Hundreds of trucks rumble through Bolivia’s agricultural region as blockades hit business

PAILON, Bolivia, Jan 3 (Reuters) – Hundreds of trucks lined highways in Bolivia’s agricultural region of Santa Cruz on Tuesday as protesters blocked roads out of the area after the arrest of the local governor, and businesses hard-hit locals have called for a return order. Protests have gripped the lowlands region since the December 28 … Read more

MercadoLibre in talks with WhatsApp on commercial messaging payments -CFO

CFO says MercadoLibre is in test phase to process WhatsApp payments in Brazil The e-commerce company will hold its cryptocurrency assets MercadoLibre expects to grow its advertising business “several times” LONDON, Dec 7 (Reuters) – MercadoLibre (MELI.O), a Latin American e-commerce and fintech retailer, is in talks with Meta (META.O) to process payments for its … Read more

IHC, hungry for deals, plans IPOs in healthcare and IT

Pure Health IPO raises over $1 billion, CEO says Targets tech unit IPO in Q3, with $1 billion in assets Mull Eyes International Energy Holding IPO Next Year Planning purchases this year and next year, seeking a large loan ABU DHABI, Nov 24 (Reuters) – International Holding Company (IHC.AD) plans to sell 20% of its … Read more

Biden and Xi to meet ahead of G20, Musk addresses business forum by candlelight

NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 14 (Reuters) – Chinese leader Xi Jinping will arrive on the Indonesian island of Bali on Monday for a long-awaited meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden ahead of the tension-laden Group of 20 (G20) summit about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. The two leaders are expected to discuss the nuclear ambitions of … Read more