Two money transfers from British NGO Global Justice Now to the Buenos Aires branch of the Association for a Fee for Speculative International Financial Transactions to Help Citizens (ATTAC) worth 32,000 sterling pounds combined, have drawn the attention of Argentine anti money laundering authorities who have launched an ex officio investigation.Add your comment!
Spain's Culture Ministry chose 95-year-old Uruguayan poet Ida Vitale for the 2018 Cervantes Literature Prize 2018, for her language, one of the most outstanding and recognized poetry, which has long become a reference for all poets, it was announced Thursday.Add your comment!
Former New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani met Tuesday with Uruguay's President Tabaré Vázquez in Montevideo and agreed to work on a new security proposal adjusted to the local situation.Add your comment!
Aerolineas Argentinas President Luis Malvido ruled out Wednesday any plans to privatize the national flag carrier and added they had no intention to close down routes. However, the company's long term is under evaluation.Add your comment!
Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab has resigned saying he cannot in good conscience support the UK's draft Brexit agreement with the EU. Theresa May announced on Wednesday evening that she had secured the backing of her cabinet for the agreement, after a five hour meeting.But several ministers were understood to have spoken against it.Add your comment!
The world of soybean shipping has turned upside down thanks to the ongoing U.S.-China trade war. Argentina, the No. 3 global soy grower, is making major purchases of U.S. supplies. A weekly measure of US shipments to Argentina just rose to the highest in at least 35 years, U.S. government data showed Tuesday.2 comments
Brazil's president-elect Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday named as foreign minister a career diplomat who currently heads the ministry's United States and Canada department. Ernesto Araujo, 51, was an early supporter of the far-right leader, and courted controversy when he referred to members of the left-wing opposition as terrorists.5 comments
The Falkland Islands patrol ship HMS Clyde is on her usual patrol area during the austral summer which is South Georgia, 700 miles away. The remote archipelago is as far south of the Equator as Newcastle upon Tyne is north of the invisible line around the globe – but without the benefit of the Gulf Stream, endures far less clement weather.1 comment
One bomb went off at Buenos Aires' Recoleta cemetery and another was exploded in a contained setting after being found near the car of Federal Judge Claudio Bonadio Wednesday in separate incidents that bear a few points in common. For example, both artifacts were visibly home-made.1 comment
After 13 hours of debate, the Argentine Senate approved the draft Public Administration Budget for 2019 early on Thursday. The project, presented by Mauricio Macri’s government, went ahead with 45 votes in favor, 24 against and just one abstention.1 comment