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  • Ecuador advances on an uphill road to obtain foreign investment

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ecuador is advancing on an uphill road to obtain foreign investment amid the international expectation of the government of the center-right Guillermo Lasso and under the watchful eye of social and environmental organizations, opposed to privatizations and damage to nature, respectively. In its almost eight ...

  • Colombia earmarks US$2.97 million to upgrade its M113A2 armored vehicles

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Colombian Ministry of Defense (MDF-Army Command) has contracted the maintenance of its FMC-BAE M113-A2 type vehicles to strengthen the operational capabilities of its mechanized infantry. For such purposes, a Letter of Offer and Acceptance was signed between the Governments of Colombia and the United ...

  • Ecuador opens its strategic sectors to Spanish investment

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ecuador has embarked on an international campaign to position itself as an investment destination. The new president, Guillermo Lasso, presented during his recent official visit to Spain the investment plan that the country has prepared for the next four years, valued at The post Ecuador opens ...

  • Brazil’s Bolsonaro to visit Suriname and Guyana for talks on oil cooperation

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Bolsonaro and the presidents of Suriname, Chandrikapersad Santokhi, and Guyana, Irfaan Ali, will hold a working lunch in Suriname's capital Paramaribo on Thursday to discuss "projects of common interest," according to a Foreign Ministry statement. "The presidential trip occurs in the context of strengthening bilateral ...

  • Brazil: Online sales outperform shopping malls in pandemic

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Earlier than expected and with a boost from the pandemic, e-commerce sales have outperformed those of shopping malls in Brazil. According to a study by Canuma Capital management company, last year online sales reached R$260 (US$47) billion, an increase of R$160 billion over 2019, before ...