Argentina raises cash rate to ‘shocking’ 69.5%

Sky News Business reporter Edward Boyd says the cash rate in Argentina is a shocking 69.5 per cent as inflation jumped to 7.4 per cent in the month of July alone and in annualized terms, increased to 71 percent. “To stop inflation, the Argentine government is also refusing to print more cash,” Greenwood said. “But … Read more

A safe haven for ousted political leaders escaping executions and hangings: global issues

Opinion by Thalif DeenUnited Nations) Friday, August 12, 2022 Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Aug 12 (IPS) – When world political leaders, mostly presidents and prime ministers, are ousted from power following military coups or street demonstrations, they flee to “safe havens” to avoid being imprisoned, shot or hanged. public. Perhaps one of the “safe … Read more

‘Renewed sense of priority’: EU to end free trade deal with Australia

The EU’s ambassador to Australia, Dr Michael Pulch, says there is a renewed effort in Brussels to finalize negotiations with Canberra on a free trade deal by next year. His Excellency Dr. Michael Pulch will step down as European Union (EU) Ambassador to Australia after almost five years in office. He was appointed to the … Read more

Australia has “a lot to lose” if there is a conflict between China and the US.

Greens leader Adam Bandt says Australia has a lot to lose if there is a conflict between the US and China. “I noticed that recently the Australian government has started to talk more about de-escalation,” Bandt told Sky News Australia. “Conflict between these two superpowers would not only be devastating to Australia and the world, … Read more

An Opportunity to Create Bottom-Up Global Governance: Global Issues

Opinion by Simone GalimbertiKathmandu, Nepal) Wednesday, August 10, 2022 Inter Press Service KATHMANDU, Nepal, Aug 10 (IPS) – The upcoming Education Summit, part of the UN Secretary-General’s ambitious agenda, can truly bring ownership and participation to the inevitably new ways in which education will be delivered in the future. With scorching temperatures, wildfires and floods … Read more

Time for Bold Action: Global Issues

Due to the increasingly visible consequences of climate change, it is difficult for governments to dismiss the warnings of scientists. Credit: Jorge Luis Baños/IPS Opinion by Joseph ChamiePortland, United States) Wednesday, August 10, 2022 Inter Press Service PORTLAND, USA, Aug 10 (IPS) – With climate change causing an increasing number of human deaths and untold … Read more

Jacinda Ardern ‘alienated’ political center as approval rating drops to record low

Jacinda Ardern has “alienated” many in the political center as New Zealand’s prime minister falls to an all-time low in approval ratings, according to former Labor MP Michael Danby. Jacinda Ardern’s government’s approval rating has plummeted to its lowest level since her election victory, according to a new 1News-Kantar poll. “Social Democrats don’t have to … Read more