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After a full three days of work it’s time for yet another glorious weekend. All those in a favor of a permanent three day work-week say aye? (No changes to our salaries though, that would be completely out of the …

Brazil’s Workers’ Party (PT) has responded to the confirmation of the graft conviction against former Brazilian president Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva by confirming his candidacy for the 2018 presidential elections.

An appeals court yesterday confirmed a graft conviction from …

Argentina posted a a trade deficit of US $8.47 billion in 2017, a new record for the country and the largest nominal trade deficit ever. As a percentage of GDP (-1.4 percent) the trade deficit was the largest since 1998, …

President Mauricio Macri sat down for an exclusive interview with Russia Today’s Spanish-language service in Moscow shortly after meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday and before departing for Davos.

Below are some highlights from his interview, including statements …

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) World Economy Outlook update for 2018 has projected a strengthening “global upswing” that also includes positive growth numbers for the countries that most heavily purchase Argentine exports.

Released today, the 2018 outlook noted that “120 …

Hundreds of people in Buenos Aires are lining up outside vaccination centers for yellow fever vaccines, just in time for tourism season.

This week, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended the vaccine to anyone traveling to affected areas of Brazil, …

Well, we’re running out of euphemisms for RAIN, so here it is folks: the forecast is in and it’s probably going to pour. Now that that’s out in the open maybe the sunshine will feel like coming back for that …

It doesn’t take an expert to look at Argentina and Brazil´s respective 10-game records and see which is enjoying their football more at the moment.

While Argentina fail to find consistency under coach Edgardo Bauza, having won just four …

Brazil, one of the world’s top meat producers and exporters, is in a bit of a pickle. Some of its top meat producers are being investigated for corruption: for selling rotten beef and poultry, bribing hygiene inspectors, and adding harmful …

With the Copa Libertadores tournament underway, all eyes are focused on how well the Argentine teams are doing after time away from the field. While River managed to come out on top against Independiente Medellín yesterday, San Lorenzo failed to …