The British 178-year-old Thomas Cook Group Plc. tour operators have filed for bankruptcy in the United Kingdom, leaving some 600,000 tourists stranded at their holiday destinations, which has prompted the government to launch a massive airlift to bring them back home using 45 chartered airliners.
Prominent Chinese economist Chen Wenling has recently advised that a trade deal between the United States and her home country may be imminent, marking the beginning of the end for the damaging conflict between these two nations.
The British oil tanker Stena Impero, held by Iran in the Strait of Hormuz since July for alleged maritime violations, has been cleared to leave, according to local press reports published Sunday. The vessel is due to depart soon.
Argentina's political future seems to be no mystery regarding the upcoming October 27 presidential elections. So much so that First Lady Juliana Awada's snap trip Sunday to Madrid citing entertainment and social engagements was announced by the media as a preparation for a post December 10 exile that looks inevitable after the outcome of the August 11 primaries.
The High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, denounced that her figure is misunderstood in Venezuela’s case. The Chilean president, who published a severe report in July denouncing human rights violations in Venezuela, said that many in that country mistakenly see her as the virgin Mary, who can work miracles and solve the humanitarian drama.