- Mexico calls disappearance of 43 students a 'state crime', article with imageAmericas ·
August 19, 2022 · 2:55 AM UTC· undefined ago
Mexican officials on Thursday called the 2014 disappearance of 43 students a state crime that was covered up by the government, in another damning assessment of the previous administration's actions regarding one of Mexico's worst human rights atrocities.
- AmericasRoad blockades remain around Zijin's Colombia project
Road blockades set up by community members remained around Zijin Mining's Colombia concession on Thursday, after nearly a week of protests which have hit the Chinese company's production.
- MarketsColombia interest rate rises close to their end - policymaker
An expected slowing of Colombia's economic growth and more gradual rise in inflation suggest a lesser need for interest rate hikes as rates get closer to peaking, central bank board member Roberto Steiner said on Thursday.
- AmericasBrazil cenbank chief says people understand monetary tightening is 'largely done'
Brazilian central bank chief Roberto Campos Neto on Thursday said Brazil hiked interest rates earlier and faster than the rest of the world, and that people understand the monetary tightening is "largely done."