Argentina commemorated on Monday in downtown Buenos Aires the Day of the Affirmation of Argentine rights over the Malvinas and South Atlantic Islands in a ceremony to honor the former combatants of the 1982 South Atlantic conflict.21 comments
A homosexual bishop from Argentina undergoing a canonical trial has been criminally charged with sexually abusing seminarians. The prosecutor's office in the Argentine province of Salta publicized the formal charge on Friday. Bishop Gustavo Zanchetta could be facing three to 10 years in prison for “aggravated continuous sexual abuse committed by a minister of a religious organization.”2 comments
The Vatican has released a new document challenging modern conceptions of gender identity. The 31-page teaching guidance, released on Monday, is titled Male and Female He Created Them. It speaks of an educational crisis and says the current debate can annihilate the concept of nature and destabilize the family institution.1 comment
As the date approaches (end of June) for all political groupings in Argentina to have their hopefuls nominated and ready to compete in the August open, mandatory and simultaneous primaries for each party to select their candidates for the presidential election next October, spotlights are following the polarized scenario with Cristina Fernandez and her presidential candidate on the one side, and president Mauricio Macri's reelection strategy on the other.3 comments
A helicopter crash-landed into a high-rise building roof in New York City on Monday afternoon, bursting into flames and killing the pilot, authorities said. The helicopter made a “hard landing or an emergency landing” on the roof of the 54-story building on Seventh Avenue in Manhattan, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo told reporters, calling it “not a routine landing.”Add your comment!
The first bi-national Bolivia-Paraguay partnership scheduled for this week will result in at least twelve cooperation agreements between the two nations, announced Paraguayan Ambassador in La Paz Terumi Matsuo.Add your comment!
Another Argentine combatant fallen during the 1982 South Atlantic conflict and buried in the Falkland Islands, has been identified, which brings the number of those still without a name to nine out of a total of 122 graves.Add your comment!
Brazilian Justice Minister Sergio Moro and federal prosecutors scrambled to respond on Monday to reports published by news website The Intercept based on what it said were leaked messages from a corruption probe.8 comments
Argentina recalled on Monday, 10 June, a new anniversary of the creation in 1829 of the Political and Military command headquarters of the Malvinas Islands and adjacencies to Cape Horn in the Atlantic Sea, and which has been incorporated to the official calendar as the Day of Affirmation of Argentine Rights over the Malvinas, South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands and its surrounding maritime spaces.19 comments
The Intercept Brazil investigation media published private conversations between public agents who participated in the Lava Jato operation in Brazil and questioned the impartiality of the investigation, which led to the imprisonment of former President Lula da Silva.14 comments