On the advice of the UK Prime Minister, the Falkland Islands Government Office in London is closed and all staff is working from home. Despite this FIGO is working as normal and remains available to help all Islanders in the UK, Falkland Islands organizations, FIG, and anyone traveling to and from the Islands.
Business groups have said they are devastated after Parliament's latest rejection of the prime minister's EU withdrawal plan. They urged MPs and the government to find a solution and stave off the nightmare of a no-deal Brexit.
Denmark's Queen Margrethe II and Crown Prince Frederik are spearheading an official state visit to Argentina which started this Monday ahead of a larger business delegation which seeks to make inroads in the country.
With the aim to reinforce existing business and explore new business opportunities between Argentina and India, President of Argentine Republic, Mauricio Macri addressed the India-Argentine Business Forum on Tuesday at Taj Mahal Palace Hotel.
Peruvian president Alan Garcia will be hosting this week his peers from Colombia, Chile and Mexico to subscribe the so-called Pacific (Ocean) Agreement with the purpose of integrating the four countries economies.
New York City followed by Chicago and Houston rank top in the first ever 'American Cities of the Future' ranking compiled by fDi Magazine, belonging to the Financial Times group. Santiago de Chile, Lima (Peru) and Monterrey (Mexico) snatched the top three positions in the Latin America city ranking.
Chile, Peru and Uruguay rank as the countries with the best business climate according to a report from the Brazilian foundation Getulio Vargas, FGV. The October report released this week ranks Chile with 7.5 points; Peru, 7.1; Uruguay, 7; Brazil, 6.8; Colombia, 6.8; Paraguay, 6.5; Argentina, 5.9 and Bolivia, 5.6.
Brazilian government controlled Banco do Brasil will pay 480 million US dollars for a 51% stake in Banco Patagonia, Argentina’s fourth largest private bank. The deal is pending regulatory approval both banks said in a release.