- In Maduro's regime, Venezuela sends aid to you
Venezuela will send food to feed hungry Colombian children, communications minister Jorge Rodriguez claimed Monday -- citing statistics about poverty in neighboring Colombia -- even as citizens in his country struggle with food shortages at home.
- EMERGING MARKETS-Latam FX mixed: Brazil's real up, Colombian peso awaits cenbank decision
Mexico's peso slipped in subdued volume
on Friday and Colombia's currency treaded water ahead of a
decision by its central bank on interest rates amid concerns
over U.S.-Iran tensions.
The geopolitical worries cut short a strong rally spurred by
some major central banks striking a dovish tone this week,
putting most regional and broader emerging market assets on
course for weekly gains.
Returning from a holiday, Brazil's real firmed 0.4%
- The 'Lost City' older than Machu Picchu
Hidden deep in the jungle of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta mountains in Colombia sits Ciudad Perdida, the "Lost City." Built by the Tairona people more than 1,000 years ago, the archaeological site only became an attraction after it was uncovered in the 1970s.
- EMERGING MARKETS-Latam forex, stocks rise as dollar falls on Fed rate cut prospects
Latin American stocks and currencies
rose on Thursday as the dollar fell after the U.S. Federal
Reserve signaled it was read to cut interest rates as soon as
July, while rallying oil prices also helped to lift Colombia's
Mexico's peso hit a seven-week high before trading
flat against the dollar, which posted its biggest two-day drop
in a year after the Fed's policy statement on Wednesday.
The Fed joined global peers suc
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