Sea freight on the China-Brazil route has soared and reached an unprecedented US$ 10,000 per TEU, according to importers and shipping companies operating in the port of Santos.
British Overseas Territory Gibraltar received on Saturday the first consignment of the COVID-19 vaccine supplied by the UK. The vaccine supplied is the Pfizer BioNTech, which has been given to the vast majority of people that have received a COVID-19 vaccination in the U.K.
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Due to the risk of further incitement of violence, Twitter Inc has permanently suspended U.S. President Donald Trump's account on Friday following the incited storming of the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. It was the first time in history Twitter has suspended a head of state.
Argentina's economy is expected to grow 5,5% in 2021, after a contraction of about 12% last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with inflation seen ending the year at 49.8%, according to a survey of economists by the central bank released on Friday.
The Falkland Islands government, FIG, has established a vaccination planning group, although there is not a delivery date for the Covid 19 doses to be sent from the United Kingdom.
The head of the World Health Organization said on Friday there is a “clear problem” that low- and middle-income countries are not yet receiving supplies of COVID-19 vaccines and urged countries to stop striking bilateral deals with manufacturers.
President Donald Trump, who begrudgingly recognized his defeat less than two weeks before he was due to leave office, announced on Friday on Twitter that he would not be attending President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan 20.
Brazil's industrial production rose for the seventh consecutive month in November, boosted by the output of motor vehicles and clothing. Production rose a seasonally adjusted 1.2% in November and increased 2.8% from the same month a year earlier, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics, or IBGE, said on Friday.
57% of Americans want President Donald Trump to be immediately removed from office after he encouraged a protest this week that escalated into a deadly riot inside the U.S. Capitol, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.