Ecuador's President Lenin Moreno on Friday proposed direct talks with indigenous leaders after deadly protests against fuel price hikes stretched into the 10th day. “It is essential to stop the violence,” Moreno said in a brief address on television. “I call on the leaders to talk directly with me.”
United Airlines Holdings Inc said on Friday it is extending cancellations of Boeing 737 MAX flights until Jan. 6, as regulators continue to extensively review proposed software changes to the grounded plane.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday urged the NBA to stand up to China, wading into a row as Beijing pressures the basketball league after a team official expressed support for demonstrations in Hong Kong.
“Thirty years since the Madrid Treaty: rethinking a new national strategy for Malvinas”, was the heading of the conference held in the extreme south Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego with the participation of the governor, Rosana Bertone, former foreign minister Jorge Bielsa, and the Malvinas Question related affairs Secretary, Jorge Arguello a diplomat and one of possible foreign minister names if the opposition candidate Alberto Fernandez wins the presidential election this month.
No Galician fishing vessel operating in the Falkland Islands will have access to European funds specially earmarked for those temporarily inactive, whether they fly the red ensign of the Spanish flag.
United States and China agreed on Friday to the first phase of a deal to end a trade war, prompting President Donald Trump to suspend a threatened tariff hike, but officials said the agreement had to be put on paper and more work was required to get it finalized.
Argentina's financial crisis has been exacerbated by the political uncertainty facing the country with its president Mauricio Macri now most likely to be voted out of office at the national elections at the end of the month. However, according to Claudio Zuchovicki, the secretary-general of the Iberoamerican Stock Exchange Federation, the financial downturn is mostly a crisis of confidence in political institutions.
The Falkland Islands Government and the British embassies in Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay have announced the winners of the 2019/2020 student competition to visit the Falkland Islands.
Extinction Rebellion protesters blocked the BBC's headquarters on Friday, calling on Britain's public service broadcaster to treat climate change with the same gravity as World War Two and tell the public the truth.
Deep in the Amazon forest, young couples looking to wed or baptize children often turn to Sister Alba, who fills in where Catholic priests cannot be found. But in many remote areas, there are not even enough nuns to go around, and it is laywomen who play a key role in the evangelization of indigenous people.