Recurrent labour strife in the port of Montevideo is not only frustrating but is also seriously limiting activities, and only this week did the Union of Uruguayan exporters make public a release regretting the fact that several vessels abandoned the port given what is known as pearled stoppages.
The United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT) Friday published a series of findings which hit authorities from the Plurinational State of Bolivia as well as from countries in other continents (including Sweden).
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro Friday announced a new candidate would seek to become governor of the state of Barinas which are to be held again on January 9 after the November 21 polls were annulled by electoral authorities in a much controversial decision.
Chile's far-right presidential candidate José Antonio Kast Friday apologized for previous mistakes and vowed not to terminate the Women's Ministry if he is elected on December 19.
Argentina Friday paid Paraguay US $ 19 million for overdue Yacyretá energy, Nicanor Duarte Frutos, head of Paraguay's side within Yacyretá's Binational Entity (EBY) announced.
Despite the pandemic, with its limitations and successes, Uruguay is ending what looks, according to the latest reports on jobs, exports, bond issuing and even inflation, like a positive year.
Federal Reserve policymakers finally acknowledge the increasing risk of more persistent inflation in months ahead and thus the word transitory has been eliminated from the inflation forecasts.
Paraguay's President Mario Abdo Benítez Friday confirmed he would meet with his Brazilian colleague Jair Bolsonaro on December 13 on the construction site of the bridge between Carmelo Peralta and Porto Murtinho. Both leaders are expected to further discuss Itaipu's energy rate for 2022.
Works in upgrading and expanding the port of Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego province, have started with the arrival of the huge metal sleeves for the pylons on which the new commercial harbour structure will rest.
Austria's Interior Minister Karl Nehammer has been nominated to take over as leader of the conservative People's Party, which will most likely make him the country's next Chancellor (or head of government) following Thursday's abrupt decision by Alexander Schallenberg to resign.