World

Boeing grounds 777s after engine fire in Colorado

Dozens of Boeing 777 planes were grounded worldwide Monday following a weekend scare on a United Airlines’ plane that suffered engine failure and scattered airplane debris over suburban Denver The incident on the flight out of Denver — which quickly returned…
China

China studies limiting rare earth exports to US

China is considering limiting exports to the United States of rare earths, minerals vital to the technology industry, which could harm the American defense sector, reports the British newspaper Financial Times (FT) today. According to the economic journal, which cites…

Guinea declares new Ebola outbreak

Country recorded at least three deaths and four sick people Guinea has declared a new Ebola outbreak after registering at least three deaths and four sick people in the south-east of the country. This is the first time that the disease has reappeared since the worst Ebola…
BrazilEconomy

Brazil leads the world ranking of credit card fraud

Brazil leads the world ranking of credit card fraud. According to the 2020 Annual Report of Online Criminal Activity in Brazil, prepared by the cybersecurity company Axur, the country has accumulated 45% of the total cases registered in the world in the last year. The…
PoliticsPortugal

Portugal: Costa announces UK flight ban

The Portuguese prime minister has announced that, as of Saturday, there will be a total interruption of flights between Portugal and the United Kingdom, except for humanitarian flights or to repatriate Portuguese and British citizens. António Costa announced this measure…
BrazilEconomy

Mozambique: Vale to sell its coal mining operations in country

Vale, one of the main mining companies operating in Mozambique, will sell its coal operations in the country, the company announced on Thursday. Vale has signed a principle of understanding with partner Mitsui, “allowing both parties to structure Mitsui’s exit…