Monthly Archives: December 2020

Unlike Argentina, Abortion Remains Blocked in Brazilian Congress

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - While the Argentine Senate on Wednesday, December 30th, passed a law validating women's right to abortion until the 14th...

Dollar’s Growing Dominance in Venezuela Leaves Locals ‘Short-changed’

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With her arms full of US$11.87 worth of bananas, red peppers and onions, an elderly woman at a produce...

Chile Says Manufacturing, Copper Output Down in November

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chile's manufacturing output dropped 1.7% year on year in November, government statistics agency INE said on Thursday, December 31st,...

Overview 2020: IBOVESPA Closes at 119,000, Up 3% over 2019; Dollar Rises 29%

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Brazilian stock market was turbulent up to the last trading session in 2020. After beating the historical intraday...

Brazil Fails to Secure Syringes for COVID-19 Vaccine Jabs

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian syringe and needle makers warned on Wednesday, December 29th, that the country’s coronavirus vaccination program was at risk...

Argentina Suspends Corn Export Sales until March, Infuriating Surprised Farmers

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina will suspend sales of corn for export until February 28th, the agriculture ministry said on Wednesday, December 30th,...

Argentina’s Regulator Approves AstraZeneca/Oxford University Covid-19 Vaccine

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Argentina's health regulator on Wednesday, December 30th, approved the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University for emergency...

Bolivia Signs Major Vaccine Deal for Russia’s Sputnik V

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Russia’s sovereign fund, Russia Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), agreed to supply Bolivia with enough of its two-dose Sputnik V...

Honduran International Airport Reopens After Getting Hit by Two Hurricanes

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ramon Villeda Morales International Airport in northern Honduras resumed operations on Wednesday, November 30th,  in the wake of...



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