IMF Blog by Stephan Danninger, Kenneth Kang and Helene Poirson (*) – For most of last year, investors priced in a temporary rise in inflation in the United States given the unsteady economic recovery and a slow unraveling of supply bottlenecks.
By Tsvetana Paraskova for Oilprice.com – UK North Sea operators will see near-record cash margins and profits this year as they will look to extend field lives amid high oil and gas prices in a “now or never” regulatory environment, energy consultancy Wood Mackenzie says.
Norwegian Cruise Line which this week was expected to begin trips along with the Argentine and Chilean coasts, as well as Antarctica cruises, has surprisingly announced it was cancelling its South American operations this season because of covid-19 related circumstances which have forced the company to reschedule its global plans.
In the absence of Foreign Minister Santiago Cafiero who had to isolate himself after having been a close contact during last week's Celac Summit of his Bolivian colleague Rogelio Mayta, who tested positive for COVID-19, Malvinas, Antarctica, and South Atlantic Secretary Guillermo Carmona presided over Monday's ceremony where the 2021-2022 Antarctic Annual Plan was launched.
Heavy rainstorms have left at least 138 cities in a state of emergency in the Brazilian state of Minas Gerais due to floods, landslides and damages to the infrastructure.
Former Italian journalist David Sassoli, who was currently holding the office of president of the European Parliament, has passed away at the age of 65. His spokesperson Robert Cuillo conveyed the news on Twitter, writing that Mr. Sassoli had died at 1.15 am Jan. 11 at a hospital in Aviano, Italy.
Commander Daniel Ortega Monday received the Nicaraguan presidential sash from Parliament Speaker Gustavo Porras at Managua's Plaza de la Revolución during a ceremony attended by allies such as Venezuela's Nicolás Maduro and Cuba's Miguel Díaz-Canel.
Effective Jan. 12, the Government of Paraguay will require at least two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine to anyone who wishes to enter the country, it was announced, except for people who have been treated with single-dose drugs.
Just one day after Víctor Escobar became the first non-terminal patient to die through euthanasia in Colombia following a long legal battle, the 51-year-old Martha Sepúlveda followed suit. She suffered from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.
According to the Global Pension Index (GPI) issued by the Mercer Institute, Latin America's systems appeared among the worst of the 43 countries surveyed, with Argentina in 42nd place, only one notch above Thailand.