Money Talks

Latin American countries confront poverty and coronavirus pandemic

Four of the eight most affected countries by the #coronavirus pandemic globally are in #LatinAmerica. This week alone, both Argentia and #Brazil have seen record case numbers being confirmed. Meanwhile, in countries including Peru - which has more than 400,000 cases - people have been out on the streets demonstrating against restrictions. Furthering the impact of the virus, the two countries with the highest death rates are also the two largest economies in the region - Brazil and Mexico. Yasmine El-Sabawi reports.

Brazil has banned travelers from the EU & 9 other nations

Brazil has banned travelers from the EU & 9 other nations

Peru’s tough early restrictions not enough to curb spread

Peru’s tough early restrictions not enough to curb spread

Venezuelan migrants suffer as Bogota closes its border

Venezuelan migrants suffer as Bogota closes its border

Brazil imams mark the beginning of Ramadan online

Brazil imams mark the beginning of Ramadan online

Ethereum completed long-awaited Merge upgrade

Ethereum completed long-awaited Merge upgrade

Australian firm transforms old farms into lush forests

Australian firm transforms old farms into lush forests

Power outages take toll on South Africa's economy

Power outages take toll on South Africa's economy

Major central banks hike interest rates

Major central banks hike interest rates

Turkish President Erdogan to hold meeting on Mir payment system

Turkish President Erdogan to hold meeting on Mir payment system

US central bank raised benchmark rates by 75 basis points

US central bank raised benchmark rates by 75 basis points

Crude oil, natural gas prices spike amid continued supply fears

Crude oil, natural gas prices spike amid continued supply fears

Share prices surge ahead of key central bank meetings this week

Share prices surge ahead of key central bank meetings this week

China slashes benchmark rates, hikes stimulus to prop up economy

China slashes benchmark rates, hikes stimulus to prop up economy

Global heating rages as nations focus on securing dirty fuel

Global heating rages as nations focus on securing dirty fuel

Turkish start-up provides innovative way to fight food waste

Turkish start-up provides innovative way to fight food waste

Market Movers: US inflation data hurt market optimism

Market Movers: US inflation data hurt market optimism

Show More