Argentine President Alberto Fernández Monday took the oath of office to the new members of his cabinet, with whom he intends to reconfigure his Government following a resounding loss at September 12's Mandatory, Open and Simultaneous (PASO) elections and its following political crisis.
Argentina's Union of Land Workers (UTT) Monday began a 48-hour protest in front of the National Congress building demanding lawmakers pass the Access to Land bill.
Asian stocks sank on Monday amid fears of a potential collapse of the beleaguered Chinese real estate company Evergrande could lead to a wave of defaults in China's bloated housing market that could extend from the second-largest economy to the rest of the world. The company must pay this week interests on loans and bonds and experts fear it will not be able to honour creditors.
As the Chinese Evergrande Group falls into debt some regards as an encore of the Lehman Brothers crisis of 2008, markets around the globe have begun to brace for the worst despite little signs of encouragement in the opposing sense.
The International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO) is preparing for the start of the Antarctic travel season following months of discussion and collaboration with Antarctic gateways.
In the midst of the critical situation that emerged following the results of Sunday 12 September primary election, and the cabinet reshuffle a week later, the government of Argentine president Alberto Fernandez nevertheless confirmed that this week it will honor a US$ 1,9bn repayment plus interests to the IMF.
Uruguayan meat sales to Japan have been growing at an increasingly faster pace, according to press reports. In 2019, trade was worth US $ 20 million; in 2020, US $ 24 million and so far in 2021, revenues in dollars have grown 72% compared to the same period of the previous year, according to Montevideo Portal.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro was pictured Sunday evening eating pizza in the streets of New York City after not being allowed into any local restaurant because he is not vaccinated against COVID-19.
Monday's elections in Canada seem to allow Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to form a new government after securing the most seats, albeit without the Congressional majority he coveted.
A Chilean born engineer, Thomas Laudenbach, 53, will be the new director of Porsche Motorsport, the competition department of the famous German auto company. He will replace, as of next October first, Fritz Enzinger who has commanded the department since 2011 with several successes.