Venezuela needs to converge its three official foreign exchange rates soon to slow the world’s fastest inflation and promote economic growth, Economy Vice President Rafael Ramirez told investors in London.
Colombia’s shorter-term benchmark peso bonds fell to a three-year low as faster-than-forecast economic growth added to speculation that the central bank will increase borrowing costs further to curb inflation.
New York Mets pitcher Francisco Rodriguez , arrested for assaulting his girlfriend’s father at Citi Field last August and later charged with contempt for violating an order of protection against the girlfriend, pleaded guilty today in Queens Criminal Court in New York.
New York Mets reliever Francisco Rodriguez could miss the rest of the season because of a torn ligament in his pitching hand, an injury that may have occurred during a scuffle with his girlfriend’s father.
After the New York Mets got some payroll relief by trading Francisco Rodriguez to the Milwaukee Brewers, the question is what further changes are in store for a franchise that may lose $70 million this year.