Uruguay hit the frame twice but, in the end, the South American squad had to settle for a goalless draw in their 2022 World Cup Group H opening game Thursday.
An estimated 700 million tourists traveled internationally between January and September, more than double (+133%) the number recorded for the same period in 2021. This equates to 63% of 2019 levels and puts the sector on course to reach 65% of its pre-pandemic levels this year, in line with UNWTO scenarios. Results were boosted by strong pent-up demand, improved confidence levels and the lifting of restrictions in an increasing number of destinations.
The Brazilian conglomerate Minerva Foods is moving to complete a further overseas acquisition, this time a state of the art abattoir and meat packing plant in Uruguay which once the deal is completed will mean over 50% of the country's meat industry will be under control of Brazilian conglomerates.
Brazilian agribusiness exports reached a record of US$ 136.10 billion in the first ten months of 2022, which represents a 33.0% increase in value over the same period in 2021, according to the country's official foreign trade office. China remained as the leading destination for Brazilian commodities, purchasing US$ 45.28 billion, equivalent to 33.3% of total exports Brazilian agriculture.
“A tough pill to swallow,” admitted Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Wednesday saying the Scottish National Party, SNP, respected the unanimous ruling of the UK Supreme Court that Scotland does not have the power to hold a referendum.
Presidents Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) of Mexico and Gabriel Boric Font of Chile Wednesday agreed to boost bilateral cooperation in education, economic and environmental matters.
A new high-tech telescope has been launched at the observatory in Alto Chorrillos, near San Antonio de Los Cobres, in the Argentine province of Salta.
Britain's Supreme Court issued a unanimous ruling confirming Scotland will not be able to hold a second independence referendum without the British government's approval.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro's Liberal Party (PL) called for a partial annulment of the Oct. 30 elections whereby the opposition candidate and former head of state Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva of the Workers' Party (PT)was chosen to return to the Planalto Palace on Jan. 1.
Brazilian pop and rock music legend Erasmo Carlos has died at a Rio de Janeiro hospital where he had been admitted a day earlier for breathing complications. He was 81.