Industries and markets

Bolsonaro insists with private savings accounts for the pensions’ reform

“The debate, which could extend into next week, comes ahead of a committee vote on the bill by June 26, according to lower house Speaker Rodrigo Maia, before it is considered for plenary approval.”

United Airlines reaches US$ 1.9bn deal with Embraer involving 39 E-175

“Deliveries of the new planes are expected to begin in the second quarter of 2020. The new aircraft will replace aging E-175s in United’s fleet of regional aircraft operated by several regional airline vendors, including

Four EU leaders express concern over EU/Mercosur farm sector deal

“French President Emmanuel Macron and three other national leaders warned the European Commission that a trade deal with trade bloc Mercosur “could ultimately destabilize production and the agricultural sector.”

Mexico auctions drug lords’ properties to fund poor communities

“According to Mexican media, the auction raised 56.6m pesos ($3m; £2.3m) of the 167m pesos predicted.”

How does Odebrecht bankruptcy affect victim countries of corruption?

“The fact that Odebrecht has declared bankruptcy means only one thing: impunity for the cases in the countries that were victims of corruption.”

Colombia hoping to be ‘Latin American Silicon Valley,’ says Duque

“Colombian President Ivan Duque has been telling creative industry experts, gathered on the French Riveria, how he’s focusing on the Orange economy to drive growth and employment.”

Deportations after deal: The new reality for migrants in Mexico

“Mexico is sending thousands of troops to the border with Guatemala as part of a deal with the US to stem the flow of undocumented migrants, mostly from Central America.”

The Economist: “Despite turmoil, Brazil is starting to fix its pension system”

“Pensions gobble up 44% of federal spending, or 8.5% of GDP.”

Mexico’s US $30-million grant for El Salvador kicks off Central America plan

“Money will fund a tree-planting program designed to create 20,000 jobs.”

Bolsonaro returns indigenous land claims to the Ministry of Agriculture

“The temporary decree once again removes decisions on the demarcation of reservation lands from the National Indigenous Affairs agency Funai and restores them to a ministry that is run by farming interests.”