The UK Government has written to the Falkland Islands Government to confirm that it has secured an agreement with the UK’s Vaccine Taskforce to supply British Overseas Territories with Covid-19 vaccines when it is able to procure these.
Chile’s world-leading copper industry will see investment lag for at least two years as the country rewrites a constitution that underpinned nearly three decades of mining growth in the South American nation.
State prosecutors in Rio de Janeiro said late they have formally charged against Flavio Bolsonaro, President Jair Bolsonaro's eldest son, over his alleged participation in a scheme to siphon off public funds.
The Brazilian Ministry of Economy released the result of the country's October trade balance, US$ 5.5 billion surplus, but lower than market expectations. The result was again leveraged by the significant retraction in imports, while market expectations were forecasting a US$ 6.1 billion surplus.
Business groups across the United States on Wednesday urged Republican President Donald Trump, his Democratic challenger Joe Biden, the media, and all Americans to allow time to count all valid ballots cast in the close 2020 election.
Whale watchers in Avila Beach, California had a close encounter with a humpback whale as the marine giant almost swallowed two kayakers. The event was caught in the video and has made its round on the internet.
An iceberg is heading towards the sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. A68a – the size of the UK county of Somerset (4,200 sq km) broke off from the Larsen C ice shelf in 2017 and has been drifting north ever since. If it becomes grounded near the island, it could cause disruption to the local wildlife that forage in the food-rich ocean.
Diego Maradona was recovering Wednesday after an operation for bleeding in his skull, his personal doctor said. Maradona had a subdural hematoma, which is an accumulation of blood between a membrane and his brain, said Dr. Leopoldo Luque, a neurologist who performed Tuesday’s operation.
Over 100 pilot whales have been saved after being stranded on Sri Lanka’s southwest coast. A combination of the country's navy and volunteers worked together on an overnight operation to push the whales back out to sea in Panadura, Sri Lanka.
Denmark, the world’s biggest producer of mink fur, said on Wednesday it would cull all of the country’s minks after a mutated version of the new coronavirus was detected at mink farms and had spread to people.