Lorry drivers who support Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's personal quest against the Federal Superior Court (STF) Thursday agreed to lift the road blockades they had set up in at least 15 states.1 comment
United Airlines has decided all unvaccinated employees are to be placed under a temporary, unpaid leave of absence beginning Oct. 2, pending further evaluation of each case, it was announced Wednesday.Add your comment!
Leaders of the five BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) Thursday agreed on the use of science-based methods to determine the origin of the SARS-CoV-2 virus which causes COVID-19.Add your comment!
While Brazil is complying with the last shipments of corn contracted earlier and at a lesser rhythm and volume than a year earlier, imports of the grain compared to 2020, have more than doubled this year, mainly from Argentina.Add your comment!
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro has decided to terminate both bilateral maritime transport agreements with Argentina and Uruguay, it was announced.Add your comment!
The leading index of Sao Paulo's stock exchange Bovespa dropped on Wednesday 3,78% to 113,413 points in reaction to Tuesday's “anti-democratic” speeches from Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro, and his attacks on the Federal Supreme Court, STF, precisely on Tuesday 7 September, Independence Day.Add your comment!
Brazilian lorry drivers were placing their vehicles to block the country's main roads in the sign of protest as well as in support of President Jair Bolsonaro after Tuesday's speeches during the Independence Day celebrations.Add your comment!
Ecuador and the International Monetary Fund, IMF, finally reached a technical agreement involving 6 billion US dollars, according to the country's economy minister Simon Cueva. The accord must still be approved by the IMF governing board but will unblock “international funds”, which have been frozen for months.Add your comment!
Cuban opponent and Sarajov Human Rights Prize from the European Parliament, Guillermo Fariñas was picked up by security forces on Wednesday at his home in the city of Santa Clara, with no information of the reason for his arrest or where he is being held.Add your comment!
The Constitutional Tribunal from Cape Verde ruled this week that Colombian businessman Alex Saab considered a front man for Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro can be extradited to the United States, where he faces charges of corruption and money laundering.Add your comment!