Officials in South Korea have started to dismantle the country's largest dog slaughterhouse. The Taepyeong-dong complex in Seongnam city, south of Seoul, will be cleared over two days and converted into a public park. About one million dogs are consumed every year and activists have sought to end the custom.
Doctors treating Brazil president-elect Jair Bolsonaro said in a Friday statement they have delayed removing his colostomy bag and that his intestines remain inflamed, though he is in overall good health after being stabbed in a September assassination attempt.
Preparations for a summit to endorse Britain's deal to quit the European Union risked running aground on the rock of Gibraltar on Friday, as Spain defended its veto over the fate of the tiny territory. Britain's PM Theresa May and leaders of the other 27 EU member states are to meet Sunday to approve their divorce agreement and set a course for negotiating their future post-Brexit relationship.
Aerolíneas Argentinas has cancelled all flights scheduled for this coming Monday, Nov. 26, due to a workers' strike, it was announced Friday.A total 371 flights are to be grounded, affecting the travel plans of over 40,000 passengers, which will cost the state-run company around 20 million US dollars in losses.
The governments of Spain and Cuba Thursday signed a memorandum of political consultations in Havanna which clears the path to talks regarding human rights, it was reported.
Brazil's president-elect Jair Bolsonaro, Thursday announced he has chosen Colombian-born philosopher Ricardo Vélez Rodríguez as his future Education Minister.
A Peruvian Airlines Boeing 737-500 registered OB-2041P, coming from Cuzco, crash-landed Thursday morning at La Paz's El Alto airport after problems with its undercarriage, it was reported.
The industrial production in Argentina dropped 4.8% in October compared to the same period a year ago, accumulating a seven-month consecutive slide, according to the Center of Economic Studies from Orlando Ferreres. Between January and October manufacturing activity registers a 3.5% contraction relative to the same period in 2017.
Farmers, dairy product manufacturers and trade representatives in Uruguay and Argentina are hearing a New Zealand take on current agricultural issues this week.
The Argentine financial newspaper Ambito Financiero is insisting with its version of the agreement reached on the second commercial flight of the Falklands to the region, which is anticipates will be formally announced by president Mauricio Macri and UK Prime Minister Theresa May when they meet next 30 November in Buenos Aires in the sidelines of the G20 leaders' summit.