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Bill to legalize abortion in Chile

The Chilean government will present a bill to legalize abortion without giving reasons. Women's Affairs Minister Antonia Orellana confirmed...

Colombia’s inflation in September would be the highest in 22 years

Prices continue to rise in Colombia, and inflation reflects this. In September, the indicator...

China is buying less meat from Argentina and Uruguay

Uruguayan meat exports to China fell in September for the third consecutive month in the year-on-year comparison, according to data released by the Uruguay...

Buenos Aires is granting the investing and exporting technology sector free access to foreign currency

The Argentine Ministry of Economy has launched an incentive program for the knowledge industry, granting advantages in liquidating foreign...

More than 25% of the population of Latin America...

The area comprising Latin America and the Caribbean is one of the areas most affected by poverty globally, as...

Nearly 60% of Chileans disapprove of Gabriel Boric’s government

Citizens' approval of Chile's leftist President Gabriel Boric has dropped to a meager 35...

Bolivia to build two direct lithium extraction plants to accelerate industrialization of the sector

After deciding to apply direct lithium extraction (DLE) in the Uyuni, Coipasa, and Pasto Grande salt flats, the Bolivian government announced on Monday the construction of two plants using this technology to achieve better performance...

Ecuador’s prosecutor confirms 15 inmates dead in prison riot

At least 15 inmates were killed Monday in a riot at the Cotopaxi prison in the Ecuadorian city of Latacunga (center), Ecuador's Attorney General's Office (FGE) said. "After the clashes registered in the CPL of Cotopaxi,...

Ecuador’s president announces he will declare end to Covid-19 pandemic

Ecuador's President Guillermo Lasso announced Monday that he would declare the Covid-19 pandemic in the South American country over. "The pandemic has ended in Ecuador,...

Death toll in Venezuela rises to 14 after heavy rains

The number of people who have died in Venezuela over the past ten days due to heavy rains in several Venezuelan states rose to 14 on Monday. The director of civil protection in the western state...

Industrialization in Colombia: when was it lost, and how to recover it?

"There has been no industrial policy in Colombia for decades," said President Gustavo Petro in early August, having just arrived at the Casa de Nariño in a meeting with industrialists. Although there have been talks about...