The unofficial exchange rate between the Argentine peso and the US dollar climbed just one more notch Wednesday, thus reaching an unprecedented high of AR $ 205 (buy) and AR $ 209 (sale) / US $ 1.
The Government of Argentina Tuesday announced an agreement had been reached to keep prices frozen for the 2022 of all items related to tourism for the 2022 summer season.
Argentines expect that inflation in the next twelve months will reach on average 51,3%, according to the latest survey from the Torcuato Di Tella University. This is 0.9 percentage points higher than in the previous month of November when it was measured at 50,4%.
Paraguay's economy will close in 2021 with a growth of around 5% and good prospects for 2022, Finance Minister Oscar Llamosas announced in a radio interview.
Chilean president-elect Gabriel Boris announced he contacted president Sebastián Piñera to thank him for the invitation to attend the January 26/27 Prosur and Pacific Alliance summits in Colombia, --the current head of government last overseas trip--, but will not join him.
Roaming charges for cell phone communications is about to become a thing of the past for countries of The Andean Community (CAN - Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru). Effective Jan. 1, 2022, and thanks to the joint work of its member countries and the institutional strength that it has had for more than 52 years, the citizens of the CAN will not have to pay any additional surcharge for post-paid international roaming and will be able to be more and better communicated.
Spanish traders have announced “Maricoin,” the new cryptocurrency created by and for the LGTBI + community, will be launched on Christmas Eve in Madrid. The new money will be accepted as of Dec. 31 throughout 25 gay-friendly businesses throughout Spain after the pilot test this coming Friday, Dec. 24.
Uruguay's President Luis Lacalle Pou Wednesday admitted his country was after one-on-one trade deals with countries other than China and singled out Turkey was a target. Regarding a possible agreement with the United States, Lacalle said it would be a childhood dream come true.
A macroeconomic report from Wall Street operators Goldman Sachs released Tuesday has warned that “without fiscal or monetary anchors” the country is up for strong “headwinds” in 2022 and 2023 and, therefore, “the peso needs to be devalued.”
The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom Monday maintained opposition leader Juan Guaidó should be recognized as the truthful President of Venezuela, which would grant him access to his country's gold in custody at the Bank of England. But instead of making a decision on that issue, the case was sent back to a lower court for further judicial proceedings.