A new body has been identified, raising the number of Argentine combatants fallen during the 1982 Falklands War who now have a name on their graves to 114, thanks to the Humanitarian Project underway.
Alan Turing was preferred over Stephen Hawking and Margaret Thatcher to feature on the highest-denomination bills in the country. The Bank of England has selected the face of the computer science genius whose most famous breakthrough proved decisive in the outcome of World War II against Germany to appear in the new £50 note (around 62 US dollars) due to enter circulation by the end of 2021.
The presidents of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay are expected to announce Wednesday the elimination of the roaming service charge when travelling to any of the Mercosur countries, it was reported.
A report issued by the United States Department of State on the investment climate in Uruguay on Monday analyzed the legal, political and economic aspects of the country. On the one hand, it stands the legal security, the free movement of capital, the preferential regimes and the investment grade. On the other, it warns about aspects such as labor relations, the power of unions, the advantage of public companies and the increase of problems in education and security.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will not be extradited to any country with capital punishment, Britain's Minister for the Americas and Europe, Alan Duncan announced Monday in Quito after a meeting with Ecuador's Foreign Minister José Valencia.
A Colombian banana production farm near the Venezuelan border has been declared under quarantine after the possible outbreak of a lethal fungus has been detected, local authorities acknowledged Monday.