Argentina has awarded five oil companies licenses to explore for hydrocarbons offshore, in the country's continental shelf, in an area identified as the Argentine Sea, or South Atlantic, which basically extends between the continent and the Falkland Islands
A surprise US$1.9 billion investment by Delta Air Lines in LATAM Airlines Group is likely to fire up competition in South America as the weakest U.S. carrier in the region joins up with the strongest homegrown player.
Grinding trade disputes are undermining the global economy, which is set to see its slowest growth in nearly a decade, the new IMF chief said on Tuesday. Research shows the impact of the trade conflict is widespread and countries must be ready to respond in unison with cash infusions, Kristalina Georgieva said in her first speech as managing director of the International Monetary Fund.
Ushuaia, extreme south of Argentina and the hub which handles most Antarctica bound cruises are expecting an exceptional 2019/20 season with some 431 calls, up from the 392 of the previous season, according to provincial port authorities.
More than 1 billion people worldwide are living with vision impairment because they do not get the care they need for conditions like short and farsightedness, glaucoma and cataract, according to the first World report on vision issued by the World Health Organization.
As global trade tensions persist, investments are put on hold and without that cash to boost economic growth, poverty could surge, the World Bank's chief economist warned Tuesday. Without growth “inevitably, people will struggle”, Pinelopi Koujianou Goldberg said in an interview.
China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange reports that Chinese travellers spent US$ 127.5 billion abroad in the first half of 2019.
Twitter said on Tuesday email addresses and phone numbers uploaded by users to meet its security requirements may have been 'inadvertently' used for advertising purposes. The micro-blogging site said the issue was rectified as of Sep 17, without disclosing how many users were impacted.
The United Nations may not have enough money for staff salaries next month if member states don't pay what they owe, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday. He told the 193-member U.N. General Assembly's budget committee that if he had not worked since January to cut spending then the we would not have had the liquidity to support the annual gathering of world leaders last month.
Chinese state media on Wednesday accused the U.S. National Basketball Association (NBA) of endorsing violence and peddling a secessionist pipe dream in an escalating row over comments by a team official in support of protests in Hong Kong.