Brazil slashed temporarily the import tax on COVID-19 vaccines and other products related to the fight of the new coronavirus. According to the resolution from the Ministry of Economy's Chamber of Foreign Trade, CAMEX, the objective is to “facilitate the fight against the pandemic”.
Falkland Islands' based Argos Resources Ltd said on Friday its interim loss widened on foreign exchange movements, but it has enough cash to continue for another year as some costs have been delayed.
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a stalwart liberal on the U.S. Supreme Court since 1993, died on Friday at age 87, the court said, giving President Donald Trump a chance to expand its conservative majority with a third appointment at a time of deep divisions in America with a presidential election looming.
Egypt has become one of the main suppliers of garlic to Brazil, with data this year showing that in the first eight months the product sales have already exceeded US$ 5 million, according to SECEX, Brazil's foreign trade secretariat.
The Falkland Islands Government confirmed that, as part of its efforts to contribute to the worldwide Coronavirus relief response, it is making a donation of £5,000 to Fundación Gente de la Calle, (Homeless), based in Santiago, Chile.
Another prominent figure has quit working for, or with, the British Government over their decision to break international law over the Brexit deal to leave the EU. On Wednesday the Government’s top law officer for Scotland resigned amid reports he was unhappy about plans to override the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.
Former UK International Trade Secretary Dr Liam Fox said on Friday experienced leadership is needed as the selection process continues to replace the World Trade Organization Director-General chair.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has pledged his full support to Gibraltar and its people whatever happens in a telephone conversation with the Chief Minister Fabian Picardo on Friday.
A collection of iconic Falklands War medals has been sold at auction for £130,000. Capt Pettinger served as Patrol Commander of D (Patrol) Company during 11 days of operations in and around the Mount Longdon area on East Falkland.