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  • 23 Sep/2021

    Brazil records 36,473 new cases and 876 Covid deaths (September 22)

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Ministry of Health released a balance sheet on Wednesday, 22, with the numbers of the pandemic of Covid-19 in Brazil, according to data from state health secretariats. The country has 592,316 deaths and 21,283,567 confirmed cases of the disease. The balance, updated at 7 pm, shows that 876 victims […] The post Brazil records 36,473 new cases and 876 Covid deaths (September...
  • 23 Sep/2021

    Brazil’s Central Bank Monetary Comittee raises Selic rate to 6.25%

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - To contain the advance of inflation, the Central Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) announced on Wednesday, 22, a net increase of one percentage point in the introductory interest rate, the Selic: from 5.25% to 6.25% per year. This is the fifth consecutive increase in the interest rate and is in […] The post Brazil’s Central Bank Monetary Comittee raises Selic...
  • 23 Sep/2021

    Some 19,000 migrants, mostly Haitians, stranded near Colombia – Panama border

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL  – About 19,000 migrants, “mostly Haitians”, are stranded at a port in northern Colombia waiting to board boats that will take them to the border with Panama, the Ombudsman’s Office (Ombudsman) reported on Wednesday. “We have been able to confirm that there are about 19,000 migrants” seeking to cross to Central […] The post Some 19,000...
  • 23 Sep/2021

    Peruvian fashion and clothing is presented in Germany’s capital city Berlin

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Perú Moda Showroom Berlin 2021 will be held from September 21 to 24, according to a press release from the Peruvian Export and Tourism Promotion Commission (PromPerú). “It is an exclusive exhibition space for the clothing and decoration industry, where potential buyers will have the opportunity to appreciate in situ […] The post Peruvian fashion and clothing...
  • 23 Sep/2021

    One woman and four men in Chile’s presidential campaign

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A woman of Diaguita descent and four men launched Wednesday their campaigns for the November 21 presidential elections in Chile. A fifth candidate remains in the United States, and the last one is in quarantine after a trip to Mexico. The first five have scheduled banners and propaganda on social […] The post One woman and four men in Chile’s presidential campaign...
  • 23 Sep/2021

    New rift in Argentina government – purchase of military aircrafts from China divides Defense and Economy

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - A new division in the Argentine Government -after the resignation and replacement of ministers- has been generated by the negotiations to purchase military aircraft from China. The procedure caused a division between the heads of Economy and Defense, Martín Guzmán and Jorge Taiana, respectively. According to the local newspaper La […] The post New rift in Argentina...
  • 22 Sep/2021

    Guatemala’s president calls for more foreign investment to prevent migration

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The president of Guatemala, Alejandro Giammattei, assured this Wednesday during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly that the "only solution" to avoid irregular migration is the "construction of prosperity walls" for the population, including more excellent foreign investment in the country. "The only solution to stop the flow […] The post Guatemala’s...
  • 22 Sep/2021

    Panama’s financial stability attracts US investors

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In recent days, two U.S. giants have announced significant acquisitions in the Republic of Panama at a crucial time for the country's economy. On September 14, AES Corporation announced a 49.9% stake in AES Colon from Inversiones Bahia, Ltd. of the Motta Group, becoming 100% owner of the liquefied natural […] The post Panama’s financial stability attracts US investors...
  • 22 Sep/2021

    Brazil’s Vale abandons all mining operations on indigenous lands

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Vale mining company has dropped all mining operations on indigenous lands in Brazil, after recognizing that the activity in such regions could only occur with the Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) of the indigenous peoples and a legislation that allows and adequately regulates the activity, the company said in […] The post Brazil’s Vale abandons all mining...
  • 22 Sep/2021

    Sixty-six percent of Panama’s population has received a dose of Covid vaccine

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Sixty-six percent of Panama's population has received the first dose of the Covid 19 vaccine. This places the country fifth in Latin America with the highest percentage of people vaccinated against the disease, the Ministry of Health (Minsa) announced Monday. Citing data from the online publication Our World in Data, […] The post Sixty-six percent of Panama’s population...
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