The CEO of one of the largest global banks and consultant of politicians and lawmakers, Jamie Dimon has provided a formal statement in two lawsuits over ties between the US JP Morgan bank and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
Paraguay's President-elect Santiago Peña Monday met in Buenos Aires with Argentine President Alberto Fernández and later in the day, he traveled to Montevideo for an encounter with President Luis Lacalle Pou as both La Plata River leaders were preparing to travel to Brasilia for the South American Summit convened by Luiz Inácio Lula Da Silva.
Ugandan authorities have passed new criminal legislation whereby homosexuality is punishable by death, it was reported in Entebbe. President Yoweri Museveni Monday signed into law the bill that has the support of the country's public opinion.
An Aerolineas Argentinas flight attendant was arrested Monday for allegedly making the phone calls saying there was a bomb on the flag carrier's May 21 flight AR 1304 from Ezeiza to Miami, it was reported in Buenos Aires.
Three days of Battle of the Atlantic commemorations have ended in Liverpool with organizers and the public equally delighted by the maritime spectacle.
The port of Ushuaia will be receiving an additional 2,5 million dollars (in Argentine Pesos) to continue the expansion and updating of the terminal in the extreme southern province of Tierra del Fuego. The announcement followed a meeting of the provincial governor, recently re-elected Gustavo Melella, and Deputy Secretary Patricio Hogan, from the federal government Ports, Watercourse ways and Merchant Navy Office.
New figures published this week show the UK did not import any Russian gas in the 12 months to the end of March 2023, while UK gas exports to Europe tripled over the same period. The UK has gone a whole year without importing any Russian gas - a boost for the country’s energy security and a blow to Putin’s war machine.
Beware the European Union, Germany has entered technical recession. Germany's economy shrunk slightly in the first quarter of 2023 compared with the previous three months, data showed. A preliminary estimate had shown gross domestic product (GPD) stagnating at zero growth in the first quarter — meaning Germany would have narrowly escaped a recession.
Global investment in solar power is expected to overtake investment in oil production for the first time ever this year, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said. The IEA projects investment in solar power to hit US$ 380 billion in 2023, compared to investments in oil exploration and extraction at US$ 370 billion.
Spain is set to hold an early general election on July 23, Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced on Monday. The announcement comes after Sanchez Socialist Party suffered serious setbacks to the conservative opposition in regional elections held on Sunday.