The state-run oil company Petróleos Paraguayos (Petropar) has announced an increase in the price of fuel at pumps effective Saturday, Feb. 12, despite previous announcements that there would be no changes until the end of the month.
Argentina's main opposition political coalition Together for Change (Juntos por el Cambio - JxC) Thursday announced it will support the agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) so as to never push Argentina to default.
The Argentine beef industry is optimistic about world meat production and global demand this year, with China again playing a leading market role. A report issued by Argentina's Rosario Stock Exchange (BCR) and the Mercado Ganadero Department (Rosgan), world beef production will reach 58 million tons, representing a 1% increase over 2021.
Uruguay's exports grew 31% in January of 2022 when compared to the same month last year, it was announced Tuesday in Montevideo. Beef topped the list of products sold abroad, reaching US$ 207 million.
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The Government of Uruguay has announced it would allow foreign residents to return to the country by car even if they are COVID-19 positive.
Lawmakers of the ruling Frente de Todos (FdT) in the Argentine province of Misiones have filed an proposal to fight the smuggle of fuel and other items across the Paraguayan border, which is said to be growing daily in drums and also on small barges across the river.
Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez's Government Monday gave real-estate ownership (occupation) certificates to indigenous peoples plus a monetary compensation in accordance with rulings from the Inter-American Court of Human Rights.
Uruguay stood out for its dissenting stance at the 59th Summit of the Common Market of the South (Mercosur) Friday after President Luis Lacalle Pou refused to sign a joint declaration.
Argentina's Ambassador to Brazil Daniel Scioli Wednesday said Friday's Mercosur Summit posed no risk of tensions between Presidents Alberto Fernández and Jair Bolsonaro, despite former Brazilian leader Luiz Inacio Lula Da Silva's recent appearance at a ceremony in Buenos Aires.