The U.S. Commerce Department on Monday finalized a new rule to impose anti-subsidy duties on products from countries that it has determined undervalue their currencies against the dollar, including potentially China.
The number of Americans booking flights to Brazil has jumped 39% since the government of President Jair Bolsonaro waived a visa requirement for U.S. citizens in June, according to its official tourism agency, which is devising plans to draw more.
Argentine president Alberto Fernandez and his delegation are in Germany where they arrived Sunday morning and on Monday evening will be received by Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Last week the Argentine lower house of Congress, voted 214–2 to allow the “entry of foreign troops” and the participation of Argentine troops in exercises abroad. Several of the military exercises listed in the bill are being organized and financed by the Pentagon.
Britain on Sunday began to detail a hard-line stance in upcoming negotiations with the European Union on future relations, following its historic departure from the bloc. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, who will embark on a tour of Asia and Australia this week as he looks to pave the way for global trade deals, warned that London will not accept alignment with EU rules.
The Falkland Islands is home to the largest population of South American fur seals (Arctocephalus asutralis australis) in the world, according to a recent scientific paper.
Pope Francis has chosen as his new private secretary the Rev. Gonzalo Aemilius, a 40-year-old Uruguayan priest who worked with street children and drug addicts, whom he has known for many years, the Vatican announced.
China's central bank said it will inject 1.2 trillion Yuan (US$ 174 billion) worth of liquidity into the markets via reverse repo operations on Monday as its stock markets prepare to reopen amid an outbreak of a new coronavirus.
China has been more transparent about the coronavirus than it has been in previous crises but Beijing has not yet accepted a US offer of help to contain the epidemic, White House national security adviser Robert O'Brien said on Sunday.
G 7 countries will discuss a joint response to the coronavirus epidemic, Germany's health minister said on Sunday. Jens Spahn said he had talked on the phone with his US counterpart and “we agreed that there should be a conference call, a discussion by G7 health ministers about this question with the aim of dealing with it together”.