Tuesday, November 23, 2021

Vote on next Sunday could result in election of first woman as president of the country

Xiomara Castro de Zelaya, from the opposite party Libre, leads the preferences. In second place and at a certain distance appears the official candidate Nasry Asfura. The electoral campaign was marked by reports of corruption and collusion with drug trafficking.

On November 28, some 5.5 million Hondurans will vote for a new president, 128 representatives to the National Congress, 20 to the Central American Parliament and 298 mayors. Upon entering the voting booth, they will find 13 names for the election of the president, but polls indicate that only three are favored by the voters.

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Argentina · Regulation20/01/2022

Argentina’s Minimum Cybersecurity Requirements to be taken to national universities

The official said that with this norm the security standard in the State has been raised. From the National Cybersecurity Directorate, it aims to integrate the provinces. In a talk with Convergencia, Sain warned of the greater sophistication of computer attacks and the need to train public employees in prevention.

Regional · Regulation · Economy19/01/2022

Regulation of crypto assets: interest grows in tax aspect and in creation of own digital currencies

2021 witnessed various initiatives by countries in the region to control flows and apply taxes on transactions. Central bank digital currency initiatives, which already exist in two Caribbean countries, move forwards.

Argentina · Pay TV · Free to Air TV - TDT19/01/2022

Disney-Fox merger: The CNDC ordered divestment and imposed conditions on the operation

The Comisión Nacional de Defensa de la Competencia (CNDC), (National Commission for the Defense of Competition), which belongs to the Internal Trade Secretariat of the Ministry of Productive Development, determined that The Walt Disney Company must open the business of broadcasting sporting events to new players, in order to "restore effective competition in the market for the commercialization of sports channels of the basic cable TV service".

Regional · Software and Applications · Politics13/01/2022

Neuro-rights as defense against advancement of neurotechnology

Whether in constitutional texts or in specific legislation, governments, legislators and specialists seek to put a limit on the use of new developments linked to influencing the brain or trapping data contained in it. Chile took the first step with two specific regulations.

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