Exports from Colombia to the United Kingdom exceeded US$450 million in 2021

The Colombian-British Chamber of Commerce (Britcham Colombia) announced the election of Santiago Uribe as the entity’s new executive director. Regarding this appointment, Jaime González Moore, president of the board of directors, and Uribe spoke with LR about the commercial activity between Colombia and the United Kingdom. According to González, binational relations between the two countries […]

US Labor Board Charges Starbucks Company With Retaliatory Firings

The agency’s regional director in Buffalo said in a filing Friday that the company unlawfully interfered with employee rights by firing six and retaliating against others. The complaints were brought to the agency by Workers United, the labor group that has prevailed in votes at more than 50 of the company’s US stores, beginning with […]

Emerging currencies of Latin America, stronger since the conflict in Ukraine

The covid-19 pandemic caused a global economic crisis, which mainly affected emerging economies and caused their currencies to devalue, as was the case of the Colombian peso, which exceeded $4,000 for the first time in 2020. Since then, the emerging currencies in Latin America had been struggling to find recovery as the economy revived. But […]

Maluma and La Haus invested US$1 million to donate new houses in Medellín

Colombian singer Maluma announced that, through Proptech La Haus, in which he is an investor, he will build houses in Medellín to donate houses to disadvantaged people. “Today a change begins in my city, the city in which we all feel at home, but where unfortunately not everyone has a home,” said the singer in […]

Florida Governor Signed Law Against Disney’s Self-Governing Privileges

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis signed legislation to strip Walt Disney Co. of its self-governing privileges in the state, saying the entertainment giant will end up paying more taxes under the new legislation. “We really need to get away from this kind of treatment,” DeSantis said at a signing ceremony Friday. “Don’t worry, we’ve got it […]

The Obamas leave Spotify and look for a new house

The Obamas leave Spotify and look for a new house Friday, April 22, 2022 The Obamas leave Spotify and look for a new house Bloomberg The Obamas’ production company, Higher Ground, will not sign a new deal with Spotify, according to Bloomberg. The company is in talks with other audio platforms for a deal that […]

Tourism in Latin America regains strength after Easter

One of the industries most affected by the arrival of the pandemic was tourism. After falling drastically in 2020, the international travel they recovered just 4% in 2021, according to the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). However, as this agency recently reported, tourist activity started strongly in 2022. Despite remaining below pre-crisis levels, according to Statista […]

The dynamics of hybrid work that are here to stay in post-pandemic times

Two years after the pandemic began and with it new dynamics emerged that transformed the way of working, various studies have taken the pulse of how the labor trends that have emerged have evolved. In particular, it is evaluated how open employers and workers are to establishing them definitively or if, on the contrary, they […]