BBC has recalled that at 23:00 GMT on 31 January 2020 (midnight Brussels time, as January became February there), the EU shrank, the UK was out. Four years later, as the latest solution to one of the knottiest of consequences of Brexit, or at least the flavor of Brexit chosen, is revealed.
Ushuaia is undergoing a very positive and fluid cruise season which could mark a record, with some 590 calls and 250,000 visits between passengers and crew members, was pointed out by Roberto Murcia, head of Tierra del Fuego province ports corporation.
A ship carrying 16,000 sheep and cattle to Israel and that had been stranded off the coast of Australia in extreme heat conditions has returned to a Perth port. MV Bahijah abandoned its journey through the Red Sea - where Houthi fighters in Yemen have been attacking ships - leaving the animals stuck on board for weeks.
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Wednesday praised his Argentine counterpart Javier Milei's willingness to cooperate in further dredging the River Plate at the Port of Montevideo from 13 to 14 meters. The previous administrations of Argentine Presidents Mauricio Macri and Alberto Fernández (2015-2023) considered that these works would leave the port of Buenos Aires in a disadvantageous position. Negotiations in this regard started in 2013 under Presidents Tabaré Vázquez and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK).
Brazil's Monetary Policy Committee (Copom) unanimously decided Wednesday to cut down the country's basic interest rate known as Selic by 0.5 percentage points to 11.25% per year, Agencia Brasil reported.
Former Peruvian strongman Vladimiro Montesinos was sentenced to 19 years in prison Wednesday for his involvement in a 1992 massacre under then-President Alberto Fujimori (1990-2000) who has been banned for 9 months from leaving the country.
Law enforcement officers and demonstrators clashed outside the Congress in Buenos Aires on Wednesday, while the parliamentary debate on President Javier Milei's so-called Omnibus Law bill was taking place inside.
Drivers lined up for hours Wednesday in Buenos Aires and other places across Argentina as a new increase in the price of fuel at pumps was expected to be enacted Thursday following a decision by the administration of President Javier Milei to release a liquid fuel (ICL) and carbon dioxide (IDC) tax cap in force since 2021, it was reported.
After the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Board approved the staff-level agreement with Argentina's current administration, the Government of President Javier Milei received a US$ 4.7 billion disbursement which bolstered the Central Bank (BCRA) reserves to US$ 27.635 billion, it was reported Wednesday in Buenos Aires. The latest deal between Argentina and the IMF unblocked a new series of disbursements.
In 2023, around 5.45 million international tourists visited the Philippines, and numbers continue to rise. Given its white sand beaches, crystal clear waters and stunning coral reefs, it’s no surprise that the Philippines has fast become a favourite with sun-seeking holidaymakers