The Polar Portal website has reported that the Greenland ice sheet recent massive melting event released enough mass to cover the state of Florida with 5 centimeters of water.
Chile's President Sebastián Piñera decreed two days of national mourning Monday and Tuesday (August 9 and 10) in memory of all those who passed away due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
An international team of six forensic experts, including two Argentines, and coordinated by the International Committee of the Red Cross is scheduled to arrive this Monday to the Falkland Islands for the second phase of the Humanitarian Project Plan to identify remains of Argentine combatants fallen during the 1982 conflict.
“Nationalism is a useless myth, certainly not the way to address current and real problems”, underlined the historian and political analyst Beatriz Sarlo who last week triggered a storm in Argentina by reiterating that the Falkland Islands are a British territory, belong to the Kelpers and remind her of southern Scotland.
Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro is fighting back his collapse in public opinion polls ahead of next year's what seems certain his reelection bid, by reaching out to what he once described as corrupt political parties and system, but also with more handouts to the vulnerable population.
The support from the Uruguayan town of San Javier to the Soviet Army in the Battle of Stalingrad has been put on display for visitors to see at an exhibition in Fray Bentos.
Argentine Health Minister Carla Vizzotti has admitted over this past weekend that third doses of coronavirus vaccines were under consideration to face the surge in cases of Delta variant.
Brazil's National Institute Institute for Space Research (Inpe) has released over this past weekend updated data regarding the deforestation of Amazonia between August 2020 and July 2021.
Economist Javier Milei delivered a speech before a large, young crowd as he launched his candidacy this weekend to run for a seat in Congress representing the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires on behalf of the Avanza Libertad party.
Argentina had to back step and apologize to Chile following on statements that the Magellan Strait and the Drake Passage, were “shared spaces”, and which “both countries jointly explored, studied and controlled”.