U.S., 11 Nations Commit To Inclusive Economic Prosperity at Americas Partnership Meeting
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4d ago
News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., July 17, 2024: The United States and 11 other nations today committed to shared prosperity for all in the Western Hemisphere as the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity Ministerial concluded in Washington, D.C. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks at the Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity foreign affairs track Ministerial meeting to discuss “ongoing collaboration to fulfill the hemisphere’s potential to foster inclusive, sustainable, and shared prosperity for all” at the State Department in Washington, DC, on July 17, 2024. Blinken on ..read more
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US, Panama Reaffirm Strong Bilateral Ties
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4d ago
News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., July 17, 2024: U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken today met with Panamanian Foreign Minister Javier Martínez-Acha Vásquez in Washington D.C. and underscored the strong and enduring partnership between the United States and Panama. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken (R) and Panamanian Foreign Minister Javier Martinez Acha speak to the press in the Treaty Room of the State Department in Washington, DC, on July 17, 2024. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images) The meeting took place amidst the ongoing Americas Partnership for Economic Prosperity conf ..read more
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Sex Workers in Chile Continue to Face the Consequences of COVID-19
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6d ago
By Taroa Zúñiga Silva News Americas, CARACAS, Venezuela, Mon. July 15, 2024: A little over a year ago, the World Health Organization, WHO, declared the end of the COVID-19 health emergency. The pandemic had disastrous consequences for workers, especially those in the informal sector. According to a World Bank report, the last five years will reflect the lowest figures for economic growth in the last 30 years. 40 percent of low-income countries will remain poorer than they were before the pandemic. The iconic Metropolitan Cathedral at Plaza de Armas in Santiago, taken on July 2, 2024. (Photo b ..read more
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Venezuelan Presidential Campaign Kicks Off
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News Americas, WASHINGTON, D.C., Mon. July 15, 2024: This past week saw the official launch of the electoral campaign in Venezuela, which will last until July 25. The current president, Nicolás Maduro, of the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV), and the right-wing leader Edmundo González Urrutia, of the United Democratic Platform, are currently leading the polls for the July 28 elections. Young supporters shout slogans during a meeting with Venezuelan opposition presidential candidate Edmundo Gonzalez and opposition leader Maria Corina Machado at the Central University of Venezuela UCV ..read more
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Datapro and Mastercard join forces to expand opportunities for cross-border payments in Latin America
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News Americas, MIAMI, FL, Weds. July 10, 2024: Datapro, a leading provider of core banking systems and digital solutions, recently collaborated with Mastercard to expand the integration of Mastercard Cross-Border Services, a solution within the Mastercard Move portfolio of money transfer solutions. The collaboration will provide Datapro’s customers throughout Latin America and the Caribbean with access to fast, transparent, and convenient cross-border payment experiences. Increasingly, consumers are looking for ways to send money across the globe quickly and securely. In fact ..read more
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Argentina Looks To Expand Lithium Production
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News Americas, New York, NY, Tues. July 9, 2024: Argentina is set to significantly expand its lithium production, a crucial mineral for the global green energy transition. Lithium is essential for batteries, and Latin America is a leading producer, second only to Australia. Veterans of the Malvinas (Falklands) parade past the official box during the 2024 Independence Day Parade on July 9, 2024 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The Independence Day parade is held again after 5 year due to a suspension during the government of Alberto Fernandez. (Photo by Ricardo Ceppi/Getty Images) Argentina will op ..read more
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Brazil Apologizes After Diplomats Black Teens Searched at Gunpoint in Rio
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News Americas, New York, NY, July 8, 2024: Brazil’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has issued an apology to the embassies of Canada, Gabon, and Burkina Faso after three Black teenagers, children of diplomats from these countries, were searched at gunpoint by police officers in Rio de Janeiro, the UK Guardian reported. FLASHBACK – A protester holds a sign reading “I dont want to be the next” during the so-called “Jornada Nacional de Luta Pelas Vidas Negras” (National Day of Struggle for Black Lives) calling for an end to police violence against Brazilian black communities, in downtown Rio de Jane ..read more
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U.S. Congratulates New President Of Panama
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News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. July 1, 2024: The United States has congratulated José Raúl Mulino on his inauguration as President of the Republic of Panama. Newly elected President of Panama Jose Raul Mulino greets during the Inauguration Day on July 1, 2024 in Panama City, Panama. Mulino Quintero will be in office for a tenure of 5 years from 2024 to 2029 becoming the 48th constitutional president of Panama. (Photo by Enea Lebrun/Getty Images) “Through this election, the Panamanian people expressed their collective aspirations for prosperity, security, and democratic governance,” the U.S ..read more
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In Guatemala, Community Capital Accumulation Spurs Economic Hope
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By Lionel Vigil News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 24, 2024: Guatemala is a major coffee exporter, ranking 10th in the world. More than 40% of Guatemala’s beans are produced on about 175,000 smallholder farms. These farms employ more than 125,000 people. Coffee is such a part of Guatemala’s life that in 2018, the Guatemalan government named it “An Intangible Heritage of the Guatemalan nation.” A worker holds coffee cherries during a harvest in Guatemala. Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg Yet, this critical sector and its farmers have long been under pressure from fluctuating global p ..read more
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Morgan Stanley Increases Investments in Latin America
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News Americas, New York, NY, June 20, 2024: Morgan Stanley is increasing its investments in Latin America as global geopolitical tensions highlight the region’s growing significance in the world economy. John Moore, managing director and head of Latin America at Morgan Stanley, center, speaks during the Future Investment Initiative (FII) Institute Priority conference in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Wednesday, June 12, 2024. The FII, which is backed by Saudi Arabia’s nearly $1 trillion sovereign Public Investment Fund, will host its first Latin America-focused investment conference. Photographer ..read more
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