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Mexico awaits US tariff decision with retaliatory list

“As Trump administration talks with officials from south of the border, the other side prepares a tit-for-tat response.”

Mexico: Interim Results of the AMLO Presidency

Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, AMLO for short, has ruled Mexico for six months. He was able to convince 30 million voters with his election promises. But which of those promises has he fulfilled so far?

Argentina: Tax Incentive Program for IT and R&D

On January 1, 2020, a new tax incentive program for software, science-based services, and research and development will come into force in Argentina, which will run until December 31, 2029. Domestic companies and professionals active

Argentina’s Ni Una Menos turns focus to economic crisis, abortion

“With presidential elections approaching in October, Argentina has been consumed by frustration with the current administration, led by President Mauricio Macri, and debate over which candidate will best alleviate rising inflation and a debilitating national

Video: Mexico’s war on drugs – President to legalise all narcotics

“President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of Mexico is proposing to decriminalise all illegal narcotics in an effort to do what has so far proved impossible, ending the drug gang war.”

Brazil Halts Beef Exports to China on Mad Cow Disease Case

“Shipments have been temporarily suspended in compliance with quarantine and sanitary protocols between Brazil and China, according to the South American nation’s agriculture ministry. Meat cargoes shipped after May 30 must be returned to producers

US and Mexico officials to begin talks over tariffs and border

“Mexico launched a counteroffensive Monday against the threat of U.S. tariffs, warning not only that it would hurt the economies of both countries but also could cause a quarter-million more Central Americans to migrate north.”

Labor Reform in Chile

On May 2, 2019, the Chilean government announced the second draft labor reform to modernize its labor system and address certain tax and regulatory issues. The new project focuses on the following topics:   Working

Mexico hopes for migration deal as tariff deadline looms

“Mexico’s Foreign Minister Marcelo Ebrard warned Monday that President Donald Trump’s planned punitive tariffs on Mexico would be “counterproductive” for cracking down on migrants, but the White House reiterated Trump’s threat is serious.”

Mexico’s president vows to curb crime with social programmes

” Lopez Obrador says he wants to fight crime with social programmes that will not only lift people out of poverty, but prevent at-risk young people and unemployed adults from ending up in organised crimes.”