By Ilan Goldfain, Anna Ivanova and Jorge Roldos (*) – Governments will need to combine fighting inflation with structural policies that reignite growth.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak is the strongest candidate to replace the United Kingdom's Boris Johnson if he eventually has to step down as prime minister because of the ongoing investigations to the so called partygate scandal, including the celebration of his birthday in June 2020, in the midst of the lockdown..
As hundreds of millions have been vaccinated against the pandemic, another challenge has emerged, tens of thousands of tons of extra medical waste from the response to COVID-19 has put tremendous strain on health care waste management systems around the world, threatening human and environmental health and exposing a dire need to improve waste management practices, according to a new WHO report.
In its annual report Social Panorama of Latin America, ECLAC estimates that the number of people living in extreme poverty rose by around 5 million between 2020 and 2021. The United Nations organization calls for moving towards universal, comprehensive, sustainable, and resilient social protection systems.
The recent deal between the Argentine Government of President Alberto Fernández and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is taking its toll on the country's political leadership front after Lower House Majority Leader Máximo Kirchner announced Monday he would resign that position.
According to a Venezuelan Non-Government Organization, 13 inmates deemed to be political prisoners, have been transferred from the Ramo Verde detention center to regular jailhouses for ordinary criminals, which allegedly jeopardizes the judicial review of these cases.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson's remaining in office hangs in the balance following the release Monday of a report by senior civil servant Sue Gray which has supplied police investigators with over 300 photographs of the party or parties held at 10 Downing Street while COVID-19 lockdown mandates were in force.