According to the Latin American Steel Association (Alacero), the region's steel production totaled 3.55 million tons in April 2020, down 34% compared to the same period last year and falling 14% in the accumulated up to the fourth month of the year, reaching 18.3 million tons. In April, crude steel production via the BOF route fell by 22% compared...
Latin America in 2020: Stories to read
The paralysis of the tourism sector in Honduras due to the coronavirus has so far caused losses of more than one billion dollars and the disappearance of some 100,000 jobs in the country, where authorities and entrepreneurs are working on a plan to reactivate the industry.
The logistics services provider, Maersk, announced the change of preferential route on the railroad to Mexico City, to the interior terminal of APM Terminals Cuautitlan, starting on May 25th.
A paradox overwhelms the polluted Mexican capital: while it tries to eliminate the transit of people and vehicles to stop the coronavirus, the rise in energy consumption in homes due to the lockdown and other chronic factors prevent the elimination of other airborne particles that can increase the lethality of COVID-19.
Those involved in the ecology of diseases have more and more scientific evidence to point out that deforestation, habitat fragmentation and loss of diversity increase the presence of emerging pathogens, which cause major public health problems.
On the occasion of World Water Day, to be celebrated on 22 March, the consulting company Kantar carried out a study in Latin America to determine which countries buy the most water, as well as the consumption of water inside and outside the home.