Industries and markets

New blow for airport: judge suspends project on environmental grounds

“A judge today overruled the environmental approval for the Santa Lucía airport that was granted by the federal Environment Secretariat (Semarnat) in July.”

Alberto Fernández is like a matryoshka doll, “you open it and out pops, Cristina, Lula, Chavez…”

“Minister Araújo said “…we don´t have much illusions about this Kirchnerism version 2.0, and that it will be different from Kirchnerism Version 1.0”

Brazil considering declaring Hezbollah a terrorist organization, but also weighs trade with Iran and Lebanese community

“The idea is part of Bolsonaro’s efforts to forge stronger ties with Donald Trump, with whom he also seeks a trade deal.”

Mexico judge approves recreational cocaine for two users

“A Mexican judge has granted two people the right to recreational cocaine use, in the first ruling of its kind, the organisation behind the cases said. The court said it would allow the claimants to

New Argentina treasury minister guarantees peso stability

“Lacunza said his main priority will be to stabilize the peso. He also assured that Argentina would keep 2019 fiscal targets that it set out as a condition to get a record loan of more

Chile: Law establishes Bill Payment in thirty Days

In January 2019, a new law has been introduced which reduced the deadline to pay bills over a period of 25 months from initially 60 to now 30 days.  The deadline is counted from the

Peruvian peasants protest against Chinese oil company and set on fire offices

“The unrest follows the breakdown of talks between the company and local residents in the district of El Alto, in a desert coastal region near three offshore oil blocks that CNPC operates.”

Fernandez wants to renegotiate IMF loan terms

“In current conditions Argentina can’t repay its debts.”

Macri reshuffles cabinet: Argentina has a new Economy minister

“Hernan Lacunza, economy minister for the province of Buenos Aires, will replace Dujovne, according to a statement from the presidential palace.”

Legal Tussle Prevents $2.5 Billion Gas Pipeline to Mexico From Opening

“Despite fuel shortages, López Obrador’s administration challenges natural-gas distributors, rattling private-sector investors.”