The latest International Monetary Fund (IMF) report on Argentina highlighted that the targets for reserve accumulation, fiscal deficit, and monetary financing of the deficit were missed “by wide margins.” As a result, imbalances have increased, so “further expenditure control will be needed throughout the election period.” The 1.9% GDP fiscal deficit target remained unchanged.
The P&O Cruises ship Britannia, based in Southampton, collided with a freight vessel during a storm in Mallorca, Spain, after it broke loose from its mooring. A small number of people are being cared for onboard after sustaining minor injuries, P&O said.
Just a couple of weeks before the commemoration events of the fiftieth anniversary of the Chilean coup d'état (11 September), retired Generals and Admirals addressed a letter to President Gabriel Boric.
Falkland Islands oil and gas exploration Argos Resources Ltd has announced changes in its board of directors, until a general meeting of shareholders is announced, and the executive directors finalize the sale of its PL001 production license interests in the North Falkland Basin to JHI Associates. The Argos sold asset is expected to be a shareholding in JHI.
Mercosur partners Paraguay and Brazil have agreed to exchange migratory information to strengthen bilateral security across mutual border crossings, it was reported in Asunción.
Bolivian Foreign Minister Rogelio Mayta insisted Sunndnay that his country was looking out to the future and the future is BRICS, the bloc made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa, to which six new members including Argentina will join effective Jan. 1, 2024.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Sunday insisted before the 14th Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP) in São Tomé, capital of São Tomé and Príncipe, an island country off the west coast of Africa, that the group brought together almost 300 million consumers across four continents, with a GDP of US$ 2.3 trillion, Agência Brasil reported.
Argentina's Economy Minister and presidential candidate on behalf of the Ruling Unión por la Patria (UP) Sunday announced a series of measures towards improving the people's situation through the current crisis ahead of the Oct. 22 elections.