Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi, once deemed worthy of Amnesty International's highest honour, was stripped the the human rights organization's Ambassador of Conscience Award, which she received in 2009, due to shameful betrayal of the values she once stood for, it was announced Tuesday.
Between 800 and 1,000 Argentine gas stations no longer accept credit cards in protest for the time they must wait before the actual payment is registered in an inflation context, it was reported Tuesday.
Next 5 December for the first time in 36 years the remains of an Argentine combatant buried in the Falkland Islands will be returned to the province of Córdoba where his family lives. Air Force Captain Luis Darío José Castagnari remains lie in a grave at the Argentine military cemetery in Darwin, and in a special ceremony, with members of his family, will be flown back to Argentina.
Jewish institutions in Argentina have launched a campaign against British singer Roger Waters, the former Pink Floyd front-man. Waters’ Us +Them tour has been travelling around Latin America for the last month.
Argentine Security minister Patricia Bullrich rejected the UK's latest report on security in Argentina arguing there are “no reason for a change of the country's status” regarding possible terrorist attacks during the coming G20 leaders summit, scheduled to be hosted at the end of the month in Buenos Aires.
Standard & Poor's on Monday downgraded Argentina's sovereign long term credit rating from “B+” to “B” and reviewed the country's debt prospects to “stable”, following on the “negative” review from last August.
Joaquim Levy, managing director and World Bank chief financial officer, has been tapped to be the next president of Brazil’s national economic and social development bank BNDES, news advanced to a column in daily O Estado de S. Paulo published on Sunday.
Argentina's energy company YPF said on Monday its 2018 hydrocarbon production likely will fall by 3% to 4% on the year, more than previously expected, as low natural gas demand forces it to close wells and shift its focus to Vaca Muerta shale oil.
Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died on Monday. He was 95.
New data published by WHO reveals wide differences in consumption of antibiotics in different countries. For the first time, WHO has collated data on antibiotic consumption for human health care from 65 countries and areas.