Brazil and Argentina to start preparations for a common currency

Brazil and Argentina announce plans for a shared currency, aiming for greater economic integration

Brazilian President Lula de Silva and Argentine leader Alberto Fernández have announced plans for greater economic integration between the two countries, including the development of a common currency. In a joint article, the leaders stated their intention to overcome barriers to trade, simplify them, and modernize rules in order to encourage the use of local…

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Brazil's Lula government launches first Anti-Deforestation raids to protect Amazon

Brazilian government launches anti-deforestation raids in Amazon rainforest under President Lula’s pledge to end destruction

Brazilian environmental agents have launched anti-deforestation raids in search of criminals under President Lula de Silva. Lula had pledged to end the surging destruction inherited from his predecessor, Jair Bolsonaro. The raids, which were accompanied by federal armed police, targeted illegal logging sites in the states of Para, Roraina, and Acry. The raids marked the…

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