British human rights lawyer Karim Khan was elected on Friday as the new prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), a politically daunting position whose incumbent was slapped with US sanctions.
Brazil's Central Bank chief Roberto Campos Neto admitted on Thursday that the January interest fixing rate policy meeting release may have generated more confusion in financial markets, instead of more transparency in communications.
Argentina's Consumer Price Index, CPI rose in January for the second month running 4%, questioning the government's target of 30% inflation in 2021. In effect twelve-month inflation reached 38,5% in January, following on the 4% for December, according to the latest release from the country's stats office, Indec.
The Falkland Islands government is inviting all those over 50, and would like to be vaccinated against Covid-19, and have not already attended the vaccination program, please come to the FIDF Hall between 9am and 11.30am this Friday 12 February morning.
Brazilian economy minister Paulo Guedes announced on Thursday that pandemic emergency cash payments to the vulnerable will be extended, but with compensating cost-cutting measures to avoid bankrupting public finances.
The Brazilian tourism sector lost 261.3 billion Reais (some US$ 49bn) last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the National Confederation of Commerce, Goods, Service and Tourism (CNC) said on Thursday.
The Falkland Islands government has reviewed and emphasized the Declaration of Emergency restriction movements, under regulations 11 and 12, which remain in full force, particularly referred to MPC and dependencies access, and possible essential travel.
In recent years, scientists had been alarmed by a sudden unexplained rise in ozone attacking chemicals in the atmosphere. Higher levels of trichlorofluoromethane, also known as CFC-11, were showing up in air samples — despite being officially banned worldwide since 2010.
Britain and the EU vowed on Thursday to resolve post-Brexit trade frictions over the Northern Ireland border in the wake of the UK's departure from the bloc. Northern Ireland was barely mentioned in the parliamentary debates prior to the 2016 Brexit referendum.
UBS BB Investment Bank, a joint venture between UBS Group AG and Banco do Brasil SA for South America, reached a collaboration agreement with Argentina’s Banco Patagonia SA.