July 5, 2016

Latam currencies seen resisting global volatility

Latin American currencies will likely hold their ground in the face of global volatility, but remain exposed to domestic fiscal problems as well as uncertainty...
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zika olympics

U.S. to fund Zika virus study of U.S. Olympic team

The U.S. National Institutes of Health said it will fund a study to monitor U.S. athletes, coaches and members of the Olympic Committee staff for...
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junk food tax

Mexico’s junk-food tax cuts purchases by 5.1%

Mexico's 8 percent tax on high-calorie snacks has been successful in reducing junk food purchases, but only by a small amount and only among poor...
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Eleven tourists killed in bus crash south of Tulum

Eleven tourists, all apparently Mexican citizens, were killed in a bus crash Monday on a highway south of the resort town of Tulum. Authorities said...
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