The illegal global trade in ivory has shrunk while the trafficking of pangolins has soared, a UN report on wildlife crime based on four years' data said on Friday. National bans on selling ivory, particularly China's in 2017, appear to have helped further erode ivory trafficking after it peaked around 2011-2013, the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) said in its World Wildlife Crime Report, which was last published in 2016.Add your comment!
The United States welcomes the World Health Organization's W(HO) probe into the origins of the novel coronavirus in China, its ambassador to the United Nations in Geneva said on Friday.Add your comment!
The Galician Nodosa shipyard launched this week a trawler-freezer, Montelourido which according to the Vigo media was ordered by Rampesca and their Falklands' partners RBC.Add your comment!
Thousands took out to the streets in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires and the country's main cities with flags on Thursday, July 9th, Independence Day to protest pandemic restrictions for businesses, corruption, and magistrates decision to send under house arrest one of the most notorious characters of the country's corrupt practices in the awarding of public works contracts.Add your comment!
Argentina’s US$65 billion debt restructuring talks teetered on the edge after two key creditor groups knocked back the country’s latest “final” offer, while the government signaled that there was no room left to improve the terms.Add your comment!
Bolivia’s President Jeanine Anez said on Thursday she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus Anez said in a tweet she was “well” and continuing to work while in isolation. “Together, we will come out of this,” she said.Add your comment!
Defying warnings that to seek out Donald Trump was to court disaster, Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador instead emerged from their first meeting as a “cherished friend” of his U.S. counterpart, even as some Democrats looked on uneasily.Add your comment!
Ireland's finance minister Paschal Donohoe has been elected as the new president of the eurozone's finance group. Donohoe succeeds former president Mário Centeno from Portugal who said in June he would not run for another term as Eurogroup president.Add your comment!
Welsh Government has amended its coronavirus regulations to allow people to travel to dozens of countries and overseas territories without having to quarantine on their return. The steps by the Government also means residents from those countries can now travel to Wales for summer holidays without having to self isolate.Add your comment!
Copper raced to its highest levels since January this week as speculators piled into the market, betting on further disruptions in top producer Chile and firm demand from the biggest consumer China.Add your comment!