Argentine foreign minister Jorge Faurie described the authorization for a regular weekly flight between Sao Paulo, Brazil and the Falkland Islands, with a monthly stopover in Cordoba, as “something very positive”, which has the purpose of “building bridges and creating trust for sovereignty negotiations”
Venezuelan prosecutors said Friday they would charge opposition leader Juan Guaido with “high treason” for planning to renounce the country's claim to a disputed border area controlled by Guyana.
Argentine markets ended the week on a high after capital controls helped arrest a sharp plunge in the peso currency and local bond prices, but investors said the outlook remained shaky amid swirling political and financial uncertainty.
President Jair Bolsonaro has urged people to attend the September 7 Independence Day festivities dressed in green and yellow to show the world that the Amazon is ours.
Brazil and Argentina renewed their auto trade agreement on Friday, allowing increased Brazilian exports to its neighbor through 2029 but postponing free trade in motor vehicles between the countries for the next decade.
Ivanka Trump met with Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benítez and female artisans on Friday as part of her tour of South America, announcing the commitment of an additional US$ 500 million for a fund to help women entrepreneurs in the region.
The reefer trawler Pesca Vaqueiro suffered serious damages to its bow when it rammed while berthing at FIPASS, in Stanley, Falkland Islands. The incident occurred early Thursday and the port facilities (Falkland Interim Port and Storage System) were closed for a few hours.
The Brazilian Amazon is facing its worst spate of forest fires since 2010, with news of the destruction of the world's largest rainforest last month prompting global outcry and worries that it could hurt demand for the country's exports.
Despite being unable to leave Brazil, the former Barca star Ronaldinho has been unveiled as one of the country's new ambassadors for tourism. The 39-year-old, who won the 2002 World Cup with the Selecao, had his passport seizure upheld in May this year after failing to pay a fine relating to environmental damage.
Brazil’s Economy Minister Paulo Guedes said he will propose selling all the country’s state-owned companies because they are “dysfunctional” and should be privatized to improve the government’s finances.