The Mercosur trade block, now under the chair of Brazil for the next six months, will be facing one of its most significant potential disruption challenges after the virtual summit with the presidents of the four founding members openly exposing their differences, despite a limited coverage of the event.
Uruguayan opposition politicians Thursday filed a petition before the Electoral Court to call for a referendum to repeal several articles of the Urgent Consideration Law (LUC) passed last year.
The Government of Argentina looked determined Thursday to extend for four additional weeks the cap of 600 passengers a day to be allowed through the Ezeiza international airport, albeit with some exceptions.
Brazil's Senatorial Committee (CPI), which is investigating the handling of the coronavirus pandemic, Thursday sent a letter to President Jair Bolsonaro asking him to address the allegations surrounding an obscure overpriced deal to purchase Covaxin immunizers.
Colombia's Defense Minister Diego Molano Thursday confirmed Interpol had requested information about retired military personnel who were allegedly involved in the assassination of Haiti's President Jovenel Moïse.
The Government of Bolivia Thursday disclosed documentation that would prove Argentina was behind the revolt that ended up in the toppling of former President Evo Morales.
Organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games which were postponed last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, Thursday announced there will be no spectators allowed when competitions take place.
As long as the Covid-19 pandemic continues to recede and there are no further new strain surprises, this coming 2021/22 season, the port of Ushuaia in Tierra del Fuego province is scheduled to receive some 68 tourism vessels and 488 calls.