Two Peruvian security force members were killed Monday in an armed clash with remnants of the Shining Path guerrilla movement in a key coca-growing region, the government said.
Argentina Defense minister announced that the country will design and build a dual training purpose aircraft to be named IA-100 Malvina and will demand an initial investment of US$ 2,5 million.
Germany on Monday announced details of its first “green” bond placing, tapping financial markets to fund environmental projects for the first time. The finance ministry said it would raise up to 11 billion Euros in 2020 to support climate-related projects.
Peruvian government officials condemned the owner of a nightclub after at least 13 people were crushed to death or asphyxiated as partygoers tried to flee a party raided by police because it violated coronavirus restrictions.
Chinese fishing vessels operating in the vicinity of the Galapagos Islands are complying with international fishing regulations on the high seas and none have been reported for illegal activities, China's ambassador to Ecuador said on Monday.
London's iconic Tower Bridge suffered technical issues on Saturday when it was raised to let a ship through - and was unable to close. Traffic around the area became deadlocked after the bridge was closed to vehicles for several hours during the afternoon and evening.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Sunday threatened to punch a reporter repeatedly in the mouth after being asked about his wife's links to an alleged corruption scheme. “I so want to pound your mouth with punches,” the far-right president said when the reporter posed the question.
The Chilean congress passed a measure to ensure that safety protocols will be regulated at voting booths during the coming plebiscite this October. The measure states that the Electoral Service will dictate health safety rules regarding social distancing for voting throughout the country.
At least 13 people were crushed to death or asphyxiated as partygoers tried to flee a Lima nightclub after it was raided by police for hosting a party in violation of coronavirus restrictions.
After Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel stated on Friday “considerable doubts” over whether to keep backing the European Union’s (EU) trade deal with the Mercosur due to environmental threats that represent the deforestation in Brazil’s Amazonia, the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) responded defending the agreement that was reached last year.