The United Kingdom interest rates were left unchanged after the Bank of England said price rises were slowing faster than expected. Interest rates were held at 5.25%, already their highest for 15 years, and comes after figures on Wednesday revealed an unexpected slowdown in inflation in August.Add your comment!
Paraguayan Congressman Rubén Isaac Rubín Orrego of the National Encounter Alliance (Alianza Encuentro Nacional - AEN) Wednesday said his country needed “missiles that can hit important points in the region because, otherwise, we are already losing the diplomatic game” with Argentina amid escalating tension between the two countries.5 comments
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky Wednesday met separately with his Brazilian and Chilean colleagues on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.1 comment
Argentina's National Institute of Statistics and Census (Indec) released a report Wednesday showing that unemployment fell to 6.2% of the labor force in the second quarter of 2023, an improvement from the 6.9% recorded between January and March.Add your comment!
Uruguayan authorities announced Wednesday that the agricultural state of emergency declared due to the drought affecting the country will be extended until the end of 2023, it was reported in Montevideo.Add your comment!
Argentina's Economy Minister and presidential candidate Sergio Massa on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with US Ambassador Marc Stanley to strengthen security cooperation.Add your comment!
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva Wednesday warned his US colleague Joseph Biden in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations 78th General Assembly that democracy in Argentina was in danger as extremist sectors were gaining ground.19 comments
Growth in the global economy is expected to remain sub-par next year, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) which cut its forecast for 2024 from 2.9% to 2.7% on Tuesday.Add your comment!
Spain's national parliament in Madrid allowed the use of three minority languages on Tuesday after a concession to Catalan separatists from Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez. Madrid has also called for the languages — Catalan, Basque, and Galician — to become official EU languages, meeting with objections from some other member states.Add your comment!
Brazilian Finance Minister Fernando Haddad said in New York that he believed the future of Mercosur hinged on the outcome of this year's presidential elections in Argentina, Agencia Brasil reported. He also denounced France's attempt to delay the Mercosur-EU trade agreement from becoming effective.3 comments