Industries and markets

Trump says strongly considering NATO privileges for Brazil

“Speaking at a joint White House news conference Trump said: “As I told President Bolsonaro, I also intend to designate Brazil as a major non-NATO ally – or, maybe a NATO ally. I’ll have to

Video: Deal allows US to use Alcantara for space launches from Brazil

“Local reactions is mixed, with some excited about potential investment while others remember the displacement when the base was built in the 1980s.”

Think tank warns of potential for a huge cost overrun on Maya Train

“Imco suggests costs could go 10 times higher and wonders if there will be enough passengers.”

Brazil and Mexico: Free Trade in Automotive Sector

Since Tuesday, March 19th, a new free trade agreement for vehicles and car parts is in place between Brazil and Mexico. Consequently, car manufacturers residing in both countries can now import and export their products

Brazil: Centralized GTIN Registry

What is GTIN and how does it affect your business? GTIN is short for „Global Item Numbering” and enables a common product numbering which keeps companies from using their own individual numbering system. The uniformity

Mexico’s lower house passes measure to cut short presidential term

“Mexico’s Lower House on Thursday approved a constitutional reform that would allow for referendums to cut short the six-year presidential term, a move opposition lawmakers say opens the door to allowing re-election to the nation’s

Brazil to seek more pension contributions from military officers

“If any group gets any special benefit, it will be necessary to show what it will cost, and that this will mean less investment in housing and health,” Marinho said at an event in Rio

Video: Colombians March in favour of FARC peace accord

“Opposition in Colombia accuses president of breaching the constitution, as he tries to change the peace deal with FARC.”

Video: Argentina benefit cuts cause anger over beleaguered economy

“Rising prices, higher inflation, increasing poverty, growing unemployment – these are all major concerns in Argentina. So, too, are cuts in government benefits to the most vulnerable.”

Latin America’s first thermosolar plant is being built in Chile

“In northern Chile, the first thermosolar plant of Latin America is springing up in the middle of the Atacama Desert. The plant, which technology allows to produce electricity all day long unlike other forms of