Brazil’s federal police were serving 25 search warrants as part of an investigation regarding foreign-exchange transactions done by oil company Petrobras between 2008 and 2011, according to a statement from federal prosecutors on Thursday.
Falklands' fisheries company Fortuna Ltd’s Stuart Wallace said at a meeting of Fisheries Committee last week that he was “disappointed” with the level of engagement about Brexit between FIG and the fishing industry.
The Falkland Islands' second Loligo season this year has had an “exceptional start” the Director of Natural Resources Dr. Andrea Clausen told the Fisheries Committee last Thursday.
The Falkland Islands Chief Medical Officer Beccy Edwards said this week that “we are still in the foothills of the global curve” of Covid-19, as Falkland Islands Government, FIG, confirmed that they will not yet be reducing the 14-day quarantine requirements.
Brazil’s Executive Secretary of the Foreign Trade Board, “CAMEX,” voted on Wednesday to provide duty-free access for up to 400,000 tons of paddy and milled rice from all origins, effective this week through December 31, 2020. The measure was officially published in Brazil’s Official Gazette of the Federal Government and responds to growing consumer complaints about the retail price of rice, which with beans are staple for a majority of Brazilians.
Brazil's 2019-20 grains and oilseeds harvest reached a 258mn t record as total acreage increased and yields performed well, despite some unfavorable weather conditions throughout the year.
Peruvian opposition lawmakers filed a censure motion to oust the government’s economy minister, underscoring political tensions as the country rides out its deepest economic plunge in decades due to the coronavirus pandemic.
U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick to run Latin America’s main financing institution appears poised to win the top job in this weekend’s election amid faltering regional opposition to having a U.S. citizen run the bank for the first time in 61 years.
Five ships from Cruise & Maritime Voyages will be auctioned off via CW Kellock & Co in October as five separate lots. The vessels are, 1993-built Vasco Da Gama (Bid Deadline October 8); 1989-built Columbus (Bid Deadline October 12); 1985-built Magellan (Bid Deadline October 19); - 1987-built Astor (Bid Deadline October 15) and 1965-built Marco Polo (Bid Deadline October 22).