Brazil’s Lula irks foreign oil companies with new tax

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva has not even been in power for 100 days but has already provoked the wrath of foreign oil companies with the creation of… Read more

Venezuela’s oil minister resigns over graft probe

Venezuela’s oil minister Tareck El Aissami resigned on Monday after prosecutors opened a corruption investigation into officials at the state oil company PDVSA. Anti-corruption police on Sunday arrested two people… Read more

Court gives Bolsonaro 5 days to hand over Saudi jewels

A Brazilian court ruled Wednesday ex-president Jair Bolsonaro has five days to hand over pricey jewelry he received as a present from Saudi Arabia, and ordered an audit of all… Read more

China ready to grow friendly, cooperative relations with all countries on basis of one-China principle: spokesperson

BEIJING, March 15 (Xinhua) — China is ready to grow friendly and cooperative relations with all countries including Honduras on the basis of the one-China principle, Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson… Read more

China applauds Honduras’ announcement on the resumption of diplomatic relations

The Government of China has applauded Wednesday the announcement of the President of Honduras, Xiomara Castro, on the resumption of bilateral diplomatic relations and has shown Beijing’s desire to maintain… Read more

Mexico finds truck with 103 unaccompanied migrant children

The minors found were found in an abandoned truck along with 212 unrelated adults in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz. It is the highest number of migrant children found… Read more

Scientists harness soil to generate green energy

Scientists are harnessing the microorganisms in soil to generate electricity that could one day help decontaminate polluted landscapes. A team at the University of Bath has already used the clean… Read more

Colombia to send Pablo Escobar’s hippos to India, Mexico

Authorities in Colombia have devised a plan with zoos and wildlife sanctuaries in India, Mexico and Ecuador to rehome a group of invasive and territorial hippos descended from Pablo Escobar’s… Read more

Mexican president to launch anti-inflation, pro-trade plan with LatAm countries

 Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador speaks during his morning press conference at the National Palace, in Mexico City, capital of Mexico, on Jan. 10, 2022. (Str/Xinhua) During his daily… Read more

Giant tortoise believed extinct confirmed alive in Galápagos Islands

The “fantastic giant tortoise” — a rare Galápagos species with a huge, flared shell — has only been identified once, more than a century ago, in 1906. It’s since widely… Read more
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