A Venezuelan court sentenced two former US soldiers to 20 years in prison for their role in a failed incursion aimed at ousting President Nicolas Maduro in early May, chief prosecutor Tarek Saab said over the weekend.
Food processor JBS SA is hiring 5,200 additional workers in Brazil, seeking to boost output in a key export base while fending off the threat of the novel coronavirus, which disrupted some its plants in the second quarter.
Brazilian beef exports including fresh and processed products reached a monthly record of 194,093 tons during July, up 17% from the same month a year ago, according to the Brazilian Slaughterhouse Association (Abrafrigo).
Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned on Monday that Britain would be weaker if the union that binds its four nations were broken - his latest rejection of a growing push for Scottish independence.
The UK's oil industry is in “crisis” as prices drop, a senior industry leader has told the BBC. Oil companies and service providers are cutting staff and investment to save money.
Two beluga whales taken from the sea nearly ten years ago are being returned to the ocean. Little Grey and Little White are now being looked after at the world's first open water sanctuary for belugas in Iceland.
The Kingdom of Bahrain has purchased the former UK Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Clyde (P257), the country’s defense ministry announced. HMS Clyde was the Falkland Islands patrol vessel until replaced by the recent arrival of HMS Forth.
Brazilian car manufacturing started to recover during the first month of the second half of the year. Numbers released by the National Association of Automotive Vehicle Manufacturers (Anfavea), point out that in July, production reached 170,300 units, an increase of 73% over June, but still 36.2% lower than the same month last year. Despite the increase, it was still the worse July since 2003.
Sunbathers wanting to visit Rio de Janeiro's famous beaches, despite Brazil's raging COVID-19 epidemic, could soon be able to reserve socially-distant sand space through a mobile app, the city's mayor said on Monday.
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Monday said companies from China and other countries that do not comply with accounting standards will be delisted from US stock exchanges as of the end of 2021.