Thu, 21 Mar 2019 06:30:00 GMT
Mercosur farmers protest Bolsonaro's decision to allow US wheat imports free of tariffs
Farmers in Brazil and Argentina are concerned about Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's agreement to import 750,000 tons of wheat from the United States and other countries outside the Mercosur trade bloc without the 10% tarif...

Fri, 25 Jan 2019 09:29:00 GMT
Brazil eliminates Mercosur symbol from new passports
Brazilian new passports will no longer have the symbol of Mercosur as currently they do together with those from the other member states, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay. The announcement was made by cabinet chief Onyx Lorenzon...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 09:22:00 GMT
Extreme wet January displaces thousands and floods farmland in Mercosur member countries
Intense rainfall in northeast Argentina and neighbouring areas in Mercosur members has caused devastating floods, amplifying the economic burdens of Argentina's recession. Over 5,000 people have evacuated the region, and millio...

Thu, 17 Jan 2019 07:42:00 GMT
Bolsonaro and Macri agree to “review and perfect” Mercosur, and advance trade talks with EU
Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro and Argentina’s president Mauricio Macri said they agreed to continue integrating their economies (number one and two in South America), as strategic partners, by “perfecting” the Merco...

Sat, 29 Dec 2018 21:12:00 GMT
Argentina appoints an auditor/administrator at INIDEP to “normalize activities”
Argentina has appointed an auditor/administrator for the National Institute for Fisheries Research and Development (INIDEP), former R/Admiral Marcelo Lobbosco, who was head of Buenos Aires province ports. During his 180-day te...