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1 December 2020 Edition - 22/20
Latin American Business Digest is presently published in reduced form due to logistical and technical issues stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic.  

Reports of the death of large cities have been greatly exaggerated, with South American urban centres likely to play an important role as the global economy moves into reset mode, experts on city urbanisation say....

Embraer is likely to base any future turboprop airliner on the fuselage of its current E-Jet models and use conventional engines rather than any alternative propulsion system, the head of its commercial aviation unit indicates.....


The shipping industry's climate impact is large and growing, but a team in Costa Rica is making way for a clean shipping revolution with a cargo ship made of wood.....
Political crisis is on Peru’s doorstep once again, with a startling three presidents holding office in the span of a week. What’s different this time around? Young generations online and in the streets are vowing “never again.”....
Ricardo Salinas Pliego, the second-wealthiest man in Mexico  & 166th wealthiest person in the world, has revealed that 10% of his “liquid portfolio” is invested in Bitcoin (BTC).....
 

When people in Chile took to the streets last month to celebrate an overwhelming "yes" vote in a referendum on whether the constitution should be rewritten, many waved the Mapuche flag.....  

COVID-19 PANDEMIC RESPONSE


Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Thursday evening that he will not take a coronavirus vaccine, the latest in a series of statements he has made expressing skepticism toward coronavirus vaccination programs....


Argentina’s state airline announces return of several regular routes which had been suspended due to coronavirus pandemic. Price of ticket now includes medical insurance for positive Covid-19 diagnosis abroad, says flagship carrier.....
LATIN AMERICAN CULTURE & ARTS
Diego Maradona - "A divine talent with more than a touch of the devil"

Diego Maradona was football's troubled genius, a world-beating player whose life and career scaled the most dazzling heights but also plumbed the darkest depths......


'Sistine Chapel of the ancients' rock art discovered in remote Amazon forest

Tens of thousands of ice age paintings across a cliff face in Brazil shed light on people and animals from 12,500 years ago....
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