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Tag: Political turmoil

  • Wednesday, February 10th 2021 - 08:49 UTC

    US deeply concerned with Haiti's fragile institutions

    President Moise alleged there was an attempt to overthrow his government and 23 people were arrested, including a Supreme Court judge and a senior police official. Photo: AFP

    The United States is “deeply concerned” about Haiti's fragile institutions after fresh political turmoil engulfed the volatile Caribbean nation over the weekend and the government of President Jovenel Moise forcibly retired three Supreme Court judges who posed a threat to his leadership.

  • Thursday, April 11th 2019 - 09:03 UTC

    Brazilians are back!! Miami real agents celebrate

    In 2018, international buyers spent US$ 8.7bn on residential properties in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties, up 22.5% from US$ 7.1 billion in 2017

    Miami real estate agents have one reason to be happy: Brazilian buyers are back as a dominant buyer pool in South Florida, amid an increase in foreign investment. Political turmoil in Brazil and a strong dollar have kept buyers away from South Florida in recent years – until now.

  • Wednesday, September 12th 2018 - 08:13 UTC

    Argentina equities and Peso slide, in line with Brazil's political situation

    The currency weakened 1.48% on Tuesday, falling to 38.74 Pesos to the US dollar, with the Central bank supporting the currency with US$ 55 million

    Argentine equities and the Peso continued on Tuesday their slide amid global trade tensions, uncertainty about Argentina's 2019 fiscal budget, talks between the government and the International Monetary Fund and the political situation in Brazil, which together with China are Argentina's main trade partners