Up to 30,000 euros fine for organizing private parties in Madrid

Up to 30,000 euros fine for organizing private parties in Madrid

16/10/2020Por Jesús Ortega (Madrid)
The Government Delegation has classified it as a serious infraction under the Public Safety Act. 200 clandestine meetings have been recorded during the holiday.

Conflict with the Vatican: Pope Francis prepares a response to the debate on the Conquest of Mexico while the bishops criticize the López Obrador administration

Conflict with the Vatican: Pope Francis prepares a response to the debate on the Conquest of Mexico while the bishops criticize the López Obrador administration

16/10/2020LPO (Mexico City)
The Pope considers that the Church has already asked for forgiveness from Mexico on at least three occasions. A letter from Secretary Parolín. No documents will be delivered either.
Argentina: fifth country with the most coronavirus cases in the world

Argentina: fifth country with the most coronavirus cases in the world

16/10/2020LPO (Buenos Aires)
It added up to 14,932 infections and 350 deaths in the last 24 hours. Only the US, India, Brazil and Russia surpass it.

Mexico's former Defense Secretary arrested at LAX on drug charges

Mexico's former Defense Secretary arrested at LAX on drug charges

16/10/2020LPO (Mexico City)
Salvador Cienfuegos, secretary during the Peña Nieto administration (2012-2018). The former Secretary of Security was also arrested in the US last December for drug trafficking.

Kushner intervenes Mexican media landscape: operates in favor of Spanish giant Grupo Prisa

Kushner intervenes Mexican media landscape: operates in favor of Spanish giant Grupo Prisa

15/10/2020LPO (Mexico City)
Trump's son-in-law, through Televisa executive Bernardo Gómez, moves his pieces to position the Spanish company in Mexico. The failed negotiations with the Mexican president.
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 Moria's immigrant camp: the shame of Europe

Moria's immigrant camp: the shame of Europe

09/10/2020Por Clara Fajardo (Madrid)
Located on the island of Lesbos, the immigrant containment camp is a humanitarian disaster.

Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson likely to be ambassador to Mexico if Biden makes it to the White House

Former New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson likely to be ambassador to Mexico if Biden makes it to the White House

09/10/2020LPO (Ciudad de México)
Strong links with the Mexican oil sector and the opposition. Scandals and his work with Kissinger.

Unemployment in Argentina reaches highest levels since the 2002 crisis

Unemployment in Argentina reaches highest levels since the 2002 crisis

09/10/2020LPO (Buenos Aires)
The University of Belgrano estimated that if the data are corrected for the inactivity forced by the quarantine, unemployment reaches almost 19%.
ECLAC: "Although we expect a rebound by 2021, Mexico's full recovery will not occur until 2025"

ECLAC: "Although we expect a rebound by 2021, Mexico's full recovery will not occur until 2025"

09/10/2020LPO (Mexico City)
In their last report the agency forecasts a 3.2% growth for next year. ECLAC head Alicia Bárcenas asked for improvements in social protection policies.

US dollar reached $160 Argentine pesos on the black market, almost double the official price

US dollar reached $160 Argentine pesos on the black market, almost double the official price

09/10/2020LPO (Buenos Aires)
The so-called "dollar blue" accelerated its rise this Thursday. Cash with liquidation jumped to $153.25. The gap reached 95%.