of former drug lord Joaquín El Chapo Guzmán, who is currently incarcerated in the United States.
Argentine drivers are flocking across the Andes into Chile for the summer vacations and also to purchase new tires which are in short supply nationwide and sell for up to twice as much, it was reported.
Argentina's Chamber of Chemical Products warned that due to the restrictions on imports, some critical inputs have been arriving in the country in smaller quantities, which might result in shortages of medicines, soft drinks, and shampoo, among other items.