Haitian-Chilean businessman Rodolphe Jaar was sentenced to life in prison by a Miami court for his role in the July 7, 2021, murder of President Jovenel Moïse in Port au Prince when a group of armed men - mostly Colombian mercenaries - stormed his home.
Three companies accounted for a third of all corporation tax collected in the Republic of Ireland between 2017 and 2021, new research suggests. The Irish Fiscal Advisory Council (IFAC) said that amounted to some US$ 6,5billion in 2021 alone and probably increased last year. Corporation tax is the tax that companies pay on their profits.
European Union farmers and conservative lawmakers are up in arms against landmark nature legislation meant to bolster the bloc's green transition and prevent vital ecosystems and species from being wiped out due to climate change.
Peru's government has extended the state of emergency in the Puno region for 60 days, thus allowing the Joint Command of the Armed Forces to retain the Unified Command of the Armed Forces and the National Police amid anti-government protests.
The British Government's plans to introduce a cap on the price of basic food items will not help tackle the rising cost of living, retailers have warned. The British Retail Consortium (BRC) said the measures would not make a “jot of difference” and could thwart efforts to cut inflation.
The board of the BRICS-led New Development Bank (NDB) will hold a vote for the incorporation of Argentina in August, the entity’s president Dilma Rousseff told Argentina's Economy Minister Sergio Massa currently in China with a numerous delegation in search of money for an almost depleted Central Bank
At least 12 people died in the Venezuelan town of El Callao after a closed gold mine collapsed as a result of the heavy rains affecting the area, it was reported Saturday. As of today we have 12 dead, who entered a mine that was closed a long time ago, said the secretary of Citizen Security of Bolivar state, Edgar Colina Reyes. The mine was flooded by the rains, which caused these artisanal miners to lose oxygen and die due to respiratory insufficiency, he explained.
Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is in favor of a package of measures to boost the production of a so-called popular car, according to Finance Minister Fernando Haddad, Agencia Brasil reported.
Thousands of Argentine women marched Saturday through the streets of Buenos Aires and other cities nationwide in the now traditional Ni Una Menos (Not one [woman] less) demonstration against gender violence and femicides.
A small plane, identified as a Cessna 560 Citation V business jet, crashed in a sparsely populated area in the US State of Virginia Sunday after the pilot was unresponsive to warnings from Air Force fighters dispatched to escort the aircraft as it was entering Washinton DC's no-fly zone.