South/Central America

China, Nicaragua New Free Trade Agreement Begins

China and Nicaragua have initiated trading under a newly established free trade agreement, which formally started on Monday.

Shipping Giants Maersk, Hapag-Lloyd Begin Rerouting Ships to Avoid Red Sea as Houthi Attacks Increase

Following a series of attacks on ships in the Red Sea by Iranian-backed Houthi militants, shipping giants Maersk and Hapag-Lloyd have rerouted their vessels, opting for the longer Cape of Good Hope ro..

Argentina Devalues Its Currency by 50% as Part of Shock Economic Measures

Argentina has announced a sharp devaluation of its currency, the Argentine peso, which will be devalued by 50%...

Amazon Announces Its AWS Data Center in London

Amazon had already announced Amazon Web Service which has a wide range of services available from London...

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U.S. Competes with China for Business and Influence in Cuba
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Chile keeps key rate unchanged amid slowest growth in 6 years
Central bank of Chile has not changed its key interest rate for three months in a row even though it recorded the slowest economy growth rate in six years in January 2016. The inflation rate is alarmi
Facebook sees growth in Asia despite India's ban on Free Basics
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Hewlett Packard Enterprises beats forecast in Q1 earnings
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Google Grants UNICEF $1.5 Million and Manpower to Combat Zika Virus
Google grants UNICEF a total of $1.5 million in its battle with Zika virus which has been declared an epidemic by WHO last month. The virus has been linked with microcephaly and neurological illness c
Argentina to issue $15-bln bonds, returns to credit markets
Argentina is planning to issue $15-bilion bonds making it the largest sum by any developing nation since 1996. Country's new President Mauricio Macri-led government will use funds mobilized through bo
Hedge fund investor Paul Singer wins 13-year battle with Argentina
The legal battle running for 13 years between hedge fund investor Paul Singer and Argentina is over as both the parties have reached to an agreement. Singer's Elliott Management will get $4.65 billion
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