For the first time since the 1970s, Cuba has new trains rolling on the island after the first train made up entirely of Chinese cars left Havana Friday on a 14-hour, 835-km journey to Santiago de Cuba, the second-largest city on the island.
Uruguay's President Tabaré Vázquez is ready to hold a first-ever one-on-one meeting with his Brazilian counterpart Jair Bolsonaro to discuss bilateral issues, during this coming Wednesday's Mercosur summit at the newly remodelled west wing of the historic Belgrano Railway Station in the city of Santa Fe, Argentina.
Brazilian exports of coffee to China rose 23.1 annually during the first five months of 2019, according to a Brazilian Council of Coffee Exporters (Cecafé) report.
Poverty in Argentina reached “35 per cent” so far this year, according to Argentine Catholic University (UCA), it was reported last week.
Argentina's defence minister, Oscar Aguad, will publish on Monday a summary prepared by the Mayor state of that country, Infobae reported, establishing the military responsibilities of the Navy in the sinking of the submarine ARA San Juan, found at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean on November 2018, one year after its vanishing.
No serious injuries or major damage were reported as Barry reached the state of Louisiana Saturday as a Category 1 hurricane. It did not hit New Orleans directly but caused power cuts and brought floods to several areas along the southern part of the Mississippi River.
Less than a month after a similar episode although at a larger scale happened in almost the entire southern cone, a power cut hit New York for about four hours Saturday, affecting some 72,000 customers, in the city's western area and landmarks such as Times Square, causing havoc and unrest when metro lines and theatres came to a standstill.