Costa Rica in Central America intends to declare a state of emergency due to an increased wave of migrants on their way to Mexico and later cross to the United States. I have instructed the security ministry to take a firm stance with anyone who takes Costa Rica's kindness for weakness, Costa Rican President Rodrigo Chaves said at a media briefing, referring to recent riots by migrants crossing the nation.Add your comment!
Brazilian meatpacker Minerva said on Monday it had received a notification from Colombia’s government saying that China has approved a sanitary protocol in order to open its market for Colombian beef exports.Add your comment!
President Lula da Silva welcomed on Monday, in Brasilia, Vietnam prime minister Pham Minh Chinh and said the Asian country was interested in a trade deal with the Mercosur bloc. Lula, who currently chairs the group, said he wants to bring Mercosur members closer to Asian countries and highlighted there is room for trade with Vietnam to grow..Add your comment!
Uruguay's state-run oil company Ancap has awarded all seven offshore oil and gas exploration licenses open for bids to four foreign companies: YPF (Argentina), APA Corp (United States), and Shell and Challenger Energy Group (CEG) (United Kingdom), it was reported in Montevideo.Add your comment!
A practice that expanded worldwide during the Covid-19 lockdowns to avoid physical proximity, online schooling returns to Ecuador in a move to minimize the dangers of living in the crime-ridden coastal province of Guayas, particularly its capital, Guayaquil, where shootings and murders have become commonplace, it was announced Sunday.Add your comment!
Nicaraguan opposition leaders Olesia Muñoz Pavón and Anielka García have been sentenced to 10 and 8 years in prison, respectively, for spreading false news and conspiring to undermine national integrity, which amounts to treason, it was reported from Managua on Sunday.Add your comment!
Citing a dirty campaign against him, former Bolivian President Evo Morales announced during the weekend that he would run again in the 2025 elections. His Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS) party, the same as current head of state Luis Arce Catacora claims Morales is the king of cocaine while the opposition regards him as a drug trafficker, according to local media.Add your comment!
The Libertad y Democracia Group of center-rightwing leaders gathered in Buenos Aires Friday to express its support to opposition candidate Patricia Bullrich of Juntos por el Cambio (JxC) of former President Mauricio Macri, who co-chaired the event The ideas of freedom in the politics of the future with Chile's Sebastián Piñera.5 comments
By Arminio Fraga, Guillermo Oritz and Andrés Velasco (*) – Since 1960, only a few countries in Latin America have narrowed the gap between their per capita income and that of the United States, while most of the region has lagged far behind. Making up for lost ground will require a coordinated effort, involving both technocratic tinkering and bold political leadershipAdd your comment!
Peru's one-house Congress has allowed the use of lethal force in case of imminent danger in a move to protect the citizenry. President Dina Boluarte has signed the bill into law, it was reported in Lima.Add your comment!