South America

South America

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:53:00 GMT
Another corruption charge for ex president Cristina Fernandez: fraudulent import of liquid gas
Argentina's former president Cristina Kirchner was charged in yet another corruption investigation on Monday, in this case over the fraudulent import of liquid gas. Judge Claudio Bonadio, who Cristina Kirchner accuses of politi...

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:50:00 GMT
Macri admits his father was part of an extortion system during the Kirchner years
Franco Macri's dealings with the former Kirchnerite governments amount to a "crime," Argentine president Mauricio Macri declared on Sunday in a wide-ranging primetime interview that touched on corruption, influence peddling, ...

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:43:00 GMT
Brazilian stocks topped 100.000 points for the first time on the Bolsonaro syndrome
Brazilian stocks topped 100,000 points for the first time Monday, on hopes for progress in President Jair Bolsonaro's promised pro-market reforms. The Ibovespa, the country's main index in Sao Paulo, hit an intra-day record of ...

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:36:00 GMT
Two of kind meet this Tuesday in the White House full of reciprocal praise
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, on his first official visit to Washington, declared himself an unabashed admirer of the United States and said he was seeking a new era of close relations after what he called decades of anti...

Tue, 19 Mar 2019 08:32:00 GMT
Brazil waives visa requirements for US, Canada, Australia and Japan visitors
The Brazilian government on Monday waived visa requirements for visitors from the United States, Canada, Australia and Japan, a measure to boost tourism that was first temporarily adopted before the Rio Olympics in 2016.