The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has officially declared Brazil as a country free from Foot-and-Mouth Disease (FMD) with vaccination. The decision for this occurred late May, in Paris. The decision took place after approval last year from the OIE’s scientific committee, which is constituted by 181 member states.
Brazil's financial market has downgraded its 2018 economic growth forecast from 2.37% to 2.18%, according to a Focus poll released on Monday by the Central Bank. Four weeks ago, a similar survey of the country's leading financial institutions showed GDP was expected to expand 2.7%.
United States boxer Floyd Mayweather has regained his title in the Forbes rankings of the world's top 100 earning athletes. He earned US$ 275m for his boxing match in August against UFC star Conor McGregor, who is number four on the US business magazine's list.
Brazil's trade balance recorded a US$ 5.981 billion surplus in May, resulting from US$ 19.224 billion in exports and US$ 13.260 billion in imports, said the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade and Services (MDIC).
The Organization of American States, OAS, general assembly which concluded on Tuesday in Washington with strong statements condemning Venezuela and calling for peace and understanding in Nicaragua, also included a statement on the Malvinas Islands submitted by Argentina.
Guatemalan authorities warned that the Fuego volcano was showing signs of greater activity on Tuesday night as the death toll from a devastating eruption at the weekend climbed to 75 and nearly 200 people remained missing.
Humans are both creatures and molders of their environment, which gives them physical sustenance and affords them the opportunity for intellectual, moral, social and spiritual growth.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres message on World Environment Day:”A healthy planet is essential for a prosperous and peaceful future. We all have a role to play in protecting our only home, but it can be difficult to know what to do or where to start. That’s why this World Environment Day has just one request: beat plastic pollution.
Mexico has announced new tariffs on US products in response to Donald Trump's decision to impose steep duties on imports of steel and aluminum. The list includes whisky, cheese, steel, bourbon, and pork. Analysts say the tariffs are designed to hit US Republican strongholds ahead of mid-term elections in November.