Controversial Libertarian Deputy Javier Milei pledged to sell off all of the State's assets, legalize the free carrying of weapons, privatize the health system, impose cuts in pension expenses, eliminate the compulsory nature of sex education in schools, and restrict the entry of foreigners, among other ideas if he is elected President of Argentina.
Three ministers from Brazil's Federal Court of Audits TCU asked last Friday for a reassessment of the privatization process of the Port of Santos administration. The issue should be put back into the discussion in 45 days. The rapporteur, Minister Bruno Dantas, suggested giving preference to the privatization of smaller ports before addressing Santos.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Tuesday expressed his support for the Cuban people protesting against their living conditions under the Communist Government of Miguel Díaz-Canel.
Brazil’s government will cut its stake in power company Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA , or Eletrobras, to 45% from its current 61% in a planned privatization process, a senior official in the Energy Ministry announced on Wednesday.
The Nicaraguan parliament, controlled by the party of leftist President Daniel Ortega, on Thursday, approved a reform that will open the door to the privatization of drinking water services in the Central American nation.
Internal splits in Bolivia’s interim government led to the departure of the country’s economy minister and two other cabinet ministers Monday, stoking uncertainty about the Andean country’s economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic.
Brazilian oil workers and oil giant Petrobras were locked in a power struggle over the company’s privatization plans, with the union saying thousands of employees are on an indefinite strike.
Brazil will add public TV and radio network Empresa Brasil de Comunicação to government-owned companies to be privatized, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.
Brazil's influential finance minister has convinced President Jair Bolsonaro to consider the once-unthinkable step of privatizing state-owned oil company Petrobras , but stiff political opposition could stifle any effort to sell the country's corporate crown jewel.
Brazil's state-controlled oil company Petrobras on Friday for the first time detailed long-awaited plans to sell a series of refineries and other assets as the company focuses on its core oil and gas exploration business.