The port of Rio Grande in the Brazilian state of Rio Grande do Sul is shipping 4,000 head of cattle for Lebanon and 22,000 destined for Turkey, totaling 26,000 animals to be exported.Add your comment!
The US ambassador to China, Terry Branstad, is stepping down, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Monday. Thanking Branstad for his service, Pompeo said in a tweet that he had contributed to rebalancing US-China relations so that it is results-oriented, reciprocal, and fair.Add your comment!
The World Health Organization's emergencies chief said on Monday that we need to fundamentally rethink our relationship with the elderly after huge losses to COVID-19 in nursing homes across the world robbed us of a generation of wisdom.Add your comment!
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Tuesday she had telephoned Australian counterpart Scott Morrison to defuse tensions over a scheduling dispute between the countries' rugby teams.Add your comment!
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday that he was ready to request a referendum on whether to prosecute several of his predecessors accused of corruption. Lopez Obrador said that if campaigners fail to gather enough signatures in support of a people's consultation, he would ask the Senate for such a vote himself.Add your comment!
Scientists have created gene-edited pigs, goats, and cattle to produce sperm with traits such as disease resistance and higher meat quality in what they say is a step towards genetically enhancing livestock to improve food production.Add your comment!
The mayor of Bogota begged forgiveness on Sunday and called for reconciliation after protests in Colombia's capital the past week left 11 civilians dead and hundreds injured.Add your comment!
The Peruvian opposition leader Keiko Fujimori, the greatest adversary of President Martín Vizcarra, rejected this Sunday the motion to remove the president and urged Congress to act with prudence.1 comment
Chilean police said that on Saturday that more than 100 people were arrested after clashes marking the 47th anniversary of the coup d'etat that overthrew the populist leftist government of Salvador Allende.Add your comment!
A top expert on isolated Amazon tribes in Brazil was killed by an arrow that struck him in the chest as he approached an indigenous group, friends and a police witness reported. Rieli Franciscato, 56, had spent his career as an official in the government's indigenous affairs agency Funai, working to set up reservations to protect Brazil's tribes.Add your comment!