Brazil's biggest lobby group for soy farmers Aprosoja has broken ties with the Brazil Agribusiness Association (Abag) over its support for an initiative calling on the Brazilian government to rein in soaring deforestation in the Amazon rainforest.
Chilean President Sebastian Piñera announced on Sunday the launch of US$ 2 billion in subsidies aimed at creating new jobs or recovering those lost during months of lockdown aimed at stemming the coronavirus pandemic in the globe’s top copper producer.
Peru’s Navy was carefully watching a fleet of around 250 Chinese fishing vessels that had sailed just outside the Andean country’s waters, angering the domestic fishing industry and sparking a Twitter war between Washington and Beijing.
Peru will push forward with a gradual reopening of its economy in October, allowing international flights to countries in the region and more people into its restaurants and stores, the government announced, provided coronavirus cases continue to fall.
The labor union representing Argentine grains port workers said it would stage a 24-hour walk-off from midnight after failing to strike a deal on a collective work agreement with the business chamber that represents private port owners.
China will stop accepting import orders from a Brazilian fish processing company for a week because the packaging has testes positive for coronavirus. Beginning on Sunday Monteiro Indústria de Pescados Ltda., was blacklisted by Chinese customs, a decision that was confirmed by the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.
Cleveland on Tuesday will see US President Donald Trump and former vice-president Joe Biden go head to head for the first time on the same stage amid a bitterly acrimonious campaign in a dangerously divided United States.
Gibraltar Deputy Chief Minister Dr. Joseph Garcia has said that the combination of leaving the European Union and the COVID-19 pandemic has the potential makings of a perfect storm, the consequences of which will be felt for years to come.
A wind-driven wildfire raged for a second day through Northern California wine country on Monday, burning homes, forcing thousands of residents to flee, and threatening some of the world-renowned vineyards of Napa and Sonoma counties.
Brexit Britain is part of an “arc of instability” that has emerged around the European Union, the bloc's chairman said on Monday, ranking London's decision to leave the EU along with threats from Turkey, Russia, Libya and Syria.