Mauricio Claver-Carone, the White House official elected to lead Latin America’s regional development bank, said he aims to play a constructive role in Argentina’s negotiations with the International Monetary Fund.5 comments
The World Trade Organization found on Tuesday that the United States breached global trading rules by imposing multibillion-dollar tariffs in President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, a ruling that drew anger from Washington.21 comments
A new book featuring the historic Government House in the Falkland Islands looks at the unique histories of over fifty Vice-Regal Residences of the Crown in the Commonwealth Realms, Crown Dependencies, and Overseas Territories across the world.Add your comment!
Taiwan sits squarely in the middle of the worsening dispute between Beijing and Washington with many of its companies operating factories in China manufacturing for American companies.Add your comment!
As a result of Covid-19 impacts and restrictions the Falkland Islands' Department of Agriculture has redirected surplus funds towards a salary for a third Agricultural Advisor. Director of Natural Resources Andrea Clausen told the Agricultural Advisory Committee that the move had been made in light of the high workload on the current Advisors, particularly with the need to support the investigation of Responsible Wool Handling and of businesses managing a future of lower wool and red meat prices due to uncertainties in the world market, the impact of Covid-19 and Brexit.1 comment
The Spanish government has asked the Venezuelan authorities to offer ‘democratic guarantees’ in the upcoming parliamentary elections, Foreign Minister Arancha Gonzalez Laya said.Add your comment!
A massive chunk of ice - larger than the city of Paris - has broken off from the Arctic's largest ice shelf because of warmer temperatures in Greenland, scientists said on Monday. The 113 sq km block broke off the Nioghalvfjerdsfjorden glacier in Northeast Greenland, which the scientists said had been expected given the rising average temperatures.Add your comment!
Clinical trials for the coronavirus vaccine being developed by AstraZeneca PLC and Oxford University resumed in Brazil on Monday after the country’s health regulator got confirmation over the weekend that its British equivalent MHRA had approved the restart, a company representative said.14 comments
Fires are raging in the wetlands of west-central Brazil, leaving behind a vast swath of charred ruins in a paradise of biodiversity. The enormous fires have destroyed nearly 12% of the world’s largest tropical wetland, partially reducing to ashes one of the most biologically diverse ecosystems on the planet.Add your comment!
Prosecutors in Brazil's sprawling Car Wash corruption investigation on Monday charged former President Lula da Silva with money laundering, less than a year after the country's top court ordered him freed from jail while he appealed his conviction in another case.Add your comment!