The international price of Brent crude Tuesday rose by 1.6% to nearly US $ 88 per barrel, its highest mark since late 2014, amid numerous problems regarding supply due to both the COVID-19 pandemic and also warlike episodes in the Middle East, it was reported.
Developers in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, and possibly Peru are evaluating the idea of creating an association of lithium-producing countries that will function like the mineral's OPEN for the region.
England's National Health System (NHS), already short of some 100,000 workers, may start facing yet another crisis soon if authorities insist on applying to the fullest of the letter the mandatory immunization rule against COVID-19.
Argentine Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero is on a diplomatic mission to Washington DC where he is to hold meetings with US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken and with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in a move aimed at gathering some support ahead of new negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has said Argentina's future was anything but promising as a result of the lethal combination of inflation and the state's financial collapse.
Brazil's Senate Speaker Rodrigo Pacheco Monday said that come February he intends to put up for voting a bill aimed at creating stability in the price of fuel.
Two days after a first volcanic eruption not far from Tonga led to the death of two women in Peru, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center detected large waves in the area, which could be from another explosion, it was reported.
The International Labor Organization (ILO) Monday said the most encouraging signs of economic recovery were noticeable in North America and Europe, while the most negative prospects were registered in Southeast Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean.
By Gwynne Dyer (*) – After a week of intense discussions about “security” between Russia and the NATO countries, this is the week when the Western allies will send their written replies to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Various pundits, some of whom have actually been to Russia, warn us that there will be “War in Europe” if Putin's demands are not met.
Since Saturday, January 15, zero hours, Argentine jiggers have been allowed to operate between parallel 44 and parallel 48 South, following the lack and/or minimum catches at the original specified area of parallels 49 to 52 S.