Millions of Americans who have been thrown out of work during the coronavirus pandemic have been unable to register for unemployment benefits since the U.S. economy entered a free fall, according to a poll released on Tuesday.
Brazilian soybeans imports to China during the month of March dropped 24.8%, over the same month last year. The data was released by the Chinese General Customs Administration last Sunday, April 26, and shows soy imports from Brazil reached 2.1 million tons in March, compared to 2.79 million tons in the same period last year.
Spain's professional footballers can start training again from next week, the prime minister, Pedro Sanchez, said on Tuesday as he announced plans to relax the country’s COVID-19 lockdown and bring the country back to normality by the end of June.
Wall Street stocks finished lower following a choppy session on Tuesday as mixed earnings reports and weak consumer data underscored the economic challenges caused by the coronavirus shutdowns.
US President Donald Trump said that China could have stopped the coronavirus before it swept the globe and said his administration was conducting serious investigations into what happened.
The final section of a new bridge in Genoa, built after a deadly 2018 motorway collapse, was slotted into place on Tuesday, providing a much-needed symbol of renewal for coronavirus-hit Italy.
Spanish police said on Tuesday they had broken up an international drug-smuggling ring, seizing four tons of cocaine and arresting 28 people. The gang, which was made up of experienced sailors and known traffickers, was working with major national and international drug smugglers to bring in cocaine shipments by sea, a police statement said.
By surfbirds (*) – Our oceans are in trouble. Globally, poor fishing practices are directly damaging to marine wildlife, and overfishing can deplete food resources for animals such as seabirds and seals. However, research by BirdLife's Marine Program, in association with scientists from the British Antarctic Survey, (BAS) and the RSPB (BirdLife in the UK), shows that under current climate conditions, sustainable fisheries can exist alongside conservation measures for seabirds and seals in a well-managed Marine Protected Area.
The combat to contain coronavirus has been the major deployment of the Argentine armed forces in democracy, some 22.000 staff are out on the field throughout the country, said Defense minister Agustín Rossi, and to be more precise, “the largest deployment since the Malvinas war, and it has been done following the existing legal framework”.
The coronavirus pandemic is “far from over” and is still disrupting normal health services, especially life-saving immunization for children in the poorest countries, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday.