On Wednesday noon as Joe Biden was being sworn in as 46th US president, China's Foreign Ministry announced sanctions on 28 anti-China politicians under the former president including former secretary of state Mike Pompeo. The move was characterized by Chinese experts as a well-timed and vigorous demonstration of Beijing's bottom line in the fight-back against anti-China forces, reports The Global Times.Add your comment!
For the fourth day running independent teamsters are blocking roads in Argentina as part of a protest over what they describe fuel prices, exorbitant taxes, and highway tolls. The lockdown threatens the export of grains and oilseeds, CIARA-CEC the industry chamber said.Add your comment!
The states of Sao Paulo and Mato Grosso led Brazilian beef exports in 2020, a record year for the country with total sales of 2,016 million tons. Data from SECEX (the Brazilian foreign-trade secretariat) compiled by ABRAFRIGO (the Brazilian meatpackers association) point out that São Paulo shipments totaled 439,900 tons, or 21.8% of the total, while shipments from Mato Grosso reached 407,700 tons or 20.2% of the total.Add your comment!
The administration of president Alberto Fernandez is convinced that Argentina is not a priority for the Joe Biden-Kamala Harris government, because as ambassador Jorge Argüello in Washington was repeatedly told when he tried to establish closer links, one president at a time.Add your comment!
German carrier Lufthansa Wednesday issued a press release confirming plans are underway for a nonstop charter flight between Hamburg and Mount Pleasant in the Falkland Islands for scientific purposes. The airline highlighted the trip will be one of its longest nonstop stretches ever.Add your comment!
While the US capital Washington under lockdown and strict security measures emulates Baghdad, law enforcement agencies have screened the 25,000 plus National Guard members to make sure they do not pose a security risk during president Joe Biden and Kamala Harris inauguration, according to comments from top military officers.Add your comment!
The United Kingdom dissenting approaches to the situation with the Falkland Islands and the Crimean Peninsula is a display of double standards, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in an interview.10 comments
President Jair Bolsonaro’s government, which embraced both the Trump administration and its core ideals, wants president Joe Biden to know where Brazil stands and it’s not about to reverse course in response to the change of U.S. leadership.Add your comment!
Tom Hanks will host a 90-minute primetime special titled Celebrating America ahead of Joe Biden's inauguration this Wednesday.Add your comment!
Peru's opposition leader Keiko Fujimori has said that she would pardon her jailed father, former president Alberto Fujimori, if she wins April's general election. The 82-year-old Fujimori is serving a 25-year sentence for crimes against humanity and corruption.Add your comment!