Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro following a Thursday meeting with his ministers at the Planalto Palace announced the creation of a crisis cabinet to address the Amazon rainforest situation.
France and the United Nations called on Thursday for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest as Brazil's right-wing president blamed NGOs for promoting an “environmental psychosis” to damage the country's interests.
Argentine presidential candidate Alberto Fernández said on Thursday that no one wants a default for the country and he's ruling it out if elected. The center-left candidate appeared to be trying to calm investors who reacted to his strong finish against conservative President Mauricio Macri in an initial round of voting by battering Argentina's stocks and currency.
Premier Oil is selling its stake in a “world-class” project off the coast of Mexico and wants to reduce its holding in a long-awaited scheme north of the Falkland Islands as it tries to lighten its US$ 2bn debt burden, reports the Financial Times.
Bolivian authorities warned this week that 70% of the department of Santa Cruz — where more than a quarter of the country's population lives — is under “extreme risk” from forest fires. According to the government, nearly 500,000 hectares of forest have now been turned into ashes.
Norway Equinor’s executive vice president for Exploration, Tim Dodson, and YPF's CEO Daniel Gonzalez have signed an agreement to jointly explore the CAN 100 offshore block, located in the North Argentine Basin.
“Macron is an idiot” is the title of a video posted in social networks by a Brazilian member of congress who happens to be the son of president Bolsonaro, Eduardo Bolsonaro
The towns in the heart of the Permian in West Texas—once notoriously known as boom or ghost towns depending on the price of oil and drilling activity—have seen steady growth since 2017 and look to expand community and school services as the boom hasn’t been affected by the recent oil price slide.
A Brazilian former minister and presidential candidate in the last election, called president Jair Bolsonaro, corrupt, despicable, dishonest and irresponsible during a conference on Thursday at the Minas Gerais Federal University.
From August 29 to September 3, Chile will celebrate nearly 49 years of diplomatic and economic cooperation with China by staging the 5th annual Chile Week in China celebration in Beijing and Shanghai, which will feature senior Chilean government delegates led by former President Eduardo Frei, leaders of Chilean industry and dozens of economic, cultural and consumer-focused events.