Argentina's Senate has passed a bill mandating a quota of transvestite and transgendered workers be hired by all government agencies and now it is up to the Executive to pass it into law.
Managerial authorities of the Uruguayan port of Colonia have reached an agreement for renovation works over the next year at a cost of around UY $ 80 million (US $ 1,840,800), it was announced.
The Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (GSGSSI) has unveiled plans to designate Terrestrial Protected Areas covering the entire landmass of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, some 3,800km2.
Friday dawned in Wall Street with the news that MSCI had decided to demote Argentina's economy two notches, from Emerging to Stand Alone and what Buenos Aires analysts feared by Thursday evening has become true.
MSCI, formerly Morgan Stanley Capital International, a US company that measures stock performances worldwide to advise potential investors on their decisions, has removed Argentina from their various listings and added it to the dishonourable category of “stand-alone” economies.
Russia reiterated this week its support for Latin American allies, mainly Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua given the standing “external threats,” stated Moscow's defence minister General Sergey Shoigu who underlined the historic links with the three countries.
The United Nations Special Committee on Decolonization, C24, addressed on Thursday the annual Falklands/Malvinas sovereignty question, which once again concluded with an appeal to the governments of Argentina and Britain to resume dialogue with the purpose of finding, in the shortest time possible, a peaceful solution to the controversy.
Chile has imposed new restrictive measures to enter the country and extended the closure of its borders until July 14, Health Ministry authorities announced Thursday.
Montevideo's Carrasco international airport welcomed a new operator this week and more flights from an old one, as Uruguay's reopening to the world gains momentum in the current pandemic scenario.
“Do not come with the story that they are candidates,” Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega said in reference to the numerous opposition politicians his regime has incarcerated over the past few weeks.