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Opinion: Lava Jato impunity makes Lula da Silva a symbol of Latin American corruption

By Daniel Lara Farías* (Opinion) When Euzenando Azevedo was seated in front of a camera to confess everything he did...

Platform to quantify C02 emissions in Chile’s energy sector

The objective of the new Carbon Neutrality Observatory, developed by the Energy Center of the University of Chile and...

Neymar, Romario, Felipe Melo, Lucas Moura…. irritate the left after their support for Bolsonaro

Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar Jr. has condemned criticism from the left over his support for President Jair Bolsonaro ahead of Sunday's elections in Brazil. He...

Uncertainty of the Brazilian economy falls to lowest level since November 2019

The Brazilian Uncertainty of the Economy Indicator (IIE-Br) fell 4.9 points in September to 111.7 points, the lowest level...

Opinion: from rejection to support – my very personal Bolsonaro story

(Opinion) As a gay man, I used to reject Jair Bolsonaro from the bottom of my heart. Back in 2018,...

Navstar Defense to deliver 20 6×6 MaxxPro MRV-P vehicles to Brazil

The Brazilian Army is about to receive 20 units of the specialized rescue vehicle...

Neymar, Romario, Felipe Melo, Lucas Moura…. irritate the left after their support for Bolsonaro

Brazilian soccer superstar Neymar Jr. has condemned criticism from the left over his support for President Jair Bolsonaro ahead of Sunday's elections in Brazil. He said that the same people who "talk about democracy" are the...

Uncertainty of the Brazilian economy falls to lowest level since November 2019

The Brazilian Uncertainty of the Economy Indicator (IIE-Br) fell 4.9 points in September to 111.7 points, the lowest level since November 2019, from 105.1 points. The data were released today, 30, by the Brazilian Institute of...

Mexico increases purchases of meat and grains from Brazilian producers

From January to August 2022, shipments of agricultural products from Brazil to Mexico have taken flight. The value of rice and poultry imports alone have...

Latin American big cities where it is more and less profitable to rent a property

The "value" of a property is made up of multiple and diverse factors, variables that are not only related to the property itself, its structure, and typology, but also to the environment in which it...

Unemployment rate in Brazil falls to lowest level since 2015

The Brazilian economy maintained the pace of job creation, reaching a positive balance of 278,639 formal jobs in August. The unemployment rate fell to 8.9% in the June to August quarter. It dropped 0.9 percentage points...

A former Polish Defense Minister, Radek Sikorski, has attributed to the United States the sabotage of two pipelines, Nord Stream 1 and 2, which carry natural gas from Russia to Germany.

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Platform to quantify C02 emissions in Chile’s energy sector

The objective of the new Carbon Neutrality Observatory, developed by the Energy Center of the University of Chile and the Center for Climate Science and Resilience (CR)2, financed by Scotiabank's Net Zero Research Fund, is...

Argentina: Casa Rosada evacuated due to bomb threat

The staff of the Casa Rosada, the presidential building in Argentina, was evacuated Thursday night after a series of threats that arrived via telephone from different cities in the country. On Thursday night, September 29, the...

Paraguay’s President retracts comment requesting investment from Taiwan

On Thursday, September 29, Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez sought to defuse a potential diplomatic conflict after telling the Financial Times (FT) that Taiwan should invest US$1 billion in Paraguay if it wanted to remain...

Corruption in Peru: court hearing against Castillo’s wife rescheduled

At the request of Lilia Paredes' defense, the Peruvian Judiciary rescheduled Thursday's (September 29) hearing where it was scheduled to evaluate the prosecutor's request for 36 months of an impediment to leaving the country against the first lady, investigated for the alleged crimes of...

Challenges and advantages of crypto regulation in Brazil

According to data from the Central Bank of Brazil, in 2021, the still "unregulated" crypto market was able to move, through deposits in centralized...

Crypto winter takes toll; Spanish Bit2Me lays off staff and closes operations in Brazil

Just five months after landing in Brazil, the Spanish exchange Bit2Me dismissed almost all employees and closed its operations in the national market, said Ricardo Da Ros, who until then commanded the European broker in...

All Brazilian regional capitals to have 5G services by November

According to the state telecommunications agency (Anatel), all 27 Brazilian regional capitals will be equipped with 5G technology by November. Currently, 22 Brazilian regional capitals are already equipped with the technology. Only the cities of Macapá,...

Internet usage in Brazil grows to reach 90% of the country’s households in 2021

By 2021, 90 percent of Brazilian households will use the Internet, an increase of six percentage points compared to 2019, the Brazilian State Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) announced today. In Brazil's rural areas, household...

Argentina acquires 60 Carl Gustaf M4 anti-tank systems from Saab

The Argentine Army (EA) announced the direct procurement of anti-tank weapons from Saab. The required material includes cannons, missile systems, tracer ammunition, and training simulators. In the first place, according to the technical specifications presented by the General Directorate of Materials, 60 Carl Gustaf M4...

Chilean Army opens a new call for Military Service 2022

The Chilean Army will carry out from October 3 to 14 a second call for all those young men of Chilean nationality who did not present themselves to the selection processes for the Military Service...

Brazilian Air Force receives another two F-39E Gripen fighters

Two more Saab F-39E Gripen fighters, destined for the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) fleet, arrived in Brazil on September 25. The aircraft with registration numbers FAB 4103 and FAB 4104, manufactured in Sweden, is part of...

General Paiva resigns as chairman of Chile’s Joint Chiefs of Staff over leaks of classified information

The Chilean Government has accepted this Thursday the resignation of the Chief of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Guillermo Paiva, after information about the Armed Forces of the country was leaked through hacking. This was announced...

Opinion: Lava Jato impunity makes Lula da Silva a symbol of Latin American corruption

By Daniel Lara Farías* (Opinion) When Euzenando Azevedo was seated in front of a camera to confess everything he did as head of Odebrecht in Venezuela during the years he was in office, those of us...

Opinion: Why air travel will soon only be for the rich

By Stephen Andrew Within 5 to 7 years, ordinary people will no longer have the right to fly in the way that they were used to pre-2020. Within 10 years, they won't have the right to...

Opinion: Why does Bolsonaro irritate globalism so much?

By Rebeca Crespo* (Opinion) Next Sunday Brazil holds general elections. Brazilians will have to choose between revalidating a conservative government led by Jair Bolsonaro, currently president, or returning power to Lula Da Silva, convicted for corruption...

Deterioration of the democratic situation in Germany

By John Cody Only a couple of days after the landslide victory of the conservatives in Italy, it looks like Berlin is trying to prevent something similar from happening to them. Right before elections in the German state of Lower Saxony, where conservative AfD was expected...

17-year-old Brazilian violinist wins international competition in Austria

On Sunday, September 25, the 17-year-old Brazilian violinist, Guido Sant'Anna, won the 10th edition of the Fritz Kreisler international competition, in Vienna, Austria. Sant'Anna is...