Venezuela's state-run PDVSA will begin exporting diluted crude oil (DCO) this week after a nine-month stoppage, it was reported in Caracas. The last time PDVSA shipped diluted crude to Asia was in April last year.
Chile's President-elect Gabriel Boric has announced he chose human rights expert Matías Meza-Lopehandía Glaesser as his next Cabinet Chief when he takes office on March 11.
An unprecedented heat wave is going through South America and some cities in Argentina, Uruguay and Paraguay have been forecast to be looking out for temperatures around 50ºC, it was reported, while 40ºC seems to have become the new normal.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro Wednesday said two Supreme Federal Court (STF) were taking sides ahead of this year's elections and favoring leftwing contender and former head of state Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.
The Argentine foreign ministry reacted strongly to Defense Secretary Ben Wallace's statements published on Monday in the Daily Telegraph arguing that his belligerent threats and denigratory remarks towards Argentina are not compatible with the current level of diplomatic relations.
Brazil's inflation for the year 2021 has reached 10.06%, which was the country's highest in the past six years, driven mainly by the rise in fuel prices and by the energy crisis, the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE) announced Tuesday.
Power cuts hit over 700,000 households in the Buenos Aires Metropolitan Area (AMBA) as intense heat resulted in extra demand of electricity for air conditioning devises from a network that has been enduring poor maintenance for ages, thus resulting in numerous protests from people who in addition to putting up with those temperatures were forced to dispose on tons of unrefrigerated food.
On Monday UK Defense secretary told the Falklands 40 Margaret Thatcher Day Lecture that Britain will continue to “stand up to bullies” wherever in the world they happen to be situated. He said: “Our enemies should not doubt Britain’s determination to stand up to bullies, to defend those who cannot defend themselves and for our values.”
The World Health Organization (WHO) Tuesday admitted Omicron variant of the coronavirus was already the dominant one worldwide, accounting for almost 60% of the cases.
A series of lectures, memorials, and other events will be held this week to mark the 40th anniversary of the end of the Falkland Islands War. The aim is to commemorate the sacrifices made in 1982 and to celebrate the progress made in the Islands over the past 40 years.