Advanced Search

LatinNews Regional Monitor: Brazil & Southern Cone - 23 April 2019

From LatinNews Daily
On 22 April, Brazil’s infrastructure minister Tarcísio Gomes de Freitas held a meeting with representatives from a number of the country’s lorry drivers’ associations and reached an agreement to “alleviate the effect” of rising diesel prices...
* Brazilian airline Avianca Brasil has cancelled over 1,000 flights nationwide for the week ending 28 April, after it was forced to return 18 leased aircraft for failing to meet payments...
On 22 April, Chile’s President Sebastián Piñera revealed his government’s plan to integrate private health insurance into a wider universal health plan, amid controversial price increases...
* Argentina’s finance minister, Nicolás Dujovne, has said that the increase in the country’s risk premium is being driven by the “political uncertainty” surrounding the October general election rather than by purely economic considerations...
From Latin American Economy & Business
It has been another torrid month for Mauricio Macri and Argentina’s beleaguered economy...
On 22 March, the presidents of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Brazil, Ecuador, Paraguay, and Peru, along with Guyana’s ambassador to Chile, met in Chile to inaugurate a new regional bloc, the Foro para el Progreso y Desarrollo de América Latina (Prosur)...
Despite their different political complexions, all Latin American governments are seeking a sometimes-elusive holy grail: export-led growth...
..
Brazilian logistics company Rumo SA won the bid for the 30-year concession agreement on the North-South Trainline FNS in an auction that took place in São Paulo’s stock exchange, according to Brazil’s infrastructure ministry...

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the full article

Not a Subscriber?

Choose from one of the following options

1 credit = $0.50/£0.33