Monthly Archives: June 2021

Brazil registers 2,081 new deaths from Covid-19 as total reaches 518,066 (June 30)

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazil on Wednesday, June 30, reported 2,801 new deaths from Covid-19, bringing the total number of fatalities from the...

ANDE and Tabacalera de Cartes, largest contributors to the Paraguayan treasury in 2020

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The list of the 500 largest taxpayers in Paraguay was presented this Wednesday by the Ministry of Finance and...

Petrobras should receive US$2.2 billion from sale of remaining 37.5% of former subsidiary

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Brazilian oil company Petrobras will receive about R$11.356 billion (US$2.2 billion) for 37.5% of its shares in BR Distribuidora,...

ESG risks in Latin America are negative but lower than emerging markets average –...

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Rating agency Moody's said Wednesday in a report that credit exposure to environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) risks...

Uruguayan government’s accountability bill arrives at Parliament for debate

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The bill of Accountability of the Executive of Luis Lacalle Pou arrived this Wednesday at the Uruguayan Parliament for...

Deputies of Dominican Republic approve Penal Code allowing abortion in one case only

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Chamber of Deputies of the Dominican Republic approved on Tuesday, in the second reading, the new Penal Code,...

Colombia closes its worst month of pandemic with 17,000 deaths in June

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - With more than 17,000 deaths reported in June alone, Colombia ends the most devastating month of the pandemic, in...

Brazil’s Central Bank plans to introduce PIX card for offline payments

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In order to pay for a purchase via the new and extremely successful instant payment PIX system at a...

Representatives of 11 Brazilian parties say they will oppose printed ballot proposal

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Presidents and representatives of 11 political parties today assured Superior Electoral Court (TSE) Chief Judge LuÌs Roberto Barroso that...

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