Industries and markets

Hundreds of new pesticides approved in Brazil under Bolsonaro

“Many of those permitted since far-right president took power are banned in Europe.”

Ecuador’s highest court approves same-sex marriage

“The decision by the Constitutional Court came after a lengthy legal battle waged by several couples and gay rights advocates. With the 5-to-4 ruling, Ecuador joins a handful of Latin American nations — Argentina, Brazil,

Argentina: Implementation of the ‘Multinota Digital’

The Multinota Digital is an instrument for the electronic presentation of legal statements in the area of ​​the Argentine tax authority AFIP-DGI. The instrument is based on General Resolution (AFIP) no. 4503/2019 (BO 06/12/2019), which

Argentina grain exporters ready to replace the US as main supplier of Mexico

“If trade strife continues between the United States and Mexico despite a deal struck on Friday, Argentine grain exporters are ready to step in to meet Mexican food demand, the head of an Argentine industry

Brazil indigenous affairs head fired amid push to develop Amazon

“Sacking of FUNAI chief comes as President Bolsonaro pursues opening up reservation lands for commercial activity.”

Mexico: Santa Lucía airport ruling also orders abandoned project be left intact

“A federal court yesterday issued a new provisional suspension order against the new Santa Lucía airport that also instructs federal authorities not to make any changes to the site of the abandoned Mexico City airport

President Macri and Cristina Fernandez share similar high rejection levels

“It is for what many Argentines believe a “terrifying” option, bringing back Cristina and her gang of corrupt bullies, or keep to Macri and his very poor handling of the economy with a damaging inflation

The Brazilian Tax Reform: the Taxpayer as an eternal Loser?

Both the international market and companies expect the Bolsonaro government to introduce an urgent tax reform that will increase legal certainty, reduce complexity and give investors more confidence in the Brazilian market. So far, however,

Exxon-Mobil begins long term development of oil and gas in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta shale deposits

“ExxonMobil said on Tuesday it will proceed with a long-term oil and natural gas development project on a block in Argentina, targeting the Vaca Muerta shale play. The US-based company plans to drill 90 wells

Three foreign airlines interested in operating in the Brazilian domestic market

“Brazil’s Senate passed legislation on May 22 that would permanently open up Latin America’s largest air travel market after years of debate. The measure still needs to be signed by Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro.”