India’s exports to Latin America reached a record high of 22.41 billion dollars in 2022-23 (April-March), according to the latest release from the Commerce Ministry of India. Exports increased by an impressive 19% from US$ 18.89 billion in 2021-22, exceeding the 6.86% increase in India’s global exports.
The Brazilian city of Belém, the capital of the state of Pará, will host UN Climate Summit 2025 (COP30), President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva announced Friday in a video published on social networks. It will be an honor for Brazil to receive representatives from all over the world in a state of our Amazon, said Lula.
German police have launched an investigation into Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters after he appeared on stage in Berlin last week wearing a Nazi-style uniform and firing an imitation machine gun.
Uruguay's Presidential Secretary Álvaro Delgado and his driver Carlos Soria were hospitalized in Paysandú Friday after a serious car crash on Route 24 while on their way to the Anchorena ranch for a cabinet lunch called by President Luis Lacalle Pou, it was reported.
Brazil and UK signed this week a Joint Declaration launching the Partnership on Green and Inclusive Growth on the occasion of the official visit to Brazil of the Secretary of State for Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Affairs of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Mr James Cleverly.
Pope Francis has picked the 55-year-old Bishop of Río Gallegos Jorge García Cuerva to become the new Archbishop of Buenos Aires after Cardinal Mario Aurelio Poli submitted his resignation due to his age. Poli succeeded Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio when he became Pope in 2013.
Argentina has recently acquired a new presidential plane, which cost $25 million and was unveiled through initial images a few days ago. However, it wasn't until the country's patriotic date, May 25th, commemorating the formation of the First Patriotic Government, symbolizing independence from Spain and the transition to the viceroyalty, that the aircraft was observed in action. Unfortunately, the arrival of the plane was marred by various criticisms, not because of the expenditure on a presidential aircraft, but due to the maneuver executed by the pilot upon landing, drawing condemnation from several political leaders and experts.
Regarding the European Union-Mercosur trade deal, Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva insisted that his government's purchases were non-negotiable and promised not to give in because it would entail killing ”the possibility of growth of small and medium-sized companies (SMEs). The Workers' Party leader also admitted that discrepancies on this point might delay the agreement a little longer.”
Brazil's Supreme Federal Court (STF) Thursday decided that all of its justices will vote on May 31 on the length of the sentence to be imposed on former Senator and President Fernando Collor de Melo, who has been found guilty of passive corruption and money laundering in Operation Lava Jato, Agencia Brasil reported.
Peru's one-house Congress Thursday declared Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador (AMLO) a persona non grata on the grounds that the Peruvian people do not accept acts of interference and meddling in our sovereignty, it was reported in Lima.