Peru’s prime minister, Mirtha Vásquez, claims that Repsol “apparently” did not even have a contingency plan in place for an oil spill.
“The real risk is that — after nearly three decades of summitry — this year’s [Summit of Americas] may be interpreted as a gravestone on U.S. influence in the region.”
Life is getting harder and harder for Europe’s largest lender as it tries desperately to continue bridging two worlds — the West and China — that increasingly appear to be on collision course.
Two of Latin America’s most respected dignitaries say the unspeakable about the conflict in Ukraine, setting blood to boil in Western corridors of power.
The plot keeps thickening. First, Spain’s Government was accused of spying on figures in Catalonia’s independence movement. Now, Madrid claims it too has been a victim of spying by “external” forces.
As Europe’s energy crisis deepens in the East, relations are souring between the EU’s fourth largest economy, Spain, and its largest natural gas supplier, Algeria. Once again, the US is stirring the pot.
As the World Bank drives the implementation of digital ID programs across the Global South, including in Nigeria, its fellow Bretton Woods institution, the IMF, is doing much the same for central bank digital currencies (CBDCs).
Fears are rising that the boundaries of the cyber war between Russia and NATO could soon spread beyond Europe.
Within hours of the Electricity Reform’s failure, Mexico’s President AMLO had shifted his focus to a new mining law that will nationalize all of Mexico’s lithium deposits.
Food prices were a huge problem across Latin America even before Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. Thanks to surging fertilizer prices, the problem is getting worse.