More than half a billion bees dropped dead in Brazil within just three months, according to Bloomberg. Researchers say the main cause of death is pesticides, which could end up affecting more than the bees.
The political party of the former commander in chief of the National Army and candidate for president of Uruguay, Guido Manini Ríos, faces for the second time in a month an internal resolution on a member with a neo-Nazi past.
The United States will extend a reprieve that permits China’s Huawei Technologies to buy components from US companies to supply existing customers, the Commerce Department said on Monday, but it also moved to add more than 40 of Huawei’s units to its economic blacklist.
Pope Francis is expected to make an official trip to Thailand in November ahead of an already announced visit to Japan, becoming the first pontiff in nearly four decades to go to either country, Vatican sources say. The three sources said the trip would be announced soon.
Spanish actor Javier Bardem on Monday defended the need for a world pact to protect the oceans, just as the third round of negotiations on the subject is kicking off at the United Nations, where he is participating as an ambassador for Greenpeace.
Brazil’s main science-funding agency will have to suspend more than 80,000 scholarships to postdoctoral researchers and graduate and undergraduate students starting in September unless it receives additional cash from the government.
Argentine primary winner, Alberto Fernandez is like the Russian mamushka doll, “you open it and out pops Cristina Fernandez, again you open it and out pops Lula, and again, Hugo Chavez”, said Brazilian foreign minister Ernesto Araújo.
Britain said on Monday it will immediately end freedom of movement for people from the European Union after Brexit on Oct 31, in a policy shift under Prime Minister Boris Johnson. “Freedom of movement as it currently stands will end on October 31 when the UK leaves the EU,” a Downing Street spokeswoman said.
Vladimir Putin rebuked his French counterpart on Monday, saying he did not want yellow vest protests spring up like in France, after Emmanuel Macron urged the Russian leader to abide by democratic principles following weeks of protests in Moscow.
The Government of the Falkland Islands and the British Embassies in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay invite university students to participate in the Cultural Competition which offers winners the chance to visit the Falkland Islands for a week with all the costs covered.