The United States ambassador to Costa Rica, Sharon Day, signed a memorandum of understanding with the Minister of Public Education, Sonia Marta Mora Escalante, to strengthen English education in public schools.
Acting US Secretary of State John Sullivan Met Caribbean Leaders on “Margins” of the Summit of the Americas
Acting United States Secretary of State John Sullivan met with officials from five Caribbean nations during the recent Summit of the Americas held in Lima, Peru. Sullivan was sworn in as Deputy Secretary of State last year and has been Acting Secretary of State since April 1, 2018.
United States pork will soon be exported to Argentina for the first time in more than 25 years. The Office of the Trade Representative believes that Argentina could be a $10 million market for US pork producers. The US is the largest pork exporter in the world with $6.5 billion exported in 2017.
Argentina’s biodiesel exporters, such as Cargill, are hurting after several countries imposed duties, including the United States and Peru. These tariffs are in response to allegations that Argentine exporters sold biodiesel abroad at prices below what they charge at home,… Read More ›
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross announced on Monday the preliminary determinations of the antidumping duty investigations of biodiesel from Argentina and Indonesia. The investigation found that exporters from Argentina sold biodiesel in the United States at dumping margins of 54.36 and… Read More ›
The decision by Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) to award a $300 million contract to a small, Montana-based company is raising eyebrows and drawing criticism, reported The Washington Post on Monday. Whitefish Energy is a small firm based in northwest Montana…. Read More ›
President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell held a press conference in the White House rose garden on Monday. During the conference, President Trump said that he believes that Cuba is responsible for the attacks on diplomatic personnel… Read More ›