Hundreds of demonstrators converged on the square in front of the Rio de Janeiro state government palace Sunday, protesting crimes committed by the police against black people in the Brazilian city’s poor neighborhoods, known as favelas.
Brazil's financial analysts downgraded their economic growth forecast for 2020 from -5.89% to -6.25%, marking the 16th downward adjustment in a row, the Central Bank of Brazil said on Monday.
Brazil's May soybean exports jumped 45% on the year to reach 15.5 million tons, the second-highest monthly soy shipment ever, the latest foreign trade department data released on June first showed, with a hefty 74% of this volume bound for China.
Boeing confirmed it was eliminating more than 12,000 US jobs, including 6,770 involuntary layoffs, as the largest US planemaker restructures in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Boeing also disclosed it plans several thousand remaining layoffs in the coming months but did not say where those would take place.
Argentina extended the deadline to negotiate with its creditors to June 12 and may sweeten its most recent restructuring offer, the country said on Monday, after a previous proposal was deemed insufficient by some investors.
US President Donald Trump on Monday said he was deploying thousands of “heavily armed” soldiers and police to prevent further protests in Washington, where buildings and monuments have been vandalized near the White House.
Two World Health Organization experts and a range of other scientists said on Monday there was no evidence to support an assertion by a high profile Italian doctor that the coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic has been losing potency.
Mask wearing, temperature controls, disinfection of aircraft - the International Civil Aviation Organization on Monday published a series of health recommendations for a pandemic-hit airline industry as it re-launches air travel.
Facebook employees walked away from their work-from-home desks on Monday and took to Twitter to accuse Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg of inadequately policing U.S. President Donald Trump’s posts as strictly as the rival platform has done.
Tens of thousands of workers lined up before dawn to return to work at automotive factories along Mexico's northern border on Monday, the first day that industries joined the country's list of essential activities beginning to reopen.