Chilean authorities have reported Monday that unemployment nationwide had fallen in 2021 to 7.2% while in the same period of 2020 it had hit 10.3%. In the middle of the social uprisings of 2019 it had been recorded at 7.1%.
US President Joseph Biden Monday dubbed the meeting held by the United Nations Security Council to discuss the Ukraine crisis, although no specific decision has been reached.
The Government of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is devising a so-called “Brexit Freedoms” bill to scrap European Union regulations which were introduced into local legislation before departing from the bloc, it was announced Monday.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who last week was relocated to an undisclosed residence as the caravan of truckers gathered in Ottawa to protest against vaccination mandates, Monday announced on twitter he had tested positive for COVID-19.
Argentina's Foreign Ministry has labeled a new military deployment by the United Kingdom in the Falkland Islands as “a new and unjustified show of force and a deliberate departure from the calls of the numerous resolutions of the United Nations and other international organizations.”
Brazil is betting strongly to become the main player in the development of oil and gas production in its northeast corner, where the state of Amapá shares proximity with French Guiana, Suriname, and Guyana, these two of which are set to become significant players in the hydrocarbons business.
Argentine and Chilean authorities have reached a solution to the crisis affecting some 3,000 lorry drivers crossing the Andes through the Cristo Redentor-Libertadores route, it was announced.
Xenophobic violence is on the rise in the Chilean area of Iquique and it is specifically targeted at Venezuelan migrants. Iquique is where most undocumented migrants reach from Bolivia.
Former presidential candidate and Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) hostage Ingrid Betancourt Sunday announced she will run to succeed Iván Duque as head of state under her own political party (Verde Oxígeno) after breaking up with the Centro Esperanza coalition.
The 80-year-old Sergio Mattarella has been picked Saturday for a second term as Italy's president after several black-smoke sessions over the past week. The Sicilian leader, who had insisted he did not want another seven years in office, is to be sworn in this coming Thursday.