Industries and markets

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

Brazil’s Auto Industry May Suffer Due to Neighbor’s Economic Crisis

“With the weak Argentine market Brazilian automakers are looking to other countries to export their vehicles.”

Compliance in Colombia: Corporate and Commercial Obligations for 2019

Which compliance obligations do companies residing in Colombia have to fulfill in 2019?   This article outline corporate and commercial duties and specific deadlines. Keep in mind: non-compliance can lead to economic sanctions by the

Brazil: Overview of planned Pension Reform

The biggest challenge Bolsonaro`s government is facing in Brazil is the implementation of the pension reform which has already been drafted under the previous president Michel Temen. Currently, specifically employees in the public sector can

Brazil President Bolsonaro and U.S. President Trump to Meet on March 19th

“The White House also released a statement saying that the much anticipated meeting between Bolsonaro and Trump will focus on “how to build a more prosperous, secure, and democratic Western Hemisphere.” The statement added that

Peru names actor Salvador del Solar as PM amid cabinet shakeup

“Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra has sworn in actor and former Culture Minister Salvador del Solar as his new prime minister in a cabinet reshuffle aimed at shoring up his slipping approval ratings. The move on

Petrobras Seeks to Trim Budget by Cutting Jobs and Marketing

“Petroleo Brasileiro SA plans to implement a voluntary redundancy program and cost-cutting measures aimed at shaving $8.1 billion off its budget for the next five years. In a filing published on Friday evening, the state-run

The first 100 days: progress against corruption, national guard are highlights

“President López Obrador today highlighted the approval of constitutional changes to combat corruption and create the national guard as among his most significant achievements in a report to mark his first 100 days in office.

Brazil: Tax Hurdles in e-Commerce

The Brazilian tax system is one of the most complex worldwide. According to the “Doing Business” report 2018 from the World bank, companies in Brazil need about 1.958 hours a year to prepare their taxes.