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Wed, 30 Nov 2022 10:45:00 UTC

Argentina: CFK likens court trying her to “a firing squad”

Those who brought back the IMF and borrowed 45 billion dollars have no problem -  they are in Qatar watching the World Cup, CFK said about Macri Argentine Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) likened the court to a firing squad in her “Last Words” Tuesday before judgment is passed in the case against her for alleged acts of corruption during her two-term presidency (2008-2015) regarding spending by the National Highway Administration (DNV).

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Wed, 30 Nov 2022 10:16:00 UTC

Foreign investment in Latin America still below pre-pandemic levels

“It is necessary to articulate productive development policies with the attraction of high productivity investments,” Salazar-Xirinachs said Despite a 40.7% growth from 2021, Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) in Latin America continue to be below the levels recorded before the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a report released Tuesday in Santiago by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC).

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Wed, 30 Nov 2022 09:46:00 UTC

Foreign tourists spend record-high amounts in Brazil

Argentina and Portugal are the largest suppliers of foreign travelers to Brazil's tourism industry Foreign travelers have left behind record-high amounts of money in Brazil, according to a Central Bank (BCB) report released Tuesday.

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Wed, 30 Nov 2022 08:02:00 UTC

Argentine scientists foresee return of COVID-19 protocols

López also said that the increasing curve of COVID-19 infections was due to the “low amount of booster vaccines” administered Argentine healthcare professionals are pushing for the return of mandatory facemasks and a speedy update of people's vaccination schemes in light of the increasing number of COVID-19 cases nationwide.

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Tue, 29 Nov 2022 23:13:00 UTC

Argentina's first-ever openly gay minister resigns

“It fills us with deep joy that Alexis Guerrera has assumed as the first openly gay minister in the history of our country,” the Argentine LGBT+ Federation had said in May of 2021 Argentine President Alberto Fernández Tuesday accepted the resignation of the country's first-ever openly gay cabinet member. Transport Minister Alexis Guerrera announced he would leave his post due to health-related "strictly personal matters."

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Tue, 29 Nov 2022 22:42:00 UTC

New impeachment request filed against Peruvian President

The request submitted is the first step to initiate a formal vacancy process, which must still overcome another legal hurdle before the request is admitted for debate. The Peruvian Congress presented on Tuesday a request to dismiss president Pedro Castillo Terrones, for his alleged “moral incapacity” to hold office for the third time since he arrived the office, 16 months ago.

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Tue, 29 Nov 2022 18:15:22 UTC

Activate expands its solar-focused real estate portfolio

The deal includes real estate related to five solar projects in North Carolina and Texas.… read more
Tue, 29 Nov 2022 17:17:08 UTC

Enel launches retail energy business for C&I customers

The venture aims to enable customers to buy renewable energy directly from Enel's generation assets without having to make a long-term financial commitment through a more conventional PPA.… read more
Tue, 29 Nov 2022 15:30:29 UTC

Commercial solar deployments stumbled in the first half of 2022, SEIA says

Installers are seeing increased module pricing stemming primarily from regulatory trade actions that have reduced the availability of module imports and increased module pricing.… read more
Tue, 29 Nov 2022 10:55:00 UTC

Climate change consequences drastically cutting Argentina's winter and summer crops

Corn planting has been completed on 3,3 million hectares, 32% less that the intended area and the smallest for this time of the year since the 2015/16 harvest Climate change reality has caught up with Argentina with mounting uncertainties about summer crops, since the sowing of soybeans and corn is already below 40% of last year, already diminished.

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Tue, 29 Nov 2022 10:50:00 UTC

Ecuadorian poultry farm detected to have cases of bird flu

The quality supply of chicken meat and eggs for human consumption “is guaranteed,” Ecuadorian authorities said Ecuadorian authorities have activated an epidemiological encirclement following a surge in cases of avian influenza. The first confirmation stemmed from a poultry production farm in the Andean province of Cotopaxi thanks to controls by the Agency for Regulation and Phytosanitary and Zoosanitary Control (Agrocalidad), the Agriculture and Livestock Ministry said.

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Tue, 29 Nov 2022 10:44:00 UTC

New COVID-19 deaths reported in Brazil

As the number of COVID-19 cases rises, facemasks are once again mandatory in more parts of the country Brazilian health authorities Sunday confirmed 20,385 new cases of COVID-19 nationwide and 57 deaths in the last 24 hours, for a total of 35,188,586 detections and 689,536 fatalities since the onset of the pandemic.

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Tue, 29 Nov 2022 10:19:00 UTC

BP awarded contract by Guyana to market its share of oil from two platforms

With 11 billion barrels found to date Guyana is home to one of the largest oil discoveries over the last decade. UK's British Petroleum has been awarded a contract to market Guyana's share of oil produced at the Liza Destiny and Liza Unity platforms, reports Oilprice. With 11 billion barrels found to date, Guyana is home to one of the largest oil discoveries over the last decade.

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Tue, 29 Nov 2022 10:03:23 UTC

Factor This! episode list— a podcast for the solar energy industry

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Tue, 29 Nov 2022 10:01:00 UTC

Chile targets Brazil to promote and expand exports

Salmon and trout sales to Brazil generated US$ 673 million between January and October, up 12.4% from the same period last year. Chile is renewing its strategy to increase and diversify exports to the largest economy and market in South America. Spearheaded by ProChile, an arm of the country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the plan is to expand its network in Brazil with new offices in Brasília and Belo Horizonte.

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