What we learned this week: April 3rd- April 10th
10-04-2021 09:22 The stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
10-04-2021 09:22 The stories that caught our eye over the last seven days in Argentina.
08-04-2021 14:55 Chile, Mexico, Colombia see wealth tax proposals advancing, Argentina and Bolivia have already passed measures; Debt in region soared as pandemic caused worst crash in two centuries.
08-04-2021 11:36 Mexico and Argentina call for international debt relief for middle-income countries home to many of the people pushed into extreme poverty by the coronavirus pandemic; IMF open to doing more to support nations hit hard by virus crisis.
28-03-2021 22:40 Argentina took delivery of 218,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19 on Sunday, the country's first shipment from the World Health Organisation's Covax scheme.
27-03-2021 07:46 US political scientist Francis Fukuyama – perhaps the most important intellectual of the last 50 years – on ‘The End of History,’ the coronavirus pandemic and populism.
26-03-2021 10:22 Government announces that flights to Argentina from Brazil, Chile and Mexico will be suspended starting this Saturday, March 27.
22-03-2021 13:03 Argentine e-commerce start-up Tiendanube will use fresh financing to roll out a major expansion across Latin America.
18-03-2021 11:52 Mexican lawmakers are close to approving legalisation that is expected to catapult the country's regulated cannabis trade into a billion-dollar legal marijuana market.
15-03-2021 22:00 EU's largest countries joined stream of states halting rollouts of AstraZeneca jabs over blood clot fears, as the World Health Organisation and Europe's medicines watchdog insisted it was safe to use.
23-02-2021 16:49 Alberto Fernández and Andrés Manuel López Obrador call for fairer distribution of Covid-19 vaccines in Latin America and across the world, with both in agreement that rich nations are monopolising jabs.
23-02-2021 12:24 Latin America and the Caribbean, the region where the coronavirus caused the worst economic destruction and more than a quarter of the world’s deaths, is now falling victim to a slow inoculation campaign.
22-02-2021 14:05 Alberto Fernández landed in Mexico City today for an official visit geared towards “strengthening commercial ties” between two countries. President set to meet Mexican counterpart Andrés Manuel López Obrador, billionaire businessman Carlos Slim and visit an AstraZeneca vaccine laboratory.
09-02-2021 21:44 President Fernández will travel to Mexico to visit counterpart Andrés Manuel López Obrador this month.
27-01-2021 14:57 National aviation officials instruct airlines to reduce number of flights to Brazil, Mexico, the US and a handful European countries by between 30% and 50%.
26-01-2021 08:52 Latin America's newspapers, affected financially by the migration of readers to the Internet, are betting on subscription modes to secure their future.
25-01-2021 08:31 Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador announced Sunday that he was infected with the coronavirus, but said his symptoms were mild.
19-01-2021 17:59 Argentina has sent Mexico the first active ingredient necessary for the development of around one million doses of the British Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.
26-12-2020 09:12 Frontline medical workers in Mexico and Chile among first to be vaccinated in region, as mass immunisation programmes get underway.
02-12-2020 13:39 Foreign direct investment in Latin America will fall by up to 55% in 2020, the UN's regional economic commission said Wednesday.
25-11-2020 14:44 Diego Maradona scored more than 300 goals, but the two most famous came within four minutes of each other on June 22, 1986 in Mexico. One was voted Goal of the Century. The other is even more famous.
15-11-2020 09:25 Executives at several US laboratories developing Covid-19 vaccines have recently pocketed millions of dollars by selling shares in their companies – raising questions about the propriety of such a move in the midst of a global health crisis.
14-11-2020 10:44 Argentine pontiff calls US president-elect, only the second Catholic elected to the White House, to offer congratulations.
29-09-2020 15:30 Ualá, the mobile payments startup backed by heavyweight billionaire investors George Soros and Steve Cohen, expands beyond Argentina into Mexico.
27-09-2020 17:43 Mexican authorities issue 25 arrest warrants for those who carried out and knew about the abduction of 43 students in southern Mexico in 2014, including for the first time members of the military and federal police.
20-09-2020 21:57 In Latin America’s big cities, as in other places around the globe, it almost feels like the virus never happened.
15-09-2020 15:19 Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador on Tuesday asked the Senate for a referendum on whether to prosecute five of his predecessors over allegations including corruption.
13-09-2020 08:52 Trials of potential coronavirus vaccine officially restart, days after clincal trials were suspended following a reported side-effect in a UK patient.
13-09-2020 08:48 Mauricio Claver-Carone elected president of Inter-American Development Bank in vote, ending decades of Latin American leadership at institution.
10-09-2020 18:35 Mauricio Claver-Carone is inching closer to becoming head of the Inter-American Development Bank, after Mexico decided to pass up a potential boycott of Saturday’s vote.
09-09-2020 08:49 Demanding justice for victims of femicide, gender violence, sexual assault, and forced disappearances, feminist activists and victims' relatives have taken over the offices of Mexico's Human Rights Commission.
09-09-2020 08:41 Latin American roll-out of AstraZeneca's potential Covid-19 vaccine could be delayed after the biotech company announced a pause in tests, says Mexican government, which will co-produce it with Argentina.
03-09-2020 11:56 Laura Chinchilla, former president of Costa Rica, is considered a long-shot in the race to head the Inter-American Development Bank, but is positioning herself as a moderate alternative to US President Donald Trump's nomination, Mauricio Claver-Carone.
27-08-2020 18:21 Leaders from Latin America and Spain have accused Donald Trump of seeking to "impose" his candidate to head the Inter-American Development.
27-08-2020 02:36 Mauricio Claver-Carone said the Washington-based bank could supplant Beijing as a go-to lender across the region at a time when Xi Jinping’s administration is pulling back.
24-08-2020 07:00 Work has already began at Argentina’s mAbxience lab, where they're gearing up to begin producing millions of doses of a vaccine against Covid-19.
15-08-2020 11:15 President Alberto Fernández confirms Argentina and Mexico will co-produce millions of doses of a coronavirus vaccine developed by scientists at the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca.
15-08-2020 10:08 It is no longer enough for governments to concentrate solely on trying to block the spread of the virus. They are also expected to keep the economy moving and to worry about the long-term effects the prolonged lockdowns are certain to have on people’s lives.
13-08-2020 17:54 Mexico and Argentina aim to have a coronavirus vaccine available for Latin America early next year under a production agreement with drugs giant AstraZeneca.
12-08-2020 16:42 Mauricio Claver-Carone, US President Donald Trump's candidate to head the Inter-American Development Bank, claims he has the backing of the majority of Latin American countries and accuses Argentina of trying to "obstruct" his election.
12-08-2020 13:41 Mexicans were inundated by a slick, expensive ad campaign on behalf of Enrique Peña Nieto for the 2012 election. Prosecutors now say it was funded by Odebrecht, the Brazilian construction giant linked to widespread corruption in Latin America.
09-08-2020 08:08 Mexico wants to delay election of a new chief for the Inter-American Development Bank, amid controversy over US President Donald Trump’s push to have a close ally at the helm of the institution.
23-07-2020 16:03 “Fact-denying populism is being shown its limits," says German Chancellor Angela Merkel in regards to the high number of Covid-19 cases concentrated in populist led nations.
07-07-2020 23:50 Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team (EAAF), which has been advising Mexican Attorney General’s Office on investigation, confirms remains have been identified of a second of the 43 Ayotzinapa students who disappeared in September 2014.
25-06-2020 01:16 Warning of the biggest slump since the Great Depression, International Monetary Fund warns coronavirus crisis will sink global economy in 2020, predicts global collapse in GDP of 4.9%.
24-06-2020 16:59 International Monetary Fund predicts 9.4% contraction in Latin America and the Caribbean, largely due to the economies of Mexico and Brazil, both of which are struggling to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.
15-06-2020 15:05 Delivering groceries is Uber Technologies Inc’s next frontier – at least in Latin America.
07-06-2020 16:40 One of the most urbanised and unequal regions in the world with the slowest growth and a history of profound public mistrust of government, Latin America, with its 650 million inhabitants, is now a grim laboratory of viral pandemic.
02-06-2020 15:21 Four of the 10 countries showing the greatest number of new Covid-19 cases over the last 24 hours were in Latin America, the World Health Organisation's emergencies director Michael Ryan said.
30-04-2020 17:38 Brazil’s president Jair Bolsonaro has just led his country, and indeed all of Latin America, to the end of a long cycle, as the coronavirus outbreak sparks a shadow over the continent’s future.