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Senate passes emergency food bill in Argentina

9 hours 59 minutes ago

Argentina's Senate Wednesday passed the food emergency bill submitted by the opposition parties as protests mount against the inflationary policies carried out by the administration of President Mauricio Macri, who is yet to sign the draft into law and has hinted he would do so without exerting his veto powers.

Uruguay avoids recession, but the economy is stagnant

11 hours 11 minutes ago

The Central Bank of Uruguay (BCU) released the report of the country's quarterly economic situation, which reports that the Uruguayan economy grew by only 0.1% year-on-year and 0.3% in the second quarter of the year, compared to the first three months of the year, when it registered a 0.1% drop.

Angry Embraer workers threaten to go on strike in Brazil

1 day ago

Unions representing workers at Brazil's aircraft factory Embraer are ready to go on strike indefinitely strike as salary bargaining seems to be deadlocked. The measure could start as early as next Monday, sources at the company's commercial aircraft plant in São José dos Campos confirmed on Wednesday.

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