Geopolitics has taken over the oil market, driving oil prices up to three-year highs. The inventory surplus has vanished, and more outages could push oil prices up even higher. Yet, there are some signs that demand is starting to take a hit as oil closes in on $80 per barrel.
The number of international tourists to Mexico in the first quarter rose to a record high of 10.6 million, a 12.6% increase year-on-year, said the country's tourism ministry on Sunday.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled that the European Union (EU) failed to comply with requests to end subsidies for Airbus. US Trade Representative (USTR) said the ruling in the dispute opens the way for placing tariffs on EU goods.
Gauchos in Malvinas is the title of the book launched at the recent Buenos Aires Book show which is mainly a collection of water colors by William Dale, painted in 1852 when he spent time in the Falkland Islands. He was the son of John Pownall Dale, at the time General Manager of the Falkland Islands Company, and his paintings are considered a unique and only testimony of the gauchos in the Falklands.
Falkland Islands residents of Stanley and surrounding areas are advised that a further outage to TV and Radio services from Sapper Hill and the island wide MW service from Mt William is required.
Digital radio has become more popular than listening over FM and AM for the first time, according to new figures. Radio research body Rajar said 50.9% of all listening in the UK was digital in the first three months of the year.
Brazilian President Michel Temer said this week that his administration has taken the country out of debt and successfully overcome the brutal economic recession of the past two years.
The recent rise of the dollar in Argentina had some impact in Uruguay, where it has an accumulation of 7.4% in May. However, for the president of the Central Bank of Uruguay, Mario Bergara, the escalation only owes 20% to the exchange rate in Argentina and rather considers that Uruguay is accompanying global trends.
The Argentine Football Association (AFA) has been criticized for including a chapter about how to stand a chance with a Russian girl in a manual it handed to journalists travelling to the World Cup in Russia. It recommended that journalists look clean, smell nice and dress well in order to impress Russian girls.
Angry Nicaraguan students taunted President Daniel Ortega with shouts of murderer as he spoke on Wednesday at a Catholic church-organized event aimed at negotiating a solution to weeks of deadly protests that have challenged his rule.