The United States' financial chief on Thursday told Swedish teen Greta Thunberg to go study before calling for a fossil fuel halt, prompting the climate campaigner to reply it doesn't “take a degree” to understand the science.
The Brazilian government's interest payment bill on the national debt could fall by 417 billion reais (some US$ $100 billion) over the course of its four-year term ending in 2022, by which time the primary budget deficit could also be completely eliminated, a senior Economy Ministry official said on Thursday.
Brazil wants India to cut its import taxes on chicken and chicken products, so it can cash in on India’s burgeoning demand for poultry and poultry products as incomes rise and food habits change.
Philanthropist Soros pledges 1 billion dollars in support of civil society; criticizes Trump, Xi and Putin
US financier and philanthropist George Soros on Thursday pledged one billion dollars for a new university network project to battle the erosion of civil society in a world increasingly ruled by "would-be and actual dictators" and beset by climate change.
At peak oil production from the Falkland Islands offshore Sea Lion oil field, Premier Oil is hoping for 85,000 barrels of oil per day. Over 20 years they anticipate 255 million barrels of oil in a medium-case scenario.
A UK/Falklands-Argentina meeting of the South Atlantic Scientific Sub-Committee scheduled for January is “unlikely” to take place, the Falklands lawmaker MLA Teslyn Barkman told Penguin News. The prospect of this happening and “taking Britain out of the comfort zone enjoyed” until now, had been advanced by Mercopress.
Argentine sovereign and provincial bonds dipped on Wednesday as the provincial government in Buenos Aires was forced to extend a deadline for creditors to agree or reject a plan to delay a US$ 250 million bond repayment originally due on Jan. 26.
Argentina’s government of Alberto Fernandez is seeking to push through legislation to help solve a mounting debt crisis as the country struggles to make repayments to global creditors.
A U.S. District Judge dismissed the latest lawsuit filed by Aurelius Capital against Argentina over debt. In January 2019 Aurelius Capital Master Ltd., filed in Manhattan a breach of contract suit against Argentina, related to various U.S. dollar tied, GDP-linked securities issued by the South American country in 2005 and 2010.
Argentina needs dollars and will strongly promote tourism; 625.000 cruise visitors expected this season
Argentina is considering the updating and redesign of port infrastructure in Buenos Aires to help improve docking facilities for cruise vessels. The announcement was done by Transport minister Mario Meoni given the growing number of tourists arriving at the Argentine capital.
A vessel carrying Guyana’s first-ever shipment of crude set sail on Monday bound for the U.S. Gulf Coast, oil major Exxon Mobil Corp said, marking the tiny South American nation’s long-awaited debut as an oil exporter.
Chinese beef importers are seeking to renegotiate prices previously agreed when they closed deals to buy dozens of shipments from Brazil and Uruguay because values are too high, according to a report in the online edition of local newspapers on Monday.
Argentina’s economy ministry said on Monday it had exchanged Treasury bills with an original face value of 99.6 billion pesos (US$1.66 billion) in a debt swap auction to help push back its repayment schedule amid a wider economic crisis.
La Liga president Javier Tebas has warned Europe's top clubs of the destabilizing effect seeking further riches through a revamped Champions League or FIFA's new Club World Cup will have on national leagues.
More than 470 million people worldwide are currently unemployed or underemployed, the UN said on Monday, warning that a lack of access to decent jobs was contributing to social unrest. The global unemployment rate has remained relatively stable over much of the past decade, according to the UN's International Labour Organization.
Argentina pledges bill to attract investment for production of conventional and unconventional hydrocarbons
Argentine President Alberto Fernandez will send a bill to Congress to attract investment for the production of conventional and unconventional hydrocarbons, a spokesman for the Production Development ministry said.
Adventurer and mountaineer Alan Hinkes is tackling one of his most tricky challenges to date: persuading people that the South Atlantic Falkland Islands are a must-see holiday destination.
The world's richest 2,153 people controlled more money than the poorest 4.6 billion combined in 2019, the charity Oxfam said on Monday. It said poor women and girls were at the bottom of the scale, putting in "12.5 billion hours of unpaid care work each and every day", estimated to be worth at least US$10.8 trillion a year.
Britain will issue special coins, fly the Union Jack and project a countdown clock on the walls of Downing Street - but not bong Big Ben - on Brexit night, the government said on Friday.
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Friday the lender has had “very constructive” exchanges with Argentina's new Peronist government and would do whatever possible to assist the indebted country.