Japan and Uruguay agree on two-way beef exports

Business Dec 3, 2018

Japan and Uruguay agree on two-way beef exports

Japan and Uruguay have agreed to allow each other's beef imports as a way of expanding bilateral trade, reaching the deal during the first visit by a Japanese leader to the Latin American country. At a news conference with Uruguayan President Tabare Vazquez following talks ...

Venezuela urged to accept migration crisis humanitarian aid

World / Social Issues Sep 5, 2018

Venezuela urged to accept migration crisis humanitarian aid

A group of Latin American countries signed a resolution on Tuesday urging Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro to accept humanitarian aid to "alleviate" the country's migration crisis. Hundreds of thousands of people have fled an economic collapse in Venezuela that has resulted in food and medicine ...

Japan looks to welcome fourth-generation Japanese living abroad

National Dec 26, 2017

Japan looks to welcome fourth-generation Japanese living abroad

The Justice Ministry is considering giving residency status to fourth-generation Japanese immigrants in Latin America and elsewhere, a move that would allow them to work in Japan long term, officials have said. Fourth-generation immigrants between the ages of 18 and 30 would be granted the ...

Editorials Aug 7, 2017

Venezuela's future darkens

Venezuela's future will remain bleak and its people will continue to suffer as long as President Nicolas Maduro remains in power.

Business Nov 1, 2016

Japan ties up with regional development bank to aid Jamaica and Bolivia

The government and the Inter-American Development Bank said they will jointly support energy-related projects in Jamaica and Bolivia under a co-financing program. Using a $3 billion co-financing program agreed on in April, Japan and the regional development bank will help Jamaica improve energy efficiency at ...