Argentine Ministers Santiago Cafiero (Foreign Affairs) and Martín Soria (Justice and Human Rights) Friday highlighted the implementation of the Fund for Direct Assistance to Victims of Trafficking, during a series of roundtables at the San Martín Palace marking World Day against People Trafficking.
Only last Monday Mauricio Claver-Carone, president of the Inter American Development Bank, IDB, published a letter in the Wall Street Journal blasting Argentina's tumultuous financial record, adding that IDB ”cannot rubber-stamp loan requests, without prudently ensuring it has a development impact.”
As US Lower House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is said to be planning a trip to Taiwan, China's Armed Forces have been reported to be preparing for war and might even try to shoot down the Democratic Congresswoman's aircraft.
The Brazilian port of Santos the largest and busiest of South America, is in the short list of government assets to be privatized by the end of the year, according to a decree published in the Federal Gazette, and signed by president Jair Bolsonaro.
Brazil's incipient fish farmed exports in the second half to 2022, doubled in value and increased 14% in volume compared to Jan/July 2021. In effect sales reached US$ 14,3 million, from US$ 7,2 million y-to-y, with volume increasing to 4,931 tons from 4,327 tons.
The Falkland Islands are the UK's most remote overseas territory, being more than 8,000 miles away from Britain. The isolated nature of the Islands means that the troops stationed there must be almost self-sufficient.
Despite the political upheaval in Argentina, which seems to have temporarily quietened, whether preparing for an even worse storm, or heading for a reasonable path of rationality yet to be seen, the country one of the world's most efficient breadbasket, is again managing extraordinary crops of corn and wheat.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed its concern over an outbreak of hepatitis of unknown origin among children. The agency also reported said it was working side by side with authorities in the affected countries to understand the cause of this infection.
Argentine President Alberto Fernandez sent International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva a message explaining the cabinet reshuffle currently underway.
Uruguayan health authorities Friday announced the first case of monkeypox had been confirmed in the country. According to the Ministry of Public Health (MSP), the infection was proved through PCR testing.