Fri, 18 Jun 2021 09:55:00 GMT
Castillo advisor says there will be “no expropriations, no nationalization, or price controls” in Peru
Pedro Francke, a 60-year-old economy professor and advisor to presidential frontrunner Pedro Castillo, has announced “there will be no expropriations, no nationalization, or price controls” in Peru, the Madrid daily El Paí...

Thu, 17 Jun 2021 09:40:00 GMT
May's inflation in Argentina was 3.3%: What will happen after the elections?
Argentina's inflation in May was 3.3% for a year-on-year accumulation of 48.8%, the highest mark since March 2020, according to the National Institute of Statistics and Census (INDEC)

Sat, 05 Jun 2021 08:21:00 GMT
Mexico blasts OAS Secretary General Almagro, “one of the worst in history”
Mexico's foreign minister on Friday criticized the work of the head of the Organization of American States, Uruguayan born Luis Almagro, adding to its earlier rebuke that the group should not intervene in Bolivia's internal aff...

Mon, 12 Apr 2021 10:45:00 GMT
Third-time lucky: Lasso becomes Ecuador's president-elect
Contrary to expectations, Guillermo Lasso Sunday surprisingly beat Andrés Arauz to become Ecuador's next president. Lasso, a conservative, was a sure winner in the evening as 97.91% of the votes were counted.

Thu, 25 Mar 2021 05:45:00 GMT
Argentina quits anti-Maduro Lima Group
The Argentine government of President Alberto Fernández Wednesday confirmed the country had decided to withdraw from the so-called Lima Group, a consortium formed with Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Ho...

Wed, 17 Mar 2021 09:09:00 GMT
Bolsonaro concerned with Bolivian ex-president Añez arrest and the overall situation
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday that the arrest of former interim Bolivian President Jeanine Áñez over the weekend seemed unreasonable, adding he sees the situation in Bolivia as a cause for concern.

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 10:05:00 GMT
Venezuela declares EU's head of delegation persona non grata and gives her 72 hours to leave the country
Venezuela announced on Wednesday that the head of the European Union's delegation in Caracas had 72 hours to leave the country and declared her persona non grata after the bloc imposed new sanctions on Venezuelan officials this...

Fri, 22 Jan 2021 09:31:00 GMT
Fitch forecasts Latin American economies will rebound but with downside risks
Fitch Ratings forecasts Latin American economies will rebound this year from the 2020 recession but risks remain in particular because of the evolution of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fri, 15 Jan 2021 09:40:00 GMT
Argentine president celebrates a rare success of his administration, promulgation of an abortion bill
Argentina on Thursday became one of just a handful of Latin American countries to allow elective abortion, as neighboring Chile initiated its own debate on decriminalizing a procedure denied to most women on the continent. Pres...

Wed, 13 Jan 2021 09:14:00 GMT
Brazilian interest rates in the next 24 months expected to rise steadily
The outlook for Brazilian interest rates over the next two years rose to their highest in several months, a central bank survey of economists showed on Monday, even as exchange rate and inflation expectations held steady.