Fearing of doing business with politically-exposed clients in a sanctions-hit country, Credit Suisse Group AG has cut relationships with a number of Venezuela’s wealthy.
Uruguay announced on Wednesday a raft of new measures to help contain the growing number of Covid-19 positive cases which if sustained could strain hospital and sanitary capacities.
An investigation published this week showed six Brazilian meatpacker firms bought cattle from ranches that used slave labor. Labor experts suggested on Wednesday that the firms must clean up their supply chains.
The Paris Court of Appeal has ruled that the former long-time leader of Basque separatist group ETA, Josu Ternera, can be handed over to Spain, a judicial source said on Wednesday.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday continued to back President Donald Trump by reiterating baseless allegations of November U.S. election fraud.
The chaotic protests at the US Capitol in Washington DC caused by a mob of Donald Trump supporters promoted by the president on Wednesday led several states to close their own legislative buildings, though protests outside Washington remained mostly peaceful.
US business leaders denounced president Donald Trump for inciting supporters who mobbed the US Capitol, with the head of the National Association of Manufacturers saying Vice-President Mike Pence should seriously consider working with the Cabinet to remove the president from office.
Seafood exporters have claimed post-Brexit customs arrangements are causing delays as entire trailers need to be checked rather than samples. The Scottish Seafood Association says exports to the EU are being hit by red tape delays in Scotland and France.
The central bank of Argentina on Wednesday imposed a new rule limiting the import of foreign luxury goods as part of its effort to stanch the leakage of its own international currency reserves.