Latin American stocks rallied sharply on
Friday, with Brazil shares hitting yet another record high and
Argentine stocks rising more than 2 percent, as equities around
the world were cheered by the possibility of the China-U.S.
trade conflict ending.
The latest boost in sentiment came after a report on Thursday
that U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was considering
lifting some or all tariffs imposed on Chin
Like many Argentine businessmen, Marco Meloni is doing everything he can to avoid laying off staff at his textile factory despite a slump in sales, more than 70 percent interest rates and soaring utility bills.
Buenos Aires-born contemporary artist Eugenio Cuttica has just bought a home at 12 Whitebrook Drive in Flanders, NY, just east of Riverhead, for $1.3 million. That’s the highest-priced sale in the hamlet, known as the home of the big duck. The mod-looking 3,000-square-foot home — which features four bedrooms and fireplaces — is bound to...
Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and Argentina's President Mauricio Macri said after their first meeting on Wednesday that they agreed on opposing Venezuela's authoritarian government, with Macri calling Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro a "dictator."
Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and Argentina's President Mauricio Macri said after their first meeting on Wednesday that they agreed on their opposition to Venezuela's authoritarian government, with Macri calling Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro a "dictator."
Argentine farmer Mario Giustocio looks out at a series of ponds that have formed over a field that should be green with shin-high soy plants by now. It is sunny but the weather forecast says more rain may be on the way.
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