The opposition coalition Juntos x el Cambio (JxC) of former President Mauricio Macri is practically broken after presidential candidate Patricia Bullrich announced following dinner with the former head of state that the two of them would support the candidacy of Congressman Javier Milei (La Libertad Avanza - LLA) in the Nov. 19 runoff against Economy Minister Sergio Massa of Unión x la Patria (UP).
The European Commission has urged Member States to immediately repeal any existing investor citizenship schemes and to ensure strong checks are in place to address the risks posed by investor residence schemes. The Commission has frequently and consistently raised its serious concerns about investor citizenship and residence schemes and the inherent risks they pose. The latest recommendation forms part of the Commission's broader policy to take determined action on these schemes. The current context of the Russian aggression against Ukraine is once again highlighting these risks.
Argentine fisheries exports during the first nine months of the year reached 350,219 tons, and US$ 1,36bn, mainly to Asia and Europe, but were 4,5% lower than in the same period last year, according to CaPeCa, Argentine chamber of fishing vessels and freezers. As is traditional for Argentina the main export items were hubbsi hake, shrimp tails, while squid faced lower catches, and whole shrimp given a bumper crop saw prices plummet 30%. A major issue in this situation has been the tepid demand from China.
Russian nuclear agency Rosatom announced this week it has set up a joint venture with Dubai’s DP World to develop container shipping through the Arctic as part of an initiative heavily promoted by President Vladimir Putin.
Former Argentine President Mauricio Macri's cousin Jorge will become the next Mayor of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires after Leandro Santoro of Economy Minister and presidential hopeful Sergio Massa's Unión por la Patria (UP) announced he would not be taking part in the runoff for which he had qualified last Sunday.
President Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva “is already back, to score many more goals for Brazil,” said Vice President Geraldo Alckmin Tuesday while posting a picture of the head of state playing football. Lula, 77, underwent hip surgery on Sept. 29 at the Syrian-Lebanese hospital in Brasilia due to a case of osteoarthritis, which was causing him severe pain.
Argentine authorities Tuesday arrested Ivo Rojnica, a.k.a. The Croatian, who is believed to be the mastermind behind the US dollar black market, commonly referred to as blue, it was reported in Buenos Aires.
Former Uruguayan President Luis Alberto Lacalle Herrera, father of the current head of state, is under home hospitalization after suffering an ischemic stroke on Sunday, which is now in remission, it was reported in Montevideo.
Argentine budget airline Flybondi will be the first in the world to allow passengers to trade tickets among themselves, the company announced Tuesday during a business forum in Mexico. The details on how travelers will be able to deal their seats are still being finalized, as is the exact moment when the mechanism would become available for users to exchange Flybondi tickets among themselves on both domestic and international routes.
A ruling this week by Uruguay's Supreme Court left Argentine Member of Parlasur Fabián Pepín Rodríguez Simón on the verge of extradition to his country, where he is wanted for influence peddling and other crimes allegedly committed during the presidency of Mauricio Macri (2015-2019), it was reported in Montevideo.