Monthly Archives: November 2020

Brazil Sees First Primary Fiscal Surplus of 2020 in October; Year-to-date Still Deficit

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil's public sector registered a primary surplus of R$3 billion (US$566 million) in the month October, marking the first...

Unemployment in Colombia at 14.7% in October; Urban Rate 16.8%

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Colombia's urban jobless rate rose to 16.8% in October, from 10.4% in the same month of 2019; the overall...

Colombia Land, River Borders to Remain Closed Until mid-January

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Colombia will keep its land and river borders closed until January 16th, its migration agency said on Monday,, November...

Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon Skyrockets to 12-Year High Under Bolsonaro

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest surged to a 12-year high in 2020, official government data showed on Monday, with...

Brazil to Face Major Security Threats as Climate Impacts Surge, Military Experts Warn

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Climate change will increase the burdens on Brazil’s armed forces and endanger the country’s energy and water security, military...

Brazil’s Petrobras Aims to Step up Oil Exports and Asset Sales

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil’s Petrobras on Monday, November 30th, projected a surge in oil exports and divestments over the next five years...

Chile Says Manufacturing up 6.2% in October, Copper Production Dips

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile’s manufacturing output jumped 6.2% in October, government statistics agency INE said on Monday, November 30th, while its copper...

“Narcomarketing” in TikTok: Mexican Cartels’ new Strategy to Recruit Youths

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In Mexico, the social media content of activities performed by alleged organized crime groups is not exactly new, since...

Peru Sets up 18,000 Immunization Posts; Largest Batch of Covid Vaccine in April 2021

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Francisco Sagasti on Sunday night, November 29th, projected that the Peruvian population may be immunized with the largest batch...

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