The outlook for Brazil’s economy deteriorated for a 17th week in a row, with Latin America’s largest economy now expected to shrink by 6.5% this year, a central bank survey of economists showed on Monday.
Worldwide per capita fish consumption has reached a new record of 20.5 kilograms per year and is poised to increase further in the decade ahead, underscoring its critical role in global food and nutrition security.
Brazil's National Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association (Anfavea), predicts a 40% drop for the sale of the set of new vehicles, composed of cars, light commercial vehicles, trucks and buses in 2020.
On World Oceans Day we recall that life underwater is essential to life on land. The ocean produces half of the oxygen we breathe. As a major heat and carbon sink, the ocean plays a fundamental role in mitigating climate change. The ocean also provides food for billions around the world.
The COVID-19 pandemic is a sharp reminder of how we are all intimately connected -- to each other and to nature. As we work to end the pandemic and build back better, we have a once-in-a-generation opportunity – and responsibility -- to correct our relationship with the natural world, including the world’s seas and oceans.
The U.S. prosecutors and attorneys for Britain’s Prince Andrew sniped at one another across the Atlantic on Monday, each saying the other side was to blame for the duke’s failure to participate in the Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking probe.
Argentina’s economy is seen shrinking 9.5% in 2020, according to a monthly poll of analysts by the central bank released on Friday, compared with an estimated 7% decline in the previous survey, as the activity gets walloped by a nationwide lockdown against the coronavirus pandemic.
New Zealand lifted all social and economic restrictions except border controls after declaring on Monday it was free of the coronavirus, one of the first countries in the world to return to pre-pandemic normality.
Mexico is set to propose senior trade official Jesus Seade, who helped rework the North American Free Trade Agreement, as a candidate to be the next director-general of the World Trade Organization (WTO), government sources said.
Germany’s coordinator for transatlantic ties has criticized U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw thousands of troops from Germany. Trump has ordered the U.S. military to remove 9,500 troops from Germany, a senior U.S. official said on Friday.