Uruguay will finally hold a referendum against 135 articles of the so-called Law of Urgent Consideration (LUC), which has been a cornerstone of the administration of current President Luis Lacalle Pou, it was announced Wednesday in Montevideo.
Argentina's Catholic University (UCA) has released a study showing there were over 18.4 million poor people in the country, which would account for 43.8% of the population.
Russia's Ambassador to Buenos Aires Tuesday said Presidents Alberto Fernández and Vladimir Putin could meet next year to build on the “relationship of mutual trust” developed between the two leaders.
Peru's Parliament Tuesday declined to open an impeachment procedure against President Pedro Castillo Terrones after a group of rightwing lawmakers had sought to declare him as “permanently moral incapacitated.”
Former interim President Jeanine Áñez had requested military assistance from the US and UK embassies “to repress the Bolivian people,” Citizen Security Deputy Minister Roberto Ríos said Tuesday.
Chile's Consumer Price Index, CPI, in November climbed 0,5%, in line with market expectations, according to a report from the Stats Office, INE, In the eleven months of the year the IPC reached 6,3% and 6,7% in the last twelve months, which is the highest since December 2008 (7,1%), and far above the Central Bank's target of 3%.
In a joint operation, the Argentine Navy and Coast Guard are monitoring and keeping track of an estimated 300 Chinese fishing vessels that are sailing from the Pacific to the South Atlantic across the Magellan Strait.
Time Magazine readers have voted Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro as Personality of the Year 2021, it was announced Tuesday. However, the publication has the final say on who gets the traditional award, granted to whoever has had the greatest influence “for better or worse.”
Australia will not be sending government officials to attend the Winter Olympics Games in China, joining the United States diplomatic boycott. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said that Beijing had not addressed concerns raised by Canberra on several fronts, particularly human rights abuses.
Brazil's Beach Monitoring Project, PMP, reports that more than 6,700 penguins have arrived mainly on Santa Catarina and Parana states coast during the migration season this year, which represents a 20% per cent increase in the number of marine birds coming over last year.