Argentina's Joint Maritime Command (JMC) has denounced the presence of some 431 foreign boats near the country's South Atlantic territorial waters limit, it was reported. Around 80% of the vessels were said to be of Chinese origin.
The Government of Argentina and The International Monetary Fund (IMF) Friday reached an agreement for the repayment of the South American country's debt stemming from a loan granted under the administration of Former President Mauricio Macri.
The Chilean central bank hiked its reference rate from 4% to 5,5% to contain inflation which last year reached 7,2%, the highest in fourteen years. The Monetary Policy council of the bank on Wednesday agreed unanimously to increase the reference rate by 150 base points, according to the official release.
Argentina's state-run oil company YPF has been granted a US $ 300 million loans, which “shows the confidence of the markets in the results obtained by the company in 2021,” it was announced.
By Felicity Bradstock for Oilprice.com – Venezuela appears to be following in Iran’s footsteps by starting to ignore U.S. sanctions on its oil industry to once again develop its substantial crude reserves. After years of stalling and losing out on international investment as well as vital revenues, Venezuela looks to be set to increase its oil production, fostering relationships with key export markets that are willing to risk U.S. retaliation to the move.
One Colombian soldier was killed, 22 others were injured and two United Nations lorries were burned down Thursday after National Liberation Army (ELN) and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) dissidents attacked three military bases in the northern region.
Israel's Parliament (Knesset) Speaker Mickey Levy Thursday broke out in tears as he recited prayers of mourning before the German Bundestag in the most touching event marking the 2022 Shoah (Holocaust) Remembrance Day.
The Moderna Laboratory has begun the so-called phase 1 trial stage of an HIV vaccine using messenger RNA technology in the United States, on 56 uninfected adults, both the biotech company and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) announced Thursday.
Paraguay Thursday took over from Colombia the pro tempore Presidency of the Forum for the Progress and Integration of South America (Prosur), during a ceremony in Cartagena de Indias.
The British Antarctic Territory and Pobjoy Mint have announced the release of a brand new £2 coin to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the formation of the British Antarctic Territory in 1962.