The Netherlands Ministry of Agriculture, Nature and Food Quality (LNV) announced on 15 November that the fisheries sector will also receive support due to the high fuel costs. Fishermen's organizations call it a first step because the compensation is far too low.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro urged his fellow leftwing Latin American leaders to seize the opportunity to strengthen regional integration and agree on the construction of a common economic space and of a common monetary system.
The Islamic Republic of Iran has handed down yet another death sentence against a demonstrator taking part in activities following the Sept. 16 death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old Iranian Kurdish woman who was arrested for violating the strict dress code that requires women to wear the veil in public.
Delegates from the world over agreed Sunday on the need that wealthier nations should provide loss and damage funding to the countries most affected by climate change.
Narrated by American actor Morgan Freeman, the opening ceremony marked the beginning of the 2022 football World Cup in Qatar, an event that had been in doubt from the beginning, from the scandals splashing FIFA's awarding its organization to the non-democratic country to all-out global war from the Russia-Ukraine conflict.
Hebe Pastor de Bonafini, Argentina's iconic Mother of Plaza de Mayo, died Sunday. She was 93. She had been discharged on Oct. 13 from a La Plata hospital but was admitted again on Nov. 12 after her health deteriorated.
Brazil's Ilan Goldfajn was elected Sunday as the new head of the Interamerican Development Bank (BID), it was reported in Washington DC.
Princess Anne during her third day in the Falkland Islands was at Mount Pleasant Complex, where she was able to meet military staff from the different services and observe much of the equipment deployed to ensure the defense of the Islands and the security of the international airport, the air bridge linking with UK.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou announced his country would apply to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership, in a move to have access to more competitive tariffs, which has caused a stir with Mercosur and could jeopardize other negotiations with China, it was reported.
The world is on the brink of a historic economic downturn with disastrous outcomes for working people in all regions unless governments urgently implement a new social contract, delegates have been told at the 5th ITUC World Congress, Melbourne, Australia.