A new Research and Monitoring Plan is being launched today to help support the management of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and Marine Protection Area, MPA, points out the SGSSI Newsletter.
The recent decision by Silverseas Cruises to move its operations to neighboring Punta Arenas and Puerto Williams in Chile, has shaken Tierra del Fuego and Ushuaia officials who are complaining that the Argentine government, despite promises, has yet to deliver the sanitary protocol for vessels and crew, calling in Ushuaia, plus announcing when borders will be opened.
Uruguay is going through a 24-hour strike called by the labour union Pit-Cnt to demand better wages and working conditions, to defend national development and state-run companies and, most importantly, to say “yes” to the repeal through a referendum 135 articles of the Law of Urgent Consideration (LUC).
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) Second Humanitarian Project Plan has identified the remains of four Argentine combatants from the 1982 Falklands/Malvinas war buried in grave C.1.10 at Darwin's military cemetery under wrong names, it was announced Tuesday.
Venezuela has announced that it will incorporate the government delegation in negotiations with the political opposition in Mexico, Alex Saab, a close ally jailed in Cape Verde, Africa who is to be extradited to the United States on corruption and money laundering charges.
The Frente de Todos coalition ruling Argentina is said to be going through an internal crisis following last Sunday's results at the Mandatory, Simultaneous and Open Primary (PASO) elections where it lost some 4.8 million votes nationwide from when Alberto Fernández was chosen to the presidency two years ago.
Brazil's Senate Speaker Rodrigo Pacheco Tuesday repealed a Law-decree issued last week by President Jair Bolsonaro concerning censorship on social media.
Argentina's Consumer Price Index (CPI-Cost of Living) rose 2.5% during August and fell below 3% in July, according to a report from the National Institute of Statistics and Census (Indec) released Tuesday.
Last Friday 10 September 2021, the Falkland Islands port project received ExCo (Executive Council) approval to proceed to Stage One B, Detailed Design, which will take place over the next 13 months. Stage One A began in July 2020 and involved an extensive series of stakeholder workshops, surveys, demand studies and environmental assessments in order to produce the initial Concept Design for the new facility.
Brazilian football legend Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known worldwide as Pelé, has been discharged from São Paulo's Albert Einstein hospital's Intensive Care Unit Tuesday but will remain in the institution to continue with his recovery from a colon tumour surgery.