Industries and markets

Brazil: The Digital Transformation of INSS services

What triggered the INSS digitization? The INSS service in Brazil is in charge of all social security questions. If a Brazilian is working in a country other than Brazil or a foreigner is working in

UNSC in Colombia to check on implementation of FARC peace deal

“The UN Security Council makes four-day visit to Colombia to check in on the implementation of the landmark agreement.”

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro offers US ambassador job to son

“Eduardo Bolsonaro has been dubbed Brazil’s “shadow foreign minister” at the Brazilian foreign ministry because of the strong influence he has on his father’s foreign policy ideas, BBC Americas editor Candace Piette reports”

Walmart Workers Rebel Against Retailer’s Robot Push in Chile

“About 17,000 Walmart workers in Chile went on an indefinite strike on Wednesday after labor talks between the company and the union failed. As many as 124 of the retailer’s 375 stores across the country

Southern Copper gets permit for long-delayed Peru project

“Southern Copper Corp said on Tuesday it received a construction permit for its long-delayed $1.4 billion Tia Maria copper mine project in Peru, but said work would not begin until it gains more support from

Colombia plans temporary work permit for undocumented Venezuelans

“We cannot permit that the migrants’ main asset is that they are cheaper to hire informally,” Colombia’s deputy labor minister, Andres Felipe Uribe, told journalists.

Mexico: the Volkswagen Beetle is going extinct

“The final “Love Bug” rolled off the production line in Puebla, Mexico on Wednesday. “

Brazil pension reform passes first hurdle in Congress

“Brazil’s lower house of Congress has voted by a large majority to overhaul the country’s generous pension system.”

Citing subsidies, US plans tariffs on Mexican structural steel

“The U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) said in a statement that a countervailing duty investigation found that Mexican steel exporters received subsidies at rates ranging from 0.01% to 74.01%.”

Mastering the IFRS

What are international financial reporting standards (IFRS)? The international financial reporting standards, NIIF (in Spanish) or IFRS (in English), are a series of rules or standards accepted aimed at standardizing the application of accounting standards