Two Argentine opposition Senators have requested the Foreign affairs and Defense Ministries to report on the ”unrestricted movements of the UK RRS Sir David Attenborough, flying the 'illegal flag of the Falklands', and sailing between Port Stanley (Puerto Argentino) and Punta Arena (Chile), and the implicit and vital logistic support provided to the vessel by the government of Chile.”
When looking for a global model, the Financial Times (FT) came up with Uruguay this week while the South American country's so-called “green bond” tied to environmental goals became the “Latin American Bond of the Year in 2022” according to the International Financial Review (IFR).
Brazil’s Real remained stable after one of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva’s cabinet members said the administration will respect a law that gives autonomy to the central bank despite the president’s growing attacks against the monetary authority.
Argentine authorities are admitting that inflation in January of 2023 was high and that in that scenario meeting the targets agreed upon with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will not be easy. At the same time, Economy Ministry teams were reported to be planning new batches of measures to reverse the negative impact of prices going up, it was reported in Buenos Aires.
Peruvian authorities plan to reopen the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu on Wednesday after it was closed for weeks as a precaution amid growing violence nationwide following the Dec. 7 impeachment of Pedro Castillo Terrones and the ensuing demonstrations demanding the resignation of President Dina Boluarte and fresh elections, among other measures.
United States citizens have been advised to leave Russia at once or cancel their plans to travel to that country due to the unpredictable consequences of the unprovoked invasion of Ukraine.
Jonathan Haskel, an external member of the Bank of England monetary policy committee, said a wave of investment stopped in its tracks in 2016 following the Brexit vote.
Scottish salmon was the UK’s biggest food export in 2022, new HMRC figures have revealed. Sales of the fish have grown reaching £578million (US$ 696 million) in the calendar year, with France leading the global demand.
Chile’s annual inflation eased to 12,3% in January, but consumer prices rose well above forecast in the first month of 2023 January as the costs of food and beverages jumped, strengthening the central bank’s argument that it’s still too early to consider cuts to borrowing costs.
Cuba's Ministry of Energy and Mines confirmed on social media Monday that the power outage that left half the island without electricity was due to a fire in a sugar cane plantation, it was reported.