The surface of the Galapagos Marine Reserve enlarged by nearly 50%

Ecuadorian President Guillermo Lasso (center) shows the decree increasing the surface of the Galapagos Marine Reserve, alongside former US President Bill Clinton (left) and Colombian President Ivan Duque, January 14, 2022, in Puerto Ayora, on the island of Santa Cruz. DOLORES OCHOA / AP It’s not just a symbolic gesture, or a ” naive idealism”, … Read more

Jerome Powell set to retain US Federal Reserve chairmanship

Jerome Powell on Capitol Hill, September 30, 2021. POOL NEW / REUTERS Appointed by Donald Trump, reappointed by Joe Biden. The Democratic President has decided to renew Jerome Powell’s term as President of the Federal Reserve (Fed). For her part, Lael Brainard, the institution’s only Democratic governor – she was its main competitor and its … Read more