The Argentine media is pointing out that Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Argentine president Mauricio Macri first met when they were mayors of London and Buenos Aires, --and full of ambitions--, and have since had a cordial standing personal relation. The first meeting took place at the Davos summit, Switzerland, in January 2009, and according to witnesses the chemistry was immediate.
Venezuela President Nicolas Maduro on Wednesday blamed the “desperate” United States for a major power cut that affected large parts of the crisis-wracked country on Monday.
Iran has threatened to cut its imports from Brazil unless it allows the refuelling of at least two Iranian ships stranded off the Brazilian coast, a sign of the global repercussions of U.S. sanctions on the Islamic republic.
Brazil's federal police arrested four people for allegedly hacking the phone of Justice Minister Sérgio Moro, a key member of far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's Cabinet who had previously been a renowned anti-corruption judge.
By Gwynne Dyer - It has been suggested that Boris Johnson (who becomes the prime minister of the United Kingdom, UK) is what you would get if Donald Trump had been educated at Eton and Oxford. Maybe, although there is a great gulf between Trump’s bombastic self-promotion and Johnson’s self-deprecating, rather shambolic persona.
British lawmakers gave outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May a standing ovation as they applauded her out of the House of Commons chamber after her final, at times emotional, appearance as leader on Wednesday.
Temperatures continue to soar around the UK as forecasters anticipate what could be the hottest day on record. The Met Office said the highest temperature reached so far on Wednesday was 33.7C at Cavendish in Suffolk.
The Brazilian farm ministry said in a statement on Tuesday that China has authorized 24 plants to export dairy products including powder milk and cheese to the Asian country.
Brazilian wheat imports are poised to increase this year as a frost-damaged part of the crop in key producing regions of Paraná, which accounts for roughly half of the country's output, according to state government agency Deral.
New Prime Minister Boris Johnson sacked most of Britain's cabinet on Wednesday as he took office vowing to get a new divorce deal with the European Union or leave without one by Oct 31. The former London mayor has pledged to break the political deadlock that has left Britain in crisis and forced his predecessor Theresa May to delay Brexit twice.