The Government of Uruguay Friday announced an increase in the price of fuel as of July 31. It is the third rise in less than two months.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro has said in his social media broadcast that “only a miracle will save the Argentine economy,” as he referred to the administration of his colleague Alberto Fernández as “a regime that did not work anywhere in the world.”
Martine Moïse, the widow of slain Haitian President Jovenel Moïse, is considering running in the next elections, according to an interview published Friday by The New York Times.
With most Argentine ports along the Paraná river unoperational due to the historic downspout, Quequén, Necochea, and Bahía Blanca on the Atlantic coast would have become an alternative way out for agri-food exports had it not been for union strikes.
The Norwegian-flagged Hoegh Esperanza ship ran aground en route to Escobar in the shallow waters of the River Plate and needed to be towed out of its predicament so that navigation could resume.
More than 24% of electric power demand in windy Argentina was supplied by eolic energy during the month of July, which is considered a historic record when it comes to renewable energies, pointed out by the country's Energy Secretariat.
Italy is determined to save Patriarch, a millennial olive tree which the forest fires in Sardinia have devoured, but has mobilized tens of experts to try and recover this rare botanic antiquity. Patriarch is a wild olive, with a ten meters circumference trunk, some seventeen meters high which was almost completely destroyed by fire.
Another bump in the head for the stubborn Peruvian president Pedro Castillo who took office this week. Not only his nomination for prime minister Guido Bellido has been questioned as a former admirer of a terrorist group that ravaged Peru in the eighties and nineties, but now repeats with his foreign minister, Hector Béjar, a former guerrilla member, with academic background who in his books praises armed revolution, with no forgiveness.
An Argentine standard family of two adults and two children needed the monthly equivalent of US$ 664 or US$ 380 (depending on the official or free money exchange market) to be considered above the poverty line during the month of June. July figures will be released in fifteen days.
Hoping to develop the Northern Sea Route across the Arctic into an international shipping lane, Russia is building a group of icebreakers to be powered with liquefied natural gas.