South America

U.S. Department of State News: Argentina’s Independence Day

WASHINGTON – U.S. Department of State today released the following statement: On behalf of President Trump and the people of the United States of America, I congratulate the people of Argentina on 202 years of independence. The United States values its close partnership with Argentina.  Our countries share common interests and values.  More and more, … Continue reading U.S. Department of State News: Argentina’s Independence Day

Ryan Van Wagenen | South America Private Equity Markets

The investors have been eyeing the emerging market of South America for many years now. This is owing to the activities of both venture capital and private equity being at relatively stable levels as of recent. However, the fund performance in the region has been quite volatile.As one interested in private equity matters, here are … Continue reading Ryan Van Wagenen | South America Private Equity Markets

WASHINGTON | Trump cancels Latin America trip to focus on Syria

WASHINGTON | April 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday canceled plans to travel to South America this week, choosing to stay in the United States to manage the U.S. response to Syria’s apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday that Trump will not attend the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump cancels Latin America trip to focus on Syria

WASHINGTON | Trump to skip South America summit to focus on Syria

WASHINGTON | April 10, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The White House says President Donald Trump will skip an upcoming summit in South America and will remain in the United States to “oversee the American response to Syria and to monitor developments around the world.” White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement Tuesday that Trump … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump to skip South America summit to focus on Syria

Former Bolivia soccer boss travels to Brazil to treat cancer

LA PAZ, Bolivia/January 19, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — Carlos Chavez, the former head of Bolivia’s Football Federation, has been granted permission to temporarily leave prison and travel to Brazil to seek treatment against cancer, officials said Friday. Chavez was jailed in 2015 at Bolivia’s notorious Palmasola Prison in the eastern city of Santa Cruz on charges he … Continue reading Former Bolivia soccer boss travels to Brazil to treat cancer

Argentina president: Search for missing sub will continue

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina/November 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Argentina’s president said Friday an international search will continue for a submarine carrying 44 crew members that has been lost in the South Atlantic for nine days and that the sub’s disappearance will be investigated. The Argentine navy says an explosion occurred near the time and place … Continue reading Argentina president: Search for missing sub will continue

In Colombia, Pence tries to strike balance on Venezuela

CARTAGENA, Colombia/August 13, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — Vice President Mike Pence, traveling Sunday in Colombia, tried to strike a balance between Latin American opposition to U.S. military intervention in neighboring Venezuela, and President Donald Trump’s assertion that military action is an option. During a news conference, Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos said he told Pence the … Continue reading In Colombia, Pence tries to strike balance on Venezuela