A Brazilian Earth observation satellite soared to space aboard an Indian rocket late Saturday along with 18 passenger satellites from the United States and India. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) launch, which carried Brazil's Amazonia-1 satellite into orbit, lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota, India.
Global military spending, driven in part by Chinese naval expansion, reached record levels in 2020 despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and ensuing economic contraction, a British think-tank said on Thursday.
IMF has no date yet set for its next visit to Argentina to discuss replacement to a failed 2018 program, a spokesman for the Fund advanced on Thursday. The parties could next meet in Washington soon, as Argentine Economy Minister Martin Guzman will visit the U.S. capital next month, according to Buenos Aires sources.
Reforming the World Trade Organization’s paralyzed dispute-resolution body will be a key priority for the institution, but the process won’t be easy, incoming Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala said.
The final approval for the Delta-LATAM joint venture has been given this week by Brazil. The agreement, which has also been given the nod from Uruguay, still needs approval in some other jurisdictions. The news was released by Simple Flying, an air industry specialized news agency.
AFP – The Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine has proven 94% effective in a study involving 1.2 million people in Israel, the first peer-reviewed real world research confirming the power of mass immunization campaigns to bring the pandemic to a close.
Warsaw claims to have the tallest skyscraper in the European Union after workers mounted an 80-meter needle bringing the total height of the building to over 310 meters, developer HB Reavis said.
Brazil’s benchmark Bovespa index fell more than 4% Monday following President Jair Bolsonaro's decision last week to replace the chief executive of state oil company Petrobras. The company's shares plunged more than 21% on news that the government nominated an army general with no oil and gas industry experience as its new CEO.
Good news for Chile. The price of the country's main export, copper, reached this week its highest international value in eight years and nine months, at US$ 3,81 the pound, according to the latest reports from the London Metal Exchange.
Jaguar Land Rover's Jaguar brand will be all-electric by 2025, the carmaker announced. The company will launch electric models of its entire Jaguar and Land Rover line-up by 2030, it added.