China said on Tuesday it would accept applications for new tariff exemptions for 696 products imported from the United States including key agricultural and energy products such as pork, beef, soybeans, liquefied natural gas and crude oil.
Some 245 years and a month ago, James Cook, after 3 years at sea, took possession of South Georgia and claimed the land for His Britannic Majesty, King George the Third. On what must have been a routine summer’s day (January 17th) in the South-West Atlantic, the explorer described what he had discovered as a ‘land doomed by nature to perpetual frigidness’.
Argentina industrial activity plummeted 6.3% during 2019, completing two consecutive years of losses, reported the Argentina Industrial Union following a survey of the sector which showed auto manufacturing suffered the greatest contraction, 32.5%.
We need to understand better how various policy options interact our goal is to provide country-specific advice on the appropriate mix of policies needed to preserve growth and financial stability
Colombia issued an ultimatum to Facebook, telling the Silicon Valley-based tech giant it must strengthen its security measures to better protect users' personal data in the Andean country.
The Cuban government has ordered a cement factory to burn old tyres to power its operations and save on oil, amid a worsening fuel shortage brought on by US sanctions on the Communist island.
The island of South Georgia is preparing to support the new British Polar Research Vessel, Sir David Attenborough with the construction of a new wharf at King Edward Point, reports the latest editions of the South Georgia Newsletter.
German chemical giant Bayer is to appeal against a Missouri court's award of US$ 265m (£203m) to a US peach grower who blamed a herbicide for crop damage. Farmer Bill Bader sued Bayer and BASF, alleging that dicamba weed-killer drifted onto his orchard from nearby fields, destroying them.
Relatives of a seven-year-old girl murdered in Mexico said on Monday the government had failed to protect her despite their pleas, while President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador appeared to blame the crime on neo-liberal economics.