Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro has picked a new ambassador to Teheran, who happens to be a military colleague of one of the crew members of the Emtrasur Boeing 747-300 held in Buenos Aires since June, it was reported.
US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin Tuesday underlined during his trip to Brasilia that the Armed Forces should respect democracy and remain under firm civilian control. His remarks came two days after incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro claimed upon launching his re-election bid that the Army is on our side.
Brazil oil sales to India and China in the first half of 2022 have fallen considerably, amid the Ukraine war and a significant increase in crude exports from Russia to the two Asian countries.
According to data from Brazil’s Foreign Trade Secretariat (Secex), in the first half of the year, Brazil exported 36% less oil to China than in the same period last year. Likewise exports to India fell 53.8%.
The Executive Council of the Falkland Islands has approved that the importation, possession, use and retail sale of excepted products containing Cannabidiol (CBD) in the Falklands should be lawful. The announcement was reported on the Falklands government page.
Paraguayan president Mario Abdo Benitez during the Renewable Energy and Sustainable Tourism event, welcomed this week UNWTO’s support as the county works to make tourism a central pillar of economic growth, social opportunity and jobs.
Australia's Lupaca Diamond Company has reported that miners in Angola have extracted a rare pure pink diamond, considered the largest to have been discovered in the world in 300 years. The 170-carat, 34 grams diamond has been dubbed “the Rose of Lulo”, after the mine in northeast Angola where it was extracted.
By Andrés Velasco (*) - Argentine voters are no strangers to financial turmoil, but they keep electing politicians who run large fiscal deficits and finance them by printing pesos. Could it be that the only way for politicians to show they want to save the economy is to destroy it first?
A group of New Zealand lawmakers mooted for the country to be renamed Aotearoa, which would much better reflect its Maori ancestry, and the Wall Street Journal has picked up on their bid this week.
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) has approved a credit line worth US$ 1140 million for energy investments and vowed to keep reviewing CEO Mauricio Claver-Carone's decision to halt a separate disbursement of over US$ 800 million to a country with such a credit record.
For the fourth time running since March the United States Federal Reserve on Wednesday increased benchmark interest rates 75 basis points to its highest level since 2018, in yet another significant effort to contain inflation which is running at a forty-year high of 9,1%, but at the same time avoiding a recession.