An agreement has been reached between Argentina's Single Union of Argentine Tire Workers (SUTNA) and the three companies operating in the country, thus bringing the five-month conflict that left the country virtually tireless to an end.Add your comment!
Unemployment in South America's largest country has dropped to 8.9% in the quarter ending in August, following a 0.9 decrease that month, according to a study published Friday by the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE).2 comments
Britain's central bank on Wednesday warned that dwindling confidence in the economy poses a significant risk as it took the unusual step of intervening directly in financial markets. The move was aimed at restoring financial stability in markets shaken by the Liz Truss government fiscal policies.Add your comment!
The United Nations mission in Haiti has been cut down to a minimum after all non-essential workers were instructed to evacuate the violence-torn Caribbean nation. The announcement came two months after the UN Security Council voted to extend the mission's presence for at least another year.Add your comment!
Union protests kept the ARA Libertad from docking on time, union measures halted tire production, and labor measures led to either the cancelation or postponement of several flights Tuesday at Buenos Aires' two airports, as well as in other air terminals nationwide.Add your comment!
Colombian singer Shakira is facing an eight-year prison sentence for tax evasion in addition to a hefty fine after charges were filed against her in Spain.Add your comment!
Argentina's National Institute of Statistics and Census (Indec) Monday released a report according to which the country's economic activity grew 5.6% interannually in July.Add your comment!
Argentine tire manufacturers Monday told the government that “the rights of the companies” were being violated as labor unions seized their plants and prevented work from continuing.Add your comment!
Paraguay's foreign commerce of manufactured and agro-industrial goods reached US$ 3,383 million during the first eight months of 2022, with a clear predominance of Mercosur partners, points out the country's Ministry of Industry and Commerce.Add your comment!
Switzerland is known as a country of direct democracy since voting on referendums is practiced quite often, as happened on Sunday when voters accepted the government's pension reform albeit by a narrow margin.