The International Monetary Fund lifted previous 2021 growth forecasts for Latin America and the Caribbean to 5,8%, a significant advance over the last estimate from April, boosted particularly because of the good performances of the Brazilian and Mexican economies.Add your comment!
Argentina Tuesday made a payment to the Paris Club which resulted in the country's reserves falling to the US $ 42,837 million, it was reported.Add your comment!
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro Tuesday has picked Senator Ciro Nogueira to head of the Government's Civil House, a position similar to that of Cabinet Chief or Minister of the Presidency in other countries.Add your comment!
An administrative court in Ecuador revoked the country's nationality of Wikileaks founder, Australian-born Julian Assange. The Monday 26 July ruling was notified to Assange's attorney Carlos Poveda and the Ecuadorean foreign ministry.Add your comment!
Brazil's health authorities Tuesday announced vaccination of teenagers aged 12 to 17 years against Covid-19 will commence after the entire population aged 18 years and over has received at least one dose.Add your comment!
As anticipated Peruvian Socialist elect president Pedro Castillo was unable to gain control of the one-house Congress, which on Monday chose the candidate of an opposition-led alliance.Add your comment!
Colombian President Iván Duque Monday said several former guerrilla commanders were being granted shelter in Venezuela and asked the United States that Venezuela be added to the list of countries that promote terrorism.Add your comment!
The former Spanish colony of Equatorial Guinea announced on Monday it was shutting down its embassy in London following on sanctions imposed by the UK on the son of the president alleging corruption. Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, 53, is also the vice-president of Equatorial Guinea and is responsible for the country's defense and security.Add your comment!
Gabriel Boric, 35, born and raised in Punta Arenas, could be the next Chilean president according to the latest CADEM public opinion poll, particularly since in the primary of the alliance of parties to which he belongs, he clearly beat a Marxist candidate sponsored by the Chilean communist party.Add your comment!
Despite protests calling the measure a “fascist” idea that can only take place within a “tyranny,” France's Parliament has endorsed President Emmanuel Macron's initiative to extend the use of a health pass and make anticoronavirus vaccination mandatory for health-care workers.Add your comment!