Peru's Judiciary Friday upheld a prison sentence of three years and a half imposed on leftwing political leader Vladimir Cerrón for corruption, it was reported in Lima.
Aerolíneas Argentinas will be offering nonstop seasonal services linking Montevideo with Bariloche and Mar del Plata starting Jan. 2 and Jan. 3 respectively, among other changes for the summer announced by the South American country's flag carrier.
Uruguay's Agriculture and Livestock Minister Fernando Mattos was voted unanimously by all 32 attending delegations to chair the Inter-American Board of Agriculture (IABA) for the period 2023-2025 during a convention held in San José, Costa Rica, it was announced Friday. Mattos' candidacy was put forward by the representatives from Argentina, it was also reported.
The latest episode of Ecuador's seemingly endless violence consisted of the assassination of Babahoyo Prosecutor Genaro R. and the kidnapping of former Durán Mayor Mariana Mendieta de Narváez, in addition to the death of six other prison inmates just over a week before the presidential elections.
Argentina's Airport Security Police (PSA) Friday enacted its explosives deactivation protocol at Buenos Aires' Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport after two flights inbound from Sao Paulo's Guarulhos were said to be carrying a bomb aboard each. Two simultaneous bomb threats were received at the Aeropuertos Argentina 2000 call center, it was reported.
The so-called blue (a euphemism for black market) dollar traded at AR$ 885 on Friday for a total increase of AR$539 so far this year and AR$ 42 overnight, it was reported in Buenos Aires. At some point Friday, it hit the psychological AR$ 900 landmark.
UK Labour blew the doors off to take the Rutherglen and Hamilton West seat back from the SNP, leader Keir Starmer has said. Speaking at a victory rally, he said it was the first step on a very important journey in Scotland and the UK.
Trade between Argentina and Brazil reached US$ 2.1 billion in September, marking a 19.5% decline compared to the US$ 2.66 billion recorded in the same month last year. This fact was brought to attention in a report by Argentina’s Chamber of Commerce and Services (CAC), which used official data from Brazil.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) expects international trade to grow by 0.8% this year, down from the 1.7% estimated in April. In its updated forecasts released this week, the organization justifies the downgrade with an inflationary environment, rising interest rates in the United States and the European Union, as well as tension in the Chinese real estate market.
The European Union has been proactive in pressuring its trading partners to adhere to its domestic greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals, primarily rooted in protectionism. First, with the imposition of the Deforestation Law last June. Now, with the adoption of the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (Cbam), Brussels subjects imports of seven inputs to surcharges of 20% to 35% if production exceeds its environmental limits. Brazil is among the top ten potentially most affected exporters, especially in the iron and steel sectors.