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Monthly Archives: September 2020

No Meat, Milk, or Bread: Hunger Crisis Strikes Latin America

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - He could not feed his family. Matilde Alonso knew this was true, but she couldn't believe it. The pandemic...

Chile Announces US$2 Billion Package to Help Recovery, Create New Jobs

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chilean President Sebastian Piñera announced on Sunday, September 27th, the launch of US$ 2 billion in subsidies aimed at...

Dry Weather and Fires Threaten Brazil’s 2021 Sugarcane Crop

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The dry climate that has caused fires on sugarcane plantations in Brazil threatens to reduce next year's crop for...

Brazilian Farm Lobbies Divided over EU Complaints of Amazon Deforestation

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's biggest lobby group for soy farmers Aprosoja has broken ties with the Brazil Agribusiness Association (Abag) over its...

Pandemic Impact Reduces Brazilian Workers’ Income by Almost 25 Percent

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The impact of the novel coronavirus on the economy has been felt in the pocket of Brazilians who have...

Election Campaign in Bolivia Marked by Violence

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Three weeks before the presidential and parliamentary elections in Bolivia, violent incidents by supporters and opponents of the former...

São Paulo City Expected to Progress in Reopening Economy in October

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With the change in the updates of the São Paulo Plan - a state government guideline that establishes the...

Brazilian Government Sets Mining Targets for Upcoming Years

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - President Jair Bolsonaro and the Minister of Mines and Energy Bento Albuquerque on Monday, September 28th, took part in the...

Ex-President of Uruguay Mujica Announces Disengagement From Politics

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Former Uruguayan President José "Pepe" Mujica, who became known as the "poorest head of state in the world" for...

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