Wednesday, June 29, 2022 – 10:08 UTC
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that his country would welcome the expansion of the BRICS bloc made up of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa by adding the Argentina and Iran to the list of member countries.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 – 10:07 UTC
As climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution wreak havoc on the global ocean – critical to food security, economic growth and the environment – the 2022 UN Ocean Conference s opened in Lisbon, Portugal, with a call for a new chapter of ocean-focused action through science, technology and innovation.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 – 10:04 UTC
About 50 irregular migrants were found dead in the back of a truck in San Antonio, Texas, in which they were smuggled into the country, we learned on Tuesday.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 – 09:57 UTC
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) transferred $3,980 million to Argentina, bringing the country’s reserves to $42,139 million, we learned in Buenos Aires.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 – 09:55 UTC
Once Brazil is admitted to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, the OECD, the process of ratifying the Mercosur/European Union trade agreement will become more viable, according to Brazilian Foreign Minister Carlos Franca.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 – 09:51 UTC
Former socialite Ghislaine Maxwell was sentenced to 20 years in prison by a New York court on Tuesday for helping her ex-boyfriend, Jeffrey Epstein, sexually abuse underage girls.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 – 09:47 UTC
Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso announced in a broadcast message on Tuesday that he was suspending all dialogue with the Confederation of Indigenous Nationalities of Ecuador (Conaie) after the death of a military officer in an attack by rebel groups on a convoy in the Amazon.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 – 09:43 UTC
Brazil recorded the creation of 277,018 new formal jobs in May this year, according to a Labor Ministry report released on Tuesday.
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 – 09:16 UTC
The Scottish First Minister has proposed October 19, 2023 as the date for another independence referendum. Nicola Sturgeon said the question would be the same as in the last referendum in 2014: “Should Scotland be an independent country?”.