World food commodity prices rose in September, led by tightening supply conditions and robust demand for staples such as wheat and palm oil, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported. FAO's Food Price Index averaged 130.0 points in September, up 1.2% from August and 32.8% higher than in September 2020. The index tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly traded food commodities.Add your comment!
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet on Friday called on States to take bold actions to give prompt and real effect to the right to a healthy environment, following a UN Human Rights Council’s landmark decision.Add your comment!
Russia's Ambassador to Buenos Aires Dmitri Feoktiskov met with Defense Minister Jorge Taiana to convey yet again his country's interest in selling military equipment to the South American country, it was reported Friday.4 comments
This year's Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Russia's Dmitry Muratov.Add your comment!
Uruguayan President Luis Lacalle Pou Friday told the America Business Forum in Punta del Este that his country was moving forward in trading with the world because it is what needs to be done.Add your comment!
Relatives of the victims of the 1994 bombing of the Israeli Social Welfare Association of Argentina (AMIA) Friday announced they would appeal a court ruling issued Thursday in which charges against former President and current Vice President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner (CFK) were dismissed.Add your comment!
688. That is the number of days that the captain of the FV Nordic Prince, Arvid Olai Mjønes, spent on board the vessel without returning home. On the final leg of the voyage, the Norwegian captain spoke to MercoPress on board the vessel in the port of Montevideo and shared his experience during the Patagonian Toothfish fishing season in the Ross Sea during the Covid-19 pandemic.1 comment
Queen Elizabeth on Thursday officially launched the Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay in a unique ceremony at Buckingham Palace. The Queen, accompanied by The Earl of Wessex, attended a special ceremony on the forecourt of the Palace to launch the 16th official Queen’s Baton Relay.Add your comment!
An Argentine Federal Court Thursday dismissed all charges against current Vice President and former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner for the signing of Memorandum of Understanding with Iran to investigate the 1992 bombing of Israel's Embassy in Buenos Aires.1 comment
An Antarctica cruise company, Atlas Ocean Voyages will begin operating from Ushuaia, the capital of the extreme south Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego. According to local media reports, the first call out of fifteen will take place next November.Add your comment!