The Central America Parliament (Paralacén) International Relations and Migratory Affairs committee unanimously approved on Thursday an initiative to promote in the region the 10th of June as the Day of Central American solidarity with Argentine Malvinas Islands.
President Dilma Rousseff was repeatedly interrupted while giving a speech by hecklers protesting the coming World Cup hosted by Brazil and who are demanding more funds should be invested in health care, education and improved transportation.
Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro forecasted that sooner than later, the Malvinas Islands will return to the hands of the Argentine people and recalled that during the recent Celac summit in Cuba (Community of Latin-American and Caribbean States) Latin-American was declared a territory of peace and free of colonialism.
Argentina's industrial production contracted 6% in March from the same month last year, the government said on Friday, marking the sixth consecutive monthly loss in factory output due in part to weakness in the auto-making sector. In another report released on Friday Argentina's trade surplus contracted dramatically, indicating the country could be effectively heading for a recession.