BUENOS AIRES/SAO PAULO/MEXICO CITY, Nov 25 (Reuters) -
B razilian stocks will reach pre-pandemic levels by the middle of
next year, but concern about the impact of a second wave of
coronavirus cases could limit the recovery, a Reuters poll
showed on Wednesday.
MADRID Spain became the first Western European country to exceed 1 million COVID-19 infections on Wednesday, doubling its tally in just six weeks despite a series of increasingly stringent measures to control the second wave of the virus.
MADRID Various European countries have used their armies for logistical support in tackling COVID-19, but hard-hit Spain is now bringing military discipline to a process that health experts say is key in stemming the spread of the pandemic: contact tracing.
MEXICO CITY Mexican scientist Mario Molina, who became his country's first winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work on the threat to the ozone layer from chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), died on Wednesday at the age of 77.
MEXICO CITY Mexican scientist Mario Molina, who became his country's first winner of the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work on the threat to the ozone layer from chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), has died at the age of 77, the government said on Wednesday.
MEXICO CITY A lawmaker from Mexico's ruling party who proposed merging three regulatory bodies into one said on Sunday he would delay the initiative, after opponents criticized the move as a power grab that could jeopardise oversight.
MEXICO CITY Mexico's central bank is expected to again cut its benchmark interest rate on Thursday, responding to the economic toll of the coronavirus and reduced pressure on inflation, a Reuters poll showed.
MEXICO CITY Mexico could force the closure of companies in non-essential sectors if they refuse to suspend operations during a state of emergency to curb spread of the coronavirus, a top health official said on Wednesday.
MEXICO CITY, Feb 10 Mexico's central bank is
expected to lower its key interest rate again on Thursday,
according to a Reuters poll of analysts, as the economy appears
to be stagnating.